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Why I Was Afraid of Becoming a Mom

I’ve always wanted to be a mom, but it wasn’t until very recently …

I’ve always wanted to be a mom, but it wasn’t until very recently that I felt close to being ready. And I’m not sure you’re ever really 100% ready anyway since a few days after we got back from our honeymoon, we talked about maybe holding off for a few months to …

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Our Paris Wedding: Ceremony, Reception, and Video

October 9, 2017 was one of the best days of my life, and …

October 9, 2017 was one of the best days of my life, and I couldn’t be more excited to share the details of our day with you! Our wedding ran on Martha Stewart Weddings but I wanted to share more photos and details here, so yesterday, I shared part one of …

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Our Paris Wedding: First Look and Portraits

It was the best weekend of our lives and looking back, it still …

It was the best weekend of our lives and looking back, it still doesn’t feel like it really happened. Now that our wedding is live on Martha Stewart Weddings, I wanted to share a few more photos, favorite moments, and details of the day here, too. From the invites and …

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Our Paris Wedding: Cocktail Party and River Cruise

Spending a weekend in one of my favorite cities in the world with …

Spending a weekend in one of my favorite cities in the world with people we love, and then celebrating the beginning of our lives together was nothing short of magical. It was the most surreal feeling meeting friends at the Rodin – people came together from Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, …

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Cute Baby Stuff and an 18 Week Update

With another 5 months until my due date I’m probably a little early …

With another 5 months until my due date I’m probably a little early on this, but I couldn’t resist getting a few little things for our baby girl. I’m giving myself get one drawer until we move. One. Drawer. It will be a while before I’ll be able to set …

Marriage

Are You Changing Your Last Name?

Before I got engaged, changing my last name wasn’t something I thought a …

Before I got engaged, changing my last name wasn’t something I thought a lot about. I just assumed I’d take Conor’s last name and even ordered a makeup bag, pajamas, and a tote bag monogrammed with DMS. The whole monogram thing was fun while we were engaged. Then I got married.

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7 Moms Share Their Advice and Baby Essentials

The thought of actually having a baby is so exciting but also a …

The thought of actually having a baby is so exciting but also a little scary and at this point, still feels a bit surreal. What do I actually need and how do I do this? If you’re pregnant or are thinking about having a baby soon, I really hope this post …

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Our Baby Girl’s (Middle) Namesake

I always dreamed of having a daughter. Of that special mother-daughter bond. Then …

I always dreamed of having a daughter. Of that special mother-daughter bond. Then I found out we were expecting there wasn’t even the smallest part of me that needed a girl. I knew how lucky we were and just wanted a healthy baby. When we found out we were having a girl, …

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Your Pregnancy and Motherhood Questions Answered

I asked what pregnancy and motherhood questions you had for me (if any) …

I asked what pregnancy and motherhood questions you had for me (if any) and...you had a few, so I thought I'd answer the most-asked (and most fun) questions in one place.

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We’re Having a Baby!

This may be the most excited I’ve ever been about sharing something with …

This may be the most excited I’ve ever been about sharing something with you and it’s definitely the most exciting thing that happened since we got married…in October. Ha. After months of keeping this secret and no, it wasn’t easy – it feels so good to share the news! We’re having …

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How to Create a Wedding Website

I’ve gotten a few requests to share more wedding photos, but our wedding …

I’ve gotten a few requests to share more wedding photos, but our wedding is running online at the end of February so I need to hold off until then. But I can share my wedding website with you! Creating this website is one of the first things I did after …

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Our Wedding

Why I’m Glad We Didn’t Elope

Every time someone told me the wedding planning process would be worth it …

Every time someone told me the wedding planning process would be worth it because our wedding day would be the best day of my life, I was just like “I’m sure it will be great, but it’s just a day.” They were all at least a little right because our …

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