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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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  • Saying Thank You w/ Basic Invite + Coupon Code

    I am really good at New Year goals.  And by that I mean I am great at contemplating and setting them.  The follow-through is where I’m not always so good.  In fact, the follow-through is where I am usually a major fail.  So this year I didn’t really set any resolutions.  I just thought about […]

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  • Pregnancy Skin Care Tips

    I am so excited to be partnering with Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant to bring you these great skincare tips!  As you may know, we are an Air Force family, meaning home is where the Air Force sends us.  This last move from North Carolina to Idaho took us from one climate to a drastically different […]

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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 […]

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  • 5 Tips for Winter Family Photos

    Family … isn’t it about .. Time? .. .. Also, Family pictures .. isn’t it about time? Other than our Christmas pj session – we haven’t taken family pictures since last year.  My current state (not being able to fasten my pants) makes me a highly uninterested in photos of myself.  And let’s face it, […]

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  • Baby 3 Gender Reveal

    Christmas came early for the Ericksen family! We’ve been anxiously awaiting this moment! It’s evident this home has plenty of estrogen floating around.  So we were so eager to find out if Baby 3 would add to the hormone parade or level the playing field a little bit! Baby 3 is a … GIRL Here’s […]

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  • Second Trimester Must Haves + Nature Made Prenatal Multivitamin

    This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadePrenatalDHA #CollectiveBias Pregnancy is always a happy time for me.  But it can also be a stressful and painful time.  Those of you who have followed along for a while can probably attest to this because it seems […]

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  • Jord Wood Watch + GIVEAWAY

    Christmas is right around the corner guys.  I wouldn’t know because I still haven’t been able to put up my decorations 🙄  #lifeandtimesofthehomeless.  We’re not really homeless, we’re just waiting for our moving company to deliver our crap.  It took us 3 days to drive here.  Our moving truck, however, is working on day 12 of […]