2nd Birthday Celebrations at Walt Disney World

September 27, 2017

Over the weekend we had the honor of celebrating a very special almost two-year old’s birthday at Walt Disney World. First of all, I still can’t believe Annalynn will be TWO on Sunday. When did my baby get so big?!?! They say it goes fast, but you truly don’t understand just how fast it goes more »

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Hurricane Irma Update

September 10, 2017

Hi Friends! First of all, thank you for all of the emails and messages sending your support and concerns. I would have updated here sooner, but I’ve been having trouble accessing the site’s login page. If you’re seeing this message, that means I finally got in – woo hoo! – let’s hope it stays that more »

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Sail Away With Me

August 29, 2017

Welcome to my happy place. A few months ago my parents offered to watch Annalynn for a weekend. When someone offers to take your kid for a weekend, it’s recommended that you not waste any time confirming a date and booking a much-needed trip away. I’m pretty sure we booked the 3-night cruise less than more »

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My Home Gym

August 15, 2017

Recently Derek and I started making the conscious effort to tighten up our spending habits. We’re in the process of searching for a new house (that’s another post for another day…) and would like to fatten up our savings account before making a down payment. What does that mean? Less dinners out, more coupons at more »

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Girls’ Weekend

July 25, 2017

My sister, sister-in-laws, and I have been dying to do a girls’ weekend for over a year now. We’ve gushed on multiple occasions how much fun it would be to leave the husbands and kids behind for a night out on the town. Of course, nothing came of it until a couple of months ago more »

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Typhoon Lagoon with a Toddler

July 17, 2017

One of my absolute favorite parts of being a mom is breaking from routine and taking my daughter on new adventures. Whether it be a random evening swim, heading straight to the park after daycare, or exploring a new spot on the weekend –  I love seeing her face light up when we take a more »

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