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As time continues to just speed right along (wait? it’s October?!) (wait?! my baby is already two!?) this little guy had his 2nd birthday back on September 15th. It was kind of a totally crazy weekend as family came in and out and my sister in law went into labor and my parents left and […]


October 4, 2019

2 Years Of Finn!

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Another year, another baseball season under our belts! Last year was Abigail’s very first season playing baseball. It was a HUGE season of growth for her. Learning a new sport, having to learn to not be the best, and being the only girl on a team filled with boys was a big experience for her. […]


August 20, 2019


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This summer, we had the honor and privilege of heading to Nashville, Tennessee to celebrate my cousin Jacob’s wedding! The kids walked during the ceremony and Jim and I played the ceremony music together. It was a quick weekend trip, but we definitely made the most of it and had the best time! The drive […]


August 19, 2019


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I haven’t shared much about my increasing anxiety since being pregnant with Finn (maybe that’s another post to add to my forever long drafts list…..) but one of the biggest things that was causing me to lose sleep at night was my babies being around water. My in-laws have a lake-house with a busy road […]

Abigail, Finn, Miss Mabel

August 7, 2019

Survival Swimming

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Back when I was pregnant with Finn I shared a blog post about Jim’s parents lake house. (You can check that out here!) The weather has heated up, family was in town, and it was time to head back for another summer trip to the lake. It takes us a full three hours to get […]


July 11, 2019

The Lake

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Something that I have always wanted to do with my kids is go berry picking! I’ve always seen these magical photos of kiddos picking strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and the like and somehow, always seem to miss the season for going. Until now! A friend of ours invited us to come with them one day a […]

Abigail, Family, Finn, Miss Mabel

July 10, 2019

Blueberry Picking

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Back in May, our Mabel E turned the big F-O-U-R! (If you want to read her fast & furious birth story, you can click HERE!) It’s hard to believe that she has already been here with us for four years and we are SO thankful! She kicked off her special day with bright pink flowers […]

Miss Mabel

July 9, 2019

Mabel is FOUR!

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