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DIY Fail

Do You Have a Winning DIY Fail?

This post is sponsored by U.S. Bank. All opinions, as always, are my own.  I adore watching HGTV and the DIY network. If it weren’t for my kids and work, I would have these shows on all day long. And if I didn’t have 100 other responsibilities, I would also spend my days online admiring before and […]

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Mom Moving To Portland

A Mom’s Guide to Moving to Portland

It was exactly two years ago that I was in the midst of moving to Portland from the Midwest with a 2-year-old and a 4-month-old. We had just six weeks between the day we learned we were moving until our family’s first night in Portland. My memories of it now are still emotional, but also […]

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Ten Tips for Moving with Kids…Successfully

Ten years ago I moved from my cute, hip Sellwood rental to my husband’s home in Forest Grove. I hated the whole process. After it was over, I swore I never wanted to move again. And that was just packing up my twenty-something self and my dog. A decade later my husband and I have […]

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Confessions of a WAHM

“Oh! You get to work at home! That’s so amazing! Set your own hours, be there for your family all the time, and take breaks whenever you want!” Theoretically, this is all true. I mean, I DO work at home where my main companion is my 19 month old son and my husband (after 5pm). […]

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