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  • Father’s Day Gift Guide

    This blog post is sponsored by Jane.com who gifted me these products.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.    We love any reason to celebrate our #1 dude.  He’s the real MVP.  But sometimes, Father’s Day makes me T.O.’d.  (Mormon curse slang = ticked off).  I think Father’s Day was created to make […]

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  • Baby Tess’ Birth Story

    The fact that I get to finally write this post seems like a miracle to me. It felt like I might defy all scientific odds and actually remain pregnant forever. The funny thing is, I never even made it to 39 weeks. But having gone into preterm labor at 34 weeks and seeing the struggle […]

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  • Nursery Reveal

    Being on bed rest has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do.  So basically I am a first-class baby because there are people with real trials, and I’ve cried a river of tears worthy of Justin Timberlake’s approval about being stuck in bed.  I don’t know how people do this for […]

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  • Weekly Update

    I’ve decided to try and do a weekly update.  Emphasis on “try”.  Strong emphasis on “try”.  Please do not hold me to anything.  I am growing a child and have basically given myself a big fat F in the categories of commitments and/or follow-through.   As a “blogger”, I sometimes get wrapped up in what to […]

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  • Maternity Basics

    Whoever said orange is the new black was obviously not pregnant.  Because I wouldn’t be caught dead in orange. Black is my current love language.  Well, black and Chips Ahoy … which may very well be the reason I’m crushing on black but I’m gonna just go ahead and blame the baby. Because I can […]

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  • Pregnancy Update 22 Weeks

    I have been so terrible lately about blogging.  Well, if we’re being honest, I have been pretty terrible about most things.  Laundry, cleaning, shaving, monitoring TV time for my munchkins, cooking meals … the usual.  I was gonna be dedicated to updating my blog weekly on my pregnancy … and so far this is my […]