Planning For an Adoption

December 15, 2019

I am a HUGE planner! Like 5 year plan “planner” haha. When it came to Lemmon’s adoption, I had filled out our papers exactly 1 year before submitting them. With Honey’s adoption, Riley and I talked about it for a few months and then I planned a few months before we put the word out that we were looking to adopt. I get a lot…

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Our Favorite Carseat

October 14, 2019

I was always getting asked about Lemmon’s carseat and wanted to make sure we had something that was comfy, safe and could grow with her. Those were our top 3 things that we felt like were important to us. We decided on the Graco TrioGrow™ SnugLock® LX 3-in-1 Car Seat . I absolutely love that it grows with Lemmon. When she was rear facing, the…

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The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 2, 2019

I am so excited to be finally sharing literally the best chocolate chip cookie recipe. My friend is hands down the best baker and she has spent so long changing this recipe up to make it taste the best. My only tip is that more flour is better. We think that adding more flour will make it dry, not these cookies! I actually end up…

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Private Adoption vs Agency Adoption

July 22, 2019

We have had so many questions on this topic. Why we chose one over the other? Why we didn’t pursue agency with both adoptions? I put together our most commonly asked questions below. Hopefully these will help someone who is trying to figure out which route to go with adoption. 1.What is the cost difference? This is HUGE! I can’t give you exact numbers because…

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Baby’s First Month Favorites

May 26, 2019

When we had Lemmon, it all was so fast that we hurried to the closest Target and grabbed whatever was the cheapest and in stock. Which lead to a lot of returns or things falling apart before we could get any good use out of them! With Honey, I knew we needed to invest in nicer and possibly a little more pricier items. I’ve narrowed…

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Mom Of Two Cleaning Hack

May 16, 2019

I am a big time clean freak! I always have been since I was little. The neighborhood moms would hire me to clean their houses and I happily accepted, haha! Even with just Lemmon, my house was clean 95% of the time! And now that Honey is here, my time is spent doing a lot of other things, but my cleanliness is still high priority.…

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Goal Planning for 2019

January 10, 2019

2018 was not the year I had expected. I thought it would be quiet and not very much going on. Boy was I wrong! We decided around March that we would be starting our second adoption. This was not part of my plan, haha. But when you feel like it’s time, you listen! We were home study approved quickly and then started fundraising like crazy!…

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Lemmon’s Hair Products

January 7, 2019

We are always trying out new products for Lemmon’s hair but these are the ones that have stuck around or we keep going back to. Now, please remember, what may work on her hair, may not work on yours and vice versa. I know there are some people who don’t like some of these products and that is totally fine, we just happen to love…

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7 Tips For How I Stay Motivated During Winter

December 15, 2018

During the winter months it can get so hard to stay motivated to be healthy and workout. The saying “summer bodies are made in the winter.” is so true! I am a huge believer on staying healthy all the time. Now, I don’t mean not eating ANY treats or having an off eating day. I am all about my chocolate and in-in-out fries 😉 but…

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Hit and Miss Toddler Gift Guide

December 12, 2018

      Last Christmas we went a little overboard on gifts for Lemmon (insert awkward emoji face!) It was her first Christmas were we could get her stuff that she would actually play with and I just had way to much fun! Well, in that we had a lot of hits and misses. You live, you learn right 😉 So, I decided to share…

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