construction-themed birthday party for atlas!

we celebrated atlas’s 3rd birthday this month & it was too cute not to share! he’s really into excavators, different trucks and anything construction-related, so i knew he would love a “3 & diggin’ it” construction-themed birthday party! naturally, we have various trucks in different shapes and sizes around the house, so bringing this party theme to life wasn’t too…
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beach sunrise family photoshoot in cancun, mexico

my family & i recently returned from cancun, mexico where we had the most amazing time! this was such a special trip because it was our first international adventure with baby aero who was just shy of one year old and it was our first time traveling with atlas as a toddler (he’s almost 3)…and they both did amazing! plus…
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happy one year, aero!

it’s crazy to be wishing my baby squishy aero boy a happy ONE YEAR! seriously cannot believe my little covid baby has been earthside & in our arms for a whole year. time has flown right in front of my eyes & at the same time some days have crept by. enjoying so much this time i get to watch…
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family holiday experiences recap 2020

my family started a tradition of hosting experiences VS gifting things to each other & this year was no different! this is our 3rd year doing this (see what we were up to back in 2017) & it’s so fun because it challenges us to come up with creative ideas and allows us to spend so much fun time together.…
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aero’s birth story

i love reading other people’s birth stories and i shared atlas’s here, so today i’d love to share aero’s birth story to be able to remember vividly forever. my due date was 8/25 & it felt like this pregnancy lasted an eternity! with the pandemic, a sweltering summer, being locked in the house for the most past & raising a…
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family maternity photoshoot

at the end of july, we planned a little family maternity photoshoot at white rock lake with our photographer friend amy. she has shot for us before- see our previous maternity photoshoot here & atlas’s 2-week-old photoshoot here. i knew i would want these photos to treasure forever! she helped us scope out the perfect location, made us all feel…
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toddler room with modern boho vibes

we recently moved atlas from his nursery (which i posted about here!) into a different room in our house that has a bit more space & an actual closet for more storage. i wanted to create a toddler room with a reading nook for us to be able to play, read and hang out in there because his nursery felt…
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girls mystery trip: fredericksburg

my best girlfriends & i do something super fun every summer that i’d like to start documenting so we don’t forget the details! we borrowed the idea from one friend’s sister (it’s what their group does) and we love it so much that we took it on. this is our 2nd annual GMT, or “girls mystery trip.” last year, marli…
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thoughts on becoming a boy mom

i didn’t want to be a boy mom. i was hardly even sure i wanted to be a mom at all, but if i was going to be one i wanted to have a girl. i was so silly in thinking i wouldn’t be able to relate to him or know how to play with a boy or that i…
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weekend vibes

< gatsby duster kimono- savannah hoffman designs, jeans- marshalls (old), top- hm > can we just take a moment to celebrate that i am wearing something other than tights?! ha! no, but seriously, this is my first time wearing pre-pregnancy jeans that don’t have an elastic waist (while i DO love an elastic waist, there is something about jeans that…
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