Family photo tips with kids & dogs

Saturday we had the absolute best time taking family photos with our longtime family photographer Jill Denny-Soto. She has been taking our photos for the last 7 years and we wouldn’t let anyone else take our photos. http://www.jilldennyphoto.com But, before I talk about how beautiful the pictures are and how AMAZING our photographer is, let’s get […]

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Bathrobe Mom

I am being brought down by an army I made myself and they are demanding as hell!  My husband is gone again (military life) I am trying to start a business, keep the kids, chickens, dogs, garden, and myself alive. My theme for the year was “I am sorry I am trying to get my shit […]

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Tips on setting realistic expectations

Hi friends! I admit I have a huge problem creating unattainable expectations for myself. It is a serious problem and at times it steals my joy. It leads me to negativity and destructive self-talk. It wasn’t until I started to notice it that I was able to take steps to positive self-talk and setting realistic […]

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Hawaii trip: Kids rated their top 4 memories

Aloha friends! I finally got around to posting a few fun activities we did on our family vacation. The kids have spoken and rated their favorite places. Where we stayed: Kailua Okay, so it’s not groundbreaking. Most people stay in Airbnb’s, but it was the best decision we made. My dad, stepmom, stepsister, her friend, […]

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