an arizona sunset.

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hi! how are you? how have you and your loved ones been doing the last few months?

i didn’t intend to be away from my blog space for as long as it’s been, and i thank you for your patience as a few weeks away turned into a few months. it all feels like the blink of an eye but also 500 million years of time, right?...

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the triple bunk bedroom!

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well, we bought and set up this triple bunk for the big kids back in july of last year (and somehow that feels like seven years ago this week?!). but all that time aside, i finally snagged some photos of the triple bunk and eleanor, samson and conrad’s updated room to share!

ABOUT THE ROOM:

it was never intentional, but somehow the space theme slowly took over the room over the last few years (probably has something to do with all three of them being very into outerspace and something they mutually like together)....

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family screams, and life updates right now…

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i’m not sure who started it, but as we ended dinner together last night around our dining room table, we took turns screaming at the top of our lungs and screaming together. “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!” we vocalized,  some clenching fists and others closing their eyes as we roared together. again, and again. “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!” it felt so good. (and i highly recommend it.)

how are you doing?...

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croissant making day! (+ a recipe for you!)

i have the most delicious croissant recipe for you today, plus lots of photos (and a video on my instagram!) from a croissant making class our family recently took at mille-feuille bakery! plus a discount for you to take the class yourself.

you might remember when eleanor and i took a macaron making class together at the same bakery a few years ago after our girls trip to paris where she fell hard for her raspberry macaron....

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toddlers + greens + popsicle molds, oh my!

i’m still figuring a lot of stuff out when it comes to mothering. but one thing that’s evident after the last nine years of raising my five children is — there is not one specific parenting method/approach/style/book that fits all children. you’re in big trouble if you assume it’s a one-glove-fits-all sort of situation. which is why i always get a little weary when someone says, “this worked for my kid....

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