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Our Wedding

Five years ago today, I married the person I admire most in this world. One day, I will write down our love story. But for today, there are photographs. Photographs […]

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Motherhood and Self-Care

I became a mother for the first time one month before my 41st birthday. I don't know if my experience as an 'older' mother is much different from someone who […]

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2018 Intentions

The beginning of a year always feels like such a blank slate, doesn’t it? A new notebook, a clean page, ready to be filled with the messy, beautiful, aspirational and […]

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What is Your Story?

I had planned on writing a longer, more thoughtful Christmas post, wrapping up all of my feelings about this season, this year. But here we are, on the 26th, and […]

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Theo's Gift Guide for Toddlers

I can't wait for Christmas this year! I'm writing this over the Thanksgiving holiday from sunny Arizona, where we are here visiting friends. But as soon as we get home, […]

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Special Surprise Birthday Dinner

When it comes to husbands, I hit the jackpot. Elie wakes up every morning with a smile on his face and fills our life with his joyfulness.  If God loves […]

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2017 Intentions

If you visited our home last year, the floors were probably less than sparkling, the dinners simpler, there was probably a basket of laundry waiting to be folded and put […]

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10 Essentials for New Mamas

When I was in labor with Theo, Elie timed my contractions for me on an app we had downloaded to our iPhones--how long they lasted and how far apart they […]

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2016: Intentions

I still have the first diary I ever received, a small, red, leather-bound book sealed with a gold lock and key, sitting under the tree on Christmas day in 1983, […]

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The Friday List

I love reading the lists that other bloggers share--what they're reading, eating and thinking about. It's a great way to discover new books, articles or recipes, or nudge me toward new […]

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