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3 months of Huxley.

Stopped peeing on Dad for the most part.And doesn’t poop when Dad changes him anymore.Constantly smiling and noticing his family a lot more.Hadley is still counting when he smiles at her, he’s over 200 now! He’s such a patient baby, he’ll sleep 6-8 hours at night, wake up in the morning, take Hadley to school, … Continue reading 3 months of Huxley.

Weekly recap.

Back to work, the dentist, swim team, and softball! What a week. Monday, May 16 Monday was my first day back to work after my long maternity leave. It’s been wonderful staying home with Hadley and Huxley all this time. It’s been a little taste of stay-at-home mom life, which isn’t easy. All good things … Continue reading Weekly recap.

Friday favorites.

Happy Friday everyone! Ready for this weekend to start. Softball game, and Mother’s Day! Here are some favorites for today. UNPLUG BOX Everyone is on their phones all the time now; wouldn’t this be awesome? To have an unplug box, and maybe designate a time every day the electronics go in here? I would love … Continue reading Friday favorites.

Cinco de Mayo.

Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration held on May 5th, which commemorates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, led by General Ignacio Zaragoza (source). In reality, it’s just a day to drink margaritas and have white cheese and chips am I right? While my … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo.


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About Me

Hi, I’m Mandy! Married to my awesome hubby Kevin, my two step-kids, and our daughter Hadley. Northerner, but Southerner at heart. Cincinnati Bearcat. Vodka drinker. Craft lover. Beach fanatic. Organizing is my jam. Multi-tasking expert. Welcome to Mandy Joy ♥. My aspirations for this space range from creative ideas, crazy thoughts, and my love for taking pictures. What better way to have a forever memory of the important things that matter in this life.

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