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A special family moment.
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A special family moment.
{Stuffing stockings with ombre arrays of delicious GREEN & BLACK'S chocolate bars. The packaging is beautifully designed and I’m obsessed with Pure Dark Chocolate with Salted Caramel flavor.}

{Stuffing stockings with ombre arrays of delicious GREEN & BLACK'S chocolate bars. The packaging is beautifully designed and I’m obsessed with Pure Dark Chocolate with Salted Caramel flavor.}

Yesterday morning, while I was preparing Sloan's breakfast, she climbed onto the couch and stood straight up on one of the cushions. Before I could tell her to get down, she preempted my response by saying, "Nooo, Sloan" in the same tone I use when she's doing something she's not supposed to. The fact that she not only knew she was doing something wrong but was also mimicking me felt like such a small, uncharacteristic act of rebellion that both G and I immediately burst out laughing, which in turn made her start laughing. It was a small moment but, standing in the kitchen laughing before 7 a.m., made me feel so grateful for my little family. Let's just hope that this is where her rebellious streak begins and ends.

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Five Things Hero 12.9.2016

{Homemade eggnog in process}

{Love the idea of wearing a gold headband in lieu of necklaces for a night out}

{Love the idea of wearing a gold headband in lieu of necklaces for a night out}

{Seasonal touches making the house feel more festive}

{Seasonal touches making the house feel more festive}

{The cutest faux fur sandals from Zara}

{The cutest faux fur sandals from Zara}

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