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Get in the Photos and Print Them - Our Kind of Wonderful

Get In The Photos, and Print Them

I don’t have very many photos that have my mom in them – I didn’t really notice when I was younger, I just thought that’s how things were. As I got older, I wondered where she was in all of those photos, or in the ones she was in she was hunched over or trying […]

Everyday Moments - Our Kind of Wonderful

Everyday Moments

Being parents, dog owners, and us both working full time and opposite shifts definitely leads to a crazy life, and crazy schedules, and it’s really easy to get overwhelmed and forget how lucky we are. We both have good jobs that we love, we get to have shifts that lets one of us always be […]


Happy Birthday Harry Potter

I really wanted to start some fun traditions for A to have growing up, and since I love Harry Potter I figured we’d start celebrating his birthday! So, July 31st, his birthday, is now our annual HP celebration! We bust out our Harry Potter games (We have Harry Potter Uno, Harry Potter Triwizard Maze, and […]

Family Croquet Night - Our Kind of Wonderful

Family Croquet Night

Croquet is something I only played a couple times at my grandparents house growing up, but it’s a game K grew up playing, so naturally, we ended up with a croquet set. This was our first time busting it out, and A was more interested in trying to eat the balls, the little mallets, pretty […]


I Love You K, Happy Birthday

It’s your birthday week!!! This year marks 6 of your birthdays we’ve spent together, but it feels like I’ve known you forever, and also like we’ve barely had any time together, if that even makes sense. I look back on photos of us together and we were such babies! Our lives together haven’t been perfect, none ever […]

What is Open Adoption - Our Kind of Wonderful

What is Open Adoption?

Adoption is hard, if I’m being honest. You put yourself out there, hoping that someone is going to like you, and want you to be the parent of their child. Your life is inspected by a social worker and you have to prove that you’re “fit” to be parents, when if you’d had biological children […]

Date Night Jar - Our Kind of Wonderful

Date Night Jar

I’m sure you’ve seen the date night jars all over Pinterest, just like I have, but I could never find one with date ideas that would really work for us. I finally took the plunge and made one for us, in another attempt to get weekly, not just monthly, date nights to be a thing. […]

Our Favorite Baby Items - Our Kind of Wonderful

Our Favorite Baby Items

With adopting A there wasn’t much we had control of, when or if we’d be chosen, but the one way I could prepare and love this baby that wasn’t here, or ours, was to prepare for her to come. And boy, did I prepare, and then over prepare, and then I still prepared some more. […]

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