we celebrated our 5th anniversary by attending church together, watchingmovies on the living room floor (for old times sake), and cooking an amazing dinner together. on the menu: jalapeño poppers, steak with horseradish sour cream sauce, mashed potatoes, blue cheese salad, and cajun delight for dessert. it was so special to spend the day together, with our baby, on our 5th anniversary. i'm so happy with where we're at in life! i've got the best life as a mom to a beautiful baby and wife to a hardworking, handsome man.
^ garrison would say "mister fynn...mister fynn, come here" and harper would crack up like it was the funniest thing she's ever heard!
usually we try to find free "dispersed" camping, which often entails driving at least a few miles up very bumpy dirt roads. this time we settled on peak one campground, overlooking the marina. it's funny that we planned to spend the afternoon walking around breckenridge, but ended up enjoying frisco quite a bit more. if the summer was not nearly ending, i would want to come back here and stick our feet back in the sand.
in the morning, we hiked part of north tenmile trail. it was such a lovely, easygoing hike, but we were so excited to get started that we forgot to grab diapers or snacks. 5 months into this parenting thing and we still sometimes fail!
it was another great month with our harper bear. she has become a pro at rolling over and does it almost immediately each time we lay her down. (this sometimes causes problems with sleeping through the night...as she rolls over she wakes herself up and then becomes very vocal in the middle of the night...we are working on this!) this month we camped in telluride, visited a beautiful swimming hole, attended mountain fair, went on our first backpacking trip with a baby, and a family sunset hike on red hill.
^ garrison requests that i text him a daily "harper gram"
which is a fun excuse for me to take even more pictures of my baby!
^ she is really starting to be interested in this guy
^ sleeping babies are one of the most precious things
it's easy to get into the habit of eating dinner, cleaning up, walking the dog, and then watching episode after episode of mind-numbing tv each evening. ...we are trying to change that! so this evening we switched up our regular neighborhood walk with a hike up red hill. as the sun began to set, we decided not to go all the way to the top, which gives us a perfect excuse to hike it again soon!