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Audrey and Nate. 13 and 10. Officially. They are 2 years & 9 months apart to the day. I always joke Nate was 7 days late on purpose so he and Audrey shared the same birth-day of the month! This year – double digits and teenager 😊  I swear they just looked like this….   […]

May 1, 2017


Today he is 9!heart emoticon  Nate is the friendliest, most enthusiastic person I’ve ever known in my life. He finds the fun in everything he does and can make anything an adventure! He makes friends in a flash and enjoys every second of his life from sun up til’ sun down! He makes us laugh […]

December 16, 2015


Dimples. Kind. Smart. Intuitive. Hilariously witty. Creative and strong. Lover of Skittles, soccer and back-walkovers. Avid reader. Lover of Thailand. Snorkeler. Such a good cook. So decisive. Friend for life. One of my favorite travel buddies ever. And she’s 11 today. Whoa. On our recent trip I kept finding myself in these great conversations with […]

March 16, 2015


Holy smokes – it’s 2015.  I’ve been taking it easy on social media and blogging the past month. December is my favorite month of the year and I did my best to be present throughout it! That meant a little time away from all this!!!!!  So tonight, I’ll start with this little important moment. It’s […]

January 7, 2015


10 years ago today I became a mom.  It changed me forever and I cannot imagine what my life would be without Audrey. She is kind She is smart She is confident  She has strong opinions She is giving She is a loyal friend She is hilarious She is a planner She is a reader […]

March 16, 2014


Nathan. You are THE most joyful human being I know. The word JOY. It’s how you have been described by others since you were little. You take the mundane and make it fun. You take nothing and make it the most enthusiastically awesome experience. It’s your gift, really….spreading joy! Being your mom is awesome. And […]

December 16, 2013


It’s 2pm here. I’m working. I’m looking out at this crisp, sunny, COLD day. I’m listening to my 13 year old black lab snore. AND, I’m slightly sappy that this guy turns 7 in less than a month. Cue my maternal mush. Get ready – I may be flooding the blog with classic old school […]

November 21, 2013


Recently, I had the pleasure of collaborating again with super fabulous event coordinator, Krista,  at Hoopla Events and amazing stylist, Heather, at Two Crafty Teachers.  I’m telling you, these ladies know how to throw a party.  This one was for Heather’s daughter, Taylor, who just turned 9!  I walked in, met Taylor, took one look at her mismatched socks and […]

June 5, 2013


Seriously – I cannot believe we are here again. Only now she is 9!! One year away from double digits, more than half way to her driver’s license, and half way to graduation (thanks for pointing that one out Audrey).   My little peanut who was 5 days late and was born a wise, old […]

March 21, 2013