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Real Lifestyle Family Photography

We took our first professional family pictures as a family of 6. My good friend, who is an amazing photographer, was coming in town and I knew she would be the best to capture what I had in mind for our pictures.  She also is the most patient when it comes to taking pictures of […]

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Birthday

To my one and only

Today we celebrate the birth of my one and only son, Nolan! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since he’s come into our family and forever changed our world. I shared his birth story HERE. My rainbow baby after the storm that was my miscarriage exactly a year and one day before.  He’s since […]

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Birth Story

Labor of Love {Birth Story of Nolan}

In honor of Nolan’s 5th birthday, I am reposting his birth story here from my ancient old blog from when I first started. Nolan was my first homebirth, vbac and rainbow baby. I hope you enjoy! The Story October 29th, I had a last minute scheduled appointment with Cindi, (my midwife), and Larissa, (chiropractor).  I […]

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Lifestyle

Summer Bucketlist

Can you believe it’s that time of year already??  School is technically back in session here in northwest Florida.  However, we won’t be officially starting our second year of homeschooling until next week. This summer has been busy with life changes and adjustments but it didn’t slow down our goal to tackle as much as […]

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motherhood

Little BIG Moments

We are close to hitting 2 months since our little lady Lillah was born.  It being my fourth time around, I know how fast this all goes. That freshly born newborn scent is a thing of the past and she’s already changed so much.  She’s also officially outgrown her newborn diapers.  Both disposable and cloth.  […]

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motherhood

Let Me Introduce to You…

Lillah Shalom Hock. June 2, 2018 @ 12:45 am 9.2 lbs.   I know it’s been really quiet over here.  Normally I would apologize but I won’t this time. We have been soaking up our newest family member.  As well as, adjusting to being now a family of six.  (I am still grasping at the […]

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Lifestyle

The Imperfect Lovely Life

If you’ve been a faithful follower, (first off, thank you!), you might have noticed a name change.  Or maybe you haven’t.  That’s okay too. Either way, I am so excited that I have finally made the decision to chase my dream, (with the help of my husband’s encouragement and perhaps a gentle shove here and […]

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Lifestyle

Celebrating Our First Born

Our dear Anna. This sweet, spunky and loving girl is 7 now! The girl who made us parents for the first time.  Our beautiful firstborn. I can remember 7 years ago this day, I had a weird feeling that I would be meeting her that day.  Kyle and I even packed our hospital bags the night […]

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy Update- 32’ish weeks

Happy Monday! It’s been some time since I’ve posted. Even more time since I’ve posted a pregnancy update. We’ve been busy with some life changes and then Easter being last week.  It’s only going to get more crazy as this month we have three birthdays to celebrate! Kyle’s is this week and both girls have […]

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Transformation Tuesday

Transformation Tuesday

Happy Tuesday! And welcome to another “transformation Tuesday” post. Typically my transformation posts are about a remodel of a room or about organization. However, this one will be different. I’m going to share about my husband’s career change. Kyle had worked at a local music store for over 14 years! He started there in the […]

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