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I think for the next 6 months the My Life posts will be baby centered!  It gives me a way to keep clients, friends and of course family updated on my pregnancy twice a month but this way I won’t overwhelm everyone else with baby stuff :). I’m 18 weeks along now and everything has…

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  • KelliMay 10, 2012 - 11:25 am

    You look amazing!! Sooo Happy! BABY!!

    Can’t wait to see more, love you and miss you!

I’m sitting in a hotel room at Camp LeJune writing blog posts, editing photos  and trying to ignore the fact that I say goodbye to my husband for six months in just a couple days.  I’m trying not to cry because he should be walking through the door to take me to lunch at any…

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  • Abby GraceMarch 28, 2012 - 9:08 am

    Melissa!!!! This is so so so so exciting!! AHHH! The biggest fist pump in the world for you, the hubs and Jesus. God is SO good!

  • Jessica FikeMarch 28, 2012 - 9:10 am

    I knew it! As soon as I saw you were announcing something big this week, I thought baby right away! CONGRATS, Melissa! So exciting!!

  • SamanthaMarch 28, 2012 - 9:13 am

    I’m so happy for you Melissa!!!! Best of luck for a happy and healthy pregnancy :)

    –Sam Squared

  • Jamie BlowMarch 28, 2012 - 9:48 am

    Congratulations Melissa! This is such an exciting time in life and I’m happy God has blessed you with this precious gift!

  • heatherMarch 28, 2012 - 10:34 am

    Awww congrats Melissa!! Hope your pregnancy goes smoothly :)

  • MelissaMarch 28, 2012 - 11:32 am

    Whoo Hoooo – so exciting. YAY – I am so, so happy for you. :)

  • ToriMarch 28, 2012 - 5:46 pm

    yaaaaaay! :D so, so happy for you guys!!!

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  • JessicaMarch 29, 2012 - 8:49 am

    Congratulations! Lots of great, great times coming your way :) Beautiful job Charlotte!

It’s that time of year where Mother Nature keeps teasing us with brief glimpses of Spring only to slap our faces the next day with 30 degree temps and frigid winds.  I don’t know about anyone else but for the last couple weeks I’ve been battling the winter blahs.  That feeling that you don’t want…

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Happy Birthday Maxie!!  I can’t believe my baby is 10 today!  I can still remember the first moment I held her.  She has been my practice kid for the last 10 years and she has really been kicking it in overdrive this year.  Having an older dog is like having a puppy or a baby…

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Sometimes I just can’t help it, I will be innocently browsing Staples for mailing boxes or pens and I find myself once again in the notebook aisle. I’ll convince myself it’s ok because they are only a couple bucks and everyone needs a new notebook sometimes. Then I’ll get my new little notebook home and…

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