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Reid — 10 Months

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. […]

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4 Easy Ways To Boost Your Kid’s Immunity

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, […]

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Bring On the Milestones, Baby!

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 […]

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Alice + Catboy + Dragons, Oh My!

As I tucked Max into bed tonight he said, “Can tomorrow be Halloween too? Or is it next week?” Apparently someone thought trick or treating was a teensy bit fun! And, apparently we need to work on our concept of time! I had to break it to him that it would be a whole year, after he […]

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Christmas Cards On My Mind + a Minted Giveaway

I’ve always believed that once you do something three times in a row, it becomes a tradition. And so, as of this year, ordering holiday cards from Minted is officially an annual tradition for us!  This isn’t our 4th year with Minted just because though. I return because their photo card options are totally my style (and truly get better […]

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This Month On mom.me

  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 […]

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Style File — Go Comfy

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 […]

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Page Turners

Ya’ll know I love a good book, but you know what I love even more — a good series! One of the worst parts about being a reader is falling love with a series and then having to wait for a new release. It’s one of those love/hate scenarios. Like, how I love going to […]

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On Being Thirty

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 […]

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This + That

Forgive the quintessential pumpkin photo. But, for real, it’s October and aren’t they just glorious? We marched our way to the patch this afternoon with some friends. Max’s preschool field trip was canceled last week due to the Great Pacific Northwest Storm of 2016 (that didn’t actually happen) and it just doesn’t feel like Fall without […]