Newborn Essentials on a Budget

Could be days, could be weeks... bags kind of packed, car seat base is still not installed, but we're ready for you little babe! Baby fever is a solid 10/10 here in our household. We have sorted through most of Parker's baby clothes [talk about sentimental], brought up all our favorite newborn essentials and now, [...]

UPDATE: P’s 1st Birthday and Family Vacation

I have been totally M.I.A lately and apologize, but I have had such a creative block and honestly I have just been soaking up all of my babe before he turned the big ONE! From party planning, his 1st birthday party to our little family vacation and even starting a new "job", we have been [...]

How I finally got my baby to sleep

Well hello! It's been quite some time and I seriously can not believe I finally get to write this blog. Yep, as the title suggests, my son has finally slept through the night! It's been a long time coming and we are so beyond proud of him. So, how'd we do it? What worked best [...]

Surviving Mother’s Day

Alright, dads/gentleman this is geared towards you *hint, hint* and of course us mother's, because who doesn't like to splurge once in a while? This year is going to be my first official Mother's Day. It is so weird to even type that out. Last year, I was uber pregnant and imagining how future Mother's [...]

Parker’s Birth Story

Are you sitting down, good. I have always kind of hated my birth story. I felt like my body betrayed me. I kept thinking "why"... Throughout my pregnancy I had only one birth plan in mind, I wanted a natural birth, no drugs, especially no epidural! At each check up appointment with my OBGYN, everything was [...]

Paleo Bakehouse

Okay my sweets loving mamas, do I have some goodness to share. I stumbled upon Paleo Bakehouse as an Instagram ad (thank you!). I was instantly drawn by the words "gluten free". Yay, a gluten free monthly subscription of treats, um where do I sign up? Having celiacs disease has been a life changing journey [...]

Our food journey-starting solids

Mama don't fear-meal time tricks are here! Starting solids was...lets just say different. My babes HATED IT and I am sure I am not alone on this. He would gag and turn his head in refusal. It was quite hilarious but also very frustrating. Our doctor recommended to us that we should start with a [...]

Let’s talk diapers!

I know...diapers. Riveting, right? But hey, late night, early morning, mid-day, diaper changes are going to happen. It's something that all parents are familiar with. There is like a gazillion diaper brands on the market, but it's honestly trial and error when it comes to finding out what type or brand you like. Quantity and [...]