a Simply~Charmed Life

a Simply~Charmed Life

Ribbon Pillows

Part of something bigger This little project is part of a much bigger project that we did a few years ago!  This is just a small piece of our Dinner in the Woods.  To see more of that project begin here. These pillows are oh! so simple but look fantastic here as fall approaches.  They […]

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Kid Date Idea: Bike rides

kid date idea. Every Thursday evening is Kid Date Night.  The kids have their date planned out on the calendar.  Nothing else gets in the way of that time.  And they completely look forward to it…and so do I! The weather hasn’t gotten completely ice cold (as least not here in the southeast).  It’s the […]

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Love What You’ve Got: Marriage and Family

Marriage series. Six months ago I created a marriage course called Better Together.  During the weeks leading up to it’s launch I created a series of marriage tips.  This post is an excerpt from the series.  The thing is…this little tip applies to every aspect of our lives and to every relationship. I know when […]

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Lunch Box Notes

back to school I can’t believe school is already back in session.  For us, we’ve been back to school for 10 days.  For some of you, this Tuesday is your first day. One of my favorite things to send off to school with my kids is lunch notes.  It’s an awesome way to make, not […]

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The Night Time Reading List

The magic of reading aloud One of our favorite times of day for our whole family is the evening before bed.  We all get cozy on the couch or in someone’s room or around the kitchen table.  I pull out the book that we’ve been reading for weeks (sometimes months) and I begin conveying the […]

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Back to School Photos: The NON-Pinterest worthy way.

you have a story. Pinterest is awesome.  It’s also good at making us believe that each aspect of our lives needs to ‘Pinterest-Worthy.’ Why the heck does our life have to be Pinterest-Worthy? I’ve said it to my friends before..”I’d like to create a party that is Pinterest-Worthy.’ The truth is…I’m sick of trying to […]

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How To Inspire A Love Of Reading In Your Children

It’s not too late. From the time my first baby was only days old I began to read to him.  From that time until now he has LOVED to read. Since then I’ve had 3 more girls.  My second birth was actually TWO girls.  Life was much more busy.  We tried to read to them […]

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The Surprises Were Some of My Favorite Parts

When you go on a road trip you make plans. For us, since it was our first trek back to Utah as a family in six years, we had a very long list of people to see and things to do and places to go that we did not want to miss. Our calendar was […]

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Twenty Road Trip Adventure Tips

We are currently on a road trip that is covering a huge part of the United States! We’re traveling from South Carolina all the way to Utah!  It’s been a fun (and crazy) trip so far.  Last week I gave you a list of idea BEFORE our trip…this is a list now that we are […]

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Road Trip Adventure Tips

Our Road Trip Adventure This summer, in less than 7 days we will head out on a Familyness Roadtrip.  Along the way we will be stopping in several cities where I will do Familyness Photo shoots of fantastic families (schedule and cities here-book yours asap, there are a only a couple of sessions left!).  We […]

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