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Max at 4 Months

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There have certainly been times in the past 4 months that Aaron and I have been on the brink of exhaustion. Thankfully, those moments are becoming fewer and farther between. Overall, I think we are doing a pretty good job of finding a balance that works for us.

Pantry Organization

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This past weekend I finally got around to organizing our pantry! I’m not a particularly organized person so it took a lot of rearranging before I settled on a configuration that made sense. I grouped similar foods into labeled black baskets for a clean, streamlined look. They contain all the...

DIY Roman Shades

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When it comes to home decor, I normally gravitate towards more neutral colors, since I feel that provides a simple and classic look. I’m always a little hesitant whenever Aaron suggests adding more color to a room, but lately I’ve been coming around to the idea. Maybe all the hours...

Stitch fix review #2

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My latest shipment from Stitch Fix just arrived and I’m so excited to share the five pieces in my box. It has been a while since I could wear most of the items in my closet so this package was extra special.

Arm Wire Jewelry on Etsy

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I met Jess my first year in grad school and we instantly became friends. We bonded over science and sweets, and have stayed in touch since. After years of being focused on research and science, she recently reclaimed her artsy side and started making jewelry.

1 Year Wedding Anniversary

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This Friday is our one year anniversary. I’d always heard how hard the first year of marriage can be and I’ve gotta say - it was pretty fantastic. This year ended up being about setting up our home and starting a family (hi Max!).

Max at 3 Months

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Max’s third month has been the best one yet: he’s sleeping for 5–6 hour stretches at night, he smiles in response to things other than (or in addition to) passing gas and a little more of his personality is emerging everyday.

What I’ve Googled Lately

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No one would dispute that Google has changed the way we access information and nowadays I’m constantly looking things up. The other day I opened Google on my phone and some of my recent searches showed up.

Baby’s First Easter Basket

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This week has had its ups and downs. Max was sick for the first time. At one point last night he was so congested and upset that Aaron and I were overwhelmed with how to make him feel better. And just like that, this morning Max woke up as a...

My Favorite Products to Pump at Work

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I thought that the first week back at work would be a little overwhelming, especially with Max being in daycare, but surprisingly it’s been nice to get back in my regular routine. It has taken a few days to settle into what Max needs for daycare and what I need...