Don’t Cry, Mom!

Ready for picture overload?!? It's that time of year again.
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Welp. It’s been an extra long minute since my we’ve spoken. I’ve been a hot mess over here, let’s just be honest. Why? Well…’cause it’s official. I’m a loner. What?!? No, it’s true. Let me explain… A couple weeks ago, I dropped my baby girl off for her first day of school. Maybe it […]

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Currently vibing at TDD

/ CURRENTLY I’M/ R E A D I N G … “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman. It’s a novel my mom sent me. Pretty good so far. W A T C H I N G … “Sing it” on YouTube Red. Give it a try – you won’t regret it! T R Y […]

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Summer Vibes


Now that my husband’s off of vacation and headed back to the daily grind, I’ve been planning the remainder of my summer in detail. From pool parties to play dates to farmers markets to the zoo, I’m having fun exploring all our options. But while I’m planning all these fun events for my kiddos [and […]

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California Girl

Basic black layers to keep you looking California chic this summer.

The other night I came in from snagging the mail shivering and my husband looked at me confused. “I know we’re officially Californians now,” I said, “But it is REALLY cold out there!” “Do I even want to know what the actual temperature is?” He asked. I pulled up the weather app on my […]

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Moving With Kids

Tips for moving with kids and how to keep them involved in the process.

When people check in with us since our move, the focus tends to be on how the kids are doing with all the change. Understandably. Big changes are hard on everyone, but especially children. Two moves in three months was HARD. There’s no getting around it. But I think my kids handled it like […]

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5 Things I’m Loving Right Now

5 things to love right now // TDD

As the weather heats up and the kids enjoy their break from school, I’ve been crushing on a couple things when it comes to summer vacation. I don’t know about you, but I plan to spend plenty of it out by the pool soaking up some rays and working on that tan (as if that […]

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Travel Journals: [Retold] Day 6


Hello friends! Today I am continuing to retell our Travel Journals from our two trips to Ethiopia. If you are just now tuning in or are behind, feel free to go back to the beginning to catch up (or jump in at any point!) May 23, 2011 Court / Hannah’s Hope / Bethzatha Dear Cocoa, The Motrin […]

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Travel Journals: [Retold] Day 5


If you are just now tuning into our Travel Journals [Retold] – then WELCOME! You can either go back to the first post and start from the beginning or jump in at any point. These are very dear to my heart and it is my pleasure to share them with you. May 22, 2011 […]

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Travel Journals: [Retold] Day 4


I hope you are enjoying our Travel Journals so far. If you are just now tuning in or are behind, feel free to go back to the beginning to catch up (or jump in at any point!) May 21, 2011 Hannah’s Hope / Makush / Shopping Dear Cocoa, We had a better night of […]

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Travel Journals: [Retold] Day 3

I love this photo because it shows the chaos around us...and how in the moment we were...

If you are just now tuning in – welcome! If you want to start at the beginning, you can find the first post to our Travel Journals HERE. May 20, 2011 First Day at HH, Meeting Our Girl! Dear Cocoa, Happy 5 Month Birthday, Sweet Girl!!! We feel beyond blessed that TODAY of all […]

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