This + That

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My big kids are away at camp this week. I cannot deal. How are they old enough to leave for so long? Granted, it’s just day camp and they’re with their aunt in the evenings. But still, I’m a ball of anxious energy waiting to get them back in my arms! Also, that big guy […]

Play Room Magnet Board

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Have you seen all the darling magnet sets in Target’s Dollar Spot? Technically they’re $3 … but still, not a bad deal! I grabbed a car set, a space set, and a princess/unicorn set for my kids and then realized that our fridge is the only magnet surface in the house. Tiny problem, because, as […]

Daisies, Gardening Thoughts, and a Lily Jade Giveaway

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Mamas, if a Lily Jade has been on your wish list, today is your day! I’m spilling all the details about my favorite bag AND I’ve teamed up with Lily Jade for an amazing giveaway! A couple things about Lily Jade’s Shaylee bag … I’ve been blessed to see, touch, and use quite a few of the Lily […]

Five Favorites

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The clock is approaching 1AM and my littlest bumpkins will be awake for the day before I know it, buuuuuuut I’ve had this post in the works for way too many days so, here I am. Enjoy these recent faves … ONE — We keep our house cold. The heat doesn’t turn on until 59 degrees. […]

This + That

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Summer is here!  I mean, not technically, but for our family because the school year wrapped up this week. We’re loving the sunshine, the longer days, popsicles, park visits, and sleeping in. Jokes. No one is sleeping in here. We have been napping well lately though. Slower days with less to dos allow that. And […]

11 AWESOME Kid Books For Your Next Library Visit

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Our family loves the library. Like, really really loves it. We visit once a week and between real books and audiobooks, we probably have 20-30 checked out at all times. Thanks to the library we get to cycle new books into our home all the time. For free! It’s such a gift!  One way I […]

31 1/2 Facts About Me

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It has been years since I shared an about me round up and seeing that today is my half birthday (oh yes, we totally celebrate those around here!) I figured, why not? Here’s to thirty one and a half! Enjoy this list of random facts about yours truly! Cookies are my weakness. Especially these … […]

Five Favorites

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Tonight I’m watching Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey. It was on TV shortly after he passed, but I bet it’s available somewhere … OnDemand or something. Anyways, it’s so good. I’ve always been a fan of biographical reports, but this one is extra special to me because I accepted Jesus into my heart at one […]

Five Favorites — New Year Edition

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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 […]

Five Favorites

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We’ve been baking up a storm and ringing in the holiday in other little ways while we prepare to move. No tree yet, holding out for the new house, but we do have a lovely wreath thanks to Max’s preschool fundraiser. I feel a bit out of sorts packing and still adjusting to a new […]

This + That

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I’m back to running (more like walking, jogging, walking, jogging) a few times a week and I used this pretty fall leaf as an excuse to pause and catch my breath :)  Who has a bread machine? I can’t wait to try this French bread recipe! I’m so intrigued by the Enneagram. Loving podcasts lately […]