What not to say to a pregnant woman


Every time I have been pregnant the crazy things people will say to me never ceases to amaze me.  Just this past weekend as I was attending a conference I had one of the older waitresses approach me and completely catch me off guard. Cocktail Waitress – “Oh dear, YOU are having a boy!” Me [...]

The Private Lives of Nashville Wives episode 2 recap #NashvilleWives


Just a quick reminder, I am writing this for a campaign I’m taking part of over the next couple of months.  All thoughts and opinions are my own though! I have waited for this episode for the last week.  Last week met the ladies, but this week we really start to get to know them! [...]

Travel Accessories for Moms and Dads on the go by Infantino

infantino neoprene

Where are my germaphobes? Raise your hands, I know you’re out there.  I am one of those moms who completely gross out at the restaurant high chairs, market shopping carts and anything with other people’s germs! I am so one of those crazy moms!  This morning we had to run quickly to the market for milk [...]

Bebe au Lait Muslin Collection – Swaddle Blankets

Bebe au Lait giveaway

Little Baby Girl Seid (BGS for short) should will be here in about 70 days and to date I have only bought her one thing,  a 4th of July dress.  I love buying for babies especially girls! So what is my problem is.   I have a ton of things left over from Zach, but [...]

The Private Lives of Nashville Wives debut #NashvilleWives


So last week I received an invite to be part of group to watch and help promote the new TNT Reality series The Private Lives of Nashville Wives.  A reality show about a bunch of big haired southern women living in Nashville? Um, ok, let me think about this for a second. YES!!!!!!  I think this [...]

I survived my first Dance Mom weekend…barely


I’ve sat on this post for a week now.  2 weekends ago I had my first real Dance Competition as a Dance Mom.   My anxiety had been high leading up to competition.  I wanted Ellie to do well, but I didn’t want her to stress about the judges, winning or losing.  More than anything [...]

Maternity Fashion do’s and don’ts

maternity fashion do's and don'ts

Another prego post repost today!  I needed to be reminded of these do’s and don’ts today.  It’s so easy and tempting to try to hide.  The problem is when we do that we end up looking sloppy and we all know that it’s a good look.  We also know that you tend to feel better [...]

Easy DIY Coastal Decor

Starfish Shadow box diy

I’m always dreaming of the perfect Coastal decor. Over the last few years my home has been slowly transformed into the cozy coastal home I want.  I add the simple touches when I find that perfect piece.  Some of those items just happen to be do it yourself projects.  This one is super easy, I [...]

6 pieces of unrealistic baby advice

6 pieces of unrealistic  baby advice

When you walk around 7 months pregnant you’re bound to get unsolicited baby advice.  I don’t care if it’s your first baby or your 10th, there is always someone out there who believes they know more than you do.  AND of course they have to share their wisdom with you. Let’s be honest with each [...]

New Mommy Tip – Have it delivered!


I originally posted this last year, but today as I was out running errands I was reminded of this piece of advice I gave you all.  HAVE IT DELIVERED! It is crazy in my house right now.  1st grader, toddler, new baby coming in May and all while I’m trying to work.  Why am I [...]

The Orbit Baby Stroller is our Pack Mule

Orbit Baby Pack Mule

We are not a one stroller does all kind of family.  We have a stroller for hiking/walking, we have a stroller for everyday use, we have a stroller for traveling and we have a stroller for shopping. Our Orbit is our shopping stroller.  It is my pack mule. What I love about the Orbit Baby [...]

Finding your happy part 2

finding your happy

I did this project a few years ago and loved the reset.  This coming weekend we’re heading to Disneyland for Ellie’s first dance competition.  So it seemed like the perfect week to do it again.   Who wants to join me in finding our happy? I’ve said it before and I truly believe we create [...]