being Kind

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Kellan and I went to Colorado back in April for a fun work trip with his awesome company, Thrivent. This was our first big trip away from our Kinsey girl so obviously, I cried when I left her! But we were so excited to have 5 days of quality time together without a toddler alarm […]

Our Sugar Cookie Gender Reveal + Pregnancy Update

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You guys! Kinsey’s unicorn 1st Birthday Party was a dream come true for this momma! Choosing a birthday theme She’s had a totally unplanned unicorn theme since our baby shower last year. Everyone showered her with unicorn everything! No, really! We thought the theme would be kangaroos since we call her Kinsey Roo but jokes […]

Kinsey’s Unicorn 1st Birthday Party

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Well, friends, I can’t believe it but today is our 4 year wedding anniversary! So, I think now might be the perfect time to finally share our Round Top wedding with y’all! I can’t believe it’s been 4 years already. Everyone says it flies by! And with an (almost) one-year-old, I can truly say that has […]

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I wish life was always full of rainbows, butterflies and all the positive vibes! But the reality is that there are going to be times that are really hard. There will be times that test your faith and times that make you question everything. That’s just part of this wonderful ride we call life! I […]

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This year’s fall mini sessions were a huge success! So many amazing families, a few new faces and some that have been in the Cotton family for years, all wonderful! Because of these incredible families, we are donating $525 from our Houston fall mini sessions for Parkinson’s Research! And to us, that is AWESOME! Houston fall […]

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*** THE WINNER IS ANNOUNCED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG POST! 😀 *** I’m 30, y’all! 🙈🙌🏻🎉💕🥂Eeekk…and I’m getting all the Joey feels! 🤪 JK…kinda! 🤣 I’m excited to be spending this big birthday with the hubby & my favorite little gal, #ourkinseygirl! Birthday Giveaway! Being in business for 7 years, we’ve learned more […]

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In January, my best friends hosted the sweetest baby shower for us and #ourkinseygirl! They really know me better than anyone! They picked the theme, “The snuggle is real” because they know how much I love to snuggle! How sweet is that!? Having all of my girls together for a snuggly PJ baby shower was a dream […]

Snuggly Pajama Baby Shower

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In honor of #nationalbestfriendday today we are sharing our girls-only Marfa road trip! Anytime our girl Meredith from Cake and Confetti is involved, the level of colorful fun jumps to 11! Prickly pear margaritas and rosé were flowing in this whirlwind girls’ adventure. Since I (Alyssa) planned the trip, we stayed in a teepee in […]

Marfa Road Trip with Cake and Confetti

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At 7+ months pregnant, it’s no surprise now that we are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our first baby, due in March. But before Sept 16th, we had no idea if we’d be having a boy or a girl. From the moment we found out we were expecting, Kellan (the hubby) thought it was a […]

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Our Favorite Caldwell Christmas Tradition Most of my family lives in California, a few thousand miles too far away in my opinion! With the holidays, it always makes it harder. Often, they’ll come to Texas for Christmas, which we are so grateful for! But this year we really wanted to go out there. Unfortunately, with Harvey and […]

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Somehow I feel like I blinked and all of a sudden it’s almost December! Anyone else with me? I don’t know if it was Harvey or being pregnant, but fall & wedding season flew by. I can’t believe today is Thanksgiving! Grateful Hearts Every year the hustle & bustle of life gets crazier and crazier. […]

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{Beautiful calligraphy above by talented @joyfulinkcalligraphy} When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers they will not overwhelm you.  – Isaiah 43:2 The Devastation of Hurricane Harvey Friends, neighbors, Texans, we love you more than words. With heavy hearts, we watched as hurricane Harvey devastated our state. From Corpus […]

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