2015 Yearbook

One of my favorite days of every year is the day our yearbook arrives. I’ve made one every year since we’ve been married, and they are such a fun way to preserve our memories! I use Photobook America‘s leather-bound, debossed books, and I looooove them. It’s so easy to forget what happens week by week, and even the most insignificant moments are fun to look back on in these books.

The 2015 book was twice the size as all the other years, so I definitely didn’t take a shot of every page, but here are some highlights. ;) We chose the “cadet grey” leather cover, which really looks more aqua to me, and I LIKE IT.

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Look at that handsome devil.

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Take me back.

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Henry dominates April. And most every other month. ;)

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Yes. There is food on almost every single page. It makes me happy.

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That husband and dog selfie makes me laugh every single time I see it. ;)

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September 2015 was my favorite month of all time.

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Sigh.

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I wish I could jump inside this page.

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Heaven help us when we have our own kids to try to fit in these books instead of just my dog and nephew. ;)

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Do any of you make yearbooks? I’d love to hear any tips or fun traditions you have to keep track of the years!

Happy Tuesday, friends!

~Cait

Worm Takes Disney

First things first – if you’re new to this blog, you should know my little sister’s nickname is Worm. Blame my father and his inability to call his children by their real names.

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I can’t believe my baby sister is 18. It was the age that first made me feel like I was old, and now it’s the age that I wish I could go back to because turning 26 in a few weeks sounds awful. ;) One of her Christmas / birthday presents this year was a girls trip to Disney!

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We stayed at Coronado Springs Resort, which felt like a tiny piece of Mexico.

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I probably wouldn’t stay there again because I’m partial to American food (read: picky beyond all reason), but this little dining area was so cute!

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After we checked in, we took an Uber to the restaurant that heals all sorrows.

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I’ve missed you, friend.

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Thank you, kind waitress, for taking our photo and not raising an eyebrow when I asked for an extra Reese’s in my sundae.

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If you’re ever in the Disney area and don’t care about the parks, at least go check out this restaurant in Disney Springs. Make reservations because it’s usually crowded, and order the rotisserie chicken because it’s GRAND.

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Also get the tortilla chips.

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We managed to fit every park in our two-day time frame, and if my iPhone step tracker tells the truth, we walked about 8 miles a day.

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These really made me miss Andrew. ;)

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You all know my anti-selfie opinions. The exceptions extend to ice cream bars at Disney World. ;)

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I look forward to the day my future kiddos judge me for enjoying the breakfast at Disney World more than anything else.

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Seriously came close to buying these. My husband has turned me into a Star Wars nerd.

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That head burrowed in my mother-in-law’s side? That’s Alyssa, hiding from mechanical dinosaurs.

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I hope you can click on this photo and zoom in on her face. It’s my favorite.

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Expedition Everest remains my favorite ride ever.

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If I lived in Florida, I’d like to work at Animal Kingdom and hang out with these guys all day.

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I was feeling the pains of overeating at Epcot, so I didn’t take as many pictures. You knew I would have to capture the pizza though, right? ;)

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If you go to Disney on or around your birthday, make sure they give you a pin to wear. Everyone will tell you happy birthday, and you’ll more than likely get free cake. If you’re as lucky as Alyssa, you might get a Happy Birthday song from four Italian guys bearing a cupcake at the Italian pizzeria. ;)

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We had a blast, but I’m so thrilled to be home sweet home with my favorite faces! :)

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Happy weekend, loves! :)

~Cait

Happy Thoughts – January

1. Today, I am down 7.4 pounds in a ridiculous weight contest I had with Mom and Alyssa. Tomorrow, we fly to Disney World (along with my Mom-in-law) in celebration of Alyssa’s 18th birthday and regain all the weight we lost. ;)

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First stop before Disney is Friendly’s because I NEED THIS.

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2. We’ve been having some fun family time lately, and I’ve been loving it. Henry continues to be our family’s pride and joy and entertainment. ;)

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3. My 2015 yearbook came in, and it is glooooorious! For now, I just have a crappy iPhone shot, but I’ll post some less terrible photos next week.

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It may or may not have been nearly twice the size of the previous years…I blame Henry and Australia and New Zealand.

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4. I finally finished every last photo I needed to edit this week, and I am breathing in these next few vacation days before the photo shoots start again. With CaitPhoto land slowing down a bit, I’ve been working a lot more at my 2nd job and hanging out with these cuties! (We all wore scarves. It was a magic moment.)

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5. Two weeks after I get back from Florida, I’ll go back with Andrew for a quick 3-day cruise to the Bahamas over Valentine’s Day! :D (24-hour pizza and ice cream…why can I not live on a cruise ship.) We had a voucher for some super discounted flights, and we kinda spontaneously decided to go on a cruise. Even my plan-loving heart won’t complain. ;)

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Happy happy Friday to you all! Hope your weekends are full of happy thoughts!

~Cait