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Did any of you fall in love with the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team during their March Madness run? My husband and I are both UW-Madison alumni. We met there and are raising some pretty big Badger fans ourselves. The Badgers had an incredible run, beating undefeated Kentucky to make it to the National Championship…

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Easter 2015

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Lately, keeping up with life seems pretty tricky. I haven’t had a handle on laundry for months. My house seems to live in a constant state of disaster. Even if it is cleaned, that barely makes it 24 hours. I have felt more exhausted with this pregnancy than any of the others. I’ve barely touched…

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Kid Craft – Folded Paper Caterpillar

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Quinn came home from school super excited to share something he had made. He made these fun folded paper caterpillars and a little paper habitat for the caterpillars to live in at school. Not only did he want to share with me how he made these cute little critters, but he really wanted to teach…

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Chalkboards & Globes

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My collection of globes found a new home. I added a fun disco ball, because a little sparkle never hurt anyone. I drew this ampersand, which was inspired by street chalk art I had seen. Obviously, not nearly as good. This wall is always fun to decorate for the holidays or celebrations. This time around,…

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Affordable Vacation Souvenir

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This January we took our family to San Diego. I’ve shared how the trip was a Christmas present and a few of our experiences: Sea World, the beach and taking 3 kids 6 and under on an airplane! When we were at Sea World, Eleanor wanted to get a snow globe. I quickly noticed a…

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Mint Chip Cheesecake Dip

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Thank you to Nestle Toll House for sponsoring today’s post. If I am going to be honest, when I’m expected to bring something for an event, you can be sure I wait until the last minute. Always. I’m a big fan of simple crowd pleasers that can be whipped up in about five minutes. One…

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Boy’s Room Gallery Wall

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So by now you realize my, must-switch-all-the-rooms-right-now-chaos, stems from finding out we are pregnant. Barely pregnant, but all of the sudden it just made sense. I mean, does lugging furniture and bending, sorting, and mass chaos sound like a good idea at 8 months pregnant? I think not. So the boys took over our room….

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What to Expect

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I’m officially doing this a fourth time. I know, he doesn’t look to happy about it. He is though! Sure, he has no idea what is going on, but he happily points at my stomach and says baby. He mostly thought it was fun to run from me and since he knew I wanted a…

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Establishing Good Habits

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Thanks to hello® a naturally friendly™ toothpaste for sponsoring this conversation. Sometimes establishing good habits for my children feels really hard. I feel like I’m barely keeping everything afloat and fitting in a shower for myself feels like an accomplishment. I’m not entirely sure why, but my children act like they are being punished when…

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Out of Order, Crazy Real Life

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This post is sponsored by Bona, but the mess and opinions are all my own. Heading into this last weekend, I had two goals: attack the mountains of laundry and clean my floors using my new Bona Hardwood Floor Mop. The laundry in and of itself was probably more then a weekend job. I always…

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