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The Best Part of Baltimore

Was coming home to this!! 
 I didn't take my camera because I didn't know where I would pack it first of all and then I didn't want to carry it to work with me everyday while I was back there so I ended up buying a crappy disposable camera back there because everything around the hotel was beautiful.  Hopefully some of the pictures turned out okay and I will post the scrapbook page I make from those shots!

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They are growing so much! The girls are so excited to see you all, Paisley especially. We'll be able to eat with you on Thanksgiving and then party hardy the rest of the weekend. I am sure they will have their tiffs but we are so excited for COUSIN TIME! Seee uuuu sooon! Wendy's pictures are so good!
wow! The pictures of the kids taken by your babysitter are awesome!!! I wish she lived closer I'd love for her to get her hands on my crew!!!

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