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DIY: Family Command Center

I'm a mama of three. As my kids are getting older I'm realizing how important it is to stay organized.  My kids are all into sports and activities now.  It seems like every day of the week there is some sort of practice or game or school activity happening in addition to all the chores… Continue reading DIY: Family Command Center

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Top 10 Images of 2019

I know I don't share my photography work quite as much around here anymore. To be honest, 2019 was a tough year for me creatively in that area.  I went through a little bit of an identity crisis. Mom life has become busier than ever.  Having three kids in school and activities is no joke.… Continue reading Top 10 Images of 2019

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DIY: Activity Advent Calendar

Holidays and birthdays, and life in general, have always been about experiences in our house. We try not to focus on the things, but instead create memories along the way. I started our Activity Advent experience, the "25 Days of Hupp-mas" as I once called it, back in 2011. At the time, we had a… Continue reading DIY: Activity Advent Calendar

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Amazon Fashion Haul

As you may have heard, it's Prime Day on Amazon again! Lots of special deals happening. Heck, there's always special deals happening on Amazon! It's really become my go-to place for everything from groceries to home decor and even to clothing! Since I know you're browsing Amazon today (and every other day for that matter)… Continue reading Amazon Fashion Haul

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DIY Stenciled Tile Project

We are currently in the process of updating our late 90s builder grade house into a more modern and up-to-date home. When we bought this house 4 years ago I saw it's potential; lots of spaces, big kitchen, giant yard. It just needed some help to reach that potential.  We're finally tackling one of the… Continue reading DIY Stenciled Tile Project

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It’s Game Night: Our Favorite Family Games

It has begun.  Summer vacation, yes, but also a big first floor renovation! This has been a long time coming and I couldn't be more excited. For now, though, it means the five of us are basically living in the basement.  Yes, it's a large basement and we have a full kitchen down there, but… Continue reading It’s Game Night: Our Favorite Family Games

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Our Spring Tree Tradition

Well, hi there strangers! It's been quite awhile since I've written. I'm sorry about that and I promise to be better about it. I've mentioned many times that we live across the street from a 1600 acre park. It's amazing. We've created so many memories there already in our 3.5 years in this house and… Continue reading Our Spring Tree Tradition

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Here’s to Being Vulnerable

It's the start of a new year. We're supposed to be making proclamations of change and committing ourselves to doing life differently; to being "better" at life.  We all do it. We all start the year with big ideas and a laundry list of ways we could have done things better in the previous year. … Continue reading Here’s to Being Vulnerable

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2018 Client Session Favorites

2018 has been a year of change for my business. A step backwards in volume, but a giant step forward in passion. I started this year choosing to take on less; to be more selective. I was in a place of lost why.  I was busy saying "yes" to everything and lost myself in the… Continue reading 2018 Client Session Favorites

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Dear Mom of a T1D, you don’t have to be strong all the time.

Dear Mom of a T1D, You don't have to be strong all the time. I know that's the lie we tell ourselves; the lie that society puts on us. We feel like if we're not strong, how are we to expect our T1 to be strong? We have to show them how to be brave,… Continue reading Dear Mom of a T1D, you don’t have to be strong all the time.