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Yes, I’m still alive. Just buried under piles of laundry, housework, & children. Ok, maybe not a pile of children, but a pile of responsibilities pertaining to them. Anyway, I took this picture of Matilda & her big blue eyes in her exersaucer the other day & thought I’d share. She’s obviously changed a lot […]

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Hollie - She’s so beautiful! Love to see a post from you…hurried, stressed, busy or not ;)

APRIL - Aw, thanks, Hollie!

Identity Crisis

I started this blog because I thought it would be great to have a single place to put all of the cool things I’ve found along with some personal style & home design posts. I went into it pretty blindly, without a solid plan. I just wanted to enjoy it and have fun. It was […]

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Jenn - Good for you, April. That’s a similar approach I took to my blogs..my FSGS blog is sheerly for me to vent my frustrations. I write my personal blog as documentation of what our life was like for Izzy. My hope is that, when she’s older, I can present her the printed book versions of the blog so she can see what life was like for us while she was growing up.

I think this will be a great adventure for you:)

Tina - Yay! Excited to read more posts from you!

Carly Tati - Congratulations April! You put up a post and wonder how anyone will find it. Will they like it? But I think that if you feel you have something to say, then that’s what the blogosphere is for and I’m sure it will be interesting.

Jenn, the commenter above- what a wonderful idea to create a printed book of the blog, amazing:)

Cheers to you April, I’ll be following.

Maya Laurent - Awesome April! Way to open yourself up and have this be a place for us to see the real you!

Hollie - Yay! Can’t wait to see more ;) and that picture is Gorgeous!

Matilda Kate

Well, well, well… big news since I blogged last… Baby #3 made her debut & yes, it’s a girl ;). ¬†Matilda Kate was born healthy & happy on February 19 at 5:02 pm weighing in at 7 pounds 7 ounces and 19″ long. Even though I’d had 2 previous c-sections, I was going to try […]

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carly tati - April!!! This photography is gorgeous, but it helps to have such a beautiful family:)