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Finding & Participating in the Ivy IVF Study

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I kept all of these thoughts, feelings and stories about our IVF journey bottled up inside of me, knowing when the time was right I would write about them on my blog. Last week I told you how and why Tommie and I made the decision to have an addition to our family and pursue fertility treatments. This week I wanted to share with everyone why IVF was the choice and qualifying in the Ivy study (the study is no longer taking patients). After my initial … [Read more...]

FREE Mother’s Day Quote Printables

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This weekend I moved desk areas around. The bigger I get during this pregnancy, the harder it is to sit comfortably on the sofa with my laptop. So I decided to move my non functional desk from my bedroom to my living room. Each and every time I move things around, I have the need to do a tiny bit of redecorating. My mind started going. I had recently bought the double pack of ink for my Canon printer and in the package was 4x6 glossy picture paper. For actual … [Read more...]

Reclaiming Your Myspace Pictures

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Myspace was the place to be online a few years back. I can remember when I first created my account and customized my profile back in 2005. It was one of the first social networks that caught attention of even those who were not very internet savvy. You could find long lost friends and even keep up with your kids who were age to have an account. Remembering Myspace We posted updates, found music and posted pictures and shared them with our loved ones. Our … [Read more...]

Flamingo Nail Art + #manimonday Linky

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  Don't get me wrong, I love nail art but when it comes to painting something detailed, I get a little scared. I tend to like more bold modern looks, but I tried my hand at painting flamingos on my nails for a cute summer nail art design. This is totally different from last weeks summer nail art. Surprisingly the flamingos were simple to paint. For my base coat I used Julep Alexandra. I received it i one of my Julep Monthly subscription box. It is a … [Read more...]

Top 7 Modern Diaper Bags

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Since I'm in the market for a diaper bag, I thought I would share in my searches. I don't like the traditional diaper bags that we always see. Modern diaper bags are the trendy way to go when carrying around your essentials that you for your baby. Let me know which one you like the most. Charlie Diaper Bag - Light Brown VERSA expandable diaper bag Petunia Pickle Bottom Classically Crete City Carryall honest everything tote Hastings Diaper Bag - … [Read more...]

Ipsy April Glam Bag

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My Ipsy monthly glam bag came in. I love opening the mailbox and seeing the bright pink bubble wrapped package each month. It's like a little monthly birthday gift. I get so excited to open the package and see what's in my bag. I am almost ALWAYS pleased with my items. It makes the $10 per month well worth it. In my April bag I have a bottle of JulieG Nail Color. The shade is Damsel. It is a pretty pink. I will swatch the nail polish color and of course … [Read more...]

Budget Friendly At Home Facial

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Taking care of my skin has become more and more important to me as the years have gone by. I worry about age spots and wrinkles, along with any blemishes that may pop up and the scars they leave behind. Searching for the perfect products to use to get me amazing skin on my face seems to be a never ending story. I try new things, some I keep around and others I get rid of immediately. I recently purchased the Ultimate Skin Spa System from Vanity Planet Store … [Read more...]

Our Decision to Pursue IVF Fertility Treatments

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I haven't written a great deal of very personal posts on my blog. Usually you can see what is going on in my personal life on my social media networks. I feel that writing about our decision of IVF fertility treatment will help others and also answer any questions our friends and family may have. So here is our beginning. In The Beginning My husband, Tommie and I met 15 years ago in 1999. I was 22 and he was 30. We walked into our relationship knowing I had 4 … [Read more...]