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A Letter To My Last Baby

Dear little one, You’ve turned one, and you aren’t a baby anymore, but I want you to know that you will always be my baby. Your brothers will always be my babies, too, but you are different because you are the last baby. In your first year, time has moved both slowly and quickly. I’ve […]

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One perk to having a mom who holds on to everything is getting to dress my daughter in some of my old clothes!

I’m the Mom that Keeps ALL the Things

 As Spring cleaning season approaches, articles about decluttering your life and even incorporating concepts like konmari seem to pop up in every feed you see. I’ve never been much of a “Spring cleaner;” instead I just try to stay on top of the cleaning year round (except for baseboards and windowsills–who has time to clean those?!). It’s the […]

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3 Reasons We Are Choosing a Hard Candy Christmas

Christmas is hard, you guys. I absolutely love the holiday season, but navigating the month of December as a stay-at-home mom whose budget is already stretched just a bit too thin… Let’s just say I’m stress-eating a lot of tree-shaped butter cookies. (Seriously, why are they SO GOOD?) I’m stressed because our budget doesn’t have […]

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Why I Let My Husband Hunt

October 1st. While my mind starts centering around fall, football, the holidays and all things pumpkin, there is another main event that stirs with excitement in the atmosphere of our home…the opening of deer season. Before my husband and I ever officially started dating, the only thing I knew about him (besides that he was gorgeous, […]

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6 Signs You Grew Up Mexican

The older I get the more I realize how “unconventional” my upbringing was compared to a lot of my friends, and my husband who are not Mexican. Things that I see as completely normal are not the norm and I can’t help but think, “Was and is my family crazy and was and is my upbringing […]

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