I’ve seen a lot of ‘Fixer Upper’

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Our home is small.

It’s not a tiny house, which I would adore someday, but it is small.

And I’ve learned a lot of things from living in this small home of ours (and I’ve learned a lot of things from watching ‘Fixer Upper’ while baby naps!) One of those things is: clutter is a no-no, minimalism is the way to go. Continue reading

Is this called nesting?

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Endless cleaning, prepping, organizing and trying to make everything perfect for baby.

Is this called nesting?

Yeah–probably. But at 24 weeks? I’m going to drive myself crazy for the next 15 weeks! Continue reading

Running for two

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I’ve always been a runner.

From an early age, I had shelves and cork boards in my bedroom adorned with trophies and medals showing the world that I ran my little heart out.

I ran for school, I ran races on the weekends, I ran triathlons and ran alongside my mom in her marathon.

And despite constant injuries to different parts of my body every cross country and track season, here I am today, still running.

This time, running for two. Continue reading

Summer catch-all

I know it’s officially autumn already, but these unusual hot Michigan temperatures keep making me think we’ve been given a few extra weeks of summer.

To close summer down, I am going to share some of our favorite summer locations, products and memories.

Locations:

Pentwater, Michigan.

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My top 6 mom-must-haves for new moms

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I’m not a new mom, but I’m almost a second-time-around new mom and I’ve learned a few things from the first-time-mom experience!

First off, I’m very dutch, meaning I’m a garage sale shopper and when I go to the store, I only shop the clearance rack. Needlesstosay, Z didn’t have many of the things I felt would have been helpful as a newborn. Continue reading

FALLing in love with Autumn style

Cinnamon dolce lattes. Cuddling in blankets. Football games. Falling leaves. Campfires. Delicious soups… some of my very favorite things of fall.

Another one of my favorite things? Fall style. Continue reading

Snuggled up in Saranoni

I only blog about things that mean something to me, or about products I truly know and love. So with that being said…you're going to want what I'm about to tell you about.

This is one of those blog post reviews that'll make you feel all warm and cozy. And might even want to make you do some online shopping! Continue reading