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The Hope in Spring

The Hope in Spring

We’ve had a taste of warmer weather lately, so if you’re like me, you have spring on your mind. The knowledge that spring is coming, puts the pep back into my step. Recently, an unseasonably warm weekend brought me to Ledges State Park. I love going up to Ledges to hike, but I usually come […]

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Spring Into Savings: 2017 Des Moines Area Consignment Sales

Winter is turning into spring! With the weather warming, we all know our kiddos are going to need new clothes. But maybe they don’t need all NEW clothes. Perhaps some gently used wardrobe pieces will do. I absolutely love consignment shopping for my daughter. With a second child on the way, I’m all about pinching […]

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Carrie Krupke Photography Family Photographer

Carrie Krupke Photography {+ a Discount Code!}

Carrie Krupke is a Des Moines area family photographer. She loves families and stories. As a photographer, her goal is to tell your story through words and images. She loves finding a place to photograph you that is memorable for you. Whether it’s a childhood play area where your daughter’s imagination roams, where your high […]

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My Spring Wish List: Home and Fashion Finds

This winter has been a long 5 months of wanting to give everything in my house away and start over. Maybe it’s my subconscious longing for springtime newness? Maybe there’s too much time to read about capsule wardrobes and scroll through all the lovely little gallery walls and brightly decorated homes of Instagram? GUILTY. My 4 year old started […]

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tips for raising twins

Tips for Raising Twins

Raising twins isn’t an apples to apples comparison. As moms, we quickly learn that each of our kids is unique, whether or not they are twins. I realize my twin girls are not apples, but I often find myself looking at them like a pair of apples. They are both apples because they are girls, […]

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