Baby Update – 1 month old

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Wow! It has already been more than a month since this little man joined our family. We are so in love with him and excited that he is smiling and becoming more interactive each day. He is well-loved by his siblings and so many family and friends. We are so grateful to have him in […]

Welcome Baby!

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It’s probably time we introduce you to the newest member of our crazy family! Two weeks ago we welcomed baby Aden to the world. At only 9 lbs. 3 oz., he is the smallest of my boys and the median of my 5 children. (We grow them pretty big!) He is pretty sweet and very […]

Nerdy School Valentines for your Smarties

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It’s one of my big traditions:  Coming up with clever, and not-too-often-seen Valentine’s cards for my kids to take to school each year. In our area handmade Valentines are very rare and definitely stand out from the crowd. Sometimes they can be a lot of work leaving moms to wonder if they are really worth […]

What I am Thankful For…

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!   I hope you’ve had a wonderful day! I didn’t bake a single pie, cook a single dish, or even set a pretty table today. I’ll tell you why in a moment. In the past I have really tried to focus on being grateful and have come up with ways to help […]

Mad Science Birthday

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I have been so excited to share our super Science Birthday Experiment–I mean “party”.  The kids had so much fun with this! And it was educational! Win win! This makes a great birthday party, or decorate it a little spookier and it makes a great Halloween party! We set the tone for the party with […]

Photo by Emilie Class Giveaway!

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Do you have a DSLR? Are you still shooting on automatic mode? Are you struggling with getting good lighting in your pictures? Would you like to know better what to do with your images in Photoshop? If you answered yes to any of those questions you are going to want to pay attention! I met […]

Printstagram Giveaway

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Recently I’ve had less time for blog posts but have turned to Instagram to share more of the details of my life. I really love how easy it is to capture and share moments from our lives as they are happening. But too often those moments just live as digital blips on our phones. When […]

Vintage Wedding Blush and Gold

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Summer means wedding season! And since we started the summer off with a wedding, it means I haven’t had a many lazy days of summer, yet. But it was so fun to help my niece Mellissa on her special day!  I was sort of the florist, day-of wedding coordinator, and day-of photographer all in one! […]

Family Room Makeover with BHG

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Do you have any rooms in your house that you have big plans for but either no time or budget to execute those plans? So the rooms just sit there undecorated and uninspiring? My family room has been an eyesore for a while, so when I was contacted to participate in the BHG @Walmart Room Refresh […]

Merry Christmas 2012

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  Wishing you a sweet, fluffy and white Christmas (if that is what you are dreaming of).   From our crazy family to yours! Merry Christmas!