The Return of the Blogger

Oh, man. Longest blog hiatus ever, right? HOW ARE YOU GUYS!? I’ve missed blogging so much, and I’m SO thrilled to say the days are currently less crazy, the NEW blog / site is up and running, and I have about 87,000 pictures to catch you up on now. ;)

First things first – huge shout out to my website-genius brother, Brad, who graciously set everything up for me while I danced and watched Curious George with my nephew. THREE CHEERS for Brad. And Henry. And Curious George.

Now do me a little favor – if you have a bookmark or a blog subscription, go ahead and update the web address. Absolutely Bositively is officially moving over to its own domain, so you can find me and the 87,000 photos over at www.absolutelybositively.com. This blog will remain exactly as it is now, but every post from here on out will be at the new site.

Thanks for bearing with me over the last few months of craziness! I really am so excited to get back to normal posting. I’m finally able to hang out with my dear old friend, free time. ;) Now come hang with me at the new site!

LOVE YOU ALL.

~Cait

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Mother’s Day Brunch

This week has been one of the busiest weeks of the year work-wise, but I am SO FLIPPIN EXCITED it’s Friday and so ready for the end of this month. We celebrate our 5-year anniversary next weekend (YEP it’s been that long), and we’ll be living it up in Colorado the weekend after that! I’m telling myself over and over again that the busy days will eventually slow down. Let’s just say I could use a nap. ;)

Sometimes it feels like I only blog after holidays or birthdays haha, but once I get past this crazy month, I’m hoping I can be a little more consistent. :) For now, let’s play catch up again!

We had all our favorite mamas over last Sunday for a Mother’s Day brunch! We had pancakes, donuts, watermelon, breakfast casserole, quiche, and a biscuit bar! And a side of diabetes.

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We had to get creative fitting 18 people in our kitchen. ;)

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I saw some bouquets similar to these on Pinterest and thought it would be a cute way to do place cards for the moms! They each got to take home their little picture bouquet.

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Pretend that Alyssa’s famous gravy is in that empty grey bowl. It was still being cooked to perfection when this picture was taken. ;)

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Andrew and I repeatedly thank the Lord and count our lucky stars for these families. We are so blessed that they get along so well!

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Backyard family portraits, because I’m Caitlin.

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I love my sweet mama-in-law!

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Ahem. This man is freaking wonderful.

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Can we talk about how cute my aunt and uncle and cousins are? And they didn’t even plan to color coordinate.

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Henry was very interested in all the dog toys.

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The frisbee gatherer.

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We called this picture “fixing Alyssa.”

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The originals.

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I adore them.

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We love our silly Mama!

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I’m obsessed with these two.

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My grandparents are cuter than your grandparents. ;)

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After a heap of food and photos, we released Jack to entertain us with frisbee-catching skills.

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I’m not sure how it was the first time these two really met, but it was hilarious and adorable. Jack seemed afraid that Henry was going to take all his frisbees, so he kept hiding with them. And when we put the pup back inside to rest, Henry roamed around the backyard searching for him saying, “Woof…woof…woof.” My heart exploded.

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Happy weekend, loves! :)

~Cait

A Series of Unrelated Events

Guys. It’s May. How on earth. Let’s pretend we all are caught up on life and fully prepared for this month.

I’m playing catch up again because things are just a tad crazy right now. We’re buried beneath shoots, birthdays, graduations, upcoming vacations…it’s a busy month ahead! But here’s a long list of mostly unrelated photos of what’s been keeping us busy. :)

We ended Andrew’s birthday celebration last week with a day trip to Dallas!

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Original Pancake House is our happy place. ;)

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Amen.

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We wandered around the mall and made the mistake of going into Pottery Barn Kids, where they apparently have tailored the store to give Caitlin and Andrew baby fever.

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Someone please go buy this adorable whale bookend.

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Do you see his face? Star Wars everywhere.

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Also, do they make this collection in a queen? I need it in my life.

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We split the fireside fondue at Fireside Pies because the main reason we go to Dallas is to gain three pounds.

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And because Quail Springs Mall got rid of Sbarro’s, I rekindled my love for it at the Galleria. Truth be told, the breadsticks were better than the pizza.

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Andrew ended the feasting with his favorite thing in the world – Potbelly’s. :)

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This pup was glad to have us home. He’s been really well-behaved lately (knock on wood), and I kinda love it.

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I took some senior pictures of these cutie pies who graduate THIS WEEK, and we celebrated them afterwards with pizza at The Wedge. :)

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Can we stop and admire this please? They are SO precious.

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On Saturday, we babysat the most perfect child in all the land.

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There’s still too much cuteness to handle.

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Thanks for the hat, Uncle Andrew.

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We bought him this little car? scooter? truck? vehicle? for his birthday, and I’m super delighted that he seems to like it.

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He’s quickly learning how to work the camera.

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Model baby.

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Saturday night was date night! Andrew and I headed to The Melting Pot to use one of his birthday gifts.

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And sadly, this cheese was literally the worst cheese we’ve ever tasted in our lives. Hahaha. We were pretty bummed.

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BUT Andrew had called ahead to have them put a rose on the table for me, which was the highlight of the evening. ;)

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This is the face of a person who was expecting yummier cheddar.

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Sunday after church and Sunday school, we were on our way home to eat salads, but somehow our car ended up at Deep Deuce with chips and queso. (Apparently we needed redemptive cheese.)

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Sunday night was spent walking and talking with this crew. :)

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This is now in my top 5 favorite photos of Henry.

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Cutest.

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Happy Tuesday, loves! Hope your weeks are wonderful! :)

~Cait