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I wanna go running. //

May 27, 2015
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It was only a matter of time before Moosh proclaimed that he wanted to go running. I merely suggested going running on Memorial Day, and next thing I knew he was all “Mommy! I wanna go running! I wanna go running!” Of course I didn’t anticipate him actually running. On days when I don’t take […]

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Blogging // Authenticity // and the Truth

May 19, 2015
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I created my blog years ago as a space and an outlet for me to share the happenings in my life with myself and a few people who may actually read it at the time. Over the years it transitioned from me being single and living in Syracuse; to Chad and I dating; to us […]

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life lately // a wrap up

May 15, 2015
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Life has been crazy pants over the last month or so. But isn’t that kind of always the case when you’re working and raising a toddler and taking care of family responsibilities and training for races and trying to actually fit in some fun, too? Moosh started a new session of tumbling at the YMCA. […]

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our love story // and a happy birthday, to my love.

May 13, 2015
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Today’s originally scheduled blog post has been put on hold until tomorrow. Because today is an incredibly special day. Today is Chad’s 40th birthday. And I have been able to spend 7 of those amazing years by his side. And I realize that I’ve only been a part of Chad’s life for a portion of […]

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weekend wrap up //

May 6, 2015
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After last weeks drama that nearly put Moosh into the hospital for an overnight stay, we welcomed the weekend with open arms — and hesitation. Cause who knew WHEN this kid would have another episode, right? Well he definitely wasn’t feeling himself Friday. In fact, after a quick trip to Café O’Play where we pretty much […]

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better late than never // our weekend wrap up

April 29, 2015
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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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anniversary // number 3.

April 28, 2015
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It’s hard to believe that we have been together for 6 and a half years. Honestly? Our three year wedding anniversary is JUST THAT. The anniversary of our vows. But we’ve been exclusively, wholeheartedly, together for six and a half years. At the last minute, we decided to call a friend to see if she […]

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weekend wrap up //

April 23, 2015
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I would like to say that we have grand weekends full of fun and adventure. However, that truly is not the case. In fact, a wild weekend for us means an evening at Café O’Play and PJs by 8pm. For serious. Let’s be real though — this is my life 99.9% of the time… and […]

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our 3rd anniversary //

April 21, 2015
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I’m keeping it short and sweet today. It’s our THIRD wedding anniversary! That’s right… on this day three years ago we were getting couples massages at the Inn By The Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine — just outside of Portland. I had my hair and makeup done, and we met our photographer (who would act […]

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and the coffee addiction grows.

April 15, 2015
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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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