Family, Personal

Our Family Holiday Photo Shoot


I’ll just sum up this blog real quick for you: it was fantastic! Puppies and rainbows! Everyone cooperated and there was no tears or yelling! Just kidding. Like, I’m just kidding BIG TIME. So the first time we attempted the family holiday photo shoot was during a beautiful early snowfall St Louis experienced. Everything was

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Aspen King Edmonds, Personal

Aspen’s First Day of School!


Today was Aspen’s first day of school!  Which really means it was her first day of “Parent’s Day Out” which really means daycare (I think).  Clearly I don’t know how these things work. When the twins were born life got a whole lot crazier.  Aspen always loves going to the park, going to her gymnastics

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I’d Give You The Shirt Off My Back


Y’all, I’m blessed.  I have an incredible family who loves me, a supportive husband and partner, healthy children, and a roof over my head.  I work hard and I am compensated for it.  I never have to worry about paying my heating bill or wearing a heavy coat when winter comes. Some are not so

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Aspen is 2!


It’s hard to believe that two years ago today I went into labor on Thanksgiving Day and gave birth to my perfect Aspen.  She has rocked my world in the best way possible. She so so smart, funny, strong-willed, independent and a ball of personality. She looks like her dad and acts like a better,

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It Takes a Village: A Note of Gratitude


Never have a I better understood the meaning of the saying “It takes a village to raise a child” until now.  I have always valued growing up surrounded by supportive and loving friends a family members.  I am the oldest of four children, the oldest of 19 grandchildren (on my mom’s side) and my brother

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