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8 things I didn’t know about babies until I had one

Welp…. it’s been 2 glorious months since Violet came and moved into our spare room and they have both seriously been awesome. Motherhood is the best most important job on the planet and I can’t believe I discounted it before. I honestly did. I would hear Mothers of young children tell me about their day and […]

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December 16, 2014 - 6:28 am

Janie Fralin - you have come a long way in two months! So proud u have stayed with breastfeeding it can be a challenge but we say breast is best and that beautiful baby girl is sure proof of it! Great job mom & dad!

December 16, 2014 - 1:32 pm

Amanda - Amen to all of this!!! And, gosh, did you get a beautiful little girl!!!

December 16, 2014 - 4:54 pm

Joyce - save this info for Eric and Christine!

Ashley + Wayne are married!

On a beautiful [windy] Autumn day, Wayne married Ashley! She was so cute… I arrived at the church a little bit before the ladies did and Ashley arrived so nervous. It was terribly adorable. I could practically hear her teeth chatter. All in anticipation to marry her tall guy. In fact, that’s probably one of […]

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Violet’s Baptism

Baby Violet was baptized yesterday! At our church, Bethlehem Lutheran in Wahoo. We had around 30 (?) family and friends at the house (SO FULL! that’s why there are so few pics. I was too busy running here and there…) But Violet adored all the attention and was a champ. And if she’d had to […]

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December 9, 2014 - 3:51 am

Mona - Violet is darling! Glad it was a memorable day.

this year at Christmas

I am SO looking forward to the years where Violet is old enough to start traditions with. Like going to get a real tree, baking goodies and delivering to our friends and neighbors, and candle lit service at church on Christmas Eve. But for this year when she’s pretty much a helpless little blob, we […]

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December 5, 2014 - 10:12 pm

Joyce - From the beginning of making your own traditions….to filling empty spaces and celebrating your children’s new beginnings! Time changes…enjoy where you are!!!!!

the first thanksgiving

What  a great first Thanksgiving for baby Vie. Except for the stomach flu I got Friday-Saturday. Yup. Wasted the beautiful weather sick in bed. Boo. Feeling much better now though, thankfully. Now time to jump straight into CHRISTMAS! i’ll share our holiday home later this week. You can count on it. (If Violet naps well, […]

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sale sale sale on gift certificates!

purchase an SIP gift certificate and it DOUBLES in value! For example, spend $20, your gift certificate is worth $40 spend $91.17, your gift certificate is worth $182.34 You get the gist! *ANY AMOUNT* expiration is 1 year from issue date. cash, check, Paypal accepted SALE ENDS 12.31.14 email text 3084408043 or leave a […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you have a great Thanksgiving! We shall be stuffing our faces with all the traditional stuff in Lincoln with family! Violet doesn’t know what stuffing is yet, but she will soon discover it’s Mommy’s FAVORITE!!

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November 27, 2014 - 11:43 am

Karen R Kennedy - Happy Thanksgiving Stacy, Ryan, and Violet.

December 1, 2014 - 11:51 pm

Karla - She is so CUTE! And precious!


An exciting thing happened at our house last Thursday! Inspired Living | Omaha approached us about shooting our home for the magazine… 1 room featured in every issue in 2015. If you’ve followed my blog for even a month, you’d know we love our projects. We take a lot of pride in doing most of […]

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