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Christmas Season!

I’m new to WordPress, learning even the basics, so I figured I’d also try out their new blogger APP while I’m up to my eyeballs in new tutorials.  Blogging on the go seems to be my jam- especially in this season of life.  The girls loved that Savvy made Jingle balls snapchats story, ha! โ€‹ Brooklyn Bedding and iheart radio gave our girls and friends an opportunity to travel to LA this past weekend to meet some singers and attend their annual Jingle Ball.   ...

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happy birthday brayden – 6 !

Yeah I’m a few months late in posting…  but I happened to run across these birthday photos- and had to post when I had a few min!   Every year it seems so surreal when my kids are turning another year older. I wish I could bring time to a screeching halt most days. Brayden asked for a “lego” party when he turned 6. I found a lady who brings all the lego kits and props to set up races. Her prices were incredible and I’d highly recommend her: =  ...

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Celebrating Friendship

We’ve had a whole summer blow by and I can’t believe it’s ending next week  (well summer’s academic calendar, certainly not AZ weather)  I’m uploading pics (1,423 of them actually) And I thought I’d blog the tip of the iceberg  which is yesterday’s photos =) Something I REALLY love and appreciate about Kayli & Brooklyn is that they are crazy crafty, creative and ambitious.   So when Brooklyn’s friend, Makayla, announced  ...

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Friendships that Grow

 When I left Montana nearly 16 years ago, I left all my friends and all of my family. It affected me deeply but I stayed very distracted from that as I worked full time with John at the mattress store.  However, after Kayli was born, I became a stay-at-home mom. I also became painfully aware that I had only 2 friends (both who worked full time). Motherhood felt very isolating, even as much as I loved being with Kayli. 13 years ago this May, I met one of my first Arizona friends at  ...

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