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Happy 3rd Birthday, Mac!

March 14, 2016 duchessoffork 1

Mac, Just like that, you are three. I cannot believe three whole years have come and gone since you entered our lives and changed our hearts forever. I could never dream the love I could hold in my heart for a little boy. You are something special, Mac Man, and I’m so g …

My Big Come Back

January 25, 2016 duchessoffork 1

I’m sure you’ve noticed that it’s basically been radio silence here on Duchess of Fork since last summer. Since that time, life has been a just little busy. We found out we were expecting our third baby (a sweet boy!), travelled to Paris, travelled to Disney …

20 Lessons I Learned From My Kids This Summer

August 17, 2015 duchessoffork 3

1. On an especially gorgeous day, drop everything and take the kids to the beach. No, it’s not an easy feat by yourself, and yes, they’ll get sandy, but they will have the time of their lives. 2. When you’re sure that every word they hear goes in one ear and …

Happy 4th Birthday, Julia!

July 30, 2015 duchessoffork 1

My Darling Julia, You are four years old today! Sometimes I forget that you are still a little girl because you are wise and mature beyond your years. Your first four years have gone by in a flash, but in a way it seems that you’ve always been with us. You have the pure …

Our New Home {First Glance}

April 30, 2015 duchessoffork 11

It’s no secret that we move often. My husband became a general contractor in 2010 and has been creating gorgeous custom homes ever since. We are often the guinea pigs, as we move from house to house, waiting for them to sell. The packing and moving part is no fun, but s …

Disney Cruise Dos and Don’ts

April 6, 2015 duchessoffork 0

Before we cruised with Disney, friends and family gave us lots of advice. Jason and I love to cruise, but this was the first time we’d traveled anywhere with our kiddos. Our amazing travel planner sent us a novel of helpful information. Even still, you just don’t …

Happy 2nd Birthday, Mac!

March 13, 2015 duchessoffork 2

My Sweet Mac, How can it be that you are two years old? You are such a huge part of this family and we have loved every minute of the past two years. You are the happiest guy. You wave to everyone you see and you’re the first to greet anyone who comes in the …

Disney Dollars

March 4, 2015 duchessoffork 2

The time has come for our family’s first Disney trip. The Carters are loading up and heading to Orlando for one day at the Magic Kingdom, followed by 4 nights on the Disney Dream. I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews of Disney cruises and I’m so excited for u …

21 Day Fix {Review}

February 26, 2015 duchessoffork 0

My 21 Days have come and gone! I’m down five pounds, feel more toned, and have a healthier outlook when it comes to my portions and the foods I put in my mouth. If you recall, the 21 Day Fix is a program that focuses on simple portion control. The package comes with sev …