Always Fun When Uncle D Visits


Weekends are always great when the start off with a visit from Uncle Dan! My brother came over to visit us on Friday evening, and even came with pizza, salad, and wings for dinner. It sure was a nice treat. Although Lucas didn’t really care much about the food, he DID enjoy learning how to…

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Bargain Shopping, Weekend Fun, and Bringing Toddlers Out to Dinner

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Any weekend that includes great weather, delicious food, family and friend time, and some shopping is basically an A+ in my book. And this weekend had just that! Saturday started off with a workout (PiYo Sweat, whew!) and then I was off to meet up with my college girls for brunch. We spent almost 2-1/2…

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Weekend (& Mother’s Day) Highlights {5/12}


Hey hey! Good morning! It was such a great weekend, so let’s skip the small talk intros and just get right to it. First things first, I’m pretty sure this is now my new favorite family photo right here. I’m ready to blow it up onto the biggest canvas print Groupon/Living Social deal I can…

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Easter Weekend Highlights


Well, I’d say Lucas’s first Easter was a hit! The Easter fun started on Saturday, when my in-laws came over to drop off our Easter baskets a bit early. Lucas got spoiled with all sorts of goodies but was probably the most excited about the canister of puffs that was hiding in there. Of course he’d…

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Hey guys! Happy Monday! And a very happy (belated) Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful moms and mom-to-be’s out there! We had a pretty good weekend over in our neck of the woods. Friday night Jay had a softball game, and we had a pretty good group of us in the stands. So I…

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Rachel’s Bridal Shower


Rachel’s bridal shower was a success! We (the bridal party) all got there earlier this morning to set up and get things ready for the bride-to-be. Luckily, there really wasn’t all that much for us to do, since the venue did a wonderful job of getting everything organized and put together. We took care of…

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An Easter Recap


Good morning! How’s everyone doing after the nice holiday weekend? Did anyone else wake up this morning with a bit of an Easter candy coma…? Actually, I’m pretty sure that mine is more of a sugar coma in general, thanks to some delicious desserts yesterday…but first let’s get you caught up on the rest of…

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The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party


Well, we’ve got another fun and successful St. Patrick’s Day party in the books! The day started fairly early yesterday for our annual 11:00am brunch. I seriously look forward to this every year because there’s always so many goodies. Check out this adorable rainbow and pot ‘o gold that Christina made. Is that not the…

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Already One Year Ago


As you guys know, I always love a reason for a good celebration. Well today, we had another special thing to celebrate! Brody turned one year old! I cannot believe that he’s already a year old. It absolutely boggles my mind just how fast life goes. It seems like just yesterday we were visiting Brook…

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