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Store Bought Valentines & Parents Who Buy Them.

I know Valentine's Day was last week and there's probably Fourth of July decorations already out in the stores. America moves on quickly folks. But I've just gotta get these thoughts out there. If you know me, then you know I love all things crafty. Glitter is my spirit animal and Pinterest is my happy… Continue reading Store Bought Valentines & Parents Who Buy Them.

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You won’t be getting a Christmas card from us (Sorry, not sorry)

I just can't do it this year. There isn't one specific reason why; just a combination of too many 'ugh' feelings when I even think about doing a card. So I've decided to say NO to the Baker Christmas card. You guys,  I love Christmas and I love getting Christmas cards and I understand that it takes commitment and… Continue reading You won’t be getting a Christmas card from us (Sorry, not sorry)

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Pumpkin Patch

We ventured to a pumpkin patch with some friends a few weeks ago. I am loving having a mobile Charlotte. Easier on the back, but also so much fun to watch her explore and every new experience is an adventure for her. Even the things we find mundane (like opening an umbrella in the rain)… Continue reading Pumpkin Patch

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Fun gifts for Charlotte!

I am continuously blown away by how generous our friends and family have been before, during, and even after Charlotte's arrival. I just want to brag about a few very sweet people who recently gave very sweet gifts to our sweet girl {things getting sweet enough for you?!}. I'm a sucker for something unique and… Continue reading Fun gifts for Charlotte!

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DIY Thank-you notes for babies

Coming soon to a mailbox near you! I saw this idea on Pinterest {of course} and knew it was something I wanted to try for Charlotte's first thank you notes. It was fairly easy and took me only about an hour from start to finish {not including getting the pictures printed}; plus it was way… Continue reading DIY Thank-you notes for babies

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Christmas 2012

Christmas came very quickly this year. I am surprised that I was able to get as much together as I did {gift wise} - it was nothing short of a miracle. I am not the type of person who usually shops for gifts the weekend before Christmas, though this year I will admit I had… Continue reading Christmas 2012