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Farmer’s Market Saturdays

Since Summer is upon us, Madeline and I have started a new little tradition.  Every Saturday morning (unless it's raining) we get up early and go pick up my mom and head out to the farmer's market. So far, we have been to the one in Raytown (we'll wait until they have a little bit… Continue reading Farmer’s Market Saturdays

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Week in Review

Saturday mornings mean the farmer's market and garage sales with Grandma Hoffman. #summer 6/21/14 I'm trying to resist the urge to constantly squish her cheeks. #mycurrentview  6/21/14 Couldn't resist. 6/21/14 Absolutely perfect. 6/22/14 Cuddlebug. 6/24/14 I'm refusing to acknowledge that Maddy is outgrowing her newborn clothes... #elevenweekstomorrow#wherehasthetimegone  6/24/14 This time last year I wasn't sure I would… Continue reading Week in Review

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Reflecting and Remembering

This time last year I wasn't sure I would ever be able to feel true joy again. I thought I would forever be broken and hurting. Today, I find so many moments where I feel true joy and such an a amazing sense of peace. While I still miss Joshua intensely, and in many ways… Continue reading Reflecting and Remembering

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Week in Review

Maddy just chillin' at the farmer's market. 6/14/14 Momma and Maddy waiting while daddy gets a haircut. 6/14/14 The plan is to spoil Patrick today. First up, breakfast: French toast, bacon, and breakfast potatoes.#happyfathersday 6/15/14 Maddy hanging out at the Starbucks where Patrick and I met! 6/15/14 Happy Father's Day! #ilovemyfamily 6/15/14 Yes he does. 6/15/14 Madeline's… Continue reading Week in Review

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Citrus Lane – June 2014

    I jumped on the bandwagon and signed Madeline up for Citrus Lane.  I used a new mom code that a friend gave me and got my first box for next to nothing, so I figured I would give it a try.  Overall, I'm highly impressed.     Everything she received was super cute… Continue reading Citrus Lane – June 2014

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Maddy’s First Father’s Day

Watching Patrick celebrate his first Father's Day without our son, broke my heart last year. Watching Patrick cuddle with Madeline this morning is doing an amazing job of healing that brokenness.  I've always said that Patrick is an amazing husband, and that is still true, but I have come to realize that he is an… Continue reading Maddy’s First Father’s Day

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Week in Review

This cracks me up. 6/7/14 I love this man so crazy much! 6/7/14 Puppy cuddles. 6/7/14 Squishy cheeks. 6/8/14 Maddy hanging out at Lee's Summit's Downtown Days. 6/8/14 These eyelashes! 6/8/14 Happy girl. 6/9/14 Happy 2 Months, my sweet baby girl! 6/9/14 #perfection 6/10/14 My happy girl. 6/12/14 Maddy is having fun with her new musical… Continue reading Week in Review

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Two Months

Dear Madeline, I can't hardly believe it has been two months since I first saw your beautiful face. You have made these last two months so much fun for your daddy and me. While we are often tired, we would gladly have a thousand more sleepless nights as long as it means you are happy… Continue reading Two Months