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Explore Ohio // Cuyahoga Falls { AND A GIVEAWAY! }

May 14, 2017

Before moving to the Akron, Ohio area, I’d heard about one of its suburbs, Cuyahoga Falls. I assumed it was this tiny place. Because, honestly, it just sounds like a tiny little peaceful place. But it isn’t tiny by any means! But it is peaceful and has so many wonderful things to do and see! If […]

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Explore Ohio // Downtown Akron

April 16, 2017

After graduating college ten years ago (eek!), I made the decision to move back from Upstate New York to Northeast Ohio, where I grew up in a tiny, country town. I had spent years away from my family and friends and I knew that Ohio was where I was supposed to be. After college I […]

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Let It Serve A Purpose or Let It Go // and a giveaway

April 12, 2017

Something amazing happened yesterday. I didn’t expect it. It wasn’t major. But it changed me. Without getting into the nitty gritty details, almost 9 years ago, just as my husband and I started dating, a few incidents occurred with another person. This person was, by all accounts, a stranger to me. But was a friend […]

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First-Year Mommy Must-Haves // and a GIVEAWAY!

February 10, 2017

Whether you’re a new mom of one, two, or seven, the first year with a new baby is tough! Now that we’ve made it to the other side of that first year (hooray!) with Miss Bea, I want to share the things that helped make this transition a whole heck of alot easier! Seventh Generation […]

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P.S. I Love JORD (and my husband) // GIVEAWAY

January 28, 2017

In keeping with my commitment to be as open and honest as possible here on my blog, I have to say that I had no idea how having children would change my relationship with my husband. See, Chad and I had dated for four years before we decided to get hitched! So we certainly didn’t […]

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Giveaway // Red + White on Thursday Night

January 4, 2017

Chad and I have had the pleasure and honor of attending one of Akron’s most anticipated events, Red and White on Thursday Night, for the last 5+ years in a row! In fact, it’s the one event of the year that I absolutely refuse to miss. We went just 5 days after Remy Bea was […]

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Our Breastfeeding Journey // Best Breastfeeding & Breast Pump Tips + A GIVEAWAY

December 2, 2016
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It’s taken me nearly two years of combined breastfeeding and pumping (from two different children) to finally stop feeling like such a novice. For those who are unfamiliar with our story, know that it hasn’t been an easy road — with either child. But from the second I found out I was pregnant with Ari, […]

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Keep Calm and Party On // A Stress-Free Cheese Board

November 30, 2016

It’s no secret that I’m not a fantastic cook. Despite my efforts and desires, my talents are elsewhere (think baked goods and such). But if there’s one thing I know how to do, it’s throw a party. And, sure, I may enlist the help of others for the ‘heavy lifting,’ but I will throwdown with […]

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LuLaRoe Giveaway //

June 21, 2016

My name is Rachel and I have a confession: I am a LuLaRoe addict. An ADDICT, friends! Don’t know what LuLaRoe is?? I didn’t either until about 6 weeks ago. And I now own FOURTEEN LuLaRoe items. No exaggeration at all. Here’s what LLR is all about: the founder, Deanne Stidham, had a mission to provide value-based […]

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Influencer Marketing For Dummies | Review + Giveaway

January 10, 2016

I started my blog over 8.5 years ago, with zero intention of taking it anywhere, other than to keep my family informed of my whereabouts as I lived out of state. Since then it has transitioned into something more for me. Yes, it is still a creative outlet for me to share my (growing) family […]

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