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Aug 2023

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I can’t believe school is back! I mean, I can, but I can’t. Does anyone else get me? To help ease everyone back in to the school year we love showing the teachers in our lives a little love. In order to do that there are a couple of things I’d love to share with […]


Oct 2022

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Adding seasonal decorations to my home is maybe my favorite part of being a parent. Don’t get me wrong it’s definitely not the only thing, but creating an atmosphere to make the most of each season is something I love! One of the easiest ways I have found to spruce up my kiddos rooms is […]


Aug 2022

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I can’t believe I will officially have a Pre-K kiddo in my house this year, and little sister is starting school too! It’s bittersweet to be at our last “first, first day,” but such an exciting time to celebrate! I’ve gathered a few quick things for the perfect first day celebration and have a few […]


Jul 2022

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Having been a luxury wedding and event planner for over a decade my love for weddings runs deep in my bones. It’s the type A personality in me that loves creating timelines, the dreamer and visionary in me that loves designing one of a kind events and the servants heart in me that loves giving […]


Oct 2021

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We had so much fun sharing our You’ve Been Pinched baskets for St. Patrick’s Day that we thought it would be so fun to do a Boo bucket for Halloween! Let’s go! Truth be told I grabbed all of this from Target and have linked as many things as I could HERE, but have also […]


Jul 2021

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If there’s one story that so many know from childhood it has to be If You Give a Mouse a Cookie! Due to my love for blueberry pancakes when I was pregnant a sweet friend gifted me If You Give a Pig a Pancake, and it’s been a favorite in our home since day one. […]