A Day at Baylinks Golf

  One of my main goals for this year was to challenge myself, not only with my blog, but in life. Every opportunity to try something new and exciting would be an activity I wouldn’t hold myself back from. So when Brad, the owner of Baylinks Golf offered me a lesson I was eager to try out my skills at an indoor golf center. I come from a family of golfers, and my husband plays as much as he possibly can. But…

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The PPD Chronicles – THERAPY

    My postpartum recovery has been a journey I was not prepared for, and for the longest time I told myself this would be a solo trip. I convinced myself that I was strong enough to do it all on my own. For a while I was fine-eating well, exercising, spending time with friends, and getting my life back in order. I made time for myself and the things that made me happy. I was under the impression that…

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Postpartum Depression

How to manage a business and still have time for your family

Creating and managing a business is hard, but imagine having a family on top of that. How do you create a business while having to tend to a family? How do you manage a business while having to go home early each night to pick up the kids, clean the house, and cook dinner? Is it even possible? Over the years of managing a for-profit blog, I’ve learned that it definitely is possible, but it takes a little work to…

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06/02/2017

Truth be told I was hesitant to write about our wedding. How could I possibly fit everything into one post? Much like the planning process I didn’t want to drag this out more than I had to. As amazing and wonderful as the day was, the before and after was somewhat of a disaster. So I’ve included some tips along the way for you guys!   The Before I’m not a planner. I contemplated becoming a wedding planner at one…

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Lifestyle, Motherhood

Friday Fresh Picks-Fall Transitions

  It’s too early to think about fall, right? Think again! Fall transitions have already arrived in stores, and that means those great summer sales are still going on. I always find the best deals when shopping during that “back to school” time. Ever since we had A I absolutely refuse to pay full price for clothing, and this is a great time for moms to stock up on those quality fall transitions. I’ve listed a few of my favorite…

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How To Parent Without Coffee

Step 1 Re-evaluate your decision Step 2 Run to Starbucks and get your fix! 3 weeks ago my husband walked through the door exclaiming he needed to quite coffee. HE WAS DONE. And as any good partner does, I calmly asked why. He proceeded to tell me all the terrible things coffee does to him in great detail, completely convinced he no longer needed it to function. Now when my husband gets something in his head he usually sticks with…

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Friday Fresh Picks – Sun essentials

When it comes to the summer sun we are extremely cautious of the sun. My husband had a small case of melanoma a few years back, and it’s changed our approach to skin safety. We aren’t beach people but when we do make the trip out you can see us covered and most likely pale as can be from the numerous layers of sunscreen. There are so many sun-safe options for the whole family, at a great price, you just…

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Friday Fresh Picks – 4 Wedding Must Haves!

I haven’t had much time to talk about our wedding on the blog because if you’ve been married you know how hectic it can be. After going through all the stress and planning, I’ve learned a few things I need to share to make the process a little less stressful. So below are my 4 wedding must-haves for: Instax Mini Polaroid Camera When it came to our guestbook I didn’t want to go with a traditional option, so I took…

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My postpartum depression – 2 years later.

  It’s been a while since I’ve written an update on my postpartum depression recovery, but with a big change approaching  I figure now is as good a time as any. Two years ago today A was 22 days old, and I had just spent my first few weeks with her. I remember not feeling the PPD symptoms as strong the first month, honestly because I was exhausted, but as time went on things slowly got worse. And now here…

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Postpartum Depression

Friday Fresh Picks for Outdoor Summer Fun!

As soon as the warm weather hits us we like to spend every moment outdoors, whether it’s by the pool or just cooking on the grill. Now that A is two there’s so much more we can do while enjoying the outdoors, even in our own back yard. So I’ve listed some of our favorite items that help keep up entertained, and safe! Duck Pool I bought one of these for A last year and she absolutely LOVED it! I…

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