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Inner Strength 

These last 5 days have been pretty difficult. My husband had a retreat in California, so Amelia and I were on our own. Thanks to friends and family, we weren’t completely abandoned. Leading up to him leaving I had been extremely anxious. There would be no breaks when Daddy gets home from work and no… Read more »

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The new IT shoe

   Move over crocs, there’s a new shoe in town! Well not too new, but new to us! Living in Arizona you have to obtain quite the shoe and sandal collection for the warm season. Our warm season lasts from February to almost November, can you say spoiled?  Our main goal is comfort, but washable… Read more »

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What’s in My Bag 

   As I get the hang of this Mom thing I realize I’m becoming a bit more organized and covering my bases for any situation. This includes my bag being well prepared while we are out and about. Many situations can occur while you are out of the house with a toddler including, but not… Read more »

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Find that mask

Taking care of my skin has always been important to me. Before any makeup is laid on, the canvas for what the makeup will be placed on has to be taken care of in my opinion. Before I had kids, I would try to regularly go to the spa to get facials. While it was… Read more »

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Toddler Fashion

As the temperatures rise quickly here in Arizona, so does the need for spring and summer clothing. Since all of the major department and big box stores are not carrying so much short sleeve and shorts type clothing I have to get creative. Also, my daughter seemed to grow out of almost everything from last… Read more »

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5 Things I didn’t know about raising a toddler

When that little newborn is put into your arms after you give birth, all you can think about is the love that you already have for that tiny human. You don’t think ahead at all to the crazy times you are about to have raising a child. People really don’t warn you about what you… Read more »

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Find that Balance

Being a mom has been both mentally and physically challenging.   Most of my days start at 7am, and it is nonstop until naptime, which is 1pm in my house. I barely get to sit down until naptime, where the needs of my children have finally taken a rest.   There’s no room for mommy to get… Read more »

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Spring Cleaning 

We are in full force Spring cleaning over here at my house. Valentine’s Day was extremely productive and laid back just as I hope it would be. I’ve been in organization mode lately due to lack of space and excess items around the house. Last week I started in my closet purging shoes and clothes…. Read more »

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Get Graphic

I’ve been trying to get my hands on a good graphic tee that has a message I support. There are so many adorable tees out right now with fun saying about brunch, mimosas and shopping, all things I adore. When I saw this cut off fryay shirt, I had to have it.         I’m all… Read more »

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Feeling Crafty 

Before my daughter was born, I was pretty crafty. Back in the day I had a serious scrapbooking obsession thanks to my friend Christine and loved to glitter pretty much everything. Now I have limited time to do my usual crafting but now that Amelia is getting older I can incorporate her into craft time!… Read more »