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Favorite Things in 2017

7 of My Favorite Things of 2017

2017 was a good year of memories for our family of four. We took a trip to visit my brother, we spent quality time together, experienced growth at home and at work, and we’re all around thankful for another year of health. Here’s a less, serious, more random list of the little things I enjoyed […]

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chatbooks family photos

Chatbooks: A Lazy Mom’s Guide to Documenting Childhood

Of the list of jobs that fall under “Mom,” family historian is one of my least favorite (right after putting the laundry away). There’s so much pressure to: Take the photos: Must be a proper photograph. No blurred lines. No closed eyes. Basically, you need to be a professional photographer. Store the photos: Paper or […]

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fall recipes

5 Fall Recipes You Need to Try

The cool air is upon us and the leaves are changing before our eyes. Of all the seasons of food, fall is by far my favorite. While summer is fresh and light, fall is a welcome back to hearty and warm, to carbs that hug you around the middle, and soup that soothes the chill […]

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springwishlist

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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