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Pow Wow Prints

This is Jenna and me giving Liz a big ol smoocher at our very first NSync concert in high school (I’m pretty sure we were 16 here–just babies).  We thought {…Read More…}

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1st Annual Cousin Halloween Party: Part 2

See part one of our party here–for the full scoop on the decor. And now, for the behind the scenes scoop on our activities and food. Bubbie and Sawyer decorating {…Read More…}

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1st Annual Cousin Halloween Party: Part 1

This past weekend we celebrated our first annual Cousins Halloween Party for the kids who live in Cali.  My aunt Debbie is a huuuuge fan of Halloween and she has {…Read More…}

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DIY Dollar Store Striped Cake Stand

Two of my favorite gals in all the world have come together to start a fab new blog called Elevate Everyday.  These ladies hold a special place in my heart {…Read More…}

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What Autism Has Taught Me…So Far

It was a Tuesday morning.  I was 7 months pregnant with Sawyer and having trouble getting comfortable sitting on the playroom mat of Wesley’s OT room. I watched as Wes {…Read More…}

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Gold Baby Shower

Lacey’s baby shower was so very special to me.  Business partner, bestie, honorary sister–this gal has my heart.  And so do her children.  To see her happiness and to see {…Read More…}

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You Never Know

This hit home–like in the goosebumps on my arms and tears on my cheeks kinda way.  And sure it was produced by my church–but you don’t have to share my {…Read More…}

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This Pup

Shirt c/o: Pow Wow Prints As I sit down to share this quick post, I’ve had to stop Maverick from chewing up the baseboard in the kitchen, the edge of {…Read More…}

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My Sunday Best With J.Jill

(be sure to scroll to the end of the post for a J.Jill $100 giveaway) I remember one day over the summer being particularly tough on me.  My heart had {…Read More…}

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Four Seasons Family Staycation: Part 2

Click here to see part 1 of our Four Seasons staycation weekend. _____ While our arrival and date night were a complete blast, these next two days at the Four {…Read More…}

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Four Seasons Westlake Village Family Staycation: Part 1

We needed a vacation. Boy did we ever need a vacation.  It had been a loooong summer for our little family. Even though life was the same, it all seemed {…Read More…}

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Best Hair Curling Secret EVER: a video

I know, I know–how many hair curling tutorials can there really be?  I’ve gone a bit overboard on these posts, but I can’t help and share new techniques with y’all as {…Read More…}

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People To Follow On Instagram

It’s no secret that Instagram is by far my favorite social media outlet. As with all social media, we each get to decide how we’re going to use it.  Will {…Read More…}

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How to Pack for a Weekend Getaway

I’m generally pretty terrible at packing for a trip.  I take way longer than necessary to get everything together. I over-pack.  And I end up bringing a bunch of mis-matched {…Read More…}

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New Mom Giveaway

I’ve partnered with some fabulous blogs and brands to bring you this New Mom Giveaway! Keep for yourself or give to a special friend! Good Luck! 1. Pick a 14k {…Read More…}

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Beauty in Brokenness

Forgive how cryptic this post seems. I’m still searching for the right words to share some of the more personal details of our journey as a family with you. It {…Read More…}

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How to Color Your Hair With Chalk

The whole color trend that’s going on right now is so fun.  I’ve really wanted to give it a whirl but I’ve been too nervous to pull the trigger.  So {…Read More…}

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how to get rid of cowlicks and add volume

I’ve spent most of my life as a blonde. But every few years or so I can tell that my hair needs a break from the bleach. Fried blonde is {…Read More…}

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Inspired Art: Beth Allen

I absolutely love stumbling upon unexpected beauty and inspiration.  It can happen when I’m in a boutique, when I’m browsing etsy, when I’m reading a blog or book, when I’m {…Read More…}

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Lily Jade: The Caroline Bag

Introducing my new, classic red Lily Jade bag.  My kids are to the age that carrying a diaper bag around is no longer a “must-have”.  I’ve now entered that stage {…Read More…}