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Blogging is HARD

Blogging is HARD

This post is difficult for me to write, but I feel like it’s something I just need to get out of my system. Blogging is hard. It’s been way harder than I ever thought it would be. A little less than a year ago, I […]

Dear Mama, Enjoy Your Baby

Dear Mama, Enjoy Your Baby

Mama’s of the world: Enjoy your baby. It’s SO cliché, but time goes by way too fast. Ellie was a tough baby. That’s an understatement. By far. I love her to death, but she. was. TOUGH. Having Ellie first was like being baptized by fire […]

Dancing In The Kitchen ft. Sweet Peas Stamping

Dancing In The Kitchen ft. Sweet Peas Stamping

March 16, 2013. I was married to my sweetheart for time and all eternity on that special day and 4 years, 3 months, 2 kids, 3 states, 6 moves, and whole lot kitchen dances, tickle fights, love and laughter later, it’s still the best day […]

Photographing Your Kids at Home: The Camera & Lenses

Photographing Your Kids at Home: The Camera & Lenses

Art has always kind of been my thing. When I went to college I thought a good major would be Visual Art and Design. Turns out that even though I was good at drawing and painting, I really kind of sucked at Graphic Design, which […]

Love Is All You Need

Love Is All You Need

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu My husband is awesome. He still gives be butterflies. He makes me laugh every day. I can’t believe I’m the one lucky enough to kiss him goodnight and […]

Max’s Birth Story

Max’s Birth Story

Baby Max is nearly 7 months old, so naturally in true Melinda fashion, I have procrastinated writing his birth story until now! It’s so fun to go back and remember that beautiful day. His pregnancy had been high risk, like all of my other pregnancies. […]