My Reid

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Before Reid had his thumb surgery I scheduled a photo shoot with our family photography. I wanted to capture some special photos of his double thumb along with his almost 9 month cuteness. The big kids and I didn’t plan to join in on these photos. It was a hot, summer day and we’d spent […]

Sleep Tight

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After 3 kids, I can confidently say that I’m pretty against sleep training. At least the kind of sleep training that leaves little ones crying, trapped, and wondering where their mama and dad went.  It’s exhausting coaching your kids into good sleep habits, but now, with a 4 and 6 year old who easily go […]

Where To Buy Christmas + Winter Essentials On Extreme Sale

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Twice a year my heart starts to beat a little faster and my wish list (on behalf of my kids) grows a bit longer. Can you guess why? It’s because the Just Between Friends Consignment Sale is comin’ to town! And I say “comin’ to town” because JBF is practically a version of Santa! Just Between Friends […]

Reid — 10 Months

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Disclaimer – although I have managed to miss most of Reid’s milestones in the blog world, I’ve kept up with his physical baby book! Kind of a feat considering that Reid is my third and I’m homeschooling this year and prepping for a move and busier than ever with work. But I really don’t want to forget. […]

4 Easy Ways To Boost Your Kid’s Immunity

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This is a sponsored post written for Vicks Humidifiers. I was compensated and provided complimentary products for this post. All opinions are my own. Cough, sniffle. Sniffle, cough. Snot, belly aches, and snuggles on the couch. Have winter colds hit your home yet? I sure hope not! But, in all likelihood, if they haven’t yet, […]

Bring On the Milestones, Baby!

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Reid is such a good baby. The kind that gives you baby fever much too early. He’s easy going and happy go lucky. Always smiling and quite the little crawler … and one-handed balancing stander as of late! He’s a good little sleeper, comparatively to his big siblings at least, and this boy can gobble down a […]

This Month On mom.me

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  I bought myself flowers at Trader’s Joes yesterday, because, well, $3.99! And flowers make home happier. I really love having fresh flowers around and should probably keep them on my perpetual grocery shopping list. Especially the jewel-toned Fall variety … they’re just gorgeous! The tomatoes went on this pasta dish and the power juice […]

Style File — Go Comfy

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Nine times out of ten I dress in a form of leisurewear – flowy tops or tanks, leggings, zip ups, vests, sweaters, joggers – the sort of thing that can be easily layered. I think the fashion mags are calling it “athleisure”, a mix of leisure and athletics. Whether it’s a trend or not, rest assured that […]

On Being Thirty

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Once the boys are in bed I usually sneak into Jemma’s room for some girl talk. We snuggle in the dark and she says sweet little things like, “Isn’t my bed the most comfortable, beautiful bed you’ve ever seen?” and “Did you know my name backwards is A-M-M-E-J?” and “While I was waiting for you […]

My Secret To The Perfect Cup of Homemade Coffee

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When it comes to mornings around here, there is no in between. It’s either leisurely and calm with praise and worship music, chirping birds, and a warm breakfast or me practically falling down the stairs running for the car yelling for everyone to find their shoes and grab a granola bar.  You guys, if there […]