long weekend, big plans!

May 22, 2015

We have been busy busy bees as of late. But we’ve also managed to sneak in weekend naps and late PJ mornings on the weekends as much as possible. This weekend, however, may be the exact opposite. There are so many exciting things going on and I’m going to try and squeeze in as many […]

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better late than never // our weekend wrap up

April 29, 2015

Friday  //  My BFF from high school, Carli, moved down to Akron over a year ago. As mucha s we SAY we’re going to get together now that we’re living down the street from each other, we just haven’t been able to as much as we’d like. ‘Cause life happens, y’all. But Friday night we […]

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and the coffee addiction grows.

April 15, 2015

I’ve been a self-proclaimed coffee addict since college. That lovely aroma of roasted beans brings me right back to those moments of studying for exams and rushing between class and work. Isn’t that how it starts for everyone?? Just trying to survive and stay awake for those critical moments? Well, since then my taste in […]

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Saturday Randoms //

September 13, 2014

I was included as part of Dude Mom, Amanda’s, blog post on Everyday Family about Dude Mom Life! A subject near and dear to my dude mom heart! Today is my sisters Bachelorette Party in Columbus! Crazyness and sillyness is sure to ensue. We’re going to start by hitting up The Candle Lab in the Short […]

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Saturday (or Sunday at this point) Randoms //

March 9, 2014

My days with #ToddlerAri (formerly #BabyAri) have been jam-packed with awesome. One of our favorite things to do is to hit up whatever fun, free, local event is happening! This week we visited the Akron Art Museum (again) for their Free Thursday event I cannot wait for farmers’ market season to start! I miss getting […]

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link love //

January 11, 2014

I’ve stumbled across a few new faves recently and they are completely worth a share! Krystyn, long-time blog friend from Really, Are You Serious? recently had her FOURTH baby (!!) girl in a completely unexpected way — an unexpected homebirth! Ever since Ari was born and I had to share his crazy ass birth story, […]

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2013 // a (blog) year in review.

December 31, 2013
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January //  Slow Cooked Spicy Chicken Tacos — Which honestly feels like the last time I cooked! Just looking at these instantly reminds me of how delicious (and easy!) they were! Tales From A Working Mom // Why I Choose To Pump — As silly as this may seem, this was really my ‘coming out’ […]

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a few of Ari’s favorite things //

November 16, 2013

Moms-to-be & new-moms! I have been waiting ONE year to tell you about the products #BabyAri and I have learned to love and the baby items we simply cannot live without! Newborn Must-Haves:  Aden + Anais Swaddle Blankets.  You might think “Dang! These things are expensive and cannot be practical or worth it!” But the […]

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love list //

November 12, 2013

Things I’m loving as of late… 1.  This tote from AlwaysDesign on Etsy.    2. This Macbook Pro case from PochetteGavotte on Etsy.     3. This card from LittleCanoe on Etsy.     4. This sketchbook from SomeOfMyOrange on Etsy.     5. This fun necklace from BirdieNumNumShop on Etsy.     6. These […]

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Baby Ari’s Yo Gabba Gabba 1st Birthday Bash!

October 21, 2013

TGIO! Thank goodness it’s over! Ha ha! But seriously, I planned and planned for that party like it was my job! The weather was terrible, but that didn’t stop us from having a great time.   I’m short on words today because I’m beyond exhausted (still). Sorry (#notsorry) this post is a bit heavy on the […]

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