a giveaway with boden! *closed*

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today we are teaming up with our sponsor, the fun and unique british brand, boden, to giveaway a $250 gift card to their online store! i have always loved the way they include such bright colors and patterns into their fashion for the family. and maybe it’s the mom in me, but i’m a little bit obsessed with their children and baby lines right now....

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“juice it, juice it!”

remember how i bought that juicer a couple months ago but still hadn’t gotten around to using it? i don’t know why that thing felt so daunting to break out. i’m embarrassed about it now. we have been working hard the last several months at eating better, bringing better food options into our home for our children too.  ...

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seeing my babies in me.

it’s been fun to see a few of my old baby photos while home. i always think my kids look more like their papa than me,  but after looking at a couple of these photos, i think eleanor and samson have a little bit of their mama in them after all. i ‘m feeling really proud about that right now....

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throw back thursday.

i love when everyone puts up old photos on instagram on thursdays with the #tbt hashtag. i haven’t played along before, but today when i was organizing photos on my phone, i about died. i mean, can you even tell which baby is eleanor and which baby is samson in these photos above?  josh was maybe stumped for a little bit....

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a few beautiful books, and a giveaway! (closed)

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one of my very favorite things to do with eleanor and samson is read with them. i always knew i wanted a home full of children’s books (my friends even threw me a book-themed baby shower before eleanor’s arrival) because my fondest memories of childhood included my parents reading to me.  you can’t find time better spent than when you’re cuddled up with sweet babes on  your lap as you read a good book together....

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