The things we do to see him smile.

July 14, 2012


We started the day with lunch on the lake shore.

It’s been so long since we’ve taken a family photo in our spot, so we snapped a quick shot or two.


Next, we headed to the Crown Fountain… only my flip flop broke on the way, so we had to make a detour to the nearest shoe store. I SO wanted to go home at that point.

There I waddled, barefoot and pregnant through Chicago in search of shoes. Might I add that The Taste was going on and I just knew I would be spotted by Crowd Ratchet usually tumbling through.

We managed to dodge looks, stares, and rude outbursts. At an urban shop, I found the cheapest pair of shoes… for $40 (worth $15) that didn’t match my dress AND gave me nasty blisters.


After our adventure, we finally made it to the Crown Fountain. This made it all worth it.


Oh, and the guy at the parking garage didn’t charge us, he just waved us through. THAT made up for the $40 shoes. šŸ™‚

July 14, 2012

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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  • traceykinohio August 20, 2012 at 7:22 PM

    Great pictures!!! Such a nice post – coming here always makes me smile. You seem to take such joy in each & every moment, which is what we should all do. You’re a beautiful lil’ family. Thanks for sharing šŸ™‚

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    • Sheena August 26, 2012 at 4:07 AM

      And I love reading your comments. Thanks for reading and always commenting. I really appreciate it :-).

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