2.14.2011

some items of little consequence

right now, philip seymour hoffman, catherine keener, and christopher walken are filming a movie down the street from our apartment.


tell me, how many times do you think i could wander past the set, all innocently-like, on the off chance they need any eyelash-less extras, before it gets to be excessive?


six times? maybe seven?

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i took this picture of mr. holbrook this morning. how does this make you feel inside? like anything is possible, am i right?

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huck looks a lot like his dad in this one. 

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after a weekend of intense intestinal distress, poor peter pan finally pooped out that sock he ate. tell me, but when you have an emotionally disabled dog who likes to eat baby socks when he's mad, what do you do? gold star to the holbs for this delightful note (poops).

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today the highs reached gloriously into the fifties, so i introduced huck to central park. they got along grandly. and then we took the most ridiculously sunny stroll down fifth avenue. i changed huck's diaper in the dressing room at an anthropologie.


i didn't buy these sunglasses there, because i love my husband. happy valentine's day, baby! (i can never keep socks on that kid! they fell off in his stroller.) (that is a lipstick kiss. it's good, right?)

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my holbslovah got me a package of these little guys for valentine's day.  
if you haven't had a chocolate peep yet i will give you the cliff's notes: 
they taste like you have died and gone to heaven.

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my huckly's hair is this close to being long enough for a mo-huck. also, he is radder than your grandma.

peace out.

33 comments :

  1. Mo-Huck. Cutest thing ever!

    Happy Valentines Day to your little Holbsfamily.

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  2. Your Holbshusband has a name! :O

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  3. The faces your baby makes! Unbelievable. He is the most expressive lil chunk evah.

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  4. that baby is so chunky that I want to reach through the screen and pinch him (in a good way!)!! LOVE IT!!!

    Happy VALENTINE'S to the Holbrooks!

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  5. Your baby is fat and delicious. And fat. That is the best kind of baby.

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  6. Your baby is the cutest thing I've ever seen. My roommates and I just shared an "awwww, ohhhhh" moment over his picture. :)

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  7. That baby is absolutely adorable. I just want to squeeze those rolls :)

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  8. Oh my goodness, I just choked on my own spit from laughing so much. I love the caption for that chubby baby and that note is SO something my partner would right. I showed him both pictures and he thought it was so funny! haha Thanks for a great laugh at the expense of your poor little dog.

    Steff

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  9. Om. Nom. Nom. (plus a couple licks)

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  10. Looks like an adventursome day!
    Glad the hucks enjoyed.

    Icky with the dog poop.

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  11. Socks = dog poison. Oh goodness, I'm laughing so hard. What a funny duo, you and your guy. I bet Huck will be quite the clown. Happy Valentine's Day to all of you!

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  12. Huck, with all his glorious rolls, looks like unto the Staypuft Marshmallow Man. (And that's not a bad thing. Obviously!) Eat him slowly. :)

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  13. Have you tried Old Navy socks? They always stayed on my babies the best out of all the brands I tried. . .and I tried quite a few, because the socks-not-staying-on thing drove me insane. My girls were born in November and January, so I had a thing about being really anxious about making sure they stayed warm. So, to answer your question, if I have to be really honest I'd say I'd nix the dog before I'd nix the baby socks (it's NY in February! Cold! He needs socks!), but maybe try the Old Navy ones before you nix either.

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  14. love the way you write your posts. and love your cute baby's face in that last picture. he definitely is radder than most grandmas out there

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  15. how is your son the cutest baby God ever made? ohhh maybe it's because you are the cutest mom EVER?!

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  16. The rolls on him are too much to handle! And the best baby socks are trumpette.
    They stay on. Promise. Check target for their target line.

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  17. ps - where is your shirt from? Me like :)

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  18. This post had me howling with laughter! I never likened baby socks unto poison before...

    If Peter is getting them out of the dirty laundry basket, you could get a lingerie bag to hang over the side of the basket to pop those dirties into until wash day (that and the machines won't eat them, either!). If it's because Huck's socks won't stay on, I see others have recommended socks already :). Robeez are a good sock alternative as well, super cute--and my babies could NOT kick them off!

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  19. I think I would be walking by the set that much and more...you know, just in case...

    My dog ate a rock once. It was not pleasant. She actually almost died. She doesn't eat rocks anymore.

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  20. Our dog ate a baby mitten once and it was never to be seen again from either 'end' of him!

    My baby would never keep socks on either so she wears tights now under everything. I know it may sound girlie but could you put tights on your Holbsbaby? No-one would know and he will never remember!! You can't tell under trousers.

    Putting tights on my baby revolutionised my life (I know, I know, I have a sad life, but this is how it is with babies, no?)

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  21. What a romantic love note the Holbs left you :)
    Acupuncture for the Soul

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  22. oh my dog used to eat all sorts (underwear, a hat, the list is long!), laundry bins needed to be weighed down just so he couldn't get in to them!

    x.

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  23. Oh, how I love that note. I'm actually writing to say that I believe you have made a very grave error in judgment - those sunglasses SHOULD have been yours. They look mighty excellent on you. AND how on earth do you have such a young baby and are so incredibly petite yourself?

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  24. 1. Why is Phillip Seymour Hoffman so strangely attractive?

    2. You have a red-haired Viking baby!

    3. As a childless person, I am astounded you managed to change your baby in Anthropologie - I am in awe of your skills.

    4. No comment on doggie digestion.

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  25. We have a puppy who is eating my ten year olds socks....perhaps he should just go sockless?

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  26. Thanks to you and all the delicious pictures you post of your fat baby, I had a dream last night that I myself had a fat baby, only she was a girl and I wanted to name her Earne (like Urn) and then a friend suggested I name her Orion (like WTF?). And when I woke up babyless, I was sad.

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  27. Seriously the rolls kill me he is just so sweet. Love the shirt sister. Where did you find it?

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  28. I thought people only changed diapers in the dressing rooms of Walmart. The world is a far more disgusting place than I previously thought.

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  29. Oh, anon, where would you like us to change our little ones? Suspended in midair on the street corner? Perhaps we should just never venture to go outdoors?

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  30. hey anon. i worked at nordstrom during college and sometimes people peed, poo-ed and even blew their noses out on clothing. (not babies).
    I'm sure nat used some type of portable changing pad. and where should she change the baby?

    i also think old navy's short socks are great. but i haven't tried trumpette. i also adore miki house socks because they're longer and have stretch and super cute patterns. their 'hot biscuit' is my fav.

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  31. That looks like my block! Are we neighbors in B.Heights?

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  32. On Valentine's Day, you get the third PS, dog duty and studying late? Good thing he brought chocolate peeps! ;-)

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  33. That note from the Holbs is the best thing ever. I was DYING with laughter. Dying, I tell you. You are one lucky woman, Natalie Lovin Holbrook! :)

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