Mother of Two (and a half), here we come!

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There is no turning back now, Baby Girl is on her way and should be here by the end of the week! As excited/nervous as I am, it also makes me a little sad for Titan that his world is going to be completely rocked. I’m far less sad for Millie (my half child/golden retriever) as she has already survived the arrival of one baby, but Titan really has no idea how much his life is going to change.

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Finding the Finishes

Three Whims: Modern Farmhouse Bathroom Finish Picks

There is this spot in our house that my husband built to be our new downstairs bathroom. It’s a scary, dark little room that I am afraid to set foot in mostly because it reminds me that it is taking much longer than we anticipated. Also because it hasn’t been wired for lighting yet and I am afraid of the dark empty bathroom hole…

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See ginger run

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The decision to run a half marathon came from my bucket list: travel to Israel, win a pie eating contest, run a half marathon etc. I read about Revel and how beautiful and fast and, well, downhill the course was and finally decided that it was time.

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FOMO and 2 weeks to go!

Two favorite utah fall events

Two of my favorite fall events are either going on right now or happening this coming weekend – the Utah State Fair and the Park City Balloon Festival, and I am super bummed to say that I will probably miss both of them! I love them so much, but I also have to admit that being 8 1/2 months pregnant is taking it’s toll on my body. As much fun as I have waddling around these days, I probably better take it easy and save my energy for chasing my crazy toddler around. BUT, if you aren’t about to have a baby, you should totally check out these fun family-friendly activities this week…

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Three Whims Book Club: Where’d You Go Bernadette

Where'd You Go Bernadette Book club pick

This quirky book was just the pick-me-up I needed exactly when I needed it. I will be honest, satire isn’t generally the genre I pick up when looking for my next read, but this peek into the life of Seattle parents had me cracking up… out loud… on the plane…

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Ginger Approved Hair Products

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One of my best features is my hair, not to be vain, but I have great hair. I get a few questions about what I do for my hair so I’m going to give you my favorite products.

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DIY Whimsical Baby Mobile

DIY whimsical baby mobile - made from string tassels

Less than a month from my due date, and I don’t have a nursery even close to being ready for baby girl. In all honesty, I’m not sure if it will even happen until after baby is born. For someone as neurotic as myself, I guess you could say I’m being extremely relaxed about this whole thing… relaxed, or lazy, take your pick…

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Gilt Mirror Redux

Three Whims: Gilt Mirror Redo/Update with Chalk Paint

I inherited a beautiful gold gilt mirror from my grandmother when she passed away. In reality it is everything that my main living spaces aren’t; extravagant looking, and well, gold…

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Indoor Rock Climbing at Momentum

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The idea of me rock climbing came about when good looking guys mentioned that they rock climbed. I know I’m a smart cookie but in all seriousness I have wanted to rock climb for some time.

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Surviving those Countless Prenatal Appointments with a 2-year-old

Three Whims: tips for surviving prenatal doctor visits with a toddler

When I embarked on this adventure of being pregnant for a second time, I honestly wasn’t sure how my little buddy would handle the many upcoming doctor visits. I also really didn’t want to have to find someone to watch him every time I went in for an appointment. Surprisingly, Titan LOVES going to Mommy’s doctor, and gets excited whenever I tell him we have an appointment. Here are what I believe to be some of the contributing factors…

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