Motherhood · Uncategorized

Finding Out I was Pregnant on Halloween

It was Halloween of 2015 when I found out I was pregnant with Audrey. I feel like I remember every single detail of that day so clearly… Derek and I had been trying for a couple of months, but we hadn’t had any luck. The night before Halloween, I started (what I believed to be)…… Continue reading Finding Out I was Pregnant on Halloween

Travel

Exploring Maryland – Lohr’s Orchard – Harford County

My favorite thing about living in a new area is discovering what it has to offer! And I have to say, Maryland has yet to disappoint. The Fall here is absolutely amazing. The air is already nice and crisp, and the leaves are beginning to change (something we don’t see much of in south-eastern VA).…… Continue reading Exploring Maryland – Lohr’s Orchard – Harford County

Style · Uncategorized

Wood Watches by Jord – The Perfect Fall Accessory

Fall has always been my favorite season. I love it for the many simple joys it brings. That first sip of pumpkin beer (Ill skip the psl..pass me a pint instead) ;), bonfires, chunky knit sweaters and scarfs, friendsgiving, festivals, warm candles and cozy moments…it’s enough to make my basic heart explode, y’all! I have to…… Continue reading Wood Watches by Jord – The Perfect Fall Accessory

Motherhood · Products I love

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

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