{happy 12th birthday, Ryann!!}

This week was a big week for our oldest girl!  She turned 12 on Sunday, July 13th.  It’s hard to believe that we’ve already reached this point.  She had an absolutely wonderful birthday and was celebrated by friends and family.  It’s always nice to be able to give your children a birthday that they truly […]

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{weekly recap ~ 6/29-7/5}

Do you ever have weeks that go by so quickly that the next week, you can barely remember what you did?  Well, that’s what last week was like for us.  But here are the highlights…..maybe this way I won’t completely forget the good stuff. Monday, the two littlest littles and I went to Mommy Playgroup at […]

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{it’s called what, son???}

  As a parent, there are conversations you have with your children that you know you’ll want to remember.  I had just such a conversation with Grant last week. For Father’s Day this year, Grant picked out this card since he knows that his Daddy loves to play golf.  In fact, Grant gets to tag along […]

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{Chyler Jade ~ 8 week update}

So, it was only AFTER beginning the draft of this post that I realized I never published the 4 week update. What can I say…..sleep deprived mommy brain wins again!  Heh But, nonetheless, here we are at 8 weeks.  And we are so absolutely in love with this little girl.  I mean, come on…..how can […]

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{Chyler Jade ~ Month 1}

It seems almost impossible to me that this precious little girl has already been in our lives for one full month! It seems like just yesterday that we were loading up in the family car to make the drive to the hospital, still unsure if we would be welcoming a healthy baby girl or boy. […]

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{a look at what’s to come}

Initially this was going to be a post about our little noodle.  But I’ve realized that an update is overdue for us all.  So here ya go!! We are currently smack dab in the middle of a renovation project on the house that will FINALLY allow for everyone to have the amount of living space […]

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{noodle update – week 24}

Wow!  I can’t believe that we are 6 months into this pregnancy.  Before I know it I’ll be counting down the single digit weeks until Noodle arrives! Our little one is definitely active in there!  Kicking and punching away at Mommy all the time.  And it hasn’t been until very recently (possibly just in the past […]

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{new beginnings…2014}

Just as I knew it would, the “holiday season” has completely flown by me at a speed that seems almost impossible.  Thanksgiving was amazing, Christmas was magical, and the looming New Year is filled with thoughts of what’s to come.  I’m quite certain that this year is going to be a special one for us […]

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{raise those boys up right…}

I came across this blog post this morning and I was so glad that I read it!! It touched my mommy heart so profoundly….I just wanted to share. It takes a few minutes to read, but if you have the time it’s a few minutes that will bless you, too!  My favorite quote from the […]

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{so here we are}

We are FINALLY halfway through our pregnancy!  Whoo-hoo!! I’m almost ashamed to admit that it has taken me almost 20 weeks to get back to the point of feeling “normal” again.  But hey….that’s pregnancy for ya! I also am extremely excited to report that for about a week and a half now I’ve been feeling […]

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