our baby girls are THREE!

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I hope you are ready for the biggest photo dump ever, because I had to include basically all the photos from Madalena and Beatrice’s third birthday! Don’t ask a mother to narrow them down, now! It’s an impossible task.  We celebrated the big day with two pink cakes, a unicorn piñata and new bikes! Also, Nana came to visit which made the weekend extra special (since we also get to celebrate our handsome Mister Samson’s 9th birthday this weekend, too!...

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a happy girl.

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This is the face of a girl who has been moving her body a lot in 2021. She’s happy.

There still isn’t an ideal time in the day. I’m still not a morning person. I still don’t drink enough water and I still come up with a lot of solid excuses to not. But the mental tricks my mind sometimes tries to play on me often disappear each time I stretch or move through a simple yoga flow....

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a nostalgic throwback!

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Josh had sent me the text message from the other room as we both wrangled kids into separate beds an hour past bedtime. “Will you go on a lunch date with me next week?” It’s like he sensed my exhaustion, frustration, overwhelming annoyance and longing desire to escape the mayhem just two walls away. Maybe he heard it....

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the season for a sandal.

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These days, I have some fabulous tan lines on my feet marking visual proof I live in my birkenstock sandals. The tiger strip across the top of my foot (which I actually first noticed way back in early February) kinda says a lot about the year round sandal wearing I’ve been clocking in lately. My kids think the strip is hysterical....

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