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Favorite Things 2020

A couple of weeks ago I met up with some girlfriends for our annual Favorite Things night – and it did not disappoint! We hit up the Cheese Bar and settled in for laughs, gifts and lots of cheesy goodness. … Continue reading

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Happy birthday you filthy animal

Over the weekend we celebrated Everett’s sixth birthday with a Home Alone themed party, and man, was it epic! We both adore this movie and have watched it more times than I would like to admit – but it made … Continue reading

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Back to school breakfast

If you follow along on Instagram you may have seen some snaps of my back to school breakfasts for the boys. Thought I would share some photos here and link up a few of the items that I used. Both … Continue reading

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Wild and three

This past weekend we celebrated our little Fitzie turning three. I’m not exactly sure how that is even possible. We had friends and family gathered for a Wild & Three party filled with a donut wall, breakfast pizza and bottomless … Continue reading

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Favorite things 2019

After last year’s first ever Favorite Things get together with my gal pals, I knew this would become an annual event. I think the timing of it around Valentine’s Day is perfect, because we all could use a little self-care … Continue reading

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A Galentine cocktail

Mondays can be the worst, so why not celebrate with a cocktail tonight?! With all this sickness and cold weather around here, it’s nice to have a little bubbly to help me think of warmer times ahead. This bevie would … Continue reading

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Everett’s trash bash

Last weekend, nestled in with all the holiday activities, we celebrated Everett’s fourth birthday with the most amazing birthday theme ever: TRASH. I love indulging Ev in his love for garbage trucks, so I felt it was fitting that his … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Branstad Fall Festival

I’m exhausted from a weekend of fest-ing hard! We hosted our third (hard to believe that!) fall fest this past Saturday out at the house, and whew, it was a hot one! Mother Nature did not get the memo and … Continue reading

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Big Night VII: setting the table

One of my favorite parts of the Big Night experience is setting the table. I love coming up with something different each year and spending time with my bestie Molly to create the vision. The look from this year can easily be … Continue reading

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The vote is in

and Baby Branstad #2 is a… As you can tell, we are crazy excited about adding another little man to our crew.

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