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The Only Time Audrey Hepburn Has Ever Steered Me Wrong…

I was sitting at my desk this morning when I looked over at one of my paperweights with one of my very favorite quotes ever. Except for this time when I looked at it I got angry. Have you ever heard this section of one of Audrey Hepburn’s quotes? “I believe happiest girls are the […]

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Puppy Love and a New Kind of Prayer

We woke up Saturday morning having barely been able to sleep the night before. Today would be the day. The day our little bundle of woofs would arrive. We were so excited. We made a plan to distract ourselves and keep us busy all day long until he came home. We set up everything he […]

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Lessons from My Daddy

I was a blessed little girl with two adoring and doting fathers and today is one of those fathers’ birthdays. So, I thought it would be the perfect day to share some of the greatest lessons I’ve learned from him. My daddy is a kind, hysterically funny, and ever-so-loving soul. He may have felt like […]

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My Quarantine Buddy

So, here we are. Another week, some more physical distancing. I realized that while I have been talking a lot about how I have been feeling during this crazy time, without really thinking about how it has affected my marriage and then when I went to think about how it affected my marriage it was […]

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Epic Laughter…Only Somewhat at My Expense

I plopped myself down on our living room floor last night to do my German homework. I took a big, deep breath. After a long day of working, my German homework usually isn’t the thing I want to dedicate myself to. Just in case you’re curious, no, I did not just decide to pick up […]

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Apr 3
Exploration

Two Things…

Alright, it’s Friday and we’re still quarantined. Naturally, I have had quite a bit of time to think and I had two things that really stuck out to me this week. 1) How this time is so scary for us because we actually have to sit with ourselves and our issues and2) How we are […]

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A Coronappointment

So, here’s some really, really exciting news during this really tough time…Domi and I are getting a puppy!! We aren’t quite ready to have actual babies, so we decided to be a puppy Mom and Dad first. After four and a half years of working to convince Domi that we should get a dog, last […]

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What Happens When You Cannot Make the Unknown Known?

One of my favorite pieces of advice in the whole world is to take unknown things and make them known things—which makes the world less scary and more understandable and it makes my world bigger. I live and breathe this rule. It is my steadfast means of growing and adapting as my environment changes. And […]

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I Am the OG Rule Follower

I’ve been talking to a lot of friends lately that have been super frustrated that some people aren’t following the orders mandated regarding “Stay at Home” orders and the like. And I am here to tell you, my friends, that I SO get how aggravating it is when you feel like no one is listening […]

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Mar 20
Exploration

Is There Anything Else to Talk About?

Hi Friends! Chelsea here. First of all, I have the sweetest neighbor in the world that left notes on all of our doors this morning asking for our numbers so we can take care of each other. Makes my heart so full!! My neighbor is an incredible example during such a crazy time, take note […]

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