My Backyard Wedding. How I Planned a Wedding in Less than 60 Days and Under $10,000

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Today my husband and I are celebrating our fifth anniversary! Five years, four moves, three jobs and three kids later we are still going strong, not to say we haven’t had our fair share of struggles. I truly believe that God made Ben just for me. There is no one in this world who simply gets me like he does.I have wanted to share a post about our wedding day for a long time now, but never had a good excuse to randomly start chatting about weddings. Today seemed like the perfect occasion to share the details of…

New Baby Must-Haves

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Happy Monday! We had such a wonderful weekend celebrating my husband’s birthday, that it is bittersweet that the weekend is over.Today, I am sharing some of my favorite baby items. Many of these items are new(er) on the market and completely new to me.Ubbi Diaper Pail ($69.99)With my past two babies the diaper pails always seemed to be a complete waste of money, they never fully contained the stench and the bags were always expensive. For Olives nursery nook, I was just going to forgo the diaper pail and be more diligent on taking…

Welcome to the World Olive Ainsley

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In the midst of keeping up with toddler’s, getting back in the groove of breastfeeding, and enjoying time with my new little lady, I am just now finding the time to sit still at the computer to reflect on and share Olive’s birth story.Some of you may remember, this pregnancy was a tough one and full of surprises. Olive was delivered two weeks early due to a scare that my uterus could potentially rupture…that was fun.The night before Olive’s grand entrance was full of Mexican food and tears. I don’t remember being this…