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Saying Goodbye to Summer

I have been hesitant to let go of summer. When you have young children, there is something so precious about each passing season and when it is done, you know it will never be the same. Couple that, with Quinn starting kindergarten, and I just wasn’t ready. The summer to do list stayed up through […]

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My Whole30 Experience

Where to even start? After three kids and years of marriage I hardly recognized myself anymore. I was surrounded by blessings, but I couldn’t fully enjoy them. I mostly just ignored those feelings, because I wasn’t brave enough to do what it took to change.  Sometimes when you are overwhelmed and you want something so […]

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New Parenting Territory

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Huggies® Little Movers. All opinions are 100% mine. When I found out I was pregnant with baby number 3, it was hard to imagine what little combination of my husband and I would appear. Who would this person be? How would they fit into […]

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What I Didn’t Expect

I have three kids Hudson, Eleanor and Quinn (1, 3, 5). For almost six years my life has revolved around them. I have spent my days at the park, the zoo, gymnastics, story time, etc. I’ve had morning after morning of snuggles. Hours and hours spent watching my children learn, grow, work together and love each […]

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Happy Mom

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by NBTY through their partnership with Circle of Moms by POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by Circle of Moms by POPSUGAR to write a post about NatureSmart Vitamins, all opinions are my own. I’ve mentioned several times that this is the summer of me. I’m sure in a lot of […]

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DIY Trick-or-Treat Halloween Tote

I’m participating in the #DesignSpaceStar competition. Creations are my own original artwork. Affiliate links are included. Creating a tote has to be one of my favorite ways to use my Cricut Explore™. You can get totes at the craft store for dirt cheap and use them for a million things. I have been creating printables for […]

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Creating With Your Children’s Work

I first shared Quinn’s tshirt with his handwriting on the blog a bit back. Today, as part of the #DesignSpaceStar competition, I’m going to share how you can get your child’s handwriting on your own creation. My team is working on fall projects and this shirt seems like the perfect Cricut project to kick off back-to-school. […]

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Teacher Tote

In the spring, I was lucky enough to guest post over at Tatertots & Jello. Today, I’m sharing with you my teacher tote–a perfect fit for our fall fashion/gear category in the #DesignSpaceStar challenge. I created this tote using our Teacher Appreciation printable, my Cricut Explore™ and iron-on black glitter. If you are interested in creating this […]

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Finding Our New Normal

Yesterday, post workout, I stopped by Target childless. It was magnificent and I might just keep hitting the gym if it means trips to Target by myself. While I was there I picked up a container for Quinn’s lunch. He will be starting Kindergarten on September 2. When I was a kid kindergarten was half […]

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Modeling Love

On July 15 we celebrated 8 years of marriage. We had no sitter lined up and no true plans. It was a Tuesday, after all. At first I was bummed. I think marriage is a pretty big deal. I think two people choosing each other, working day in and day out to make a household […]