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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Swaddled with Ollie.

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I’ve gotta tell you…neither of my children like to be swaddled.

Must be something about their hands feeling constrained–I’m not exactly sure. Zeke would always cry and wiggle his arms out, so I gave up when he was just itty bitty. But with baby Charlie, I found a swaddle she actually likes AND sleeps in! Continue reading

Farmhouse style with Mikasa

With our recent move from the city to the country, farmhouse style is definitely my thing (well, it always has been…but now it can actually be possible!) Rustic and simple. Crisp and clean. Earthy and calming. Continue reading

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.

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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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