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Happy Valentine’s Day 2017!

I just wanted to stop by and wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! I’ll be taking a break from the blog today to really focus on quality time with my husband but I still wanted to post a quick message telling you how much I appreciate you!

I’ll be back Friday with another round of Friday Favorites!

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I've shared my favorite sign photos from Chicago's Women's March as well as my favorite resource.

Women’s March Photos and a Resource

I won’t be repeating tons of political thoughts – if you’re anything like me you’ve oversaturated by now. But I did attend the women’s march in Chicago alongside approximately 250,000 others this past weekend. I took almost 300 photos and wanted to share my favorite signs I encountered along the way and a very helpful resource at the end. A photo is worth 1000 words, right?

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This month marks the one year anniversary of My Urban Family. To celebrate, I looked through my previous posts and picked a favorite from each month. Enjoy!

The Best of My Urban Family

This month marks the one year anniversary of My Urban Family. I cannot believe it’s been a year since I started writing and then hit publish. I’ve poured my heart into this blog over the past twelve months and I look forward to continuing on this journey for many more years. To celebrate, I looked through my previous posts and picked a favorite from each month. See them all below.

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My husband and I have been celebrating birthdays together for 13 years now. See how our celebrations have changed over the years - and some silly ways we used to celebrate.

13 Years of Birthday Celebrations

A big happy birthday to my husband, who today turns 28! We have been celebrating birthdays together since our 16th birthdays. Some ways we celebrate haven’t changed one bit, but others make 16 feel like a lifetime ago. I thought it would be fun to share how we’ve celebrated his birthday over the past 13 birthdays (and fun to see if I can remember it all).

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Not Just Another Gun Rant – Promise

Every time something like this past weekend’s shootings happen, I have about a million thoughts and strong emotions on the topic come instantly flooding out. And each time I make myself wait a couple of days before putting my thoughts on paper the internet. I want to make sure I really stand behind my initial emotions and that I have considered multiple angles and points of view before saying…

This is me. This is who I am and what I believe.

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