First Cold of the Season

This week our little J hit two weeks, did tummy time for the FIRST TIME, his cord fell off, he got circumcised aaaaand he got his FIRST cold. What a week to be alive, huh? Oliver never got sick as a newborn, actually in general. This might be his second cold he has ever had.Continue reading “First Cold of the Season”

New Family Tradition

I think it’s really easy especially around the holidays to get stressed and really busy and just let time get away from you. Kyle and I didn’t want our holidays to end up that way. As a parent we have this amazing opportunity to create magic for our kids but more important than that, toContinue reading “New Family Tradition”

4 ways to get your toddler ready for a new baby!

We got asked A LOT while I was pregnant with Jesse, if Oliver was prepared. I couldn’t really answer the question until Jesse was born and now that he is here the answer is YES! It didn’t just happen though. We prepped Ollie everyday. And because of that, our little boys are adjusting quite nicely.Continue reading “4 ways to get your toddler ready for a new baby!”

Jesse’s Birth Story

This past week we welcomed our second child into the world! I was 40 weeks and 1 day when he was born and at that point, I didn’t think he would be coming anytime soon! At 36 weeks I was dilated to 2.5 centimeters. The following week I had tons of contractions 5 minutes apartContinue reading “Jesse’s Birth Story”

Halloween Costume Inspo

We are celebrating FOUR years of coordinating costumes over here!! Four years, I can’t believe it!! In honor of this fun tradition, I am sharing them all in one place! If you are looking for ideas, keep scrolling down! I did a little poll on Instagram, and this costume was a definite favorite! GWEN STACYContinue reading “Halloween Costume Inspo”

Fall Bucket List: Roadtrip

Preparing to give birth over the holidays has kind of turned me into a crazy person! I literally NEED to do ALL of the things! Halloween party? I’m there! Pumpkin Patch? Let’s go! Roadtrip? Okay! So last weekend after a service project at the school, we loaded our car and we were off. My sisterContinue reading “Fall Bucket List: Roadtrip”

Fall Bucket List: Park Day

With the arrival of our new babe just weeks away, I want to get out of the house and into the nice weather as much as possible. Not just for my sake but to possssssible ease the mom guilt when Oliver has to be cooped up inside for a couple weeks. With that being said,Continue reading “Fall Bucket List: Park Day”

Fall Bucket List: Pumpkin Patch!

Last Saturday we took our little nugget to his first pumpkin patch! The entire week leading up to this day included the most gorgeous 80 degree weather. Of course the day we wanted to be perfect weather ended up being 100 degrees! To make matters a little more interesting, I didn’t even check the weather.Continue reading “Fall Bucket List: Pumpkin Patch!”

4 EASY tips to grow your hair!

This is a tale of two heads of hair. One very dry, damaged, brittle mop of hair, if you could call it that. & one long, healthy, perfectly colored head of hair. Unfortunately for me, my hair was the former. I’m a long time bleacher & hot tool user, with chronic dry scalp. When IContinue reading “4 EASY tips to grow your hair!”

DIY Sandbox under $20

What do you do to entertain a 16 month old when you are 29 weeks pregnant, live on the second floor of an apartment complex, and don’t have a park close by? Well if you are us, you build a sandbox! We have a little porch on the back of our condo that looks outContinue reading “DIY Sandbox under $20”