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Happy Birthday, Little Bear

Happy Birthday, Little Bear

Well, amidst the snow and freezing cold temperatures we are having outside, inside we are buzzing with excitement and joy…our Little Bear turns TWO today!  Although I’m a little bit in shock at how fast time has flown, the past few months (especially the holiday […]

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New Year, Another Day

New Year, Another Day

I’ve been trying to think of a way to start my next post for some time…unable to come up with anything.  It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything and for that, I am sorry. I could use an excuse like “the holidays are always so […]

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Never Too Old

Never Too Old

This holiday season has been a time for serious reflection and in times of struggle, we tend to re-evaluate our lives.  Thinking about our life and the day-to-day activities, I started thinking that something has got to give.  As I’m running around the house doing […]

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Holiday Gift Giving Guide

Holiday Gift Giving Guide

As I mentioned in another post, I’m really starting to feel the pressure to get my Christmas shopping done.  My family was all together for Thanksgiving, so we’ve decided to do our holiday gift exchange then, however with Christmas fast approaching, I am trying to […]

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Guest Bedroom Dresser Makeover

Guest Bedroom Dresser Makeover

I might sound like a broken record, but it has truly been a whirlwind this fall!  My biggest house project that I’ve been working on is turning our guest bedroom/office turned into a cute, relaxing, and comfy place, while still being functional for all the […]

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December is Here

December is Here

Every night after putting LB to bed, the words “Beep, Beep, Beep, December’s here…Little Blue Truck is full of cheer!” run through my head about a thousand times.  It’s from one of my favorite Christmas books we read together called Little Blue Truck’s Christmas.  I […]

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Thanksgiving Week Favorites

Thanksgiving Week Favorites

The Thanksgiving week festivities have begun and we are definitely enjoying all the delicious treats that go hand-in-hand with the holidays.  So far, I’ve tried it 2 new recipes and they were huge hits… the first was a maple nut scone and the second was […]

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Holiday Sneak Peak

Holiday Sneak Peak

It’s beginning to feel a lot like the holidays, and since we are celebrating Thanksgiving at my parents’ this year, I decided to skip the Thanksgiving decor in our house, and go straight into Christmas decorating!  As much as I love Thanksgiving (it’s my absolute […]

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Fall Photo Shoot

Fall Photo Shoot

Harvest is finally done…whew! We made it through, and are taking a {very} little time to relax before we start knocking things off our “to-do list” that has been piling up for the past couple months.  I’m still working on checking things off my fall […]

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

They say having kids makes celebrating the holidays even more fun, and in our house, that is definitely true…especially for Halloween!  I snapped these pictures of us last year as “Gru and Minions” from Despicable Me.                   […]

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