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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!

3 is the Magic Number

I have some big news! For the next 6 months, they’ll be a new assistant in the style department here at ASIC. I’m expecting Baby #3 & he or she will definitely be changing up the way my style posts look! I’m due February 19 & am super excited, albeit a little nervous considering Dustin […]

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Courtney - EEEEEE!!!!! Congrats to you and Dustin, I’m so happy for you guys!! :D

Hollie - As always, you look awesome! Congrats!!

Tina - ohmygosh CONGRATS!!! I was actually JUST wondering about you today, I remember you saying you guys were going to start to try after we met at Gail’s! That’s so exciting, can’t wait to find out what you’re having!!

Jen - Congratulations!!! How exciting!!

About Me

I bet you’re wondering who’s behind all of this? Totally logical question. I’m April Cochran-Smith & I’ll be your guide here. I live in a Victorian farmhouse built by a US Senator in 1880, my favorite band is The White Stripes & I’m a sucker for a cute dress. Want more? Ok, I’m married to […]

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Gail - YEAHHHHH for starting this new venture, April! SO proud of you!


One way or another, you’ve stumbled upon my little blog here. What’s it about? Well, the header up there pretty much sums it all up. This isn’t strictly a fashion blog or a food blog or a home design blog. It’s a little bit of everything. The name came about because I actually lack a […]

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Hollie - So awesome!!!! It looks great! and I can’t wait to see more…