Happy Birthday Mattias

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Gratitude Challenge Day 16 Happy Birthday Mattais!! A few days late here, as we have been sick.  But better late than never right?  I hope so.  Man am I a loser mom!!! I cannot believe it has been a year!  His first birthday!  And he was sick! We celebrated with family and friends though.  It […]

Sunday Features {39}


  We have some back-to-school features for you… we think you’re gonna love them!   Our first feature is this First Day of School Photo Prop from Fynes Designs. So PRECIOUS!   Our next feature is a plethora of Mason Jar Teacher Gifts from The Scrap Shoppe Blog. Love these ideas!     Next are these super sweet […]

What’s Important

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Gratitude Challenge Day 15 What’s Important That’s what I am asking myself today.  I have so much to do and I have to figure out how to prioritize.  So what’s important?  Which items will impact me in some negative way if I don’t get done today?!? I usually have a to do list that is […]

Emma’s 6th Birthday

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Gratitude Challenge Day 15 It’s Emma’s 6th Birthday Today! And I am so excited for her, but sad, as well.  Time is flying.  Where did it go?  I cannot believe Emma is 6 years old. Crazy! Because Mattias’ first birthday is on Saturday, I combined their birthday parties into one.  I may not be able […]

Sunday Features {38}

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Sunday Features {38} is finally live!  Sorry for the delay. Hope you had a great week and are finally relaxing with your drink of choice, be it coffee, tea, mixed drink, etc. Thank you for partying with us last week.  There was so much inspiration at the Sunday Features {37} Party and we’ll surely see the […]

Writing a Novel

Gratitude Challenge Day 14 Writing a Novel I love to read books. I don’t spend as much time as I like emerged in one, but I do read on every flight….takeoff and landing and sometimes in between. And I read quite a variety of books…self-help, thrillers, no brainers (meaning no emotion other than the occasional […]

Me Time

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Gratitude Challenge Day 13 Since I opened up the other day I thought I would update you.  Every day seems to be better.  I still haven’t tackled some of the hard things, but I am getting there. As part of getting out of this slump, I have dedicated… Me Time. Even if only for a few […]

Positive Thought of the Day

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Gratitude Challenge Day 12 Positive Thought of the Day Yesterday I shared that I was having a tough time right now.  If I am being honest, its been weeks that I have felt this down.  When I realized that I needed to get out of the funk, I started running again, eating more healthy, journaling, […]

Loving Yourself Quotes

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Gratitude Challenge Day 11 I was in need of some… Loving Yourself Quotes So I am going to get real today and share more than I ever have here on the blog. These past few weeks have been difficult for me.  I don’t really know if it’s one thing in particular but it is definitely […]

Sunday Features {37}

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PLEASE NOTE THAT MY SITE IS GOING THROUGH SOME CHANGES.  PLEASE DISREGARD THE BACKGROUND AND THE HEADER RIGHT NOW!!!  WILL BE FIXED THIS WEEKEND. Sunday Features {37} is Live!!! Wow!  Time is flying!  I cannot believe we are already thinking of fall.  Its still in the high 90’s here so I can’t imagine fall.  But […]