st george marathon

October 12, 2018

Last weekend we took a quick trip down to St George to watch Curtis and my dad run the marathon. We drove up on Friday and came back Saturday night. It was really nice (for the girls and Nicholas😜) to relax and hang out.   My mom and I both woke up at the butt…

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October 3, 2018

Lol.. yes, I know this picture is blurry and sucks, but I don’t know how to pose with the belly and I am over trying to get this shot 🙈 I don’t know if you guys can tell, but I am so stinkin’ excited for this little girl to come at the end of December! She…

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halloween screens

October 1, 2018

It’s the first day of October! For some reason, this year I have been really looking forward to October. It’s finally feeling like fall; Halloween is right around the corner, and there are pumpkins EVERYWHERE. It’s been making me really happy! Mason is a firm believer in not decorating for a holiday until the first…

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July Update

July 13, 2018

Wow it’s been a long time since we got on here and posted anything… I figured it was probably time for an update on the Slades! We’ve been traveling a lot over the last couple months (if you want to read about all of it, I typed it all out below, but it’s kinda long…

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May 10, 2018

We are sitting in the Barcelona Airport waiting for our plane to board. We’ve had a really nice, relaxing time here, but I think we are both ready to get home. Does anyone else ever feel that way? It’s not that we want to leave Barcelona, I think it’s that we just want to sleep…

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Wedding Tips

April 25, 2018

So you recently got engaged… Congratulations! Wedding planning is so fun, but can be really stressful. I know that wedding season is in full swing, but I thought that I would impart some last minute wedding tips for all you soon-to-be brides. First things first, don’t stress too much about the day of the wedding.…

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March 23, 2018

I threw out my back yesterday, so we definitely will not be doing ANY adventuring this weekend. In honor of our weekend of making sure I move as little as possible, I thought I would take this time to catch up on blogging the last few trips. This is the first in a series of…

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February 13, 2018

Two weeks ago, Mason and I hit the Big Apple with a few friends. I had wanted to visit the city for forever and it did not disappoint! The food was incredible, the sights were fantastic, and we just had such a good weekend! I am by no means an expert on New York City…

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travel essentials: backpack edition

January 28, 2018

We have a few trips coming up between February and March; I am so excited! We are going to New York City next weekend with a few friends, and Mason has planned a couple surprise trips for my birthday in March! He originally told me the dates for when we will be out of town,…

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shows to inspire

January 8, 2018

I don’t really believe in New Year’s Resolutions… Hear me out: if I am going to set a goal, I would prefer to just do it when I feel like it’s necessary. I love that the new year is a time for reflection and new beginnings, but I feel like when I set goals in…

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