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Baby #4!

Baby #4!

Life flies by in such a whirlwind that sometimes I am shocked at where we end up, out of nowhere it seems.  Jacob and I often talk about how crazy it seems that we have 3 kids – three little kids.  It seems like Hunter […]

design your summer + 6 month focus word update

design your summer + 6 month focus word update

Today I am going to share how you can design your summer along with an update on my focus word of the year.  Summer is literally around the corner, and I just cannot wait.  Washington living means rain, which brings amazing beauty, but sometimes it […]

DIY orange butterfly costume

DIY orange butterfly costume

Last week I shared Hunter’s DIY green T-Rex costume, and this week it is all about Zoe’s DIY orange butterfly costume!  I am completely in love with how adorable this turned out.  The flowers, the wings, the little flutter cap sleeves…. it’s just perfection. I […]

the plan that fixed all my laundry folding problems

the plan that fixed all my laundry folding problems

Can I get a hand raise from the laundry folding haters? (My hand is WAY up high.) Out of the multitude of household chores that suck the life out of you, laundry sure is at the top of the list.  To be specific, folding laundry […]

aren’t you a bit chubby for that skirt?

aren’t you a bit chubby for that skirt?

I remember the exact moment when I learned I was a chubby little girl.  I must have been somewhere in the 6-8 year old age range, but really that part doesn’t really matter.  We were at a church picnic, I was wearing a demin skirt […]

how to practice being present + lessons learned over summer break

how to practice being present + lessons learned over summer break

Tomorrow will officially be the first day of fall.  Hello changing leaves, flannel shirts and scarves!  It also means my summer break is over and I’m back!! So… HI!  Welcome back!  I’m so glad we are both here!  I hope your summer was judt wonderful […]

dear hunter {year 4}

dear hunter {year 4}

I remember the evening you were born. After a tiring 24 hours of labor, the most beautiful boy was laid on my chest. The instant love for you was strong and just keeps getting stronger. Yesterday on your 4th birthday, I held you close and […]

april highlights

april highlights

April is going down as the month of sunshine.   We got so much enjoyment out of not only playing in the yard, but working on it as a family too. Sunshine + dirt does the body good. Pictures and more of the month below! […]

march highlights

march highlights

Ya know when you’re living life, and it just goes on by in a blink?  That’s what we’ve been doing here.  Now let’s take a look at the highlights from March! That first week (or three) with a new baby around meant a whole lot […]

make your workout count

make your workout count

I totally get the challenge of finding time to workout when you have kids, especially when you are trying to workout at home.  There are so many thoughts running through my head before starting a workout: Are the kids sleeping?  When will they wake? Do […]