A Toddler Wish List


Before every birthday or Christmas I find myself searching mom blogs for toys, games, and gear that their children enjoy. Here are a few of Parker’s favorite toys and games at the moment. It’s a good mix of imaginative play, educationally based toys, and toys to help him learn and understand social norms. You can find […]

8 Tips & Tricks for Selling Consignment


I love consignment. Purchasing second hand clothing, toys, and gear for Parker (and now Caity) has saved us so much money. Being able to purchase items and then pass them along again also gives me warm and fuzzies.  We decided to be team green with Parker so that a majority of our gear would be […]

Holiday Decorating Favorites

Favorite Decorating Items

For the last few years I have photographed our house decorated for major holidays like Halloween, Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day. It’s neat to go back and see how much my decorating style has really changed over the years. I have noticed that I am slowing collecting items that can be used in different ways each […]

Thanksgiving Weekend


We had an amazing Thanksgiving weekend filled with friends, shopping, and decorating. For Thanksgiving we hosted a few families from my local moms group and one of Rob’s classmates who couldn’t make it home for the holiday. Wednesday was spent cleaning the house and preparing for our Thanksgiving dinner. Rob was in charge of the turkey […]

Caity’s Month 2 Favorites

Two Month Favorites

Even though Caity is still fairly low maintenance at two months, here are a few things that we recently started using that makes life a lot easier! Boppy  |  Fisher-Price Piano Gym  |  Chicco Key Fit 30  |  Chicco Kay Fit Caddy  |  Just Born Fleece Baby Blanket  |  Aden + Anais Swadle Blankets  |  Becco […]

Parker’s 29th Update


This little man has quite a personality and is even getting a little sassy at times. He hasn’t been to the doctors in awhile but last we checked he was about 37 pounds. By the fit of his 2T paints it also looks as though he has grown quite a bit as they now resembles […]

Caity’s Two Month Update

Month 2 with watermark

This little girl has just been moving right along and growing up too fast.  We had fun doing her photo shoot which only took about an hour. I had forgotten how smoothly shoots can go before they start moving around! This Time Around During Caity’s 1 month well visit the pedi gave me his vaccine schedule and […]

Our Organized Entry Way


When we were house hunting I remember walking into our now home and immediately falling in love with the entry. I had recently pinned an adorable entry way set up and the space to put one together in our new home was definitely on my wish list. Although it has now been two years since we moved […]