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March 3, 2014

Rad | Traditional Scrapbook Layout

Last week Chris and I attended Simon's IEP / 3-year eligibility meeting at his middle school. For those of you that don't know an IEP is an Individualized Education Program mandated by the Individuals ...

March 3, 2014

The Path Towards Thriving | On Choosing The Front Row

Oh for the love of Pinterest. I saw this image the other day. Seriously, it's awesome and such a great reminder to choose the front row. I want to be those people. Did I ever tell you the story ...

March 1, 2014

True Stamp 2014 | 50% Off Code

  Just a heads up for anyone out there interested in stamping - registration is now open for True Stamp 2014 and online event featuring live stamping instruction and inspiration. SPECIAL OFFER | Register now ...

February 27, 2014

The Search For Glasses | Say Hello To David Kind

Last month I received an email with an invitation to try a different way to purchase eyeglasses from a new company called David Kind. Here's the deal: I don't love that I need to wear glasses and I don't ...

February 24, 2014

AE | The Weekend Lens

This weekend the Oregon coast was calling us as it often does. My Dad just finished building a set of stairs that go straight down to the beach from their house. This guy ...

February 18, 2014

And Just Like That She’s Five

My dear sweet Anna girl, Last week you turned five. People always say "it seems like just yesterday" but man it really does happen in the blink of an eye. It feels like you were just an infant. On your birthday I had ...

February 17, 2014

Tackling Those Unfinished Projects

Over the last couple of months I've been thinking a lot about unfinished projects. Specifically unfinished memory keeping projects. This year I'm going to make it a priority tackle them and I'm going to share the journey here on my blog. Here are ...

February 16, 2014

And the giveaway goes to…

One (1) person will win a $35 gift card to Evalicious. #192 • Janis in ID said…Lovely products. I am on my way to their website to find out more! Congratulations! Please email Katie with ...

February 15, 2014

Sponsored Giveaways | Evalicious

GIVEAWAY |  One (1) person will win a $35 gift card to Evalicious. SPECIAL OFFER | 15% off shop items by using checkout code: AE15 (offer ...

February 14, 2014

Anna’s 5th Birthday Invitations

As you might have seen from my last Weekend Lens post, Anna wanted a rainbow themed party for her 5th birthday. I loved the rainbow idea - especially since this time of year tends to be so grey outside (or ...

February 12, 2014

Hello Story | 12-Week Online Workshop Registration Now Open

I’m excited to announce that my 12-week online workshop, Hello Story, is back again this spring for a second run at Big Picture Classes. This class will include the exact same content as when it ran last summer. This is a ...

February 10, 2014

AE | The Weekend Lens

This was one of those weekends (and part of last week) where absolutely nothing went as planned. Actually that's not entirely true, we did go see The Lego Movie. And you better believe that Simon loved every single minute of ...