Happy Fourth and a Family Update

I’m still on maternity leave, but I wanted to pop in here for a few reasons… firstly, to leave a handful of inspiring links for you!

I also wanted to give you a little update on my family. As some of you may have seen on Facebook, we welcomed our third little one to the family on June 7th: miss Hallee Hope. We’ve all been doing well and adjusting to being a family of five. I’ve been so grateful for all the great guest posts that I’ve been able to share with you while I soak up all those newborn snuggles.

I’ve got a few more weeks off during which you’ll get to hear from some more guests, along with our regular contributors, and I’ve even got a fun giveaway for you later this week!

Finally, I want to wish you all a very happy Fourth of July! I hope your day is full of lots of sweet, summery memories!

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Nicole lives near the beach in Southern California with her husband and three young kiddos. She writes a a lifestyle blog about creativity, family life, community, and all sorts of other fun stuff, and also keeps a homeschool journal called The Bennettar Academy. Her most recent (free!) ebook is about why and how to make more time for reading.

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  1. Congratulations! I bet your hands are full! Have a Happy 4th of July!

  2. Thanks for the link Love Nicole. Happy 4th to your family.

  3. Great post! Have a Happy 4th of July!

  4. Congratulations on your new little blessing and Happy 4th of July!

  5. They are so lovely, Congratulations 🙂 thanks for the links!

  6. That is such an adorable picture! Hope you are all feeling well.

    Thanks for sharing my post @ Keeper of the Home. I think I gain a pound or two researching that one 🙂

    Enjoy the rest of your “time off.”

  7. Margarete says:

    Very cute pictures.Welcome to the 4th family member,Congratulation and Happy 4th of July!!thanks for sharing.
    have a great week end.

  8. Adorable family! Hope your 4th of July was fun. Be well. xox

  9. Congrats! What a cute picture!


  10. Adorable photo of your kids! The little girl looks very much like you. She is very beautiful like mommy. 🙂 And thank you for the links Nicole. A good reading indeed!

  11. Lovely links !! Of course, one of the highlights is always hanging out with family. That’s what makes the holiday for us. And the kids always enjoy their cousins!thanks for sharing…

  12. Well congrats to you! its a great news..i must say that she is so cute..thanks for sharing this with us..it made me cheer up!

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