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  • [AD] Life Hacks for Back To School for Parents

    [AD] Life Hacks for Back To School for Parents

    August 15, 2017

    This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpMakeSmiles #CollectiveBiasI'm so excited that the weather is getting a bit cooler, which often signals ...more

  • Lunch Box Notes for Kindergarten FREE Printable

    Lunch Box Notes for Kindergarten FREE Printable

    August 14, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackWithLove #CollectiveBiasI'm excited to be sharing my free printable for lunch box notes for kindergarten with you! I have two girls going to school this year - one is heading into kindergarten and ...more

  • Pumping at Work Essentials - How to Pump at Work

    Pumping at Work Essentials - How to Pump at Work

    August 11, 2017

    I cannot believe that I am heading back to work next week. It is definitely bittersweet for me. This is my last maternity leave (if God has lets us have it our way), and I'm cherishing these final hours.However, I am also getting ready for becoming bag lady! Monday morning ...more

  • Kansas City Family Photographers - Loose Park Family Session

    Kansas City Family Photographers - Loose Park Family Session

    August 10, 2017

    'Tis the season to be looking for Kansas City family photographers! Look no further than moi! If you are looking for a family session for your holiday cards, I'd love to be your photographer. I've got some amazing ideas for places to bring your family session to life. Check out ...more

  • Black Hoof Park Family Photography with the Millers

    Black Hoof Park Family Photography with the Millers

    August 4, 2017

    Fall season will be soon upon us. Here's a throwback of the Millers that I haven't had a chance to post until now! The parents are amazing people and the kids are the cutest!Location: Black Hoof Park in ...more

  • Semi-Homemade Garlic Bread Parmesan Knots

    Semi-Homemade Garlic Bread Parmesan Knots

    August 3, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TonysHometownPride #CollectiveBiasI cannot believe that soccer season will be starting soon! This summer, the girls have had dance and swimming as their extracurricular activities. With soccer starting in August, summer sports will be ...more

  • Cute Backpacks for Elementary School

    Cute Backpacks for Elementary School

    August 2, 2017

    Guys, my little dolls have found their perfect backpacks. It's the same place that we shop for Halloween costumes (hint, hint) - Chasing Fireflies.They seriously have the cutest backpacks you probably won't find anywhere else.Aubrey's Pixie Light-up Backpack is freaking adorable. It lights the wings up. Ahh!!!Ansley's backpack has sequins ...more

  • Delicious Creamy Tomato Based Tortellini and Chicken Soup Recipe

    Delicious Creamy Tomato Based Tortellini and Chicken Soup Recipe

    August 1, 2017

    Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellsShortcutMeals #CollectiveBiasThe week that I start back to work from maternity leave is the same week that my big kids are heading back to school. To prepare, I stopped by Walmart to ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Five

    Aubrey Turns Five

    July 17, 2017

    Auberino is turning five. I cannot believe our middle child is becoming a Kindergartner this year.A few things about Aubrey we wanted to note:She loves wearing dresses. She came out of her shell this year when it comes to soccer. It seemed like she came out of the gates ...more

  • Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    July 16, 2017

    I am so in love with Lorelei's photos by Anne-Marie Photography (a Kansas City newborn photographer). While I am a newborn photographer, sometimes I just prefer paying for services with others! I LOVED working with Anne-Marie - her studio was absolutely amazing. She is a true baby whisperer - I ...more

  • Amira + Nick | The Guild Kansas City

    Amira + Nick | The Guild Kansas City

    July 12, 2017

    Remember this gorgeous engagement session at the Liberty Memorial? They got married over the weekend!  Kansas City Wedding Vendor List Getting Ready Venue: Hilton President in Kansas City Reception and Wedding Venue: The Guild in Kansas City Wedding Coordinator/floral: Hitched Planning and Floral Dress: Stephanie Bridal and Boutique Catering: Moxie Catering DJ: All Ears DJ Hair: The Posh ...more

