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Isla Anneston Kate is ONE

Wow. Crazy how time flies. I can’t believe it’s been a year since our littlest love was born.   A year ago today, I woke up with cramps. I figured it was just from my membrane sweep the day before and brushed it off. I grabbed Elsie out of bed and brought her into my bed to cuddle. About an hour later, I woke up to contractions. I decided it was time to start getting ready to head to the hospital. By the time my husband got home, my contractions were about 2-3 minutes apart  ...

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Custom Holiday Stationery with Basic Invite

This post was sponsored by Basic Invite. All opinions are my own.   I’m a sucker for good stationery. Custom notepads, holiday cards, party invites….I want it all! We’re going to be in the middle of moving this holiday season, so I decided to get an early start on holiday cards and invitations. I needed quite a few pieces of stationery; Halloween party invites, Christmas cards, and birthday invites for both of my girls. I used Basic Invite to create my custom  ...

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Motherhood

A Mama’s State of Mind (The Reality of Motherhood)

As mothers, we’re hard wired to give until we can’t give anymore. More often than not, a mother will put herself on the back burner until someone forces her to focus on herself. In most cases, the people who make self care possible are spouses, family, or friends. But what about the mamas that don’t have that support? A single mama, a mama who is away from family, or a mama who’s spouse fails to do their part in the parenting and household roles? Well mama, I feel you. So here’s to the  ...

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Favorite Amazon Finds

This post contains affiliate links. Please visit my disclosure for more info.   Can you all believe I didn’t have Amazon Prime until this year? I don’t know how I survived for so long without it. One of my favorite past times is searching Amazon for great products at cheap prices, so I’ve put together a list of a few of my favorite finds!   1. Cactus Tapestry -I picked up this tapestry as a backdrop for Isla’s birthday party and it is STUNNING in person! 2.  ...

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