• I know this post is long over due ….BUT…. what I can say is now with confidence Ive had more than enough time to test out these dry shampoos and found the best on (in my opinion) for my hair. As I shared with you guys before on Instastories that I can’t stand my hair being

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  • You know that feeling when something just isn’t right and you know that but you don’t know what’s wrong? Ya me too… for a few years now I’ve been suffering most of the time in silence but when I couldn’t get out of bed without help last year I finally reached out to my doctor to find

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  • It is no secret that my best work is not done in the kitchen! If a genie could grant me one wish (and it had to be related to my motherly/wifely duties) I would wish for a chef legit! I just find cooking so challenging but any chance I get to have my kids help me in the kitchen I

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  • I love the fact I live in a country where we get to experience all the seasons soley for the purpose of changing my wardrobe. Is that awful to say? I mean I truly to appreciate the beauty in the 4 different seasons. As I type this I can see all the trees out our backyard changing colours

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  • We are finally settled- okay in full disclosure we are moved and all the boxes on the main floor and bedrooms are unpacked. To some they would say we are doing good but to this girl I wish it was done but I am being patient (or trying to be) and realizing my body won’t allow me to do

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  • I apologize this is way, way, way over due but hopefully this video will help answer some of your questions and follow along on my instagram for up to date moving and new house excitement!

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  • Since we’ve been experiencing a lot of rainy days over here (April showers bring May flowers right?) we have exhausted all our toys and the kids were itching for something new and fun to play with. I am rather picky when it comes to the toys I let my kids play with and even more

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Hey there, my name is Katie. I am married to my best friend who happens to be a major stud. After suffering through infertility I have been blessed to a mommy to 3 little babies. Most days you will find me shopping with a full stroller and Starbucks in my hand.

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  • On days I have a flare up getting up and out of bed is hard enough much less take care of my 4 sweet kiddos ... so thankful today for this sweet girls snuggles and an amazing husband who takes care of all the things I can’t on days like today ... you’re the mvp @tspinksy
  • I’m not here to get political but just to say we are thankful for the amazing teachers we have in our lives! My kiddos were asking questions about the strike yesterday and so in an age appropriate way I explained what I could to them and Gray quietly escaped and came back some time later with this sign she had made and asked to join her teacher today walking the picket line with her sign (and her little sister followed suit) ... we can differ on what side of this political issue we stand but I will say some of the BEST people I know are teachers and they love their students and want to provide the safest and most positive environment for their students to learn! I couldn’t do their job but I am thankful for them and their love for my kiddos because let’s face it, a teacher who doesn’t make school a fun, safe and loving environment will produce children who don’t love and enjoy school and therefore lack a desire to learn! Thank you to @barrett.kim  @melissa_a_stark @heidi_sawatzky  Kristy Patton Tricia Orchard Melissa Marshall Stephanie Hodgson for all you do day in and day out on the day’s even when it’s hard you show up and do the best you can! I’ll admit we feel like we’ve been spoiled with each of you playing a role my babies lives we are blessed to know each of you!
  • Because calories don’t count on your birthday ... and one is an apple so it’s healthy 😉
  • What if you woke up tomorrow and knew it was your last day? What would you do? Who would you call? What would you say?  It shouldn’t take a tragedy for each of us to be reminded what a gift each day is - it’s not promised to us it’s not earned or deserved it’s a gift but how we spend our time with who we spend it with is our choice. Reevaluate what and who is important ... say I love you more, forgive quickly and live life to the fullest!
  • Needed coffee but was sweating after my little incident (see stories) so went to my trusty summer coffee order - it was delish even if it was freezing cold outside!
  • He really wanted a picture with me #not 😂 after a busy weekend we had a few slow minutes while the big kids played outside he watched football and I got my snuggles! Going to bed feeling blessed and ready to take on the new week!👊🏻💪🏻
  • Today felt like New Years Day with the kiddies back at school hubby back at work and I was worried I would be so lonely but instead found out that my hours ran out before my to-do list was finished! Crazy to think all these pages (months) of my calendar will be filled in no time. And yes I use a digital calendar on my phone but I like using a paper one as well... anyone else?
  • Happy New Year!! We partied hard last night and we are feeling it today.... ok we’ll maybe the partied hard part isn’t entirely true but nevertheless we are laying low today any one else doing the same? #timetocleanmymirror #excuseisijustmoved #timetowakeupdaddy
  • A decade! 10 whole years ... wow! It’s really hard to recap all that has happened but safe to say the past 10 years have been the best and yet hardest years of my life. I’ve been stretched in ways I didn’t know I could, I’ve grown deeper in my relationship with Jesus, I’ve learned the value of true friends, celebrated 10 years of marriage, seen the biggest answers to prayer in my life- I became a mom (not just once but 3 times over) I watched my dad fight (and thankfully) beat cancer, we bought our first home, we’ve moved 6 times, built 2 houses, welcomed over 10 babies into our hearts and homes, said more painful goodbyes than I like to count, taken many trips, had some not so great medical diagnoses and yet here we are! I have no idea what 2020 has in store but I’m excited for it! #happynewyear #2020herewecome

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  • On days I have a flare up getting up and out of bed is hard enough much less take care of my 4 sweet kiddos ... so thankful today for this sweet girls snuggles and an amazing husband who takes care of all the things I can’t on days like today ... you’re the mvp @tspinksy
  • I’m not here to get political but just to say we are thankful for the amazing teachers we have in our lives! My kiddos were asking questions about the strike yesterday and so in an age appropriate way I explained what I could to them and Gray quietly escaped and came back some time later with this sign she had made and asked to join her teacher today walking the picket line with her sign (and her little sister followed suit) ... we can differ on what side of this political issue we stand but I will say some of the BEST people I know are teachers and they love their students and want to provide the safest and most positive environment for their students to learn! I couldn’t do their job but I am thankful for them and their love for my kiddos because let’s face it, a teacher who doesn’t make school a fun, safe and loving environment will produce children who don’t love and enjoy school and therefore lack a desire to learn! Thank you to @barrett.kim  @melissa_a_stark @heidi_sawatzky  Kristy Patton Tricia Orchard Melissa Marshall Stephanie Hodgson for all you do day in and day out on the day’s even when it’s hard you show up and do the best you can! I’ll admit we feel like we’ve been spoiled with each of you playing a role my babies lives we are blessed to know each of you!
  • Because calories don’t count on your birthday ... and one is an apple so it’s healthy 😉
  • What if you woke up tomorrow and knew it was your last day? What would you do? Who would you call? What would you say?  It shouldn’t take a tragedy for each of us to be reminded what a gift each day is - it’s not promised to us it’s not earned or deserved it’s a gift but how we spend our time with who we spend it with is our choice. Reevaluate what and who is important ... say I love you more, forgive quickly and live life to the fullest!
  • Needed coffee but was sweating after my little incident (see stories) so went to my trusty summer coffee order - it was delish even if it was freezing cold outside!
  • He really wanted a picture with me #not 😂 after a busy weekend we had a few slow minutes while the big kids played outside he watched football and I got my snuggles! Going to bed feeling blessed and ready to take on the new week!👊🏻💪🏻

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