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This really deserves its own post, but … we’re moving! Not far. Just a few hours north. But in regards to moving it will still entail all the sorting, packing, cleaning, selling, then renting, then maybe hopefully considering building again, and unpacking, and settling, and learning a new place, a new town, a new Target! […]

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Yesterday Dominic and I celebrated our 9 year anniversary. NINE YEARS. That’s almost a decade, in case you have yet to learn proper counting :) I’m pretty much amazed because ya’ll, marriage is not easy. Weddings are such a ruse … it’s everything that comes after that fancy day that really matters. For our anniversary […]

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Beach life is the best life, right? It’s our favorite place to go as a family and despite a yucky bug traveling through the family on our little vacation – we had a fair amount of fun. The rest of the summer is jam packed. Vacation Bible School for Jemma, swim lessons, birthday parties, family […]

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50mm practice

See that ^^^? I took that photo all by myself with my new lens! Things that don’t move, like plants, are my friend. Things that do move, like my children, well, they’re more difficult to capture. A few months ago I ordered a 50mm, this one if you’re curious. It’s my first non-stock lens and honestly, I’m […]

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one who nurtures

Jemma turns 6 this year. That means I’m 1/3 of the way parenting her through the years she’ll be at home. Cue tears and all the emotions! I’ve spent quite a bit of time lately thinking about what I want her to leave home with. Like, the top, super, most important things. All the essentials […]

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This week we had the first glimpse of summer and it was amazing! 80 degrees in April, who even thought that was possible?!? With the burst of nice weather, I’ve been practicing being “fun mom”. That’s how this photo came to be. After dinner one night we stole away to the squirting fountain and then […]

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Daylight Saving is treatin’ me real fine. I’m LOVING the longer days, fresh flowers, and sometimes warmer weather. In the last week we’ve oscillated (isn’t that a great word?) between rain boots and sandals, wind breakers and shorts, but all in all, Spring is good.  Truly, I’ve been a little overwhelmed with all life is […]

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No extra words today, just links and a little sunshine peeking through. Life as a mom is crazy busy … but you already knew that :) Bahahaha! I’m always about a new smoothie. We bought this and love it! And, I just ordered these because I’m back to running! My favorite, so versatile! Guess who […]

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disneyland mug

Are you officially a Disneyland addict if you think about Disneyland every day? What if you only want to drink out of your Disney mug because it’s the only one that makes you smile? How about if you find yourself humming Snow White and Cinderella tunes as you clean the house? Pretty much, I think […]

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First, my squishy baby! Eek! Plusalso, these bamboo blankets are worth every dime.  I had the absolute greatest intentions to stay up on my writing after Reid was born. I was recovering well and Reid is on the perfect rotation of eat, sleep, poop — he nurses like a champ, snoozes well for naps and even […]

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christmas wreath

It’s Christmas Eve morning! I’m not in labor and no, I don’t think I will be tomorrow either … so, I think I’ll spend my time playing some board games with the fan (my obsession!), reading (this will be book #39 for 2015!), and sharing a few of my favorite links from around the internet. […]