  • Sisters Sharing Bedroom

    Sisters Sharing Bedroom

    July 7, 2017

    Now that we are a family of six with only four bedrooms, two of the kids would have to share a room. That meant that our two older girls (who are 14 months apart in age) would share a room. The youngest of the sisters would move in with the older ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • How to Drill a Hole in an Ikea Linnmon Craft Table

    How to Drill a Hole in an Ikea Linnmon Craft Table

    June 16, 2017

    Is it safe to cut into an Ikea Linnmon craft table? The short answer is yes. However, you have to be initially careful cutting into it and cognizant of what it is made of inside.If I had to describe the inside of the Ikea Linnmon tables, outside they are made ...more

  • Conrad Turns Two

    Conrad Turns Two

    June 14, 2017

    Oh boy, Conrad! You have turned the big TWO!I cannot believe that this video was only taken a year ago!You've grown up so fast this year. I'm not sure where to even begin with telling you about your year!A few weeks ago, your dad converted your crib into a toddler ...more

  • Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    April 20, 2017

    For those that are trying to make their way into blogging as a business, I'm sharing with you my favorite places for free and paid education. I started my blog in 2009 as a fun and creative outlet, but didn't really turn it into a business venture until late 2014. ...more

  • [AD] Life Hacks for Back To School for Parents

    [AD] Life Hacks for Back To School for Parents

    August 15, 2017

    This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpMakeSmiles #CollectiveBiasI'm so excited that the weather is getting a bit cooler, which often signals ...more

  • Lunch Box Notes for Kindergarten FREE Printable

    Lunch Box Notes for Kindergarten FREE Printable

    August 14, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackWithLove #CollectiveBiasI'm excited to be sharing my free printable for lunch box notes for kindergarten with you! I have two girls going to school this year - one is heading into kindergarten and ...more

  • Pumping at Work Essentials - How to Pump at Work

    Pumping at Work Essentials - How to Pump at Work

    August 11, 2017

    I cannot believe that I am heading back to work next week. It is definitely bittersweet for me. This is my last maternity leave (if God has lets us have it our way), and I'm cherishing these final hours.However, I am also getting ready for becoming bag lady! Monday morning ...more

  • Kansas City Family Photographers - Loose Park Family Session

    Kansas City Family Photographers - Loose Park Family Session

    August 10, 2017

    'Tis the season to be looking for Kansas City family photographers! Look no further than moi! If you are looking for a family session for your holiday cards, I'd love to be your photographer. I've got some amazing ideas for places to bring your family session to life. Check out ...more

  • Black Hoof Park Family Photography with the Millers

    Black Hoof Park Family Photography with the Millers

    August 4, 2017

    Fall season will be soon upon us. Here's a throwback of the Millers that I haven't had a chance to post until now! The parents are amazing people and the kids are the cutest!Location: Black Hoof Park in ...more

  • Semi-Homemade Garlic Bread Parmesan Knots

    Semi-Homemade Garlic Bread Parmesan Knots

    August 3, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TonysHometownPride #CollectiveBiasI cannot believe that soccer season will be starting soon! This summer, the girls have had dance and swimming as their extracurricular activities. With soccer starting in August, summer sports will be ...more

  • Cute Backpacks for Elementary School

    Cute Backpacks for Elementary School

    August 2, 2017

    Guys, my little dolls have found their perfect backpacks. It's the same place that we shop for Halloween costumes (hint, hint) - Chasing Fireflies.They seriously have the cutest backpacks you probably won't find anywhere else.Aubrey's Pixie Light-up Backpack is freaking adorable. It lights the wings up. Ahh!!!Ansley's backpack has sequins ...more

  • Delicious Creamy Tomato Based Tortellini and Chicken Soup Recipe

    Delicious Creamy Tomato Based Tortellini and Chicken Soup Recipe

    August 1, 2017

    Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellsShortcutMeals #CollectiveBiasThe week that I start back to work from maternity leave is the same week that my big kids are heading back to school. To prepare, I stopped by Walmart to ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Five

