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    Phenylketonuria (PKU)

    This week I want to tell you about a genetic disorder you have probably never heard of but is very important to my family and me. Please keep in mind – I am not a scientist or researcher of this disease so please do not use this article as medical advice. My husband (Jacob), all 3 of his brothers and one of their cousins have Phenylketonuria (PKU) – a genetic disorder that causes an amino acid called phenylalanine to build up in the body that…

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    Talavera Pottery

    While I was in Arizona last week I found these gorgeous, Mexican Talavera pots and fell in love. They were hand painted and were covered in bright cheerful patterns and I wanted them SOO badly. Unfortunately, my husband seems to be that I am the craftiest, most talented person in the world and told, “Emily, you could make that. It will be even prettier and cost way less.” You guys, while this seems like s huge compliment coming from my hubby – it is actually…

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    Crayon Art

    Happy March everyone! Today, I am writing to you from sunny Arizona. I’m enjoying the warmth (and the rain) so much that I’ve decided to share it with you by giving you a bright craft to help you brighten your home and keep you warm while creating it. You might have sent the cool melted crayon art that was super popular a few years ago – well now I have a new take on it for you to try. All you are going to need…