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About stacey

I am the Mom of two young, rambunctious girls, a curious little boy, and a wee little man who is bursting with joy for life. I just wanted to do something for myself that allowed me to harness the magical moments of being a Mom. (A job that sometimes feels thankless, misunderstood, and considered easy by those that haven't done it.) I wanted to be more positive by looking more closely at the good things that happen every day via photos and my thoughts.

Camping for Easter (and March)…

March was full of wonderful things! River tried out for the school play, Beauty and the Beast Jr. She was one of the younger ones trying out. When we signed in and they called her in to try out she … Continue reading

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January 2016 through February 2016

These are the wonderful things that we did January and February of this year: Naps and cuddles A sensory bin–water marbles and creepy crawlies! Play doh creations Silliness Walks in the snow just Deric and I Bubble Blowing Mommy-kids date … Continue reading

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Christmas (finally) In Photos…

Work Christmas party!After we prepared the gifts Christmas Eve. We have so much thanks to dollar tree and Grandma and Grandpa Speck and many others! Thank you all!   Grandma Wendy made the girls dresses and pearls. …And all tuckered … Continue reading

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Life After Big Change is…

Life after my going to work {A ginormous change} means…. Getting help with the work around the house: Watching sunrises (with the kids): Finding moments and reasons for creativity:¬† (An ugly sweater party and an office ugly sweater contest yielded … Continue reading

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Halloween to Thanksgiving…

Halloween… Painting our pumpkins from our garden and the J&J pumpkin patch ride: {and of course we made yummy roasted pumpkin seeds} ———————————— Thomas’ 4 year old preschool pumpkin patch field trip: My costume for my friend’s fund raiser (supermom!):The … Continue reading

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Fall Brings: Changes and Fun…

Our amazing bathroom transformation: When we bought the house–What we’ve done–We started this journey of creating a new bathroom (minus tub and toilet) back in the end of May. We are now in October, so it has taken us 5 … Continue reading

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Fall Brings: Harvest (and new recipes)…

We returned from our adventure in southern Utah with my family and all the peaches had fallen off the tree. I did some¬†emergency peach leather making….and I burned it. How in the heck?! I’ve never done that before. Oh well…at … Continue reading

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Speck Family Vacation to Southern Utah…

Thursday, September 3rd we embarked on a journey down south 5 hours to Lydia’s Canyon in Glendale Utah. We were headed to a rental home to spend a week with my side of the family. My parents, three of four … Continue reading

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Davis County Fair…

  …and watched the Tiger show.   We had a great time full to the brim with fun! ~Nostalgic Knucklehead

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Ogden Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival…

It was a wonderful way to spend time as a family. ~Nostalgic Knucklehead

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