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CMV Awareness & Prevention

A Cause Close to My Heart

Our second daughter, Grace, was born with congenital Cytomegolovirus on February 20th, 2012. 1 in 150 children are born with this virus every single year yet only 14% of women have heard of CMV. This devastating virus impacts more children than many other more well-known infections and syndromes- even syndromes as well known as Downs Syndrome. I share her journey with you in hopes of educating more women and families about this dangerous infection and what we all can do to prevent it's transmission.

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A Working Mom

Finding my career while raising a family

I graduated from college in December of 2012 with a degree in Studio Art and Art Education. Recently, I began my career as an art teacher in a progressive preschool and kindergarten in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh. We value project and play based learning and are always making something new. Join our art community as I begin a journey filled with creativity, mess and fun!

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Minted

Minted

My sweet friend turned me on to Minted last year when we received her family's adorable Christmas card. I was impressed …
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Pattern Review: Knit Baby Booties

Pattern Review: Knit Baby Booties

Pattern review: I had been looking for an EASY single piece baby bootie pattern the whole time I was pregnant.  I …
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3 Tips for Blurry Christmas Light Pictures!

3 Tips for Blurry Christmas Light Pictures!

I'll keep this short and sweet (the three girls and I are packing up today to head East tonight - …
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