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About Me

Hi, I’m Melanie

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I’m a wife and mother of three. I’m a lifestyle blogger and a photographer, although blogging is now my full-time gig. You can read more about that here.

I grew up in a in Texas and I never left my hometown. Now while you might think that’s a little boring, I love where I grew up and I love being so close to family and friends that I’ve known my whole life.

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I graduated from college with a B.B.A. in Information Systems and worked for many years in the corporate world before deciding to leave it after my first daughter was born. It was the best decision I ever made. 

I have discovered so many things about myself after becoming a mother. It almost feels as if I wasn’t really living…until I had a family of my own. I have a passion for creating and being creative. I love music and photography, I love to DIY – anything before I buy something. I really don’t need a reason to throw a party. 🙂 This blog was started back in in May of 2013 after my oldest daughter turned a year old. I honestly had no idea where this venture would take me, but it’s taken me to a place where I have been able to meet and connect with so many amazing people. As mothers, the desire that we have to come together to support one another, the sense of community, the inspiration and encouragement we provide one another was not like anything I expected to find. I am so grateful to be able to do this.

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I am married to the love of my life & my best friend.  I couldn’t have asked for a better, more loving husband and father to my girls. I think I knew he was the one as soon as we met. 🙂

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And now, we are a family of four – soon to be five! And we are definitely learning as we go. I hope you follow me through this journey; this crazy joyride on earth we call Motherhood. I promise… to tell it like it is.

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13 Comments

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    Tracy Esquivel
    June 23, 2013 at 11:59 am

    Great job on your blog Melanie and congratulations on all of your accomplishments! Looking forward to seein more of your blogs! 🙂

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    LoLo
    June 25, 2013 at 9:29 pm

    Melanie,

    Great pictures!! Being a Mommy of 2 how do you balance work, life & play? Do you have any suggestions for your readers for ‘Me’ time?

    Look forward to your blog…

    LoLo

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      Melanie
      June 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm

      Hi Lolo! It has taken me a little time to adjust and get into a ‘routine’ being a mama. I posted before about my transition and how it was hard for me. I had to force myself to get on a schedule and a little routine so that I could actually schedule some ‘me’ time in advance, even if it was just once a week for me to do something, even something as small as painting my toenails. So I definitely recommend making a schedule/routine. It doesn’t have to be followed strictly, but it does give you sort of a structure. Although, now that baby #2 is almost here, I am anticipating that our little daily routine we have will go right out the window and we will have to come up with a new one 🙂 At least for a little while… Thanks for asking though!

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    Mandy Rose
    October 3, 2013 at 9:48 am

    Awww, you have a beautiful family!! And I love the names you chose for your children…adorable!

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      Melanie
      October 3, 2013 at 3:17 pm

      Thank you Mandy! I appreciate you stopping by 🙂

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    Candace
    October 24, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    Found your blog via Social Scatter. Had a quick look through and wanted to say what a great blog you have. Will be back soon to have a good read.

    PS. You have the most adorable daughters x

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    Andrea
    October 29, 2013 at 10:25 am

    Your family is so beautiful! I’m a new follower and can’t wait to read more from your blog. -Andrea 🙂

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      Melanie
      November 6, 2013 at 5:07 pm

      Thank you Andrea so glad that you stopped by! Can’t wait to check out your blog too.

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    margaret
    December 30, 2013 at 12:45 am

    I really adore your blog it nice look forward reading more.
    Keep up the good work and bueatiful girls.

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      Melanie
      December 30, 2013 at 6:33 pm

      Thanks Margaret!!

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    Kim
    January 4, 2014 at 10:54 pm

    Melanie, your girls are beautiful!
    Kim

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      Melanie
      January 8, 2014 at 1:29 pm

      Thank you so much Kim!!

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    fashionablyEPIC
    March 9, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    I love your blog! I have a family of 5 as well. Enjoy your babies and it’s awesome you are staying organized and have a system. Systems…my epic fail but never too late to start. I look forward to watching your family grow and more great tips.

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