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  • Nora's Birth Story
    January 10, 2024

    Nora's Birth Story

    I need to preface this blog post that I come from a long line of women who are literally built to have babies and birth them. My mom had all of us super fast, and my sister had her boys...

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  • My Favorite Christmas Gifts of 2023!
    December 28, 2023

    My Favorite Christmas Gifts of 2023!

    I enjoy getting to see what others get for Christmas, so here are my top 4 gifts I got for Christmas this year!    A friend of mine had raved about these sheets, and then I saw someone on Instagram...

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  • December 20, 2023

    Weekly Favorites - December 20

    I now can confirm this heating pad is everything I hoped and dreamed of! It's super big, and the washable cover is everything! I asked a bunch of my friends about postpartum pajamas/loungewear, and the votes were all for these pajamas....

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  • Weekly Favorites - December 15
    December 15, 2023

    Weekly Favorites - December 15

    Because my life is not crazy enough, I decided to make cookie boxes for our neighbors this year as their gifts. But it's been fun to plan them out and make them if I'm being honest. My favorite recipe so...

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  • Weekly Favorites - December 7
    December 7, 2023

    Weekly Favorites - December 7

    We made this casserole on Monday night, and it was super easy and delicious! It's like a more upscale version of hashbrown casserole, and you probably already have a bunch of the ingredients on hand!   I made homemade meatballs...

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  • Weekly Favorites - November 22
    November 22, 2023

    Weekly Favorites - November 22

    We made this soup last night, and it was so yummy and easy! I bet you have a lot of the ingredients on hand, too!   This is my absolute favorite sugar cookie recipe, and I wanted to make sure...

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  • Weekly Favorites - November 15
    November 15, 2023

    Weekly Favorites - November 15

    I binged this entire podcast series yesterday while sewing a quilt, and let me just tell you…my jaw dropped numerous times while listening. It is so sad to think that this happened for so long just a few miles away...

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  • Weekly Favorites - November 8
    November 8, 2023

    Weekly Favorites - November 8

      I had some kid-free time this weekend, so I made a lot of things for the week and for treats/snacks! My favorite two were these: one-pot chicken stew and brown butter apple muffins! I finished this book over the...

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