Category Archives: NYC/Brooklyn

A 2022 Look Back.

Time flies when you’re having fun! And I can honestly say that 2022 has been fun! 2021 was the hardest year for the Hamricks and the Lord saw us through. Hayden struggled with a bout of depression that made all … Continue reading

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What’s the big deal about Brittney Johnson!?!

I’m so glad you asked! She’s the first Black female lead in the role of Glinda on Broadway’s Wicked! I am very hopeful that by the time Anna is a grown woman we won’t have to make a big deal … Continue reading

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Hamilton and Phantom

I grew up listening to the soundtrack to Phantom of the Opera. It was the first musical I really loved. I saw the Broadway show in Charlotte many years ago but had to take the opportunity to see it in … Continue reading

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March 2022 Look Back

Anna is learning to write: Can you tell what she wrote? This sign says “I love you Mommy because you’re the best.” Cupcakes: I thought these turned out so cute! Money! The bigs work(ed) at the commissary for tips. I … Continue reading

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February 2022 Look Back

Carson’s birthday is the highlight of every February, but it will receive its own post. Aside from his birthday, the rest of February was full of events, some small, some pretty momentus. We’ll start with a pretty traumatic one: Anna’s … Continue reading

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Carson turns 19!

This birthday will be one that is hard to beat. Liana arrived the day before his birthday and surprised Carson, then the very next day Gage arrived and surprised him. The bigs had a blast seeing the city and spending … Continue reading

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MJ: The Musical (is MAGICAL!)

I am writing this blog post on September 2nd and my love for this show has grown since January. I first saw MJ: The Musical (henceforth referred to as simply MJ) on January 13th as a gift from the USO. … Continue reading

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Anna turns 6!!

Birthday season kicks off in our house with Anna’s! She wanted a unicorn theme this year and I had a blast with the cake, cupcakes, and decorations. Her friends celebrated her well and as I write this in September, she’s … Continue reading

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January Snow! 2022 Look Back

We didn’t get a lot of snow this winter but what we got we thorougly enjoyed! One morning I woke Anna and Parker and took them to play in the snow before school. I had Anna wear her snow gear … Continue reading

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The Hyatts take NYC!

We love having JoshAshleyMasonMadison come to our house! (You have to say that really fast as if it’s one person!) Josh and I planned a strategic week so that they could see as much as possible but also not be … Continue reading

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