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Taking it Day by Day

As I lay here in bed at 8PM on a Sunday night, my husband is currently putting our 2 and a half year old to bed. Bedtime gets pretty crazy around here but we tend to stick to a pretty strict routine. My daughter has never been a good sleeper, we’ve tried EVERYTHING! Reward charts,… Read more »

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A Day in the Life 

My job entails very different tasks depending on the week of the month. I am an advertising coordinator for 3 magazines and I also style fashion and product pages for 2 of the magazines. I am fortunate enough to work for my family so my days are pretty flexible making it somewhat easy to stay… Read more »

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Brunch babe

I consider myself quite the hostess with the mostest, taking after my mother of course. I’ve learned all of her tips and tricks over the years and have come to love having others over for any occasions. Whether it’s breakfast, brunch or birthdays parties, I have it all covered! One rule that my mama taught… Read more »

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Life with a Preschooler 

The last week has been extremely difficult for many reasons. My little girl started preschool last Monday. It was so hard to drop her off and and see her cry! I broke down the second day of school in tears because of all the built up stress and anxiety that has come with making this… Read more »

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Oahu

A few weeks ago, my husband and I went on the most amazing adventure to Hawaii! We flew to Oahu to get away ALL BY OURSELVES! No bedtime, enjoying each bite of each of my meals, and cocktails galore! It was not only a great reset but an awesome getaway with my hubby. We got… Read more »

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Off to School 

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day!” – Dr. Seuss  I’m sure I sound like a major cliche with the quote above but man am I feeling like a big emotional baby! Today my not so baby girl will start her first day of preschool! She is just shy of 27 months so… Read more »

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The P word

I’ve been super MIA this week and for a very good reason. Last Friday, I began potty training my daughter. She is 2 years old (26 months to be exact) and I figured it was about time we started. That and the fact that my friend Abby and I agreed to do it together. With… Read more »

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Kitchen shortcuts

Let’s face it, I don’t have a ton of time when it comes to making dinner for the family. I’m usually pretty busy during the week but eating healthy is very important to us so I tend to cook 5-6 days out of the week for dinner. My current trick to making this happen is… Read more »

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Transformation Tuesday 

Since the 47 Day Transformation has ended about a month ago, I’ve been attempting to maintain all of the hardwork I put in. Throughout the process I was extremely dedicated and very strict, minus some cake at my daughter’s 2nd birthday. Now that the challenge is completed, I’m definitely trying very hard to keep my… Read more »

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Vacay Countdown

My hubby and I have been on a few trips minus our little one since she’s been born. A couple for wedding purposes and one glorious trip to Napa for my 30th Birthday. We are both due for a much needed vacation to enjoy each other’s company without a care in the world. We’ve been… Read more »