Author Archives: campm0m (Kristen Balhoff)

Her Trail of Glitter

My beautiful friend made everything more FUN. Almost from the moment I met her (pushing baby Mackenzie in a stroller through the IBM break room in building 502) she was a central part of my life. It’s impossible to describe in words … Continue reading

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Junior Geologist

Today I would like to feature a guest post by my favorite Junior Geologist, Patrick. The text that follows in italics are his words. He will describe the fun project we completed while the twins were napping one day. I like … Continue reading

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Newgrange in our living room

I will miss our Baton Rouge house when we move to North Carolina. Of the three houses we’ve owned, this one is my favorite. The floor plan is a wonderful use of space for us. It has an abundance of … Continue reading

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Carolina in My Mind

Have you heard the news? The Balhoffs are moving back to North Carolina in 2014! It’s really happening: both of our jobs are in NC, the kiddos are

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Valentine’s Happy

Wishing you and yours a very happy Valentine’s Day! It’s been too many months since I tried to take pics of my crew. The last photo of Claire has stolen my heart forever. ❤

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Loved muchly

I am fondly remembering my grandmother today, one year after her death. To use one of her phrases… I loved her muchly. I am grateful for all of these memories with our family:

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The Twins: 8 months old

Claire and Edward are 8 months old. I’m cleaning out their closet this week of everything they’ve outgrown, and it’s amazing. We have graduated from infant gear like swings, swaddle blankets, tiny bottles, extra burp cloths, and tiny onesies and pjs. … Continue reading

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The Twins: 6 months old

Claire and Edward are six months old today. They are *precious* and more interactive every day. I love to see their smiles when they see me for the first time in the morning, and while they watch the hand motions … Continue reading

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1 year ago: BOGO

* One year ago refers to June 1, 2012* One year ago today, I went to my first prenatal visit for my second pregnancy. Although Jim and I tried to coordinate our schedules and go to the appointment together, he … Continue reading

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The Twins: 2 months old

Claire and Edward are two months old today. We’ve got a nice routine these days. The twins eat every three hours during the day, and at night they sleep longer. Our nights are better than they used to be with … Continue reading

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