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What’s​ your word for the New Year?

A few years back I was asked a question from my niece Kris, “Whats your word for the New Year?!!” … My word?….I had always done the same ole list of resolutions that was never achieved and very quickly forgotten. This would be something new for me for sure, something that would require a new… Continue reading What’s​ your word for the New Year?

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Summertime 2016

I’d have to say that I’ve had the best summer ever! Family and friends and so many good times were had, I am truly blessed! And although it GORGEOUS this fall time, I can’t help but look forward to next summer to do it all again! Here’s some of my favorite pictures- be sure to… Continue reading Summertime 2016

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Four New Purrfect Babies!!!

This past Wednesday was a very big day in the Carpenter family! Allie and I went to the airport for a very special arrival, 4 baby Persians!!! Introducing my two new babies- Mercedes Josephine (Sadie Jo) Maxwell Vespurr (Max) And, Allie’s two new girls- Miss Gabanna (Gabby) And Lulu Chanel (Sweet Lu) Our family knew… Continue reading Four New Purrfect Babies!!!

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Words Of Encouragement

My Husband Craig sent this message to our Daughter Allie last August. She loved his message so much she shared it on Facebook and it received such a beautiful response. I included the response from our oldest Daughter Chelsie as well. I hope in light of the recent world news that his words can give… Continue reading Words Of Encouragement

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The “Carpenters”

Never did I think that I’d be stumbled upon by the producers of HGTV/DIY network. It’s truly amazing to me that for the last three weeks I’ve been in contact with some awesome producers who thought our family and the work that we did on our flip houses was of interest! After much thought it… Continue reading The “Carpenters”

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My Take on Motherhood

First and foremost-I want to wish all of you Moms a very Happy Mother’s Day! I’ve always believed that every woman’s heart has the innate ability to love, protect and care with amazing compassion and empathy. I celebrate you all and the loves of your life whether it be kids, animals, nieces or nephews. Being… Continue reading My Take on Motherhood

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Minnesota Wedding Video Awards 2014

We had the honor of attending the first ever Minnesota Wedding Video Awards on March 1st on the 50th floor of the IDS. We watched the ten top wedding videos and got to relive our Daughter Chelsie and new Son in law Ryan’s amazing day! Thank you so much to Joel, Clay and Weddings MN.com for… Continue reading Minnesota Wedding Video Awards 2014