    Aubrey Turns Five

    July 17, 2017

    Auberino is turning five. I cannot believe our middle child is becoming a Kindergartner this year.A few things about Aubrey we wanted to note:She loves wearing dresses. She came out of her shell this year when it comes to soccer. It seemed like she came out of the gates ...more

  • Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    July 16, 2017

    I am so in love with Lorelei's photos by Anne-Marie Photography (a Kansas City newborn photographer). While I am a newborn photographer, sometimes I just prefer paying for services with others! I LOVED working with Anne-Marie - her studio was absolutely amazing. She is a true baby whisperer - I ...more

  • Amira + Nick | The Guild Kansas City

    Amira + Nick | The Guild Kansas City

    July 12, 2017

    Remember this gorgeous engagement session at the Liberty Memorial? They got married over the weekend!  Kansas City Wedding Vendor List Getting Ready Venue: Hilton President in Kansas City Reception and Wedding Venue: The Guild in Kansas City Wedding Coordinator/floral: Hitched Planning and Floral Dress: Stephanie Bridal and Boutique Catering: Moxie Catering DJ: All Ears DJ Hair: The Posh ...more

  • Sisters Sharing Bedroom

    Sisters Sharing Bedroom

    July 7, 2017

    Now that we are a family of six with only four bedrooms, two of the kids would have to share a room. That meant that our two older girls (who are 14 months apart in age) would share a room. The youngest of the sisters would move in with the older ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • How to Drill a Hole in an Ikea Linnmon Craft Table

    How to Drill a Hole in an Ikea Linnmon Craft Table

    June 16, 2017

    Is it safe to cut into an Ikea Linnmon craft table? The short answer is yes. However, you have to be initially careful cutting into it and cognizant of what it is made of inside.If I had to describe the inside of the Ikea Linnmon tables, outside they are made ...more

  • Conrad Turns Two

    Conrad Turns Two

    June 14, 2017

    Oh boy, Conrad! You have turned the big TWO!I cannot believe that this video was only taken a year ago!You've grown up so fast this year. I'm not sure where to even begin with telling you about your year!A few weeks ago, your dad converted your crib into a toddler ...more

  • Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    April 20, 2017

    For those that are trying to make their way into blogging as a business, I'm sharing with you my favorite places for free and paid education. I started my blog in 2009 as a fun and creative outlet, but didn't really turn it into a business venture until late 2014. ...more

  • [AD] Life Hacks for Back To School for Parents

    [AD] Life Hacks for Back To School for Parents

    August 15, 2017

    This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpMakeSmiles #CollectiveBiasI'm so excited that the weather is getting a bit cooler, which often signals ...more

  • Lunch Box Notes for Kindergarten FREE Printable

    Lunch Box Notes for Kindergarten FREE Printable

    August 14, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackWithLove #CollectiveBiasI'm excited to be sharing my free printable for lunch box notes for kindergarten with you! I have two girls going to school this year - one is heading into kindergarten and ...more

  • Pumping at Work Essentials - How to Pump at Work

    Pumping at Work Essentials - How to Pump at Work

    August 11, 2017

    I cannot believe that I am heading back to work next week. It is definitely bittersweet for me. This is my last maternity leave (if God has lets us have it our way), and I'm cherishing these final hours.However, I am also getting ready for becoming bag lady! Monday morning ...more

  • Kansas City Family Photographers - Loose Park Family Session

    Kansas City Family Photographers - Loose Park Family Session

    August 10, 2017

    'Tis the season to be looking for Kansas City family photographers! Look no further than moi! If you are looking for a family session for your holiday cards, I'd love to be your photographer. I've got some amazing ideas for places to bring your family session to life. Check out ...more

  • Black Hoof Park Family Photography with the Millers

    Black Hoof Park Family Photography with the Millers

    August 4, 2017

    Fall season will be soon upon us. Here's a throwback of the Millers that I haven't had a chance to post until now! The parents are amazing people and the kids are the cutest!Location: Black Hoof Park in ...more

