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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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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. […]

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It took us two tries, but we made it out to cut down our Christmas tree this weekend. Which was followed by adorable Christmas-y kisses. And then Dom bought me an eggnog latte … because … super yum. Had Chipotle not destroyed my dinner take-out with the wrong salsa today could very well be a […]

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Happy Fall, friends! We’re totally relishing in the season right now. I love the rain. Jem loves the leaves and cooler weather accessorizing opportunities. Max hates having to put on real clothes, naturally. Jem is thriving at Pre-K, Max has zero interest in potty training and is only somewhat entertaining us with transitioning to his bunk […]

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If you hate Fall. Please, just go away. Fall is the most magical kind of year and I just love and adore it! As Jemma says, “You’re just a Fall girl, Mama!” And it’s true :) Above, we’ve got my latest pumpkin love, Pumpkin Smash from Jamba Juice. And below, just a little this + […]

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Oh, yes, some little things about summer are truly beautiful. ^^^ exhibit A. Sublime + thrifty decorating tips. What you need to eat this summer. This mama. Just adore her. She’s got style. Read it in 2 days. AND #5 COMES OUT NEXT YEAR! We loved this movie. Now I love it even more. Too […]

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We made it to Friday, friends! Such a victory for me these days. This Friday is extra special though because after my daily nap I’m heading out to coffee with a friend and then dinner with another! It’s sunny and an iced decaf followed by potato pizza drizzled with truffle oil seems massively in order. […]

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 Spring Break has arrived and with that new porch plants, room swaps (my nemesis and constant companion) and a busy, busy, super busy week! My calendar looked at me and rolled its eyes. I told it to suck it up. What does it expect? For me to be on a beach somewhere? That was so […]

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  Folks. My days, I’m guessing like yours, are really quite boring. There are many, many special little bits that make them awesome, but for the most part … they’re just normal. And I’m learning, normal is grand. Weeks, when I look at my calendar and see nothing. I smile. That has been this week. […]

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On Thursday we hustled our buns to the airport for our adventure to Texas! We barely made it … like, rolled into departures with 40 minutes until take off, a ton of bags, two tired kids – we left the house at 4:30 am, car seats and a mama desperately needing her Starbucks. Everything/one made […]

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I’m in total nesting mode. The pre-travel kind of nesting. I haven’t been on a plane since Jemma was one and now, with 2 kids and a longer trip, I’m busy as a bee with prep. So far today, I’ve deep cleaned the kitchen counters – granite tile instead of granite slab calls for that […]