Favorite Summer Snacks

August 27, 2014
nut butters

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Detour Bar. I don’t know about you guys, but I think summer just has to be my favorite season of the year when it comes to food. Sure, don’t get me wrong, I love me some pumpkin just like every other obsessed blogger out […]

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Win a Photo Shoot with Cara Olsen Photography!

August 26, 2014
Lucas 1st-25

Ok, I have an amazing giveaway for my local readers today who may be looking for photographers in the Albany, NY area! So you probably already saw a few photos last week in this post, and I know I had showed you the Cheerios photo, but I just had to show you guys some more shots […]

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Weekend Highlights & Wedding Fun {8/25}

August 25, 2014

Man, I just love weddings! While our weekend was definitely a good one, the biggest highlight (by far!) was our cousin’s Marc and Nikki’s wedding out in Pittsfield, MA on Saturday. We dropped Lucas off at Gramma and Papa’s house for a fun sleepover, and then we were off! The ceremony took place outside by […]

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Fun Facts Friday {8/22}

August 22, 2014

1. I feel like I must have used all of my creative energy on yesterday’s post because as I sit down to write today’s, I’m at a bit of a loss. So forgive me if this one is a bit all over the place. Then again, it is Friday, and I’m allowed to go off […]

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12 Things I’ve Learned in My First Year of Parenting

August 21, 2014

1. Those first few weeks and months are hard. REALLY hard. But looking back a year later, it seems like such a tiny blip on the radar. In the moment it’s intense, and it can be scary when you’ve got your hands full with this teeny little human who knows absolutely nothing that’s going on […]

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WIAW: After Dinner Drinks at Softball

August 20, 2014

Ok, seriously. Is it bedtime yet? Man have I been tired so far this week! I feel like I’d be tempted to blame it on jetlag from traveling over the weekend, but does three hours really make that much of a difference? Instead, I think I’m better off blaming it on my late night softball […]

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IDEA World Fitness Convention – Day 2

August 19, 2014
breakfast room service

Alright, let’s start back where we left off with the IDEA World Fitness Convention! I crashed hard Thursday night, that’s for sure. On Friday morning, I got up fairly early, showered, and ordered room service because, well, why not? Let me tell you, if I could have oatmeal made like this for me on the […]

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The IDEA World Fitness Convention – Day 1

August 18, 2014

I am happy to report that my trip to the IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim California, albeit a short one, was a success! Smooth travel, fun events, and time spent catching up with old blog friends all made the time away that much more enjoyable. Before I go any further though, I need to […]

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The (Almost) Finished Bathroom Remodel!

August 14, 2014

Well guys, I’m off to California today! My flight is set to leave nice and early at 6:30am this morning, so I’m keeping my fingers crossed for some smooth travel. If you’ve been reading STSL for a few years now, then you may remember a few different travel fiascos I’ve encountered while traveling for blog […]

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Lucas: 12 Months

August 13, 2014
Lucas 12 months

Typically, I just post Lucas’s updates on the Baby Tooth page, but seeing as we’ve reached quite a milestone, I decided to post to it here. I never thought the day would come where I’d get to say that I’m the proud mama of a one year old. But, here we are, and my little […]

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