Five on Friday

Five on Friday

admin / August 17, 2018

Happy Friday one and all! This weekend is going to be chock-full of birthday party planning, since Alice’s birthday party is NEXT WEEKEND! Let’s all take a moment while I try not to sob about my baby girl being a year old. Anyway, here’s my 5 on Friday for the week: #1–B.I.P. So, I could honestly write an entire post…

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Girl Chat

Girl Chat: Favorite Quotes to Live By

admin / August 16, 2018

It won’t surprise many people that I find most of my most meaningful quotes from television shows. Hey man, they have great writers for a reason! When the something just doesn’t matter… via When someone is just too stupid… via When EVERYONE is just too stupid… via When I need to get real about myself… via When I’m ready for…

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What's Hap-Pinning Wednesday

What’s Hap-Pinning Wednesday

admin / August 15, 2018

Come onnnnnn week…let’s get to Friday already! In the meantime, here’s what I’ve been pinning lately! Growth Chart Ruler via Alice is still my baby girl, but she’s getting tall so quickly! I was thinking that a growth chart that looks like the rulers from my old school days would be super cute!  20 Items to Buy at Trader Joe’s…

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Show Us Your Books

Show Us Your Books–July to August

admin / August 14, 2018

Not a great reading month for me, unless you count board books (love me some Are You a Cow?). But here’s what I’ve tackled in the book department: Camino Island by John Grisham (3 out of 5 Stars) via This is the first John Grisham book that I’ve read since The Firm years and years ago, and I have to say that…

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Alice Sees the USA, Uncategorized

Charleston–Day 2

admin / August 13, 2018

Remember in the first post how Alice slept for seven straight hours on the first night in Charleston? Uh, yeah, that wasn’t the case with the second night. First of all, the loud air conditioner kept waking her up, and to add insult to injury, the dog in the next room (who had clearly been left alone) would not stop…

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Five on Friday

Five on Friday

admin / August 10, 2018

I’m so glad it’s Friday…especially because I head to the beach with my mom and Alice tomorrow! Well, the outlets and boardwalk tomorrow, and we’ll be lounging on the beach Sunday. In the meantime, here’s my 5 on Friday! 1. Scaring My 9 Year-Old Self via Andrea from Momfessionals posted this meme recently, and it honestly could not be a truer…

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Alice Sees the USA

Charleston–Day 1

It’s now been weeks since our trip to Charleston, but hey, late is better than never when it comes to a recap! After a night of Alice sleeping 7 hours straight (PRAISE HANDS), my little girl and I were ready to take on Charleston! But first, we needed to get some food for Alice, who still eats quite a bit…

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#CLT for Charlotte

One of the most amazing things about the blogging world is that you can feel as though you’ve made lifelong friends with someone you’ve never even met. You celebrate their joys, laugh at their funny stories, and sometimes, unfortunately, you cry along with them as they suffer unimaginable pain. I’ve been reading April’s blog Smidge of This for years, and I…

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Alice at 11 Months

Everyone, just take a moment to think about this…Alice will a year old next month! How is the POSSIBLE?! Wasn’t she just my teeny-tiny NICU baby? She’s grown up so much in the past month, and I am more enamored and proud of her every single day! Nicknames Bubs, Cook, Cookie, Bestie, and I’ve recently turned “Bubs” into “Bug” and…

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