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Transitioning to parenthood

Coming home with a new baby for the first time is pretty terrifying. I knew there would be a lot of work – changing poopy diapers, staying up all night, nursing, comforting him, etc. but I didn’t have much experience with babies so I felt pretty unprepared. I wasn’t worried about delivery but bringing him […]

30 Oct 2016

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A stroll through the park

What happens when you don’t give Dakota direction, ha! Our little boy was a little jaundice so I really wanted to make sure we got outside for a couple days to help get rid of it. We recently had a new all abilities park open up in town so we decided to go check it […]

19 Oct 2016

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Mattix James Larsen: A birth story

Our baby boy is finally here and he is perfect in every way! I went into labor Saturday evening and I was not expecting it! I remember waking up Saturday morning and Dakota and were joking about how that could have been our last night sleeping as just the two of us – little did […]

16 Oct 2016

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Coffee Chat Vol 3

Happy Thursday! It’s time for another Coffee Chat! This month all of us hosts are discussing what our favorite fall traditions are! Grab a warm cup of coffee (of tea) and enjoy!  Alexis:  Fall is definitely my favorite time of year. Fall brings not only my birthday, but also all of my favorite things. My […]

12 Oct 2016

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Baby Bumpdate // 39 Weeks

Well here we are. My last week until my official due date and hopefully my last bumpdate. I can’t believe how fast the last few months have gone by. In the beginning it felt like time was going by so slow. I would impatiently wait for my doctors appointments every 4 weeks and it felt […]

29 Sep 2016

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Baby Bumpdate // 38 Weeks & Nursery Reveal

        How far along? 38 weeks Sleep? This last week was really good except for one night. My legs were so restless I just wanted to cry. I got up around 1 am and just walked around my house to try and get them to calm down but it didn’t help much. I can’t […]

21 Sep 2016

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Baby Bumpdate // 36 Weeks

  Photography | White Dress | Blue Dress  How far along? 36 weeks and some change! Can’t believe he will be here before we know it. Maternity clothes? Other than what I already have, nope! I just keep buying big slouchy clothes since that is the style right now. Thank goodness I can look cute and be […]

11 Sep 2016

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Coffee Chat // Vol 2

It’s coffee chat time! Happy Thursday, loves! Thanks for joining us for another round of coffee chat. For this month’s installement each of us will be discussing what improvements we have made to our blogs over time.  Allison: “I’ve found that what works for me is blogging when I truly want to. This may go against […]

8 Sep 2016

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Baby Bumpdate // 32 Weeks

Pants | Shirt | Shoes   How far along? 32 weeks, only 8 more to go! Maternity clothes? Yes and I probably need more. I bought a couple maternity shirts and undershirts but still haven’t had to but too much! Sleep? I typically don’t get more than a few hours of solid sleep a night. I toss […]

14 Aug 2016

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Coffee Chat // Vol 1

Happy Thursday, loves! For the last month or so, I have been working behind the scenes with some amazing bloggers to bring you a monthly series called the Coffee Chat.  Each month us 6 bloggers will pick a topic that deals with life, blogging, and more personal topics. I am so excited to bring you […]

11 Aug 2016