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  • Fourth of July Outfits for the Family

    It’s that time of year again! Time to break out the Ericksen colors!  If you don’t know what Ericksen colors are, you may not have been here last year.  Being Air Force “brats”, my girls have always seen the Red, White, and Blue flying high.  Nora just assumed that The American Flag was our flag.  […]

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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 […]