Holiday

11.27.21

How to Hang Garland Around Your Front Door

This is the easiest garland tip – so simple and to some, painfully …

This is the easiest garland tip – so simple and to some, painfully obvious – but it’s a trick I did not use until two years ago. And it seems I’m not the If you look at the garland below, you’ll notice that the garland is falling the wrong way …

Holiday

11.24.21

The Best Black Friday Sales to Shop (And What to Buy)

After three cups of coffee and 7 hours scouring the internet’s Black Friday …

After three cups of coffee and 7 hours scouring the internet’s Black Friday sales, I’m here with  what I think are the best sales right now. You do not need every single thing in this post and should spend always spend responsibly, but if you have holiday shopping to do …

Holiday

11.23.21

Gift Guide for Kids and Babies: Toys under $25

The best gifts aren’t always the most expensive ones. I’ve put together a …

The best gifts aren’t always the most expensive ones. I’ve put together a list of over 40 gifts for kids and babies, and they’re all under $25! I’ve covered everything from fidget toys and crafts to play food and vehicles. There’s something for every kid on your list.  tIt should go …

Holiday

11.22.21

Gift Guide: Festive Holiday Gifts for Babies and Kids

I started working on a gift guide (under $25) for kids, and came …

I started working on a gift guide (under $25) for kids, and came across some cheery (and festive) toys. One thing lead to another and this post happened. I’ve put together the ultimate list of cheerful toys and gifts for the kids and babies on your list. I’ve included some …

Holiday

11.18.21

Gift Guide: For Men

After in-laws, men seem to be the toughest group to shop for. Conor …

After in-laws, men seem to be the toughest group to shop for. Conor and I usually choose a joint gift or something simple, but I’d like to get a few things for him this year. I’m not sure why they’re so tough, or maybe it’s that we tend to go …

Holiday

11.15.21

Gift Guide: For The Grandparents and In-Laws Who Have Everything

Why are in-laws so hard to shop for? I know it’s not just …

Why are in-laws so hard to shop for? I know it’s not just me, because year-after-year, I always get a few messages asking for ideas for in-laws, and next to men, this is always one of my most-requested gift guides. This guide feels so similar to last year’s, but some …

Holiday

11.12.21

Gift Guide for Toddlers and Little Kids: Our Favorite Toys

I still have a few more gift guides coming out 🎅🏻 and am …

I still have a few more gift guides coming out 🎅🏻 and am especially excited about this one. These are all toys we own or very similar versions of the kinds of toys we play with. My girls are 16 months and (almost) three and-a-half, and it’s so fun watching …

Holiday

11.05.21

Holiday Outfits for Babies and Toddlers

I really enjoy shopping for my daughters. Kids’ clothes are so fun, and …

I really enjoy shopping for my daughters. Kids’ clothes are so fun, and holiday outfits (and pajamas) are about as fun as it gets. If there was ever a time to splurge on something special, this would be it. I’ve included both dressy and casual pieces for babies and toddlers, …

Holiday

11.02.21

2021 Holiday Gift Ideas: My Favorite Things

Last year, I got a set of drinking glasses for Christmas. There wasn’t …

Last year, I got a set of drinking glasses for Christmas. There wasn’t anything I really wanted and they’re beautiful, so I was thrilled. Today, I’m going to pull an Oprah and share all of my favorite things that I would have loved to receive as a gift if I …

Holiday

10.27.21

2021 Holiday Gift Ideas for Big Kids

I’m going to go ahead and say it. I did a really good …

I’m going to go ahead and say it. I did a really good job on this one 😂 especially when you consider the fact that my kids are 1 and 3. Sure, I was once a big kid myself, but it’s been a moment (3 decades, friends 😬). I channeled …

