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Patriotic Prep – Our Festive Fourth Decor!

This weekend my family will be coming to visit for the Fourth of July. We’re so excited because my brother and sister-in-law are coming in for the holiday but the real the guest of honor is this little squishy cheeked boy. My boys are super excited to meet their West Coast cousin for the  ...

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Celebrate

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Kids

A mommy friend recently mentioned that the average Valentine’s spending for a married couple is something like $35. That’s probably about right since we will be spending the holiday at home with carry out because two kids at a restaurant on Valentine’s Day = the least relaxing  ...

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Christmas Catch-up!

Merry belated Christmas and an early Happy New Year! We’ve been celebrating the season with friends and family. This year was the first year the boys really started to get excited about the holiday, so that made it more fun. The boys watched “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”  ...

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Mother’s Day Recap

As my husband said, “Isn’t every day Mother’s Day?” To which he got a, “Heck yeah, cause every day I’m hustling.” We hosted my husband’s family this year. Last year we had my family in and I kind of like the tradition. I want to avoid crowded  ...

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Second Mother’s Day

I got to celebrate my second mother’s day with my second baby! My mother and grandmother came over and we had a nice little brunch at home. It was much more relaxed to cook at home than try to take two babies to a restaurant and possibly have to sit thru a long wait. Love those almond  ...

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Baby

Some-Bunny Had a Good Easter

Happy Easter! We celebrated by attending church and staying at home this year since I was nervous about getting too far from the hospital. Baby E got his dressy clothes on and I chased (waddled) after him in the backyard attempting to get a decent picture. Repetitive shutter and luck is the  ...

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Baby, Make

Toddler Valentines & Crafts (Free Printables)

Baby E and I are having a few friends over to make Valentines this week, so I thought I’d put together some Valentines for the kids in his playgroup and in his class at school. Free printable files at the bottom of this post! I chose to give them raisins and frosted animal cookies, rather  ...

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Baby

Happy Halloween

Celebrating our first Halloween with a real costume. Sadly, theres not much trick-or-treating in our neighborhood but we’ll be heading to our church for their Annual Fall Festival with Trunk-or-Treating! Look at that baby lion… He had an awesome time at the Fall Festival once he  ...

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