Reid — 18 Months Old + a Giveaway!

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  My Reid, my little love.  For 18 months now you’ve been such a light in our family. A constant smile. A joyful laugh. A funny bundle. Seeing your personality come alive is our favorite thing. You dance and sing, love Mickey Mouse, and would spend all day, every day outside if you could.  And […]

Style File — Heat Wave

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September babies mean one thing … a summer filled with the third trimester and massive efforts to stay cool.  And, I’m really, really good when it comes to complaining about the heat. Like, if my lamenting wasn’t so annoying, I could probably win some kind of award for all the heat-hating reasons I think on a […]

Annual Mother’s Day Interview

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I know Mother’s Day was a good month or so ago, but I totally forgot about posting our annual interview. And, what’s a month late in the long run? Nothin’ absolutely nothin’! For Mother’s Day we went to the Pacific Science Center, but shortly after Mother’s Day I took the kids to the zoo. That was our just […]

28 Weeks

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  Petunia dress c/o Paisley Raye, shop more Paisley Raye pretties here! Helloooooo third trimester! I can’t believe you’re back … again. I’m totally tired, feel GINORMOUS, and am oh so thankful that it rained again today. One more day I haven’t had to survive the sweltering summer heat — hallelujah! I keep thinking that […]

6 Questions To Ask Before You Invest In a Really Nice Stroller

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Today’s post is sponsored by Baby Cubby. Cross my heart, I don’t mean to sound uppity, but when it comes to strollers … you get what you pay for. This, I know from experience. This, I have schooled Dominic on. And that says a lot seeing that he is Mr. Budget. Here’s the deal … invest in a […]

Style File — Be Bold!

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Today’s fabulous mama fashion is sponsored by Pink Blush. The perfect place to shop whether you’re expecting or just on the prowl for summer pretties! Happy last day of May! Once June arrives it’s crazy town here, because I say hello to my third trimester! And that’s kind of surreal, because the third trimester leads […]

Say Yes To Being a Match

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As a SAHM it’s super easy to get stuck in my own little world.  For the most part, I’m healthy, my kids are healthy, and we’re living a pretty charmed life. But not everyone is. And God forbid, that might not always be our story. That’s one reason why I love social media. It really […]

This + That

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Jem and I are upping our art game. It’s calm and relaxing and we listen to Yo-Yo Ma or the Disney Legacy CD while we craft. The boys join in sometimes and other times we distract them with snacks so we can get creative in the quiet. This week it was watercolors and flower crowns. Next week? Well, we’re taking […]

Style File — This Is Everyday

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Whenever I post mama style photos I get the sweetest comments. And it makes me feel happy, of course. Who doesn’t like to hear that they’re pretty and pulled together and portraying pregnancy with grace?!? But are fancy, styled photos my everyday? No, not quite. Like, once every 10 days or so I get really […]