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    My Quarantine Birthday – Turning 32

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    Hope you are doing well! This past week I celebrated my quarantine birthday and turned thirty two. It wasn’t the birthday I planned but definitely a blessing in disguised. We had big plans for my birthday, a family trip and a couples trip plan this month that we had to cancel due to the Coronavirus. Since I’ve started this blog I’ve always written a post to reflect the past year and to share my thoughts of turning a year older. Last year I shared what I learned in my thirties and what I look forward to being thirty one. So this year I thought I would continue the tradition and share my thoughts in the past year and what I look forward to being thirty two.

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    10 Outdoor Activities to Do With Your Family During Quarantine

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    Hope you are doing well! So much has happened in the past couple weeks. With the coronavirus spreading, a lot has changed in our social life. Jayden is out of school for a month, things have closed down, travel plans postponed, and we have been doing our part to practice social distancing. As crazy as it’s been I’m just thankful to have my family together through it all. With Jayden being out of school, we’ve really been taking it easy and taking it day by day. There has been days where we have stayed in and watch movies all day. But I know I don’t want to be inside for a whole month straight, and luckily we don’t have to. Today on the blog I am sharing ten outdoor activities you can do with your family during quarantine while practicing social distancing.

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    6 Tips To Getting Your Husband to Take Photos with You

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    Hope you are having a great week! So lately after a slew of glamorous photos with me and husband on my blog, my friends commented on how I was lucky to have such a photogenic husband, and asked for tips for how to get their significant other to take professional photos with them. I laughed at their comment because if they only knew the real process of it all, they would see that I was just like every other wife struggling to get their husband to take photos with them. So today I thought it would be fun to give you an inside look of the reality of it all and tips on how to get your husband to take professional photos. For laughs read more below!

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    San Pedro, Belize Travel Guide – Mahogany Bay Resort

     

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    Hope you are doing well! Today I am sharing my full travel guide to San Pedro, Belize. It was one of our favorite family trips and exceeded our expectations. We had the opportunity to stay at Mahogany Bay Resort one of the most beautiful resorts on the island. We also got to snorkel the amazing Belize Barrier Reef. It was one of the most amazing experiences with my family. Check out our video and read more of our trip below!

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    Superhero Birthday Party Essentials – 5 Ways to Save

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    Hope you are having a great week! This past weekend we celebrated Jayden’s 5th birthday with family and friends by throwing a Superhero birthday party. We don’t always do big birthday parties for Jayden, but this year with him being five and it being a big milestone in my book we threw him a Superhero birthday with all his family and friends. Jayden is that age where he loves superheroes and all things Marvel so it was only fitting to have this as his theme for his birthday. So today on the blog I am sharing all the details of his superhero birthday party, where you can purchase the decor, and how you can save when throwing a party. Read more below!

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    Jayden’s 5 Year Portraits

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    I can’t believe the day is here, my little man turns five! It’s crazy to think how time flies, even more so when you watch your children grow. This year makes me a little sad though, because this is the year my son goes into kindergarten. It’s a good thing don’t get me wrong, but for some reason I feel like I am losing my little baby. Day by day my little man starts growing into a young man and I don’t know if my heart can take it. I just want these moments to last forever. I remember I use to worry about my son sleeping in our bed, and now I cherish everyday he chooses to sleep with us, because it’s at night when he’s asleep where he still looks like my little baby. I cherish every hug, every kiss, and every time he still needs his mama, because I know as he gets older there will be a day where I am longer his center of his world. I don’t know if I’ll ever be ready for that day, but today I’m just thankful. Thankful for another wonderful year to watch my son grow older. So today I am sharing these beautiful portraits we took with our son and our dog for his 5th birthday. Thank you so much Alexis from Candid Kids Photography for capturing my son so beautifully. I will cherish these photos forever.  Continue reading

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    2019 Highlights + 2020 Goals

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    Hey friends! Can’t believe we are in 2020! This year has flown by. It almost feels like a blur. This year has been a year of  growth, and development. With our recent miscarriage, to purchasing our new home, to being featured on several Houston TV shows, magazines, and even being a guest on Sunny 99.1 it’s been one heck of a year. My husband and I recently went over our goals for the next year, and we are so excited for what is in store. We have been truly blessed this year and can’t wait for what 2020 will bring. Check out our 2019 highlights below and goals for the new year!

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    Gold Metallic Dress for Under $100

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    We are less than two days till Christmas and a week away from NYE! Today is also my hubby’s birthday so I thought I would share one of my favorite NYE look with this gold metallic dress for under $100 I took with my handsome hubby. I love taking photos with him even though he is not a big fan of getting in front of the camera, because I love looking back at these memories. Plus I think my husband gets more  handsome with age like a fine wine. Check out more of our look below!

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    2019 Christmas Card Pictures

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    Hope you are doing well! Today I am finally sharing our 2019 Christmas card pictures. We took them later than normal and only just mailed out our Christmas cards this past Friday. This year we decided to take our pictures in our home since this is the first Christmas we will be celebrating in our new home! Plus we wanted a picture with the whole family including our pets.  Lol it definitely took a lot of patience to get one good picture, but we finally got it. And we got tons of priceless funny photos of our family and our pets. Check out our 2019 Christmas card pictures and our funny bloopers below!

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