OCTOBER IS HERE!

October is here! Pumpkin. Flannels. Cozy nights. And scary movies. <3 Not only is October one of my favorite months but it also marks the beginning of fall and the holiday season! On the first day of October we took Acacia to the pumpkin patch for the first time and picked out a little family…

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WELLNESS WITH CAMILLE BECKMAN

I received a lovely gift over the holidays full of goodies from Camille Beckman, an Idaho grown mother-daughter line of beauty products that are prefect for pampering yourself. They’re created with all natural ingredients, vegan/gluten free, and are made right here in the USA. Personally I’m not a vegan or gluten intolerant, but I always prefer products that use all-natural…

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2016: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016 was a year of incredible highs and lows. We had some losses as a family, like the death of my grandfather. But we also had some surprise blessings, like finding out I’m pregnant with my first. We ran wild in Thailand for 3 unforgettable months, roamed the Idaho mountains all summer, and spent a…

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CRUISE TO MEXICO

This post is about a year overdue, but better late than never. Last year, the day after Christmas, my family packed up our bags and headed to Long Beach, CA to meet my dad’s extended family for a little holiday reunion. Normally our reunions are held at a cabin in Utah, but this year we…

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SONGKRAN WATER FESTIVAL 2013

While I was living in Thailand, I experienced my first Songkran – the Thai New Year. Songkran is the ultimate celebration that takes place every year from April 13th – 15th. (In some parts of Thailand it’s celebrated all week!) Basically, it’s one giant party for three+ days straight. During the day, everyone pours into the…

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