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Eight is Great!

Eight is Great!

Happy birthday to the sweetest, kindest, and most beautiful 8 year old ever. I love you, Marley!

Rad Boy, Rad Shirt!

Rad Boy, Rad Shirt!

This shirt! I don’t think a more appropriate one exists for my Cashy boy. RAD, he is indeed. And here is why: 1. Cash makes Daddy proud as our little…

Fun Easter Activ-ities

Fun Easter Activ-ities

Spring is definitely in the air and all four of the kids are so excited for the upcoming Easter Weekend!  It’s Ruby’s first Easter and we can’t wait to gather…

Happy Birthday Derek!

Happy Birthday Derek!

Today, we are wishing a very Happy Birthday to our incredible friend, my ex-husband, and the father of my first two children – Derek. Our family wouldn’t be the same…

Happy Birthday, Chris!!

Happy Birthday, Chris!!

Happy 36th birthday to the most amazing man alive…my one and only, and my best friend Chris, for your birthday this year, we thought there would be nothing better than…

Welcome Back Heart Attack

Welcome Back Heart Attack

As many of you know, our job takes us on many adventures around the U.S., and most recently, around the world. Four of the Powell Six Pack went on these…

Are You Here on Holiday?

Are You Here on Holiday?

“Are you here on holiday?” Everybody here asks…with their dreamy New Zealand accent, I must add. This isn’t the first country (or state for that matter) that we’ve visited where…

A Picture Perfect Winter Break

A Picture Perfect Winter Break

With Winter Break coming to an end, I can’t help but sit back and appreciate the days these kids have had off from school. With our family’s abnormally busy life,…

Announcing…Ruby Lane Powell

Announcing…Ruby Lane Powell

We are so pleased to announce the birth of our beautiful baby girl, Ruby Lane Powell. She decided to join us on Saturday, the 16th of November at 8:20am –…

Powell Pack Top Reads

Powell Pack Top Reads

In case you didn’t know, today is National Young Reader’s Day! I so appreciate a day that celebrates something that really does give our kids such incredible building blocks for…

Day 1: The Month of Thanks

Day 1: The Month of Thanks

November is one of my favorite months. Why? Because it is the month of thanks. We should all be living in a “lifetime of thanks”, but with the normal chaos…

Cash’s Monster Craft

Cash’s Monster Craft

As soon as I saw this craft on Pinterest, I knew it would be PERFECT for our little Cashy. Not only does he love to get messy, but he also…

Baby Name Dilemma

Baby Name Dilemma

Thanks to my inability to filter this mouth of mine, it is now known that the Powell Pack will be bringing a baby GIRL to this world in November ☺….

Peace, Love and Comfort

Peace, Love and Comfort

Today, I am especially grateful for the safety and health of my beautiful family. My heart hurts for the many affected by the unnecessary tragedies in Boston. May peace, love,…

Rev Up the Romance

Rev Up the Romance

So many people ask how Chris and I keep our spark with him traveling most of the year (75 % of the time to be exact). That is SUCH a…