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Independence Day // 2015

We had a lot of back & forth over where we’d spend the 4th of July this year. There is always so much going on within our families. Despite a few invitations, we decided to stay home. Things with Marina have been so rough. The thought of taking a trip away from home in uncertain…

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Sprinkled with Love!

My “Sprinkle” ended up being a bit last minute. (Well, last minute according to me, since I usually plan parties 6 months+ in advance.) We ended up making a reservation and getting the invitations in the mail just under three weeks before the party date. I thought I’d made up my mind awhile back, but…

toddler baptism | livelovesimple.com

Roman’s Baptism

Over the weekend, we had Roman baptized. It was a little, intimate ceremony with only our immediate families in attendance. Afterward we went to a nearby restaurant for lunch. It is such a rare joy to have both of our families gathered in one space. Roman’s cousins are his favourite and having all of them…