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October 22, 2019

Long before the days of perfect pumpkin patch family photos, and well before the Pumpkin Spice Latte became a cultural phenomenon, I was enchanted by the pumpkin patch. I remember going as a kid to pick out the perfect orange gourd, and then gathering around our old sun-room table to carve spooky designs with my parents and brother.

September 17, 2019

Foam craft pumpkins are a craft store staple. Michael's puts loads of them out every year, and marks them down 30% for most of the season. Ava has been "crafting" (gluing and coloring) a bit more lately, so I wanted to come up with a simple craft we could do with these fun faux pumpkins! A little googling told me that Mod Podge, a watery glue-like substance u...

September 10, 2019

Becoming a mom has made me anxious about capturing and storing memories. Like... when I think about it for too long, I end up on a google-searchathon at 2am, trying to find the best cloud-based photo storage system (I can thank pregnancy-insomnia for that one). But digital storage aside, nothing beats a beautiful photobook you can cherish and look back on, for years to com...

August 27, 2019

So this is part-two of my mini postpartum series. I felt like this topic was important to talk about, not only because I know I have a lot of mama-readers, but also because I think a lot of the time, a baby is born and everyone shifts their focus to that sweet bundle of joy (and rightfully so), but they inadvertently forget about the mom, who is experiencing a lot of physi...

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