When I was pregnant with my daughter my hospital bag was packed at week 30 and it literally had every and any thing in it. I went through dozens of lists and picked items I just "knew I would need!" LOL. Literally 3/4 of it never left the bag! Now with baby number two on … Continue reading Packing My Hospital Bag!
Every year I set unattainable goals for myself and don't accomplish any of them. As a teacher, when my students are getting ready for winter break, one of the fun activities I love to do with them is setting SMART goals. I realized my first year of teaching that my students goals were to become … Continue reading SMART Goal Setting 2021
Growing up I always loved Thanksgiving for two reasons. One, I loved seeing all my family in one day - we would go to my dad's parents during the day and my mom's parents at night. The second being, I loved the food. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays and now I have a … Continue reading Hosting Thanksgiving
Every year, I scour the internet for hours looking for gift ideas for my husband and father. Every year I hate everything shared and I end up just figuring it out. This year, I decided to make my own! I hope this list helps you! For the sports fan: Memorabilia is always a great gift, … Continue reading Gift Ideas: For Him
I have never started holiday shopping early, up until this year. Now, with a baby, I feel the need to start getting it all done since I know I won't have my usual 2 days before Hanukkah and 2 days before Christmas to spend hours and hours at the mall. Anyways, all of my family … Continue reading Gift Ideas: Top Chef Edition
I always knew that when I had kids that I'd want to do as many cute holiday crafts with them as I can while they're young enough to let me! Welp, now I have my first baby and I'm doing all the crafts. It's certainly much more difficult than I thought it would be to … Continue reading Halloween Crafting with Kids
A while back, I read an instagram post about allowing babies to make their own choices. I was so curious about this, so I did my own research and decided to start implementing choice in our daily routine! When I say that I give Rayna the choice for XYZ, the typical response is either "She's … Continue reading Baby’s Choice
You don't want to miss these great deals on Prime day! Make sure you have a prime membership to take advantage of extra sales and quick shipping! Wednesday updates: 30% off Carters clothing 30% off Melissa and Doug & V-Tech 35% off Graco 60% off dolls Tuesday deals - some may no longer be … Continue reading Amazon Prime Day
First and foremost - stop what you're doing and sign up for a Target Circle account, and also a RedCard if you can. The circle membership is a free customer loyalty program that ALWAYS offers great deals! The RedCard gives you an additional 5% off every purchase you make with the card! Home Decor: Home … Continue reading Target Sale!
Women's Sale Faves for Fall! The most adorable kids clothes!
Home items! All Nambe products - great housewarming and wedding gifts! My favorite kids items on the sale
One major question that always pops up in my Facebook wedding group is, "What is the best pre-wedding skincare routine?" Skincare is such a personalized approach that it's hard to say, especially not being an aesthetician, what is the best for each person. I can only share from my own personal experience and what worked … Continue reading Wedding Skincare Routine!
So many of the items I wanted to get during the sale were sold out, but I did manage to snag so many great pieces! Shop them all below! *The nuna RAVA car seat in the slideshow below is the Threaded edition exclusive to Nordstrom and is sold out. However, the standard colors are on … Continue reading Nordstrom Sale Purchases!
I've rounded up my top 15 #NSale clothes for baby boys newborn - 3T!
I've rounded up my top 15 favorites for girls clothes newborn - 3t!
Before your baby comes you make sure you have all the things. You make a list and check it twice, probably 17x actually. You register for everything that the stores tell you you NEED and you register for all the things that instagram and facebook ads throw in your face. Now fast forward to baby's … Continue reading Baby Must Haves for 0-3 months!
If there is once a year that I get truly excited for shopping, it's the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Don't get me wrong, I love shopping all the time, but a great sale really gets me excited. I get to snag so many awesome Fall pieces on sale that typically wouldn't go on sale until at … Continue reading Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!
Being a first time mom I feel like there's so much to do, with such little time! Thank god for Pinterest and Instagram to give me some sort of guidance on what to do and where to begin! After scouring the internet for days and going room by room in my house, I have come … Continue reading Before Baby’s Born
Lets talk bumps! There is something so beautiful about growing a life inside you. I always used to look at women with baby bumps and think "WOW. How cool are women's bodies that we create little toes and fingers, sweet little faces, and so much more in such a short period of time starting from … Continue reading Bumpin’ Around
Hey ladies (or gents)! I hope your day is treating you well and you are getting your stretchy pants ready for Thanksgiving next week! I love the holiday season because it means I can eat all my favorite foods guilt-free and be around my friends and family. This year is extra special for me because … Continue reading Black Friday 2019 Baby Deals
Hey ya'll! Sorry I have been MIA lately. If you didn't already know, I am a teacher down in South Florida, so the end of May/beginning of June is a whirlwind for me. There are so many checklists on top of everything else, it gets pretty crazy! I've officially been out of school two weeks … Continue reading Hostess With The Mostest
The day we got engaged 💍 12.25.17 If you're anything like me, you can never have too many diamonds! While I'm well aware that diamonds actually have no value, other than the one society puts on it, I DON'T CARE. I think they're simple, classy, timeless, and beautiful. My dad always had friends in the … Continue reading Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend
During my time, in a plethora of wedding groups, I kept seeing the same question asked over and over again... "Do I reallyyyyyy need a photographer for the wedding?" THE ANSWER IS YES. EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. YES. Why? Why is it so important to spend money on a photographer? Simple.. So you have something to … Continue reading Importance of Photography