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NATURAL REMEDIES FOR THE COLD AND FLU (THAT ARE SAFE FOR PREGNANCY)

cold and flu natural remedies safe for pregnancy
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I came down with the cold/flu at the beginning of the year and it was miserable! I had a sore throat, body aches, chills, congestion, was beyond tired, and couldn’t take any medicine to help because I was pregnant. Cody had to take two days off work to stay home to take care of Hazel, and my mom also took two days off of work so she could come down and take care of me and Hazel while Cody went to work. To help me fight the cold/flu, I

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GIFT GIVING MADE EASY!

easy ways to shop for christmas
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Cardigan | Maternity Jeans (non-maternity version here) | Nail Polish in color Beet, Pray, Love

I have all my Christmas shopping done! This year, shopping was so easy because I did it all online. I got to lay in bed and watch tv while shopping, and it was actually very relaxing instead of stressful trying to fight the crowds. 

I discovered a website called Elfster that makes shopping and buying gifts even easier. You can create

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4 TIPS FOR DECORATING ON A BUDGET + OUR MASTER BEDROOM REVEAL

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Greenery Artwork c/o Groopdealz | Bedding c/o Groopdealz | Dresser Knobs via Marshalls | Gold Frames | DIY’s Lamps | Full Length Mirror via Homegoods | Faux Plant | Log Bed Frame | Jewelry Stand via Marshalls | Statue Horse Head via Homegoods | Jewelry Tray c/o Puck and Abby | Round Mirror

I’ve been wanting to give our bedroom a little update for a while but didn’t want to spend a lot of money on it because we just landscaped our backyard, which cost $$$$$, and we have other house projects that are higher up on our list than bedroom decor. I spent less than $100 on our bedroom makeover and it

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FRONT PORCH SWINGING

pretty baby swing
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Hammock Swing c/o Adelisa & Co. | Floral Bonnet c/o Baby Cubby | Hazel’s White Outfit | White Maxi Dress: similar similar | Chambray Shirt: similar

I’ve always wanted a front porch swing for myself, but until I get one, I’m going to have to live vicariously through Hazel. Her hammock swing is just the

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OUR STORY

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When I posted about our 9 year anniversary in June, I had a lot of question from people wondering how old I am, why we waited so long to have a baby, and that sort of thing. I guess it confused people because they

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OUR TRIP TO YOSEMITE + A MOM FAIL

yosemite travel guide
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My Outfits: Grey Jeans | White Open Back Top | Sunglasses | Denim Shorts | Boots: similar

Hazel’s Outfits: Pink Jumpsuit | Bonnet | Moccasins | Gathre Play Mat

The views at Yosemite are AMAZING! I can’t believe that I’ve lived only a few hours from it my entire life and had never been. We went with a my parents, sister + her little family, and a few of my cousins. It was so much fun! My favorite hike was to

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FARMERS MARKET IN OUR UPPAbaby VISTA

uppababy vista stroller family outing
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UPPAbaby Vista Stroller | Espadrille Sneakers | Hazel’s Moccasins

We love our Saturday morning farmer’s market trips. It’s right by our favorite coffee shop, so we like to stop in there for breakfast (I get the chai tea with cashew milk + a bagel and it’s delicious!) and then walk to farmer’s market. We usually

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