Holiday

10.25.21

The Best Holiday Pajamas of 2021

This October holiday content is something, isn’t it? But it seems to be …

This October holiday content is something, isn’t it? But it seems to be resonating because I keep getting requests for more gift ideas. As always, men and in-laws are the most-requested (I feel that, too). But today, I want to share one of my favorite ways to kick off the …

Holiday

10.22.21

2021 Holiday Gift Ideas for Little Kids

I’m keeping the gift inspiration going with gifts for little kids. My oldest …

I’m keeping the gift inspiration going with gifts for little kids. My oldest is 3 so I’m hoping I didn’t completely miss the mark here. The search has been fun since I still need to finish my girls’ stockings!  You’ll see a few of these gifts in previous guides because …

Holiday

10.20.21

2021 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

You know how I told you I finished my Christmas shopping? I thought …

You know how I told you I finished my Christmas shopping? I thought I was done, but this list of stocking stuffers made me realize I need to make the girls stockings really fun. This one took a while and I did my best to include gifts that would work …

Holiday

10.15.21

2021 Holiday Gift Ideas for Toddlers

It’s too early for holiday shopping, or is it? I’ve finished buying gifts …

It’s too early for holiday shopping, or is it? I’ve finished buying gifts for my girls and according to an instagram poll, it seems like most of you are doing your shopping early this year, too. I typically shop in November, but this year, decided to make things easy and …

Baby and Kids

10.06.21

2021 Holiday Gift Ideas for Babies

Ah, babies. They don’t understand the holidays and would be happy with a …

Ah, babies. They don’t understand the holidays and would be happy with a plastic cup and some paper, but we buy them gifts anyway. 😉 I shared gift ideas for toddlers and today, want to share gifts for our tiniest recipients age 1 and under. I have many of these …

Holiday

10.04.21

12 Small Shops for Holiday Cheer & Decor

I snuggle my 3-year-old for a few minutes every morning before we start …

I snuggle my 3-year-old for a few minutes every morning before we start our day. She loves telling “Olaf candy cane Christmas stories” (we make them up) and is asking a lot of questions about the holidays. It’s only October, but my Christmas shopping is (mostly) done, and everyone seems …

Holiday

10.03.21

The Best Faux Holiday Greenery That Sells Out Every Year

There’s nothing quite like fresh garland – the look, smell, and feel can’t …

There’s nothing quite like fresh garland – the look, smell, and feel can’t be beat. But after just a few weeks, it’s a crispy mess – dry and brittle with needles everywhere. I was invested though and one year, even replaced the garland on our mantel after a few weeks.  …

Holiday

10.02.21

The Holiday Decor to Buy at Pottery Barn So it Arrives in Time for the Holidays

I know it’s only September and it’s way too early to think about …

I know it’s only September and it’s way too early to think about Christmas, but this year feels different. Shipping delays and supply issues have been out of control, so I’m getting an early start. I usually start shopping in November, but have waited months and months for orders to …

Recipes

10.01.21

The Easiest, No-Bake Spooky Treat to Make with Kids On Halloween

My three year old loves all things spooky, so a month or so …

My three year old loves all things spooky, so a month or so ago, I bought some candy eyeballs so we could make something for Halloween. Our nanny took the day off, so this was it, except I was alone with both girls and needed something easy. I went with …

My Home

10.01.21

Our Spooky Chic Halloween Decor

I don’t like scary movies and am not that big on chocolate (I …

I don’t like scary movies and am not that big on chocolate (I know, I’m a gummy candy/red vines kinda gal), so Halloween was never my favorite holiday. But then I became a mom and love nothing more than making things fun and festive for my girls. Our decor feels …

Holiday

09.30.21

2021 Halloween Decorations That are Tasteful and Spooky

  It’s officially fall and Halloween decor (and costumes) are selling out! I …

  It’s officially fall and Halloween decor (and costumes) are selling out! I keep things simple yet festive. Spooky yet tasteful and most important, fun for the kids. The last two years, I used paper bats but upgraded to felt this year and they’re look so much nicer. The hats …