SMALL ANCHORS

I got married.

It’s true. I got married. For those of you that have followed along, you know my history… which means you also know how incredible this man is if I allowed him into my life and into my children’s lives. We met in Spring 2018 by way of a mutual friend. Ben was adamant that I meet Lenny, even though I was adamant that I didn’t date Marines. I agreed to…

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meet Aimee.

I sometimes write about my life... or share a new gluten free recipe... or offer life hacks based on my personal experiences. I'm a Christian, married to Lenny, the Gluten Free Dad and raising our 3 kids together on the east coast while enjoying the sun, ocean breezes + cupcakes.

changes.

her legs have grown so long. she glows. her words dance at the tip of her tongue. full of stories & questions & commentary. his smile radiates with a small dimple carved out of his left cheek. kissable with each eye catch. he giggles & loves. plays frisbee & kicks a ball with such poignant…

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for my dad.

i am one lucky girl to have such a great dad. seriously thankful. it’s almost my happy 30th father’s day to him — and i love how much our relationship has changed from me being a small child dependent on him for everything >>> to a father – daughter friendship rooted in faith, truth, light…

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your daughter is beautiful. make her believe it.

i want her to know. to always know how beautiful she is. i want her to believe it when someone tells her. i want her to feel beautiful even when no one says it. this sweet girl is darling, amazing, interesting, determined, bold, confident… you should see her walk into a room with her cowgirl…

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learning to say “yes!”

i don’t say “yes” when it interferes with a schedule. i don’t say “yes” when it causes conflict. i don’t say “yes” when i assume the result will not be happy-happy-joy-joy. i don’t say “yes” when something requires my attention. i don’t say “yes” when it means we’ll be late. i don’t say “yes” when…

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am i thin enough?

my face is round, like a small child’s. my thighs are too big. my hips are too wide. child-bearing hips as they’ve been called. the more dead-lifts i do, the more bump i’ve got in the bum; which leads to jeans not fitting as smoothly as they did before. which leads to dissatisfaction that my…

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5 simple things.

// these simple little things make me happy. bring joy. they inspire. they are lovely to look at.. and i imagine, quiet lovely to have. so for now i will dream up some ideas on how to add these 5 simple things into my life. linking to Back to the Basics blog, march edition. seriously?…

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