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Pocahontas & Vegas: How I Met Your Daddy

In October 2005, my junior year at Purdue University, my life was changed forever. It was the night before Halloween, I was dressed up as Pocahontas and out and about with my fabulous college roommate, Sarah Moebius(now Sarah Anderson). We were happy go lucky, with no cares in the world.  I remember seeing your daddy sitting […]

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A Father’s Hero

My husband is our family hero, but he has his own hero. Here is his story… Father’s Day. It means so many different things to so many people. To me, it is a day, like most of my days, that I honor the man who made me who I am today. My father is and […]

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Collared Shirts and Categories: How I Met Your Dad

A baby blue Polo shirt. That’s what I saw the first time I met your Dad. I tried very hard to ignore his piercing green eyes and charmingly handsome smile. I made myself focus on the collar and color he was wearing. “Preppy guy, of course, “ I said to myself. We were hanging out […]

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The It Hit Me: I'm a MOM!

Then It Hit Me: I’m a MOM.

When I heard Taylor Swift’s 1989 tour was headed to the East Coast, I quickly looked up to see how far of a drive we’d be making to see her. Charlotte, NC – only a 3 hour drive. We’re doing it. I’ll have just given birth, but we’re doing it. As much of a TSwift […]

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Sweet Sounds of Motherhood

I joined the sisterhood of motherhood three months ago. Leading up to my initiation into the club, I studied up as much as I could about what to expect upon my little one’s arrival.  Of course, I read plenty of articles about the 5,000 weird and gross things a person sees her body go through […]

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Summer Photo Shoot Ideas

Fun Summer Kids Photo Shoot Ideas!

Summer is the season (most) kids live for! Flip flops, ice cream, NO SCHOOL! One thing I absolutely love doing with my girls, as if you would have to guess, is doing mini photo shoots of them. Just a random shoot of them being themselves and having fun. Summer is the perfect time for such […]

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Goodbye Kindergarten

Goodbye Kindergarten

I put my hands on the steering wheel and tried to fight back the tears. Bella was staring out the open window yelling “Goodbye Kindergarten! I love you so much!” Kindergarten was over. Just like that. How did we get here? At one point, I didn’t know if I would see the first day, let […]

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