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Fall 2017 Guide to Mid-South Children’s Consignment Sales

Oh, Fall.  I love Fall. I love pumpkin patches, hay rides, crisp cool sweater weather, SEC football and family outdoor portrait season.  I also love consignment sales.  If you missed my Spring post about getting in on the fun and navigating the consignment sale commotion, I encourage you to check it out here. Its chock […]

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Dear Teachers, You Matter

All of a sudden, here I am in the middle of my kitchen bawling like a big fat sad cry baby.  We had one of those nights where everything was going wrong.  Practice for my 6-year-old ran late, in the rain and he was crying because he didn’t want what I had fixed for dinner that […]

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Back to School Countdown

It’s mid July in Memphis and we are all knee deep into summer camps, beach vacations and church retreats.  Long lazy summer days, spent hanging by the pool or splash park leads to riding bikes in the cove and ends with a spontaneous trip to your favorite frozen treat place. Then, all of a sudden, an innocent […]

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Dear Dad, I Loved You Anyway.

It was just your run-of-the-mill standard Monday morning. I had actually taken off work to take care of some birthday preparations for my “middle” and to get some housework done. November 17, 2014 around 9:45am, my cell phone rings. It’s a long distance number, but familiar. “Lori?” “Yes” “It’s me, Tammy. I’m calling about CW. […]

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Teeth Brushing :: The Struggle is Real

If I were a bettin’ woman, I would bet you that two of my three children will each cry or throw a tantrum no fewer than twice a day. Guaranteed. I’m talking full on, actual tear-producing, foot stomping, tantrum. Ones that, more times than not, will result in a punishment of some sort. Something like no Kindle time […]

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Mother’s Day :: A Guide to Unique Gifts

Motherhood – It’s a thankless job but one that we take on with pride and dignity (most of the time). You just can’t imagine the way these teeny tiny little people can make your heart well up with pride or shatter on the ground until you’ve walked in mommy shoes. From the time our feet […]

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Get to Know Lorrin Saliba!

Hi! I’m Lorrin and I have lived and worked in or near Memphis pretty much my whole life.  There was that 18 month stint in Little Rock that we don’t talk about but other than that, I’m a life-long Memphian. My family is here, we are here, we’ve considered moving if “the right job” came […]

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