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Jayme Mitchell
I'm Jayme.
Interests: Wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of two kiddos, Jackson & Audri. This blog is a place for me to document our lives and adventures while trying to balance being a working mom.
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Last weekend, Audri and I went to the Nutcracker here in town. It is our third year in a row going to watch my niece Kyla dance. It is a special night for the two of us and I always enjoy watching Ky and the other dancers. They really put... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at the mitchells
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The kids' school does Character Traits of the Month (kind of like Student of the Month). In December, Audri was recognized for the Justice and Fairness Character Trait. She was so excited to show us her certificate and have us join her for a special lunch. So proud of our... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the mitchells
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Well I guess it's time to post some Halloween pictures since another holiday has since passed. This year we had a hunter and a self proclaimed tooth fairy princess. The kids were able to wear their costumes to school so at least we got a whole days use out of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at the mitchells
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The second tooth didn't really go like the first! Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at the mitchells
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Audri's first soccer season has come to a close. What a great little team she had. And it really takes a special person to coach U6 girls soccer and Coach Mike was definitely cut out for it. He was so patient with the girls and could deal with their craziness... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at the mitchells
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At the end of September, Jackson turned nine. NINE. That's one year away from double digits. Lately, the saying "the days are long but the years are short" has really resonated with me. Some days feel so long and seem to test my patience to no end but then I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2017 at the mitchells
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When asked what he wanted to do for his birthday this year, Jackson was set on having a pool party. BJ and I looked at each other thinking well this could be tough. The weather at the end of September is either nice or cold. I was so thankful that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at the mitchells
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It was September of 2009. I was a 27 year old mother of an almost 1 year old baby Jackson. We were on our third daycare in his short life. And this last one we were at was miserable. So miserable that everyday after drop off, I cried on my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at the mitchells
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So since Kindergarten starts later at Cascade, we had another first day at our house the Tuesday after Labor Day weekend. This time, it was her turn. The day she had been anxiously awaiting for and the day I was so secretly dreading. But she was way more ready for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at the mitchells
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Whew! We've successfully made it through the first two weeks of school for Jacks. He started the Wednesday before Labor Day Weekend which is great because it is a nice short week before a three day weekend. It was a little weird because he and his sister didn't start on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at the mitchells
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This week, Audri started soccer. After years of waiting and sitting patiently on the sidelines watching her brother play sports, it is finally her turn. She was super excited and loves it. Her coach is a Dad of another player and he is great with the girls. In fact, Audri's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at the mitchells
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Ready or not, here they come. Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at the mitchells
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A couple of weekends ago, we took the kids to the west side for BJ's state softball. It was our first and probably only family road trip of the summer. There has been so much to do here at home that the summer has flown by and now we are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at the mitchells
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This year was the last year of pitching machine baseball. And what a great year we had. Jackson had a great little team that pretty much dominated the league. It was so fun for him to play with so many of his friends. And I think BJ had just as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at the mitchells
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A couple of months ago, Audri had asked for help brushing her teeth because she had a strawberry seed stuck in her teeth. At that time I noticed she had an adult tooth budding her gums right behind her front bottom tooth. I really wasn't ready for it. Could she... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at the mitchells
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The day after school got out, Audri had her dance recital. I always wonder why on earth they schedule the recital the day after school gets out because it makes that week a madhouse, but in the end when I see her doing her thing up on stage, it makes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at the mitchells
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This year, the kids had different "last days". Usually Deanne does an end of the year picnic on the last day of school but this year, Gary had surgery that week so she was closed. So Audri's last day of preschool was the Friday before the last week of school.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at the mitchells
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The end of the school year always creeps up on me and I find myself just trying to keep my head above water. It's always a battle to keep up at work and attend all the end of the year activities. And to top it off, this year I got... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at the mitchells
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So proud of this kid. He brought home the Character Trait of the month for the month of May. And the Character Trait was perseverance and that is what makes me so proud. This kid tries so hard at school and it brought me to tears to see his teacher... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at the mitchells
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Apple Blossom is such a fun time of year in the Wenatchee Valley. And this year, both kids were a part of Apple Blossom events! Audri kicked off Apple Blossom by dancing on the stage in Memorial Park and then the following weekend, Jackson played in the Apple Blossom 3-on-3... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at the mitchells
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A month ago today, our Audri Jayne turned five. FIVE! I no longer have a toddler running around the house but rather a little girl. This past year, she has grown and changed so much. From her looks to her attitude (yikes), I feel like every time I turn around... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at the mitchells
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For months before her birthday, Audri asked if she could have a birthday party at the gymnastics place. She was SO looking forward to her big day and being able to have a birthday party. So I booked the date and I'm so thankful it did not disappoint! She had... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at the mitchells
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Whew, it's been a while! Life has been exceptionally busy for us lately. But it is time for a major update and a iPhone photo dump. Here goes... First up… we moved. And it’s pretty much been madness ever since. Like it wasn’t madness before when we were building. Who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at the mitchells
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Guess who won their kickoff tourney? It's so hard to believe it's time for softball tournaments when it is still so freezing outside! Let's hope it warms up! Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at the mitchells
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At the end of March, we celebrated Nicky Roo's fourth birthday! The kids gave her a new toy and she had her favorite treat, vanilla ice cream. We sure love our Nicky girl! Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at the mitchells