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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #PlayingWithPlaymobil Listen y’all, I have a few favorite things. If you’ve been around here for long, you probably already know most of them. One of them, is Target. (Naturally). Another of them, is my girls. (Duh) And […]

Abigail, Miss Mabel, Other

October 16, 2019

Sisterhood, PLAYMOBIL, & Target.

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It’s well over a month later and I am maybe…just maybe….recovered from the great Florida road trip of 2019. Ha! We decided to drive this year, which had it’s pros and it’s cons. One of the pros, was that we drove to Georgia first to visit with Jim’s grandparents for a few days before making […]


October 15, 2019

Destin 2019

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Spena School is officially back in session!! After much deliberation over whether to continue with Classical Conversations for a 4th consecutive year, we opted to skip and just┬ábe exclusively at home this school year. Which, has turned out to be really wonderful! We had our first day following Labor Day, after our return home from […]


October 14, 2019

Spena School Is Back In Session!

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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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