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My Pregnancy Experience: Second Trimester Recap

28 weeks fly by like that – one minute you’re jumping up and down with excitement because you got two lines on your test, and the next, you’re battling back pain and abdominal pressure. It’s hard to believe I’m already in my third trimester and our little girl will be here before we know it! […]

February 24, 2019

Baby, Life and Marriage, Motherhood

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Valentine’s Day: Gift Ideas For Married Couples

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I will admit, there’s nothing harder than trying to buy a gift for your significant other, especially when you’re over the flowers and chocolates phase! What can you possibly buy this person that is so hard to shop for? Well, as someone who prides themselves on being […]

January 14, 2019

Life and Marriage

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Five Grocery Store Alternatives For A Healthier New Year

It’s official – the new year is upon us and our social media is filled with friends and family proclaiming their journey for a healthier 2019 through fitness and diet. Although many like to hit the ground running in a new routine, we can all admit that a majority of people fail because instead of […]

January 7, 2019

Life and Marriage

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Top Ways To Reduce Stress During The Holiday Season

Let’s be real – the holidays makes this time the most stressful part of the year. Whether traveling, hosting or simply partying at others’ homes, everything can add more stress on top of present shopping, wrapping and decorating. If I have learned anything by being pregnant this year, it’s that you sometimes have to make […]

December 4, 2018

Holiday, Life and Marriage, Uncategorized

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Our Holiday Card Design and the Biggest Announcement Yet!

OK, anyone who really knows me knows that I eat, sleep and breath the holiday season! There’s nothing that brings me more joy (and stress) than Christmas time, with the beautiful outdoor markets, delicious food, home cooking and family fun. It reminds me of all the beauty in the world when the rest of the […]

November 19, 2018

Holiday, Life and Marriage, Uncategorized

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Why I Stepped Away From Life For A While

Over the last month, I’ve forced myself to take a step back in life. There has been so much going on all summer long that I just felt completely exhausted, even after our week long vacation. On top of that, there are so many changes coming with the season and life that I didn’t feel […]

October 14, 2018

Life and Marriage, Uncategorized

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My First Trimester Recap

It’s so hard to believe how fast time is going! We decided to hold the secret to ourselves a little longer than the average pregnancy, but it was all completely worth it because we got to watch our little nugget grow and enjoy the time we had before everyone else knew. With my first trimester […]

September 24, 2018

Life and Marriage, Motherhood

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Our First Year Anniversary: Advice For Brides-To-Be On Wedding Planning

Everyone always says your first year of marriage is the hardest – honestly, planning our wedding over two years was much more stressful than our first year. Wedding planning is the first major lifetime decisions you make as a couple (of course, unless you are in the minority who buys homes or something like that […]

August 21, 2018

Life and Marriage, Uncategorized

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Our First Year Anniversary: Wedding Outtakes

Our first year wedding anniversary is just around the corner and it’s hard to believe this year flew by that fast! It feels like just a few months ago, we were saying I Do in front of our friends and family at Orchard Ridge Farms in Rockton, IL. With the beautiful videos and photos from […]

August 20, 2018

Life and Marriage, Uncategorized

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Date Night Ideas Without Leaving Your Home

You’re never too old and life is never too busy for a date night. I have found in my own relationship and with others around me that people tend to say life gets in the way of maintaining a strong love between you and your significant other, but taking time to have a date night […]

August 16, 2018

Life and Marriage, Uncategorized

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