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Swaddle Designs – A Muslin Swaddle :: Review and Giveaway

As a new (and rather sleep deprived) mom, I am ALL ABOUT products that make my life easier. Give me simple! I’m so excited to bring you all a review (and giveaway) of Swaddle Designs’ Muslin Swaddles because they truly have come in so handy, and they are known for their quality and long lasting value!…… Continue reading Swaddle Designs – A Muslin Swaddle :: Review and Giveaway

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When The Breast Isn’t Best – A Breastfeeding Story in Honor of National Breastfeeding Week

A picture says a thousand words… It was the day of Audrey’s weight checkup at the pediatrician’s. When the nurse placed her on the scale, my heart sank. She regained some of the weight she had lost after birth (as most babies do) only to lose it all again. I will never forget that daunting number the scale displayed…… Continue reading When The Breast Isn’t Best – A Breastfeeding Story in Honor of National Breastfeeding Week

Birth Story · Labor and Delivery · Motherhood

Audrey’s Birth Story

    The days leading up to Audrey’s arrival were spent eating loads of pineapple, smothering everything in sriracha sauce, going on walks (aka waddles) and bouncing on a birthing ball that became more and more deflated with each exhausted bounce. To say Derek and I were ready to meet her was an understatement. I tried to sit…… Continue reading Audrey’s Birth Story

Maternity Clothes · Motherhood · Style · Third Trimester

The Maternity Maxi Dress That ANY Woman (Pregnant or Not) Can Wear

    A good maxi dress is EVERYTHING! As a matter of fact, a good maxi dress is the answer to many of life’s wardrobe problems…. Need an effortless put-together look? maxi dress. Don’t have time to shave your legs? maxi dress. Bloated? Food baby? Real baby? maxi dress. Don’t wanna wear heels to a formal event?…… Continue reading The Maternity Maxi Dress That ANY Woman (Pregnant or Not) Can Wear

First Trimester · Maternity Clothes · Motherhood · Second Trimester · Style · Third Trimester

Maternity Clothes – The Basics

A closet FULL of clothes yet NOTHING to wear. Pregnant or not, we have all been there! Pregnancy just brings this dilemma to a whole new level. As the belly grows, the options in your wardrobe dwindle. Unless you are one of those super lucky women who can wear their regular clothes throughout their entire pregnancy,…… Continue reading Maternity Clothes – The Basics

First Trimester · Motherhood · Second Trimester · Third Trimester · Uncategorized

13 Pregnancy Must-Have Items

  I kid you not… as soon as I found out I was pregnant, Facebook did too! The first time I logged on after finding out, I was bombarded with all kinds of ads featuring products that prevent stretch marks, pregnancy pillows, snacks that cure morning sickness…the list goes on! It was all a bit overwhelming, and…… Continue reading 13 Pregnancy Must-Have Items

DIY · Motherhood · Nursery · Uncategorized

Baby Audrey’s Nursery Tour – Turquoise and Floral

I am SO excited to share Audrey’s Nursery with everyone! We went with a lot of neutrals, light blues and then incorporated our pops of color by using florals. (Our house already had tan walls, and we move every 2-3 years so we decided just to leave them that color!)  As I state in the video,…… Continue reading Baby Audrey’s Nursery Tour – Turquoise and Floral