our thanksgiving, 2018!

thanksgiving 2018 was as chaotic and delicious and loud and filling as you might expect it would be, with 7 adults and ten kids/babies and so much good food. gosh, i loved it. we hosted friends and i’m certain it’s the very best thing to do when it’s a year you aren’t able to get together with any family....

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3 charities + 3 tips for giving!

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today is giving tuesday! i love this day. it’s a day sandwiched right in between our thanksgiving day, when we are focused on being grateful, and the christmas season when we are focused on loving others. so while every day of the year is a good day to give to charities, it feels like an especially good time to combine those feelings of gratitude and love in a recipe for serving and helping others....

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the search for the very best burger.

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thank you to capital one for sponsoring this post.

once upon a time, in those newlywed years long long ago, josh and i began a hunt for new york city’s very best burger. as self-proclaimed cheeseburger fanatics who also fall hard for french fries and rarely meet a milkshake we don’t like, the self-imposed task of finding the very best burgers this city has to offer felt nothing short of our very favorite thing to do together....

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hi, i’m edna mode now.

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this body of mine has been through a lot in the past year. when i think about what i was going through this exact time 12 months ago, i was barfing my guts out at least twice a day because that twin pregnancy was no joke and a daily struggle that felt like it went on and on for like, 52 weeks....

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