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Back To School

Well Mommas, we did it!  We made it through the Summer and we are heading into the school year.  With Madelyn starting Kindergarten today (tear) it’s my first year where I feel torn between the longing of our Summer routine and also rejoicing a bit that her days will be filled learning, friends, and fun outside the house. We did a wee back to school shop to get her a couple of new pieces to fill in a couple of…

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All Things Summer

I don’t want to jinx it, but I think Summer has finally arrived on the West Coast.  My Summer clothes are being dusted off and hopefully my sweaters can take a rest now.  If I was to sum up my Summer wardrobe must haves it would be…. a couple pairs of shorts a handful of easy dresses cute and comfy sandals a great hat a trendy little bag fabulous earrings culottes (my “trendy” item in my closet that I have…

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Organize Your Kid Mess

A typical play scene in my living room.  Clean laundry piled up on chairs and toys everywhere. When I was pregnant with my first, I remember thinking I was going to be that mom who had her shit together.  My house would be clean and tidy and people would gasp in awe of how clean my home was when they would come over.  If I could go back and tell myself something then, I would say,  “BAHAHAHAHAHAHA”!  And then once…

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My Twins Turn One

So here I am with two 1 year olds!  Technically I’ve had two 1 year olds since December 14th, but with some hospital stays over their birthday and sick kid after sick kid, I haven’t had a chance to properly acknowledge these sweet babes and their milestone. Finding out I was pregnant with twins was one of the most shocking and joyous moments of my entire life that I will never forget.  Me, by myself at my ultrasound because I…

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Happy Birthday Madelyn

Happy Birthday Maddie!  It is hard to believe that this sweet little girl is four years old today!  As cliche as it may sound, time has flown by.  It feels like yesterday when my water broke and we were off to the hospital to meet our little girl. Our life has changed so much since then.  It’s hard to remember life before kids.  The good, the bad, the tiring, it is all so worth it. Madelyn, you are everything I…

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