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5 Things I Don’t Regret

Monday, January 1, 2018

  Acceptance in the New Year   My cousin and best friend lost her precious, 11 year-old lab this past week.  It's been an extremely difficult time for the family since his death, obviously.  Kula was the epitome of man's best friend: gentle, sweet, and always smiling.  His passing has made me stop and think about life ...

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Take the Nightmare out of your Children’s Bedtime Routines

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Creating a smooth bedtime ritual for children can be difficult.  When we had Bella, I had no idea how difficult bedtime could be!  I was sooooo smug when my daughter was a baby!  She was a WONDERFUL sleeper!  The first night we brought her home, she slept for 10 hours straight.  I was really proud ...

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Casual Wear that Doubles as Lounge Wear!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017     Come on, ladies, you know what I'm talking about.  You get up before sunrise (or later, if you are truly lucky), grab your coffee, and head to your closet.  First things first, deciding what to wear.  You look bewilderingly at all. the. clothes.  There are tons of great choices there.  But, it's 6 ...

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New Beginnings

Monday, November 6, 2017

Warning: Sappy, sentimental post to follow! This year, we have a brand new house.  Our starter home, which we adored, sold within 48 hours of going on the market!  While that was wonderful, it also meant that we had 30 days to pack up and leave.  We had to be out of our house by the ...

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Get to know me

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Hi!  I’m Hannah Kelley, coffee drinker, fashion enthusiast, and mom to a precocious three-year old little girl (thus the need for coffee)!  When I’m not chasing my daughter around the playground, I teach history to college students.  I love telling stories, which is why I got into history.  In fact, I love story-telling so much ...

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Comfort in the Chaos

Saturday, October 28, 2017

As I type this, my 3 year-old is lining up all her My Little Ponies (she's obsessed!) on my dining room rug.  She lovingly talks to them, explaining to each one that they need sun lotion so that they don't burn.  You may be thinking, "how cute!"  Believe me, I thought so too.   But then ...

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