Why we chose a Modular Home

I try very hard not to care what other people think. But sometimes stereotypes and stigmas get the best of me.

So when my mom showed me a Craigslist listing for a modular home in December, I blew her off immediately. There was no way I would live in one of “those”.

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Not just a day off.

Memorial Day.

Let me start by saying that I’ve been fortunate enough to have not lost anyone in the armed forces. My heart breaks for those that have. I do not write this post lightly. Please know if you have lost someone, you’re being prayed for.

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To the lucky lady who marries my son.

To the lucky lady who marries my son,

Today is your wedding day, the day you marry the man I raised.

This is so hard for me to write and I’m not sure why.

Possibly because I’m currently swiping the hair off his forehead as he lays here sleeping.

He’s currently my 21 month old little boy.

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My favorite blueberry muffins

Let’s put it this way…I have a sweet tooth, badly. Got worse after little Charlie was born, and it hasn’t stopped yet.

I love to eat the entire tray of gluten free lemon bars in one day…and also gluten free blueberry muffins!

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From one sleep deprived Mama to another.

From one sleep deprived Mama to another.

It will be okay.

It might not seem like it now, since you’ve been up all night with the babe and now the toddler is up at 7:15am, but trust me, you’re strong and you will get through this day.

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Making two under two a breeze.

I hope you’re not getting tired of my mom essential posts, because I have another one for you.

I’ve found that having two under two is complicated when you’re being pulled in two different directions, the toddler wanting to play outside and the baby wanting to be held…or the toddler wanting to go in the stroller and the baby won’t stop crying…you catch my drift.

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