Scrapbooking!

Scrapbooking has always been something that my mom and I enjoyed doing. Growing up, I would scrapbook all of my major trips with marching band or others things we took a lot of photos of!

Since I started college and moved out of my parent’s house, I haven’t done much of it however; my mom recently went on a scrap booking retreat with her mom (my grandma). They both were able to dedicate three days to scrap booking. My mom was able to finish my life until my college graduation. Here are a few photos of the pages she did for my Bemidji State graduation ceremony!
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inStyle with Abby: Dress Mommy Challenge Reflection

About a month ago Bethany Wesley, the editor of inMagazine, forwarded a blog post to Abby Randall that was written by Summer Bellessa of Babble, where she let her 3-year-old son, Rockwell, choose her outfits for five days. (Read that here.) The results are absolutely adorable!

After briefly chatting about how fun (scary) this challenge would be, they decided to just go for it and commit to FIVE days! Here’s a summary of days 1-5:

Day 1-5 Outfit Challenge

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Reuben Sandwich w/ Thousand Island Dressing

I am not a fan of Corned Beef and cabbage but my husband has to have corned beef around St. Patrick’s Day. So this is a way to make both of us happy. I was surprised that my kids actually were willing to give this a try. Minus the sauerkraut, swish cheese and rye bread – they had to have sourdough bread and provolone cheese!
ReubenReuben Sandwich w/ Thousand Island Dressing
PREP: 15 minutes**            COOK: 5-10 minutes per sandwich**            SERVES: 4
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inStyle with Abby: Dress Mommy Outfit Challenge – Day 1

20150316_095230 DAY ONE

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 A Little Background Information: About a month ago Bethany Wesley, the editor of inMagazine, forwarded a blog post to me that was written by Summer Bellessa of Babble, where she let her 3-year-old son, Rockwell, choose her outfits for five days. (Read that here.) The results are absolutely adorable!

After briefly chatting about how fun (scary) this challenge would be, we decided to just go for it and commit to FIVE days! Here’s our day 1!

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