I remember… A bit of my journey of loss and Love

I’m a few days late on the Memorial Day Post; but frankly, I haven’t been able to bring myself to write it.  But today, I’m feeling a bit braver and ready to share. Memorial Day is a time to remember the soldiers who have fought for our country- those who have lived and those who…

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The Wonders of Vinegar

Today I have so much in my heart to share, but I am tired, overwhelmed and unsure how to share.  So, instead of leaving you high and dry on the beautiful Tuesday, I thought I would give you a quick household tip.  A few tips really. I am continually amazed by the exhaustible list of…

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Marvel Creates a Deaf Superhero Named Blue Ear

Marvel honors boy with deaf superhero named Blue Ear. I just wanted to share this beautiful story that hits very close to home for us. Thank you Marvel comics for showing our children that super heroes come in all kinds with all kinds of wonderful abilities!  Just click on the link above to watch the…

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My Favorite Places (or Where I Want to be Right Now)

As everyone is setting out on their Memorial Day Weekend extravaganzas, I’m dreaming of places I’ve been and where I hope to go again soon. The picture above is of my gorgeous husband on our last weekend away (Sometime in 2010- I can’t even remember the month now).  We are at First Beach in La…

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Best Morning Ever! (Read dripping sarcasm here)

It all started when the kids woke me up this morning out of a great dream involving a tree, a bunny and the “pin it” button from Pinterest. I think there might have been aliens involved. I don’t know for sure, its all a bit fuzzy now. Anyway, after realizing we were going to be…

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Quickest Bathroom Freshener Ever

Super quick DIY tip of the day.  If you have issues with your bathroom smelling as lovely as you imagine it should, or have at least one boy in the house- then this is a great tip for you! Just take your TP, and your favorite essential oil (I like geranium or lavender for the…

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Heather Segars Photography… Will it stay or will it go?

This is the shot that started it all.  Don’t you just want to hug him and kiss him and love him all up?! I’m a Children and Family Photographer.  At least, I became one after this.  I’ve always been a camera lover.  I come by it honestly.  My parents took boxes and boxes of photos…

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Our Family’s Journey with Hearing Loss Part 1

Most of you know our oldest, Julia was born with hearing loss.  When she was born she failed her newborn hearing screen, but they reassured us that it happens all the time and it is just because she had fluid in her ears.  They sent us home with the name of an audiologist and told…

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I am Mama, hear me roar!

I never thought I would write a blog.  I’m actually a very private person, the kind of person that a lot of people “know,” but few really know.  You know?  But there’s something kind of liberating and exciting about putting your thoughts out there, and seeing if anyone might relate to these crazy things that…

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