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Awesome Things My Kid Says

So, yes, realizing that my kiddo is growing up is rather sucky. But one of the small silver linings is having conversations with Lil’ CB. Kids are so unintentionally hilarious and say the most ridiculous things! After cracking up over some of the gems Lil’ CB was (inadvertently) coming up with, I decided to start [...]

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Memory Keeping

Even when it was just Drake, I had a very had time keeping up with logging down milestones and updating his baby book with stats and pictures. Now that I have two, it’s even less likely to happen I realize. A lot of times Mr Chocolate will note that Juliet is doing something and ask [...]

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Creating a Keepsake Chest

For most things in my life, I like to keep it simple. Growing up, I always had little boxes and chests with keepsake items. Photographs, artwork, little things that belonged to my parents … it was always so fun to go through them, and it felt like I was always finding something new. In high [...]

Interview with Wagon Jr.

I shamelessly stole this idea from Mrs. Paintbrush‘s blog! One of my favorite things about parenting is talking. I love the process of babies learning how to talk, and as they get older, it only gets better and better. I tried to do this interview with Wagon Jr. when he was almost 3 and it [...]

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A Simple Printstagram Project

{It’s summer break here which means my whole world switches to “How do I keep Mini Michelangelo entertained… yet still be productive” challenges. Enter lots of craft projects and several home improvement items.} Let me start by saying that I have a love-hate relationship with Instagram. I could probably write a whole post on it… [...]

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DIY Card Organizing System

When Little C was born, we were truly blown away by the love and support shown by our family and friends.  Since we live far away from our families and many of our friends, every day’s mail and UPS deliveries were eventful in those first few weeks.  We got many cute gifts, but more moving [...]

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Namesake photographs

I am a bit of a picture addict.  I love taking pictures of my kids and having them professionally taken.  Usually if I am going to take the kids in to have their portraits taken, I put weeks, if not months, into planning their styling and how I want the pictures to look. I wanted [...]

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