Why I Love Noonday Collection

In high school I traveled to Brazil and Argentina. I spent two weeks there, celebrating my 17th birthday in a foreign land with lovely people. I can still feel the humid air and the bustling of the city. I remember the stories and can see the faces of the people I met and those I […]

Because I Remember

Pain demands to be felt. And yes, that means I saw Fault In Our Stars recently. But I’ve had this post in my drafts for ages. Because I’ve wanted to share, but haven’t known the words to say. That’s the thing about loss, about death … there don’t seem to be any right words. Every […]

Gifts Dad Will Actually Use

 I could buy my mom gifts all day long. She’s just easy to shop for … maybe because we like many of the same things. But my dad and Dominic, they’re a bit more particular. So, when holidays come around I’m always a little stumped as to what they’ll like AND USE most. Yes, believe […]

Third Baby Wish List

Let’s talk baby #3 today! What I may “need”, what I want and what I’ve come to determine is pure poppycock in the realm of baby necessities. No, no – not expecting over here! Deep sigh of relief I’m sure from my husband who occasionally reads my posts. But, not expecting doesn’t keep me from […]

Stocking Stuffers For the Mister

This article is sponsored by hello products (click to see them all!), a special thank you to them for adding a little breath of super friendly fresh to my family’s holiday season. Is it just me or are gifts for the mister especially difficult? Don’t get me wrong – I know exactly what he wants […]

Gift Guide Just For Brothers + Sisters

Now don’t get me wrong, I’ll be buying Jemma My Little Pony shenanigans for Christmas. I mean, that is what her little heart desires and we’re all entitled to a little Christmas want. For the most part though, I try to invest in gifts that are pretty gender neutral, things that both Jemma + Max […]

Rainy Day Adventures with RoseArt Magic Fun Dough

Rainy season has begun in the Pacific Northwest. Thus, park play dates are few and far between. Even when we do go I have to take a spare towel or two to dry off the slide and swings! Because of the rain, us Northwest mamas have transitioned to what we know best – rainy day […]

Natural Parents Network’s 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway! {12/6, 26 winners, US, ARV $2,587}

Welcome to the Second Annual Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide! If you need to complete your holiday shopping, find a birthday present for a friend, or just treat yourself to something special, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone. But what’s even better, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide is a great opportunity […]

The Art of Motherhood + a Giveaway

I love art that reflects motherhood. Like, truly love it. I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to images that capture the beauty of being a mama. It’s one of my faves to pin too :) Usually I’m without words when scrolling through these photos – they’re just so precious. Mamas in their element of […]

Mama Necklace

  I totally forgot … Jemma and Daddy went shopping together and ordered me this adorable necklace for my birthday. Of course, mine will say “Jemma” and I CAN’T WAIT FOR IT TO GET HERE!!!