  • Semi-Homemade Garlic Bread Parmesan Knots

    Semi-Homemade Garlic Bread Parmesan Knots

    August 3, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TonysHometownPride #CollectiveBiasI cannot believe that soccer season will be starting soon! This summer, the girls have had dance and swimming as their extracurricular activities. With soccer starting in August, summer sports will be ...more

  • Cute Backpacks for Elementary School

    Cute Backpacks for Elementary School

    August 2, 2017

    Guys, my little dolls have found their perfect backpacks. It's the same place that we shop for Halloween costumes (hint, hint) - Chasing Fireflies.They seriously have the cutest backpacks you probably won't find anywhere else.Aubrey's Pixie Light-up Backpack is freaking adorable. It lights the wings up. Ahh!!!Ansley's backpack has sequins ...more

  • Delicious Creamy Tomato Based Tortellini and Chicken Soup Recipe

    Delicious Creamy Tomato Based Tortellini and Chicken Soup Recipe

    August 1, 2017

    Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellsShortcutMeals #CollectiveBiasThe week that I start back to work from maternity leave is the same week that my big kids are heading back to school. To prepare, I stopped by Walmart to ...more

  • Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    Buying Pre-Owned DSLR and Lenses for Bloggers and Photographers

    July 18, 2017

    This post is sponsored by KEH Camera, but opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It ...more

  • Aubrey Turns Five

    Aubrey Turns Five

    July 17, 2017

    Auberino is turning five. I cannot believe our middle child is becoming a Kindergartner this year.A few things about Aubrey we wanted to note:She loves wearing dresses. She came out of her shell this year when it comes to soccer. It seemed like she came out of the gates ...more

  • Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    Lorelei's Newborn Baby Photos

    July 16, 2017

    I am so in love with Lorelei's photos by Anne-Marie Photography (a Kansas City newborn photographer). While I am a newborn photographer, sometimes I just prefer paying for services with others! I LOVED working with Anne-Marie - her studio was absolutely amazing. She is a true baby whisperer - I ...more

  • Amira + Nick | The Guild Kansas City

    Amira + Nick | The Guild Kansas City

    July 12, 2017

    Remember this gorgeous engagement session at the Liberty Memorial? They got married over the weekend!  Kansas City Wedding Vendor List Getting Ready Venue: Hilton President in Kansas City Reception and Wedding Venue: The Guild in Kansas City Wedding Coordinator/floral: Hitched Planning and Floral Dress: Stephanie Bridal and Boutique Catering: Moxie Catering DJ: All Ears DJ Hair: The Posh ...more

  • Sisters Sharing Bedroom

    Sisters Sharing Bedroom

    July 7, 2017

    Now that we are a family of six with only four bedrooms, two of the kids would have to share a room. That meant that our two older girls (who are 14 months apart in age) would share a room. The youngest of the sisters would move in with the older ...more

  • How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    How to Track Affiliate Links in Google Analytics for Bloggers

    June 21, 2017

    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to analyze the clicks to the affiliate links on your blog to understand which links have the greatest impact, what blog posts are driving the most affiliate sales and assigning a monetary value to affiliate links that are clicked on your ...more

  • How to Drill a Hole in an Ikea Linnmon Craft Table

    How to Drill a Hole in an Ikea Linnmon Craft Table

    June 16, 2017

    Is it safe to cut into an Ikea Linnmon craft table? The short answer is yes. However, you have to be initially careful cutting into it and cognizant of what it is made of inside.If I had to describe the inside of the Ikea Linnmon tables, outside they are made ...more

  • Conrad Turns Two

    Conrad Turns Two

    June 14, 2017

    Oh boy, Conrad! You have turned the big TWO!I cannot believe that this video was only taken a year ago!You've grown up so fast this year. I'm not sure where to even begin with telling you about your year!A few weeks ago, your dad converted your crib into a toddler ...more

  • Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    Blogging for Beginners - Resources and Education

    April 20, 2017

    For those that are trying to make their way into blogging as a business, I'm sharing with you my favorite places for free and paid education. I started my blog in 2009 as a fun and creative outlet, but didn't really turn it into a business venture until late 2014. ...more