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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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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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Hooray for a late April, WARM Easter this year, huh? It was so much nicer to play outside and enjoy the day…instead of inside watching the snow fall like last year!!! We drove up to Jim’s parents to celebrate on Saturday night and were welcomed with a giant Easter dinner! After, the kids played with […]


April 29, 2019

Easter 2019

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This post is sponsored by Legacybox but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.   For those of us old enough to remember having to wait two weeks while we had our film developed at the store, disposable cameras, VHS cassette tapes, and more- sometimes it can be hard to share our precious […]


April 2, 2019

Sharing My Memories With Legacybox

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So, here we are, with March almost completely over and whew! that went fast didn’t it? I have so, so, so many pictures piling up so, here is a compilation of what our March has looked like. Lots of school, naps, trips to the library, Starbucks drive through runs (for CC review, of course), Target […]


March 28, 2019


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We had kind of the greatest Valentine’s Day ever. It was so good, I don’t want to forget it! So, on to the blog it goes! It was mostly an uneventful day at home untillllll Abigail left for dance class (our neighbors always take her! it’s the best) and I loaded up the kids for […]

Family, Other

February 27, 2019

Valentine’s Day

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