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  • WE ARE…

    ... THE PERKES. We still consider ourselves newlyweds [we've been married for almost 5 years]. Our firstborn, Jace, is now 2 years old, and became a big brother when Sofia Rain joined our family in November 2012. We are from the East Coast [Luisa is from MA and Nate is from NH]. We are Bronco's Fans [We've lived in the Boise area for almost 5 years]. We are travelers. We are athletes and we are dancers. We are enthusiastic about food. We are spontaneous. We are addicted to the sun. We are in love.

    Most importantly... we are HAPPY. We are the Perkes.

Category Archives: Baby Jace

iphone installment #7…

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Sheri Morales - Between Nate’s super talent and the angel (cherub) subject of my grand son, I just just can’t help but smile and giggle at this beatiful boy of ours. My heart beats faster when I see his pictures or hear his voice, including his Hi to us. Thank you mucho for the up date in the blog, cant wait to see the Utah trip up date. WE LOVE YOU GUYS.

Jen Perkes - I want to eat him up!

Ken Perkes - Baby Thor with cheerios!

It Is Done…

I awoke this morning to a feeling of dread and foreboding. ‘The time has come; the time is now…” Jace is finally getting his first haircut at almost 1 1/2 years old. It really helped that today was 104 degrees, and the A/C went out in our car. I was literally pouring water all over…

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Diane Godbout - Did you keep his locks in a scrapbook?

Sheri Morales - You guys are so cool, I know that it is hard to cut such beautiful hair. Luisa, do you remember when we finally cut Alexanders hair for the! st time, and we took those studio pictures ( His curls were more tight though), so we waited til he was 3. I love it. Anyway, Jace’s personality still shines through just like Alexander and his beautiful smile.

Alison Perkes Sullivan - We is so adorable. I think he would have a great time playing with my son Finnian. He has the same big blue eyes and blond hair yet not a curl in site!

Ken Perkes - Well, even without that the long golden curls, he is adorable! Great barbershop photos!

The Controversy…

Nate and I have fought long and hard about this topic. We agree on almost everything that really matters in life… but on this, we DID NOT agree. JACE’S HAIR. I think that Nate wanted to start cutting it a year ago. I thought it was miraculous in the first place that we ended up…

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Janelle Adams Nuon - I wish I could have you as my personal photographer! Amazing!

Cheryl Eliason Ayer - The pictures are ADORABLE!

Ken Perkes - So glad to have these! That second to the last photo is priceless! That’s my viking!

Happy Easter!!

Children definitely bring back the magic of the holidays. I COULD NOT WAIT for this year when Jace will be able to participate more readily in all the celebrations of the holidays. Easter is our first experience!! Although Jace had a blast, he seemed content to get only two eggs – one for each hand-…

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Janelle Adams Nuon - I love those cheeks!

Breakfast…

Breakfast is the best time to take pictures of Jace. Not only is he literally strapped into one location, but he is pleasantly distracted by things delicious. Nate also took this opportunity to teach me lots about a photo technique called rim lighting. This situation was MUCH less stressful than trying to learn this with…

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Janelle Adams Nuon - ahahah the last one I love!

Happy 1st Birthday, Jace!!

I cannot believe that my little baby boy is already 1 year old. Time has seriously flown. This past year has been one  of the best of my life; I can’t imagine that life gets any better than this. So that we could be with family on this special day, we all decided to head…

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Nellie - I love the pictures!! He has so much personality! Give big loves and hugs from me!!

Oscar B. Morales - Feliz cumpleaños mi cachorrito, Hope that you had a fun time and lots happy momments with your cousins, tios y tias and Mom and Dad,

Love Papadaddy and Nana

Kathryn C. - Jace is seriously so stinking cute!! I love his blonde curls.

Kelley - Happy Birthday Jace!!! Can’t believe it’s been a year!

Jace’s Blessing…

A couple of Monday’s ago, on my Life Thru the Macro post on Nate’s blog, I talked about Jace’s blessing. As is the tradition at church, we presented Jace before the congregation and Nate gave him a name and a blessing. It was a beautiful experience. In that post, I spoke about my fears as…

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Shannon - Thanks for posting these. Wish were there but it looks like an amazing Mother’s Day/ Blessing Day for all.

Kathryn - Those pictures are wonderful! Such a beautiful family. Jace is so cute!

Brittany - yep he is glowing!!! You guys are one beautiful family!

Pops - BEAUUUUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!

Beautiful family! And a beautiful day! So glad we were able to share it with you. Mom and I are still touched by Jace’s blessing . . . and most of all by this sweet new soul. Loves to you all!

Thank Goodness for the iPhone… Installment #2…

I think that Nate’s professional camera for work, his Nikon D3S, probably weighs about 5 lbs. There is no way that I want to be lugging that beast around with me all day as Jace is charming us with all of his antics. I’m so grateful that Nate ALWAYS has his phone on hand, and…

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Liliana - He’s so cute…

Oscar B. Morales - Hello Guys,

Love the Pictures; I am impressed that the quality is great, even though they were taken with a phone camera. It just goes to show that Nate is a natural!!!

I can’t wait to meet ¡“mi pequeño cachorrito” ¡!!

Love Pappa Daddy