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Welcome to A + Life!

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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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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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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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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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I shared in this post last year about Abigail’s first garage sale- and this girl is officially hooked. She is our serial entrepreneur- always coming up with new business ideas and always looking for ways to make a dollar (or many dollars). When we discovered that our city does a semi-annual event for kids, we […]


March 21, 2019

Kid’s Garage Sale

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Turns out, I took WAY less photos of Abigail’s birthday and birthday party than I thought I did, but I still wanted a special place to remember her day on my blog anyway! In typical Abigail fashion- she extensively (and I mean, extensively) planned out all of the details for her birthday….months in advance. As […]


November 12, 2018

Abigail’s 8th Birthday!

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  Happy 8, Abigail Faye! My first baby, my big girl. Loud, tender, bossy, and gentle. Silly, happy, thoughtful, smart. Creative, talkative, and beautiful. We love you so, so much!


November 5, 2018

Happy 8, Abigail Faye!

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