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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.

workspace necessities for WAHM’s

7 years ago i vividly remember a chat i had with my then Regional VP to convince him that i would be more successful without a commute, more focused without typical office distraction and that since i didn’t have a local team, i ensured self-motivation.  he was hands off… leaving me with a reminder that,…

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am i enough?

5 1/2 years ago i became a momma. after 9 months of pregnancy, an epidural, a few pushes + that gentle cry and shocked baby boy face. tears of overwhelming joy. tears of pain {no one told me about the days AFTER pregnancy}. tears for thankfulness. tears when friends & family visited. tears for the…

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do not celebrate mediocrity.

when i grow up i want to be average. part of the crowd. eager to be the same. i just want to be unnoticed. unmotivated. un- seriously, is this really what we are celebrating now? celebrating each other for being mediocre? falsely building each other up instead of coming alongside and helping them grow in…

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5 simple handmade cards

i LOVE valentine’s. did you hear me? I LOVE VALENTINE’S. i am soaking in every last minute of card making with Abigail. age 3.5-going-on-tween. we have this tray that sits near my desk — full of art supplies – washi tape, stamps, ink, markers, blank folded cards, twine, glue. all ready for Abigail’s spur of…

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The Ultimate DIY Valentine’s Guide: Part 2

heart-shaped dishes, cupcake pops, sweethearts, handmade cards + Valentine’s parties! we love Valentine’s day around here and i want to share some of my FAVORITE and most inspiring ideas with you! {yes, there’s a PART 1 GUIDE. a link to the rest of the guide is at the bottom of this post!} TO GIVE via…

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acquaintances vs. REAL friendships

when God lays something heavy across my heart and then reinforces it with scripture, direction, support… He is calling me out. He has been calling me to share. calling me to open the doors wide to the good and to the ugly. a few weeks ago i experienced a really tough phone call. they wanted…

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