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Max at 8 months

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I’m sure this won’t be the last time I say this but I really can’t believe how fast time has gone by and how quickly Max has reached 8 months!

Easy DIY Baby Sensory Blanket

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Finding an attractive baby tag blanket is much harder than I though but making one was easy!

Birchbox review #2

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My day to day beauty routine is fairly minimal—if I use any make-up at all, it’s a dab of foundation and a bit of eyeliner—but my make-up minimalism doesn’t mean that I don’t like to occasionally indulge my girly side and experiment with new beauty products. And that’s where Birchbox...

Celebrating 10 years cancer free!

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I’m celebrating 10 years of being cancer free! Ten years ago I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. At the time, the question I was asked most often was how I found out. Here is my story.

Max at 7 Months

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This past month has been a big one: Max has started crawling, pulling himself up to a sitting position and, occasionally, stands himself up. But with mobility comes new responsibility.

Stitch fix review #4

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My 4th shipment from Stitch Fix just arrived! I was especially excited about this box for two reasons. First, I loved the Margaret M. Emer high waisted cropped pant from my last fix and requested them in a different color but, to my disappointment, they were out of stock. Second,...

Painted Stair Makeover

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Pinterest is ideal for anyone who loves visual inspiration. I can almost always find a slew of DIY projects I’m interested in trying after perusing the site for just a short time. But the last few weeks I’ve been tired and feeling uninspired, so I was excited when Aaron showed...

Birchbox Review #1

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I wasn’t a tomboy growing up, but I also wasn’t really into make-up. I never experimented until the last few years, at which point I discovered that I love testing out new and unique products. So when Ashley got me a subscription to Birchbox for my birthday, I thought this...

Max at 6 months

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Everyone says that becoming a parent changes your life - and they’re right. Leaving the house is like running an obstacle course of mental checklists to make sure we have all of Max’s necessities. We spend twice as long to get somewhere and half as much time once we are...

Stitch Fix Review #3

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My third shipment from Stitch Fix just arrived and I’m excited to share the five pieces in my box. Lately, I’ve been uninspired by my current wardrobe and feeling adventurous, so I asked my stylist to send me some fun/colorful pant options and casual shirts.