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And baby makes four…

Welp. We did it. After what seemed like the gestation period of an elephant, I finally went into labor and had our son one day before his actual due date. Aside from three days of acupuncture to get things moving, it was pretty textbook this time around -- 12 hours, start to finish, pushed for about 15 minutes and Baylor boy was born, 7lbs 3 oz, 20.5 inches long.  Hashtag, blessed. This was an incredibly different birth experience from my first with Georgia, which lasted nearly 36 hours, was mired in complications (like my cervix refusing...

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Home Design with Martha & Ash

When we were in the beginning stages of building our dream home three years ago, I knew I wanted big windows in every room. I love natural light and living in the hills, wanted to make the most of the views. What I didn't take into account was the practicality of living in a fishbowl. We now had an obscene amount of windows to find treatments for, lest the entire neighborhood see us naked. I was also waking up at the ripe hour of 5:30am as soon as the first sliver of light started to shine...

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Sustainable Parenthood

Sustainability in parenthood.. is there such a thing? I've been thinking a lot about the environment since I became a parent. Maybe I'm more wired to care and be aware of the world I'm leaving behind for my daughter or maybe I'm just old and watching the news now like my parents and trying to armchair quarterback the world's problems. What I do know is that parenthood brings with it a whole new level of waste. Have you ever shopped on Amazon? It's literally mama's little helper but the amount of packaging drives me up the...

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Brown paper packages tied up with strings… these are a few of my favorite things!

I loooooove products. Who doesn't? I have a bathroom vanity full of them and my husband is constantly mystified by my "hoarding" habit for all things beauty. I contend I need these things and truthfully, there isn't a new product I would kick out of bed. That being said, I do have my favorites - the tried and true that I just can't quit and keep buying over and over and I thought I'd share them with y'all. *Disclaimer: I'm not paid by any of these companies, nor do they know I'm blogging about them --...

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Hear Me, Love Me, See Me – New series on TLC!

So very excited for my new gig as host of TLC's blind dating show, "Hear Me, Love Me, See Me"!  The series airs this Saturday March 3rd at 10pm/9c on TLC right after "Say Yes to the Dress" (your other favorite guilty pleasure ;)   This is a truly unique dating show   where our women looking for lovemeet three different guys- who arewearing body cams. So she can see everything about their lives, from where they live, to the kind of car they drive, their friends, co-workers, hobbies, pets, even parents (!), but not the...

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