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February 2014

water baby

water baby

Hello and happy Tuesday! I'm finally getting around to updating you on Jeff's birthday celebration from earlier this month. The guy is pretty much impossible to shop for, so Eleanor and I hatched a scheme to plan a fun evening instead of a traditional gift. Jeff loves nothing more than spending a day at the [...]

our experience with MSPI


**I am not a medical professional, and I'm not offering any medical advice or diagnosis. This post is strictly to share our personal experience with MSPI. The past few weeks have been some of the most stressful Jeff and I have faced as parents. Having a sick child is all-consuming and terrifying. While Eleanor was [...]

eleanor: 8 months

monthly baby photo

I feel like a broken record saying this, but THIS MONTH WAS A WHIRLWIND! How is my little girl already 8 months old? The past month has been full of ups and downs (more on that tomorrow), but Eleanor is as sweet as ever! She has adjusted nicely into Montessori, and it's obvious that she [...]

There aren't many shows that Jeff and I "can't miss," but we always tune into Biggest Loser on Tuesday nights. We are avid fans and love following the contestants' inspiring journeys. But as great as the contestants are, let's be real, we all watch for the trainer antics, haha! Bob and Jillian are the faces [...]

kicks ‘n kisses

kicks n kisses 5k

Hello and HAPPY Sunday! I hope you all felt the love this weekend! We had a Valentine's party at school on Friday which totally zapped me - imagine 22 sugar overloaded 6 year olds and a room full of arts and crafts! Jeff and I spent Friday night in and celebrated Valentine's Day on Saturday [...]

spring race schedule

spring race schedule

Happy Valentine's Day! I hope you all are feeling the love today - I know I am, it's FRIDAY after all :) Today I decided to share with you some of the fun races I have coming up this spring. Jeff and I have a goal to run a race together each month in 2014. [...]

love hate breastfeeding

So far I've shared with you why I chose to breastfeed and how I've made breastfeeding work. Today I want touch on my love/hate relationship with breastfeeding. Obviously, the love side has won out for me, but there are definitely things I don't enjoy about being a breastfeeding mama. Everybody's experience is different, but here [...]

color me rad 5k

color me rad omaha

Running together has turned into one of Jeff and my favorite couple's activities. Each year we seem to complete more and more, and this year we hope to run a race together each month! We love any excuse to sign up for a 5k, and luckily fun opportunities (often supporting a great cause) pop up all [...]


26th birthday

Today I'm celebrating 26 years! 25 was an amazing year, and 26 has started off just as great! Jeff is out of town all week, so we had a little celebration this past weekend. Here are a few birthday snaps: Balloon fun with Eleanor Sweet treats from my mama   Headed out to dinner with [...]

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