B E L L Y

Here we are, 40 weeks and 1 day and baby Hahn isn’t quite ready to come out, and I’m letting the babe take it’s time (ok, maybe I’m trying to persuade labor a bit with crawling on all fours, swimming and other fun activities . . .).  This has been an amazing pregnancy, minimal nausea […]

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N O F E A R

My husband and I came to the realization this morning that our due date is just 8 weeks away.  There are no words for how quickly this pregnancy has gone, and as excited as I am to welcome babe #2, I just love being pregnant and I’m not sure I’m ready for that to go. […]

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W I N T E R

We don’t really get winter here in Austin. We’ve had one “ice day” this year causing all schools to close, despite the fact that there actually was no ice, just below freezing temps. Regardless of how tame our “winter” is we’re not used to it lasting this long. What most parts of this country consider […]

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52 Weeks

Fini!  Didn’t think I could do it, did ya?  Well I barely did, but here I am, completing my first long term blogging project.  Ideally it would have been done every week instead of every 6 . . . . but baby steps.  This has been THE craziest year yet, so many good things, so […]

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52 Weeks

Wow, my first gumption was to write “I feel like a failure,”  because I haven’t posted in this project for ten weeks. But looking back on everything I’ve accomplished and experienced in the last two and a half months, I only feel pride. Among running three stores with my family, I’ve taken a business trip […]

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When I cleaned out a set of drawers that I received from my late Great Aunt and Uncle Porter, I found a set of house numbers inside. These numbers belonged to the house that I always knew to be comforting and hosts to the two most loving and kind hearted people on earth. And also […]

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52 Weeks

Welp.  If you don’t know me personally than you probably don’t know that in the last 6 months, my family business has purchased a Toy Store, Opened a fourth store, condensed and integrated our largest store into said fourth store, participated in two offsite shows and after weeks upon weeks of late nights and skipped […]

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