One Year Ago…

admin / January 9, 2018

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope that everyone is staying safe in this crazy weather. I wanted to take a few moments today to tell the story of what happened one year ago… Early in the morning, before it was even light, I arrived at my doctor’s office to have my blood drawn. I had waited two weeks for this appointment,…

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TBB Asks: New Year, New You

admin / January 8, 2018

Happy Monday everyone! Did everyone have a good weekend? Today, I’m linking up for The Blended Blog‘s TBB Asks! Resolutions or No Resolutions? Typically, I make the usual be healthier resolutions, but this year, I don’t really have resolutions. Instead I just have some guidelines for myself to try and stay happy throughout the year, including setting boundaries and not feeling…

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Five on Friday: Bombogenesis Edition

admin / January 5, 2018

Happy Friday all! I hope all the East Coasters are enjoying the snowy weather. I think the snow it pretty, but I could do without these frigid temperatures. Also, my husband really needs to watch Bring It On, so he understands why I’ve been doing the “Brrr It’s Cold In Here” cheer over and over. Anywho, here’s my Friday Five! #1–Lauren…

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Alice Update: 4 Months

admin / January 3, 2018

I can’t believe my baby girl is turned four months old last week! When people say that time flies, they are TOTALLY right! Here’s some updates on our baby girl: Weight: 14 lbs! (in the 60th percentile) Height: 24.5 inches! (also in the 60th percentile) Nicknames: Bub, Bubbington (because she reminds us of my great-grandmother, or Bubbie), Little Best, Bestie,…

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Book Challenge by Erin 8.0

admin / January 2, 2018

Happy New Year everyone! The last time I attempted a book challenge, I was all kinds of pregnant and was focused more on How to Expect than anything else. Now that I’m back to long commutes and weekday lunches where I’m not holding a baby, it’s time to dive back into reading! Here are the books I plan on reading for…

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Happy New Year!

admin / January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! May this year bring you all the joy and wonder that you could imagine 🙂 NordWood Themes

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Friday Favorites: Best of 2017

admin / December 29, 2017

Happy final Friday of 2017 everyone! For today’s Friday Favorites, I’m highlighting some of my favorite things throughout the year. I encourage you to reflect upon your 2017 and do the same! Best Television Show: This is Us I watched the pilot episode of this show when it first aired but then got busy and forgot about the show. I came…

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A Storybook Baby Shower

admin / December 28, 2017

Since I was MIA from the blogging world at the time of my baby shower, I wanted to make sure to share the wonderful day with all of you. It truly captured the love that my family has for me and the baby along with my love for reading, which started when I was a baby! The Theme Before my family…

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Show Us Your Books: Best of 2017

admin / December 26, 2017

Next week, we’ll officially be in the year 2018! 2017 was such a great year for me, but I’m not gonna lie–my reading wasn’t as fruitful as in years past. Regardless of this, I want to share my favorite books of the year with you! Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in…

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