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Weekend Recap 43

Our spirits were lifted this weekend. The sun was out and Madison is finally coming out of hibernation. Seriously, it makes me so happy to see all the restaurants with their outdoor furniture again. The little things, people.  Here’s a look at our weekend: Record Store Day- Ever since D got his turntable, we’ve been […]

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Spring Dreams

If I am really honest, sometimes I just want spring to hurry the heck up so summer can get here. Midwest springs already get a bad rap for their chilly beginnings, and it doesn’t help that it’s the last season of the school year. But I really want to be intentional this year, and make […]

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Weekend Recap 42

As I write this, I am grumbling a bit at the snow that’s falling.  It’s mid April, and goodness the snow is piling on. But that’s the midwest for ya, always keeping it exciting! Here’s this weekend: Wren’s Nest– My sister Catherine was in this weekend with her soon to be hubs. It’s been a […]

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Weekend Recap 41

Posting this recap pretty late. Just feels like this week is happening faster than I can keep up with. We packed the weekend full, which only added to the craziness of another work week.  Here’s what we were up to: Wedding- We got to shoot my brother-in-law’s wife’s sister’s wedding. Not only was the day […]

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Trying my hand at natural dyed Easter eggs for a third year. I love how imperfect they turn out. Don’t get me wrong though, I still like the store bought bright colors and will probably do a batch of those, too.  But for now, here are some tips on naturally dying eggs. Boil Eggs & […]

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Weekend Recap 39

I kicked off my school year spring break with a trip back home to Illinois with D.  We saw both of our families. Dillon shot a wedding, and took off Monday so this weekend was extra long together. A good one to kick off the week before driving right back again for Easter later this […]

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Spring Break Staycation

I love to travel. Road trip, camping, flight across the pond, you name it. But goodness, there is nothing like being home. We’ve been really busy this last year  (Amsterdam, Paris, Arizona, East coast, camping trips, and Utah) and have some big trips lined up in the next months. So, the decision to staycation this […]

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Boosting Productivity

When I am at school, I am so on it  Always super early mornings and some late nights grading and prepping lessons. I’ve got my workday down, but when I get home, that stamina peters out.  I can’t seem to find that creative productivity to get other work done when I need to. When the […]

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Weekend Recap 38

This weekend was full of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and so much basketball. The NCAA tournament is my favorite, so we had games on for the better part of our days. Beyond that was some much needed relaxing. Figured we’d switch it up though and make a little short from our Sunday morning featuring a […]

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5 Documentaries to Watch Right Now

I am a sucker for rom-coms, but Dill really got me hooked on documentaries. I’ve seen all of these listed, and some more than once. All but one are currently on Netflix, which is even better. So, pop your popcorn and get watchin’. Tony Robbins- I’m Not Your Guru- I’d heard about him before, and […]

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