Akron

Kringle’s Inventionasium // Christmas in Cleveland

December 13, 2016

A couple of months ago, at Ari’s fourth birthday party, my aunt brought up a local Christmas event she likes to take her kiddos to  — Kringle’s Inventionasium! And she invited us to join them. I wasn’t quite sure what this whole thing was about, but we were promised a fun, and memorable, time! Located […]

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Crafty Mart // Explore + Shop Locally

December 7, 2016

Thanksgiving weekend was the shortest, long weekend in the history of weekends, friends. We laid really, really, low for most of it. But I did manage to sneak out with Remy Bea on Saturday to go to one of my favorite local events — Crafty Mart. Crafty Mart is Akron, Ohio’s market for all things handmade! […]

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Weekly Mantra //

November 21, 2016

Oh, hi, Monday! On Friday night I happened to find myself alone, with my laptop for, like, an hour. So I started drafting some blog posts — the first of which was this here Weekly Mantra. Since I was riding on a high from our fun zoo day on Friday (holla, 73 degree day in […]

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Weekly Mantra //

October 10, 2016

This week is Ari’s last week as a threenager. That’s right — next weekend Ari turns the big f. o. u. r. I can’t believe it! I have a(n almost) four year old! How!? I’m totally grateful to have had a semi-relaxing weekend with Chad and the kiddos. Saturday, Ari and I had a Lowe’s […]

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Thirty-Two //

October 8, 2016

Ohhhh, thirty-two! To think… not long ago I was terrified of turning 30. Now? Now I embrace my age! Even though the last several [okay… many…] birthdays ‘meant’ nothing, I was still somehow hung up on getting a year older. And even though this years birthday came and went without fanfare, there was something extra […]

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Weekend Wrapup //

September 27, 2016

Guys! [Yes, I realize I start a LOT of blog posts with “guys!” But, to be fair? I actually say that a  LOT in real life.] This weekend was mostly the bomb dot com. Let’s recap, shall we? Saturday was set to be such a wonderful day, weatherwise. I mean, perfection of Fall. For serious. […]

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Weekly Mantra //

September 5, 2016
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This week is not only a short work week (obvy) but it’s the start of preschool! Which really means two things: 1. My new preschool gymnastics classes start tomorrow! My first ‘full year’ of coaching these little nuggets!; and 2. Ari starts preschool for the first time. I’m so excited for him and so sad […]

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Weekly Mantra //

June 20, 2016

This week I’m hoping for more answers. See, last week I mentioned that we found out some answers from our pediatrician. At the age of 10 months, Ari had a really severe allergic reaction to scrambled eggs, which resulted in an emergency room visit at Akron Children’s hospital. Since then, we’ve had a couple of […]

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Weekend Wrap Up //

June 15, 2016

It was another one of those weekends. The kind of weekend that makes my heart pitter-patter. I went to bed SO full of happy on Sunday night. Seriously. I was just… happy! My mom and dad arrived around noon on Friday. We got them settled in and then headed to lunch over at Retro Dog. […]

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crafts, drafts, + food trucks //

May 25, 2016

I have about a gazillion things on my blog to-do list right now. But I would be remiss not to mention this past weekend — regardless of the crazy to-do list! On Wednesday of last week I sent out an S.O.S. to my mama. It has been a few weeks since I’ve seen her, which […]

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