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Eat, Boy, Eat!

So Bennett is getting better at eating! Yesterday he did 60% by mouth, and he needs to be at 80% to have the feeding tube in his nose removed. After that, he’ll need to gain weight for 3 days and then he can come home. So, hopefully he’ll be home soon-ish! The “crowing” sound is […]

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8th Wedding Anniversary Alone & New Plasma For Me

Eight years ago today, I married my best friend. Yes, today is our 8th wedding anniversary, and it’s the first one that we’ve spent apart (of many now, I’m guessing). I can’t believe it’s been 8 years! But it almost feels like longer. In that time span, we’ve endured his 2nd Iraq deployment, started college, […]

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Ultimate Dirt Cake Recipe. Yum!

This is my go-to recipe for McKenzie’s birthday and other kid’s events, like her 4K graduation. It’s always a hit, and the kids (and parents!) love it. I get tons of compliments, too, because it’s so creative and fun! The options are endless: you can use pots, buckets, real or fake flowers, or even substitute […]

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4K “Graduation”

Oh my goodness, I can’t even adequately describe how adorable McKenzie’s 4K “graduation” was! They had a surprise song & dance routine singing “I’m gonna be a SuperStar.” *melt* Since my hubbs is still training with the Army, all my in-laws came up to help us celebrate. She had a wonderful time! And it’s so […]

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