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Carving Memories One Pumpkin at a Time

So many of my favorite fall activities revolve around pumpkins. Whether it be going to the pumpkin patch, picking our pumpkins, or carving pumpkins. Pumpkins are such a source of joy for me during this time of year. Our trip to the pumpkin patch was quite special since Emiliana is now a very active toddler and she wanted to experience everything. We went Mortimer’s Farm … Continue reading Carving Memories One Pumpkin at a Time

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Another one for the books!

The month of October is filled with birthdays from both Dylan and my side of the family. It’s quite an eventful month but there is one birthday in particular that I love celebrating and that’s Dylan’s! I have gotten better over the years at planning and gift giving. Our first couple years of marriage I was lack luster in that department. I now spend a … Continue reading Another one for the books!

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Do Something Nice…

Did you know that October 5th is National Do Something Nice Day? It’s a day dedicated to encouraging us to do something nice for people around us, whether that be a loved one or a stranger. In today’s world it is so simple to focus on ourselves and forget to show kindness to others. Today is here to remind us that doing good deeds can … Continue reading Do Something Nice…

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Once Upon a Fall…

The most enchanting season is upon us – a season of gatherings, chunky sweaters and cardigans, hot chocolate, and pumpkins. Every year as summer ends and fall approaches you can feel the excitement in the air as everyone prepares with their pumpkin flavored everthing and sweater wearing in the blistering heat. Well today is the first day of Fall and regardless of the weather wherever … Continue reading Once Upon a Fall…

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Emiliana’s Journal: First Birthday!

Emiliana has now been one for an entire week! Let me just start by saying that motherhood is incredible, everyday just gets better and better. Seeing Emiliana grow up is bitter sweet. I wish she could stay tiny forever and still continue to be where she is at now. I soak in each moment with her and am so grateful for the opportunity I have … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: First Birthday!

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I’ve Been Spoiled for 3 Years, Time for me to Spoil YOU!

For the past 3 years, my wonderful husband, Dylan, has taken it upon himself to plan all of our Valentine’s day dates. I have been spoiled, and this year I told Dylan that I would plan everything, so it’s his turn to be spoiled. I have our top secret plan already set but I wanted to share a couple of ideas that could help you … Continue reading I’ve Been Spoiled for 3 Years, Time for me to Spoil YOU!

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Howard Family: Life Update

So it’s been a while since I posted anything, life has just gotten super busy and crazy as we prepare for the arrival of Emiliana. It’s only a month away! Next thing I know there’s going to be a newborn in our home. So many emotions and thoughts going through my mind.  A couple of life updates that have happened in the past month from … Continue reading Howard Family: Life Update

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Pregnancy Journey: Texas Baby Shower

Over Memorial weekend Dylan and I flew to Texas for the long weekend. It was such a fun and exciting trip since we had a very special reason behind going, a baby shower for Emiliana! We got to spend time with my family which was so much fun, and we were able to celebrate Emiliana with a baby shower with all of our Texas family … Continue reading Pregnancy Journey: Texas Baby Shower