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Five Favorites — New Year Edition

Hola from E and me! Is he not just the sweetest dumpling? I can assure you he smells, feels, and sounds just as precious as he looks …#boymomforlife. I got all sappy the other day thinking that someday it’s just going to be me and him at home someday (Dom too, but you know what […]

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Dip Your Way Through the Big Game

  Take a moment and turn the calendar … do you see what’s happening the first Sunday of February?  That’s right, it’s the Big Game!!! You know the one ;) Now, if you know me at all, you know that football knowledge is not one of my claims to fame. I barely know the difference […]

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Word of the Year: Routine

2017 will go down in infamy for its non-routine.  We packed and moved in January-February. I cooked a baby all spring/summer long. Eli came in September. Then, we house-hunted, packed, and moved between October and December. Everything was helter skelter. Always. 2017, you be crazy. I like plans. I like knowing what to expect. So, although […]

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Chicken Curry Rice

I’ve been unpacking and sorting for days. Uh. Moving unearths the most tragic amount of random stuff and I’m bound and determined to give each and every thing an organized place or send it on its way.  As overwhelming as it has been to move over the holidays, it has been great too because my mom […]

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Postpartum Reality — 15 Weeks

How far into the 4th trimester:  It’s over :( I missed the 12-13 week mark because we were busy moving and all things blogging fell by the wayside for a bit! #survivalmode UPDATE: Wait, no I didn’t miss it, I just left it in my drafts and never hit publish! I backdated it so these updates […]

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Winter Home Days

  I feel like I talk about the seasons of the year often. Fall, winter, spring, and summer. A quarter at a time, totaling a whole year, season by season. One leads to the other and because my day to day is so much of the same – meals, diapers, laundry, schooling – the seasons […]

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A Very Merry Christmas

It has been quite the December!  Packing, moving, unpacking, and then, Christmas! We managed to put up our tree on the 23rd and decorated as part of the Christmas celebration before opening gifts with family on the 24th. And now I’m going to leave it all up through January, because, why not! My sister baked […]

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Home Sweet Home

So, we didn’t build a house like we had planned. But, we did buy a house! It’s such a long, tumultuous story. Maybe one day I’ll share it all. But the good news is, we’re home and someday, we’ll be settled. We’re tired and happy. We just got our Christmas tree today and the silverware […]

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Postpartum Reality — 12 Weeks

^^^ Transforming from tragic to pretty fantastic is one of my major life skills ^^^ How far into the 4th trimester:  It’s over! 12 weeks with my little Eli in my arms, Weight loss: I packed our scale (we’re moving!), but before I did, I stepped on it and weighted 163 pounds. I peaked at about 210 […]

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Time and Sanity Savers From a Mom of 4

Today’s post is sponsored by Parent’s Choice. All opinions are my own.  Having four little ones has taught me two things. I mean, they’ve taught me many, many things, not just two, but only so much can fit into a blog post! First lesson … it’s essential to be smart about how I spend my time. Second, […]