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Mommy caved! We all went for pedicures.

Rite of Passage

As a mother of girls who are 16 months apart, I struggle with an ongoing issue… do they both get to do the same thing at the same time or should it be special for just one?  When my oldest was starting kindergarten, I wanted to make it special for her, so I had planned […]

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a stroller.  a potty.  a set of drawers.  reusable bags.

Junk In My Trunk {Organized Space}

Hello, my name is Anna, and I have a messy van.  We’re talking old cups, trail mix crumbs, magna doodles, cars, books, target stickers, etc.  Can I get an AMEN?!  Even when I give it the very best cleaning I can while my kiddos are napping, as soon as we all pile in for our […]

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1st Annual Holiday Photo Contest!

The holiday season is upon us and we are all filling our calendars with trips to see Santa, baking with the family, and Christmas parties galore. Whatever you & your family enjoy doing this holiday, we want you to share it with us! We decided that since this time of year is full of great […]

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Thanksgiving and Christmas with our families.

Surviving the Holidays as a New Mom

My daughter was born in September. I was determined that being a mom wasn’t going to change me. I had always been the fun, cool sister, aunt, daughter, and I was sure that I could still be that person with a baby. When the holidays rolled around, I was really nervous about having a crying […]

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Days with these little rascals can get pretty crazy, but each new day brings its own rewards.

Tomorrow is a New Day

If I only had a life-size eraser…. I would use it until there was nothing left. Some days as a mother, wife, and employee I would like to call a do-over or crawl back under the covers. Unfortunately, I don’t have that luxury. When days get off to a rocky start I often wonder, will […]

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Our Journey to Adoption

When my husband and I were spending the most time getting to know each other, it was through instant messaging (that good ‘ole MSN Messenger…who remembers that?!) or when he called my dorm room phone from his first cell phone (can’t believe that phone number is still in my head…). I was in west Tennessee […]

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