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High Five for Friday!

Happy Friday! Once again, High Five for Friday features five highlights of the week, my way of focusing on the little things that remind me to stay grateful.     1 – Play Date. Amelia got to hang out with a big kid yesterday when my quilty friend and her son came for a visit,… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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Cheaper than the Zoo

Do you know what’s cheaper than the zoo? The pet store. No lines. No crowds. No overpriced concessions. No long car ride to get there and back. I probably enjoyed the reptiles, birds, ferrets, chinchillas, and rodents more than Amelia did, but she’s more and more observant by the day.The fish were a favorite.  … Continue reading Cheaper than the Zoo

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High Five for Friday!

Happy Friday! I didn’t intend to drop the ball on H54F the last two weeks, but it slipped through the cracks. Today I’m covering five highlights from the last three weeks, as my way of focusing on the little things that make me happy.   1 – 6 months! I still can’t believe we’ve survived… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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Alabama Adventures

Another edition of Alabama Adventures! I won’t be at home forever, and Amelia won’t be a baby forever, so in the meantime I’m super lucky to be flexible enough to visit my parents for a break in the routine. When my infusions roll around every 4-6 weeks, my parents drive up to watch the baby… Continue reading Alabama Adventures

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Flower Fix

We wrapped up another weeklong visit to Alabama over the weekend, and had to say goodbye to my parents on Easter. I hate goodbyes! Especially after a week of strong coffee, homemade meals, pond views, shopping, and baby smiles; and especially when it’s raining and Amelia’s 6 month shots are due in a few hours.… Continue reading Flower Fix

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An Unsponsored Review of Blue Apron

I’m sure you’ve heard of Blue Apron, or other similar meal services, that deliver food to your door with accompanying recipes. And if you read other blogs or listen to podcasts or follow “influencers” of any sort on social media, you’ve probably seen lots of sponsored reviews and coupon codes. Sure, if someone wanted to… Continue reading An Unsponsored Review of Blue Apron

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Six Months with Amelia

Amelia is 6 months old!   I keep a journal to write monthly letters to Amelia, and of course I need to dump some photos and memories here as well. It is such a joy to watch this little girl grow and learn every day! Six Months Likes: belly kisses, trying new foods, grabbing faces, crinkly… Continue reading Six Months with Amelia