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    Maya Catharine: Adopted!

    Friends, after a lot of back and forth about whether Maya’s adoption would go forward, we found out Thursday evening last week that it was a go. And it went! I’d love to share with…

    June 9, 2016
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    Houston Home

    How about an impromptu and imperfect and mostly unstyled tour of our Houston home? There was a clean moment a week or so ago and we snapped some photos. Maya makes a cameo. She’s…

    May 25, 2016
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    Happy Weekend!

    Happy weekend to you, friends! The weeks are flying by at the moment, mostly because we’re cruising to the end of Michael’s school year and Maya’s adoption day. Wahoo! We start every week saying,…

    May 20, 2016
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    Waiting and Wondering

    If you’ve been reading here for any length of time, you’ve probably guessed from the few weeks of silence that we’ve been working some things out. I hemmed and hawed about writing this post, like…

    May 17, 2016
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    Personalized Nursery Prints / Etsy Ireland

    I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time trolling Etsy lately for baby gifts. Does anyone else know approximately eight million babies due in May? I love the idea of personalized baby gifts, and this…

    April 29, 2016
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    Happy Friday!

    Happiest of Fridays to you! After a week of thunder, rain and flooding (for a lot of people in Houston, but thankfully not us), it’s clear and sunny today and we are so looking…

    April 23, 2016
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    Happy Weekend!

    Traipsing through the grass for a photo with my girl! They painted murals on the sides of our old post office around the corner. That’s kind of a combination of the zip codes it…

    April 9, 2016
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    A Day in the Life Around Here

    An outtake from photos my sister-in-law Leah took of us on Easter. Gosh, I love that little bald spot!  I’ve read a few “daily schedule” posts this week and always find them fascinating (this…

    April 7, 2016
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    Happy (April) Weekend!

    I’m on my way to Austin today! My brother is in town looking at UT Austin’s law school and I’m playing chauffeur and hooky for the day. It’s the longest I’ve been away from…

    April 1, 2016