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Mental Health Update: Facing the Highs & Lows

I’ve been MIA from blogging for almost two weeks now…I was going to write a post about my recent trip to Las Vegas for my youngest sister’s Anti-Bachelorette Party, but then my grandmother passed away last week and that took precedent. During the past couple of weeks, I’ve been doing pretty well considering my last…… Continue reading Mental Health Update: Facing the Highs & Lows

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Why Blogs are More Tempting than a Cinnabon

Well maybe not more tempting than a Cinnabon. I had the best cinnamon roll of my life just the other day at Panera Bread. I can’t turn down a cinnamon roll. If you were to give me the choice of either eating a cinnamon roll or read a blog, I’m pretty sure I’d eat the…… Continue reading Why Blogs are More Tempting than a Cinnabon

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Christmas Eve Nordic Tradition + Our Norwegian Infatuation

Ah, Norway. Home to Disney’s “Frozen” and the Norse God, Thor.  Chris and I both have Norwegian and Irish backgrounds. I also have German, and he has Croatian (I think it’s Croatian…). But we’re both really into being Norwegian. Christmas Eve We spend Christmas Eve with his side of the family. Sometimes we make it…… Continue reading Christmas Eve Nordic Tradition + Our Norwegian Infatuation

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Piper’s Birth Story + My Postpartum Depression 

I know a lot of people are saying that 2016 was a horrible year for them, and I’m one of them. From the month I became pregnant with Piper, I was sick. Not just your typical morning sickness, but truly sick. I had debilitating Hyperemesis gravidarum and I couldn’t do anything, including eating and drinking—…… Continue reading Piper’s Birth Story + My Postpartum Depression