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When Another Mother Raises The Baby You Gave Birth To

This was a post originally published on Ravishly. Picked up by HuffPost and Scary Mommy. I wanted to have it here on my own blog, so please forgive the repost for those who have seen it a million times.   … Continue reading

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Carter’s Birth Story

Four weeks ago weeks ago we welcomed Carter Anthony into our family. (By the way, I’ve changed that first word three times now. I started this when he was two weeks old and he’s now 4 and a half! Life … Continue reading

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Dirty Hippie

Many of you know I’m very “green”. Compared to some, I’m VERY green. I have trashed practically every conventional personal care and cleaning product in the house. Ryan is even willing to make an effort to try the non-toxic alternatives … Continue reading

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Earthpaste Winner! (and the one about how WordPress ate my blog)

Hey ya’ll! Sorry for the week… call it 8 day overdue Earthpaste winner post! I don’t know how to say this, but WordPress ate my blog post and then my blog. But I got it back and we are good … Continue reading

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Earthpaste…? and Another Giveaway!

“They really need better marketing. I’m confused. What is it, toothpaste made of earth”? – my sweet husband. Well, yes. That’s exactly what Earthpaste is. It is paste made from clay for your teeth. And from the reviews, it is … Continue reading

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The Pharmacist’s Wife Giveaway Winner!

Ending this an hour early as Liam needs my attention this evening… Congratulations to #10 commenter, Tiffany Kyle! You’ve won a sample gift pack of super amazing stuff from the Pharmacist’s Wife. Enjoy!!

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The Pharmacist’s Wife Review & Giveaway!

The Pharmacist’s Wife is a one-woman operation in Charlotte, NC. She has a line of handmade skin care products that I was fortunate enough to come across through a mutual friend on Instagram. After contacting Stephany, we set up a … Continue reading

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What $840 Looks Like

That’s it. Cost us $142, would’ve been $814 with the blood work and ear swab we had them do. Thank goodness for Banfield! I’ll spare you the picture of his foot but it’s not pretty. We have to soak it … Continue reading

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The $1,000 Weed

These little buggers are called Fox Tails and they cover our back yard. And currently, one is lodged in Jeffrey’s foot. This is Jeffrey Oh wait, that’s Liam wearing Jeffrey’s cone. (This was certainly not our idea!) Nope. That’s Charlie … Continue reading

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Mini Road Trip!

While Ryan was away, Liam, the dogs and I went on a little road trip to visit some friends in Leemore, California. It’s about 300+ miles north east through some mountains and into the Central Valley. The drive was pretty … Continue reading

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