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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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Blog Posts

The Ultimate Vanilla Cake

The Ultimate Vanilla Cake

It's not uncommon for me to waste spend copious amounts of time perusing cookbooks and recipe boards on pinterest. I'm …
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"Falling For Fall" DIY Felt Banner Tutorial

"Falling For Fall" DIY Felt Banner Tutorial

When I saw this tutorial on purlbee.com (they're killing me with cuteness lately!) I knew I had a few projects …
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Chickens, Hawks, Snakes, and the Really Bad Day

Chickens, Hawks, Snakes, and the Really Bad Day

On Wednesday night, I put the kids to bed as usual and, 900 million books and one-more-hugs and I-think-I-need-to-pee-agains later, …
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