Currently

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Doing — An Instagram sale. Prep for my sister’s bridal shower – eek! Wallpapering. Summer is always full of such random projects! Watching — I can’t even remember the last time I watched a TV show. The summer line up isn’t my jam. I did watch The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society on Netflix though … […]

Let’s Talk About Postpartum Skin

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As much as I love sharing about pregnancy and birth, I think I most love finding camaraderie in the postpartum phase of motherhood.  Pregnancy is a little less than a year, birth, in the best circumstances, is less than a day, but postpartum? It lasts forever! Once you have a baby, you’re always postpartum!  During […]

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 […]

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 […]

5K Queen

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I did a pretty poor job documenting this 5K. Buuuuuut, there I am pushing towards the finish line ^^^ Woohoo! I started training on May 8th and this race, the Camano Island Crab Dash, was on June 23rd. I had been thinking about getting back to running, but hadn’t really committed to it. Then a […]

2018 Summer Bucket List

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In the vein of my word of the year, the kids are crafting seasonal bucket lists. Well, that’s the plan at least, we’ve got our summer one ready and come fall and winter, we’ll brainstorm for those too. Bucket lists are great because they give us all something to look forward to, and, as you’ll see, apparently give me […]

Praying Out Loud

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Continuing a little Instagram convo here … There are miracles happening every day. Watch for them, expect them. If our prayers aren’t impossible, do we really have faith? Living like this is balm for weary hearts. He. Is. Good. Daily I say it out loud, I pray it deep in my soul, because in the midst of […]

Gerber Baby Alert

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This post is sponsored by Gerber®, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Do you Ibotta? It’s THE WAY to save. Trust a mama. Now, on to this pumpkin … I mean, can you say “Gerber Baby“? Eli is such a little roly poly and as soon as we introduced food, he […]

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 […]