Travel Journals [Retold] Day 2


Today is day two of our Travel Journals Retold, in celebration of the 5 year anniversary of bringing our daughter home. If you are just now tuning in…I suggest that you go back one post (or click HERE) to catch up. May 19, 2011 KLM Flight: Amsterdam to Addis Ababa Arriving in Ethiopia Dear […]

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Travel Journals: [Retold] Day 1

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Next month marks our five year anniversary of bringing our daughter home. While my previous blog was predominantly about our adoption journey…I haven’t spoken much about it here. So in celebration of our 5th Gotcha Day, I thought it would be fun to share our travel journals (and photos) here. While this is brand […]

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We moved to this dainty, sun-filled apartment the first week of January. And while a lot of it is starting to feel right at home, there are still boxes and bins of things that don’t fit. And there are stacks of decor items that I haven’t found the perfect spot for. The nice thing […]

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What To Wear // For Family Pictures

Randomly I’ll receive¬†emails and texts from friends and family saying, “I’ve got _____¬†[fill in the blank] coming up, will you help me figure out what to wear?” My answer, of course, is always a resounding YES! I love fashion and it always brings such a smile to my face to help someone discover a […]

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Butternut Squash Enchiladas


Back in January, my husband and I signed up for weekly produce bags through school. Every Friday we got to pick up a paper bag, filled to the brim with veggies (and sometimes fruit), fresh from the farm. This bag included a lot of veggies that I have not once purchased on my own, […]

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  My blog got a little makeover today. I’m trying to put an end to the indecisiveness over here. My blog has been “under construction” for far too long simply because I couldn’t make decision and stick with it. So today, I made a commitment to this new look. What do you think? Hopefully […]

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The Full House House


Silly or not, the number one thing I wanted to do during our visit to San Fransisco was to find the Full House house. It topped my bucket list, for sure. Like most people in my age group, I grew up on the iconic, family friendly show. Our family always looked forward to sitting […]

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Patio Inspiration


Since we now enjoy sun for more than just a three month period… (Praise the Lord! Hallelujah!) I have been dreaming of a Patio that can be used as an extension of the living room. I love outdoor spaces, but I’ve never invested the time (and money) into decorating one in Seattle because I […]

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For some reason, I love breakfast food but I hate eating breakfast. Which I know is just a huge contradiction, but it’s true! I love custom omlettes and crepes filled with crazy combinations. I enjoy biting my teeth into bacon as much as the rest of you. And sausage? Mmmm. My arteries would cry […]

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