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High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! I’ve been sharing five highlights of my week for five years, and no matter how small the moments may be, they remind me to stay grateful.  1 – Father’s Day. Sam’s first Father’s Day was fun for all, although Amelia didn’t get to enjoy a cupcake. We got to FaceTime with both our… Continue reading High Five for Friday

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TBT: Engagement Scrapbook

Every once in awhile I visit my dusty Drafts folder to see what gems I started writing once upon a time and never finished… and usually I delete, delete, delete. A few drafts have lingered over the years, and with my eighth anniversary on my mind, I decided to share the following (very) rough draft… Continue reading TBT: Engagement Scrapbook

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Eight Years!

Today marks our eighth wedding anniversary! In eight years, we’ve… …moved across the country twice …lived in three apartments and one house …changed jobs many times …faced surgeries, hospitalizations, and other health troubles …put together many pieces of Ikea furniture …made lots of firstime grown-up decisions together …brought Amelia home and started our parenthood journey… Continue reading Eight Years!

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Eight Months with Amelia

Amelia is 8 months old! I keep a journal to write down memories for Amelia each month… maybe one day I’ll share those entries, but for now you know I can’t resist posting some photos and stats on the blog! Likes: Squishing food before eating it, splashing in water – in the tub, in the… Continue reading Eight Months with Amelia

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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 – Visitors. Amelia got to meet another Great Aunt and cousin this week, and I got to catch up with family that I haven’t seen… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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Surviving 6 Months: Baby Gear I Didn’t Know I Needed

Last summer when I was setting up a baby registry for the first time, I was super overwhelmed with all the lists of absolutely essential items online… especially if you start visiting websites or apps like The Bump or BabyCenter, you are seriously bombarded from all directions. Everyone will give you cute clothes (especially if… Continue reading Surviving 6 Months: Baby Gear I Didn’t Know I Needed