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Letterboxing Family Fun

Letterboxing 101 Just over 11-years-ago I was living in Breckenridge, Colorado, along with three girlfriends. One of my roommates received a package in the mail from her brother. We all watched as she opened it, having no idea what it was even once it was fully unwrapped. The package included a mysterious looking box that […]

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Denver Summer Bucket List 2016 | DMMB

Denver Summer Bucket List 2016

Summer is upon us and if you’re like me, you want to make sure you soak up every ounce of enjoyment out of it that you can. Having some free time and relaxing is always a nice way to spend some summer days, but too much free time can eventually lead to you hearing that […]

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Baby Book Hacks

My college hobby of scrapbooking late into the night with girlfriends involved pouring over carefully thought out and crafted ‘layouts,’ aka scrapbooking pages. I spent a lot of time (and money) capturing fun memories with printed photographs, embellishments, and distressed monochromatic cardstock. And while I didn’t scrapbook much after college, I envisioned picking it back […]

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I'm a Real Mom (3)

I’m a Real Mom

I wrote before that Step Is Not a Dirty Word. As a stepmom who grew up with the same Cinderella connotations as the rest of you, I remind myself of this often. I am one thousand percent confident of my position in my daughter’s life, as her parent. Differentiating me as a stepmom is, some days, nothing more than a […]

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Infertility: The Second Child

We hear a lot about infertility these days.  Everybody knows somebody struggling to get pregnant.  It seems like an epidemic with our generation.  And let me tell you from experience, the struggle is real. I talked about it here, but there’s a part of this journey people don’t seem to talk much about and it’s […]

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A Letter to My One Year Old

A Letter to My One-year-old

  Dear One-year-old, This year has flown by, and I just want time to stop so I can cuddle what little bit of “baby” is left a little longer.  I am writing you this letter to tell you what I’ve learned and felt this last year, and what I hope for your future. I really struggled with my emotions […]

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