Blowout Sale: God Made Light

August 14, 2015

Update: The God Made Light book has sold out, but the products are still available. More than four years ago, while I was on maternity leave with Adeline, Matthew wrote a children’s book called God Made Light. With words like…. And when the sun sets and a day ends too soon, remember God’s light always […]

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New Project Life Album: Watch Us Grow

August 13, 2015

As I have been working to get caught up on my photos and start scrapbooking again, I feel as if I have re-fallen in love with photography and memory keeping. One of the things I have noticed that I am especially loving these days are photos that capture my children’s growth. Photos that happen annually, […]

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Choosy Moms Choose Jif… and Fun Festivals

August 12, 2015

For as long as I can remember, I have liked peanut butter. Actually not liked… loved. I ate Jif peanut butter and jelly sandwiches nearly every day of my childhood. Give me a choice of a candy and its peanut butter cups every time. Peanut butter cheese cake. Peanut butter anything. Love, love, love. When […]

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The First Day of School in Pictures

August 11, 2015

Last week was a big week for our kids. The two little ones started at a new day care that is closer to our home (and more affordable) and Elias started first grade. Of course, I had to print signs from Pinterest for Elias and Adeline to hold up to document the milestone. We’ll do […]

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DIY: Fun Duck Tape School Notebook

August 7, 2015

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Whenever we go to Target or the craft store, my kids love checking out the printed and colored Duck Tape. With 200 patterns available, we always spot a new design. Needless to say, when we received […]

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For the Love of Breastfeeding & Milk Sharing

August 5, 2015

One of the many joys of having one more baby was that I got to breastfeed again. I love breastfeeding. I love the bond that is formed between mother and child. I love the convenience. I love the cost-effectiveness. I love the health benefits for both of us. I love the ease of feeding. I […]

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Sisterhood, Motherhood and Learning Together

August 4, 2015

This weekend my family and I were in Wisconsin to celebrate my grandma’s 90th birthday. It is always fun to go home because my sister, Melissa has young kids too. Landon just turned 2 and Bradley is 6 months. Yep! We had babies just a month apart. Here they are at about 2 and 3 […]

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ENDED: $4 DaySpring Sale – Ends Today!

August 2, 2015

Today is the last day of the DaySpring a secret $5 sale. But in case you missed my update last week, I found a coupon making everything just $4! That’s right, use the code HGFRIENDS and get an additional 20% off, making everything just $4. The sale has been really popular, so when a lot […]

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Self-Care for Men + Why Cabins in the Mountains Rock

July 30, 2015

After Father’s Day and Adeline’s birthday party, Matthew headed to the Smoky Mountains for a quiet getaway. As much as I talk about the importance of self-care for women, it is important for men too. I asked him if we would write about his experience for today and why he loved staying in a cabin […]

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Secret $5 DaySpring Sale: Shop Now

July 29, 2015

I just found out that DaySpring is having a secret $5 sale. This is an awesome opportunity to stock up on gifts and save big! Today was Adeline and Ezra’s last day at their current day care, so we took gifts to all their teachers. You better believe they were all $5 items from DaySpring […]

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