Summer Wrap Up 2012

Hey Cuties,

I’ve fallen all the way off the wagon; I guess becoming a Mom of two really took a lot out of me. I don’t mind, I enjoyed adjusting to having two kids. Everything my daughter does is new and exciting and I wanted to give her all of my attention. REAL LIFE IS HAPPENING! Let me catch you up on all the things we’ve been doing.  Here is a season in review…

You know I love my tea parties so I was excited to host one this year.  I kicked off the warm season with my annual Mother’s Day Tea. This is more spring than summer but so what.

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This year I actually had a daughter of my own to celebrate with me. (I used to be the only Mother there without a daughter.) It was such a joy to have my girl in the mix.
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We did our annual tradition of walking the Race for the Cure with the Family.  My Mommy is a 1-year survivor, this was a big milestone for her. Her energy level isn’t 100% so she hung out in the survivor’s tent while we did the walk. We were just excited to still have her around.
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The firework show is a must for us on the 4th; this year we decided to hit the National Mall (D.C) to watch the show.  It was HOT! This is a first for Nori, not sure if she was into them just yet.
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In an effort to step outside of my box I went to Go Ape with my Babe.  It is a treetop obstacle course of high wires, Tarzan swings, and some other crazy zip lines.  I was so proud that I did them all. It was a She-Ra moment for me. Especially after I birthed a human this year.
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Here is a little raw footage of our wild adventure.
I took my first weekend without my baby girl. I spent a weekend in NYC with the girls. I got some much needed R&R. I ate and shopped and check in with the fam.  We had the best ice cream ever from the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop.
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My baby girl is growing so fast that I had to capture our new family dynamic with a photoshoot. The wonderful Derrel Todd of Footprint Fotos met us downtown (D.C.) at the Yards Park. He is amazing y’all, this is one of many incredible shots he took of us.
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Photo Credit: D. Todd

We went on a little family vacation to Pennsylvania. Nothing terribly far but lots of fun; we met up with a few Chocolate Favorites at Hershey Park
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My son got a really cool 4 wheeler
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My girl has grown so much this summer. She crawls, pulls herself into a standing position, eats table food, says da-da and has two teeth. Look at that cheese.
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My oldest baby started Second Grade, umm how did we get here so soon.
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 Babe and I spent the day at the Baltimore Grand Prix. It was beyond dope to see the cars zipping by as if they were on a “real” track. They are racing on a regular city street, of course it is blocked off but safety but its the streets we usually drive on.
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They were going so fast it was hard to capture a good shot. So I focused on a picture of us.
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It has been a great summer but I’m ready to see it go. I can’t wait to see what Fall brings. I hope to take the kids to somebodies farm.

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Mimi Robinson is the Lifestyle Media Correspondent and editor behind MimiCuteLips®. She is a wife and mother of two. You can find Mimi working media at your favorite events, traveling and trying out new adventures, or working on a dope DIY project.

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  1. Claudette Jones

    This snapshot was very well done. Now, on with fall.

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