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The First Snow

We got our first snow fall 2 days after Thanksgiving. It wasn’t much, just enough for the kids to play in for awhile. *window glare cuz I wasn’t brave enough to open the door. A week later we got our … Continue reading

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The Christmas Village

We started off the Christmas festivities how we always do…helping my mom set up her Christmas village. Growing up my job was to set up the village. I LOVED setting up the little scenes with the elves and cutting out … Continue reading

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In the quiet of the night

Newborn stage is hard; you’re sleep deprived, nursing every hour or so, burping, diapers, and trying to learn this new sweet little babes likes and dislikes. BUT I love it. I love the coos, the squeaks, the enormously loud burps … Continue reading

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Claire Turns 2

We celebrated Claire all day yesterday for her 2nd Birthday. Lily struggled letting Claire have the spotlight so it was an…interesting day haha but it ended wonderful and Claire had a lot of fun being spoiled. Claire is…sassy, smart, playful(LOVES … Continue reading

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working out after baby #4

I get this question a lot so I thought I’d share here; how do you get in a work out with 4 kids, 3 being 3yrs old and under? First, I have always stayed very active during pregnancy. Very active … Continue reading

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24 hours

My sister in law Whitney is a very talented photographer. Every time I’ve had a baby she has graciously come to the hospital to shoot some precious newborn shots that a cherish forever. I love having those photos from the … Continue reading

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The Older Kids

We’ve hit a new dynamic in the family where Lily and J are the “older kids” and Claire and Cooper are the “babies.” The other night after getting home from Thanksgiving dinner Claire was just so tired and whining so … Continue reading

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Scott’s Thanksgiving +1

Thanksgiving was so wonderful this year with our plus one. Cooper LOVED the holiday and his new sweater jumper from Aunt Leah. My brother Tanner and his family surprised everyone for Thanksgiving and drove from WA to UT to be … Continue reading

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Joy in the simple life

I took a HUGE break from social media and blogging the last year. I took a step back because it started to become something I was obsessing over and it was just a negative thing in my life. The only … Continue reading

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4 weeks Postpartum (baby #4)

4 weeks is always a bit of a scary number for me. It seems like the baby blues always hit right around then. So far I’ve felt better than ever. I was so miserable those last couple of weeks of … Continue reading

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