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Lynsey Van Nevel
Read. Write. Create. Snuggle baby & cats. Repeat.
Read. Write. Create. Snuggle baby & cats. Repeat.

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Reflections on 10 Years in Commercial Aviation
Ten years ago today, Trevor began his career at Atlantic Southeast Airlines. We've been through so much in that time. We were long distance for over two years before our wedding in 2009.  In 2011, we bought a house and ASA merged with another airline, becom...

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The 100 Day Project
  "If creativity is a habit, then the best creativity is the result of good work habits. They are the nuts and bolts of dreaming."  -- Twyla Tharp, The Creative Habit  The 100 Day Project is a pretty simple concept: choose a creative practice and do it for ...

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What we've been up to...
I've been MIA for awhile, so I'm going to start my return to blogging with a little recap as to what has been going on with us. We traveled to North Dakota last July to see my family. We celebrated Trevor's birthday in August. We went to North Dakota again ...

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I realized last night that I have basically neglected this blog forever. It's easy to do when you're not crafting and your blog is primarily supposed to be about crafting. It's easy to do when you have all th busy-ness of pregnancy and a new baby keeping yo...

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Friday 5: Things I've learned about myself since becoming a parent
Here's to a new month, a new season, and a renewed commitment to my blog! I'm easing back into it slowly, so to start, here's a Friday Five: Five Things I've Learned About Myself Since Becoming a Parent 1. If my basic needs aren't met, I can't be the "happy...

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Friday 5: Must Haves Before Baby Arrives
With Hudson's first birthday just around the corner, I've been reflecting a lot on this past year. For the next few weeks, my Friday Five lists will be focused on what our favorite baby items have been throughout each stage of Hudson's life so far. This wee...

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Currently: February 2016 Edition
Each month in 2016, I'll be answering the same set of prompts. I love to document real life, but also how real life changes over time. This series is designed to help me do both. Eating: the Whole 30 diet  Drinking: LaCroix sparkling water Wearing: yoga pan...

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Hudson's Birth Story
I went to bed in a pretty foul mood on the night of April 21. It was the night before my due date, and it was official: this baby wasn't coming early like the midwives had said he would. I slept until noon on the morning of April 22. I think I felt that if ...

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39 week update
I put off writing this update because I was in denial that I'm 39 weeks pregnant. I'm in denial that this child isn't here yet. I'm in denial that I will be giving birth in the next week and that I will have to take care of a little person very soon. The ne...

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Maternity Session with Bridges Photography
Our sweet friends, Jessica and Anthony Bridges of Bridges Photography , gave us a photo session as our baby gift! We did our photos on March 7 at Starr's Mill, known for its appearance in the film "Sweet Home Alabama" as Jake's glass shop.  Fun fact: We bou...
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