Holiday

09.24.22

Family Halloween Costume Ideas

I never thought we’d do costumes for the whole family, but becoming a …

I never thought we’d do costumes for the whole family, but becoming a parent changes you. There’s a 12′ skeleton outside my house, bats all over the entry and fireplace, hanging witch hats, and ghosts. My first Halloween as a mom, I waited until everything was sold out and dressed …

Recipes

09.23.22

Spooky, No-Bake Halloween Rice Krispie Treats

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 bake a Halloween treat. Our nanny had the day off, so this was it, except I was alone with both girls and needed an easy, no-bake treat, so …

Holiday

09.21.22

The Halloween Decorations to Buy Before They Sell Out

I am not one of those people who wants summer to end, and …

I am not one of those people who wants summer to end, and it’s way too early to think about black cats and spider webs. But the Halloween shops are live (annoying, I know) and the good stuff is going to sell out. My first year as a mom, I …

Holiday

08.20.22

The Kids’ Halloween Pajamas to Buy Before They Sell Out

My four year old loves Halloween more than Christmas. I don’t really get …

My four year old loves Halloween more than Christmas. I don’t really get it, but she’s very into spooky stuff, so Halloween is a big deal at our house. But I love themed pajamas, and Halloween pjs are the official opening to the holiday season. I like to break them …

Family

08.03.22

Halloween Costumes for Kids and Babies

Halloween was never my thing. Then I became a mom and went all …

Halloween was never my thing. Then I became a mom and went all out with decor and costumes for the whole family. Looking for the perfect Halloween costume is so much fun – and making magic for your kids is always a good idea. It’s so fun to dress up …

Baby and Kids

01.08.22

Valentine’s Day Outfits for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids

I’m back with another excuse to be festive. Valentine’s outfits are always fun …

I’m back with another excuse to be festive. Valentine’s outfits are always fun because they can be worn year-round. My girls love hearts, so I got them each a little purse and went with the Je T’aime sweatshirt. Margot loves France so I’m hoping it will resonate. If you’re planning …

Holiday

12.16.21

Toddler Christmas Gifts: What I Bought My 1.5 and 3.5 Year Olds

I know it’s late, but some of the Christmas gifts I purchased for …

I know it’s late, but some of the Christmas gifts I purchased for my girls will still arrive in time for Christmas. I’m also often asked what the girls are playing with, and now that they’re just about 1.5 and 3.5, wanted to share what I purchased for them. You …

Holiday

12.13.21

Our Home (Tour) For the Holidays

There’s really no place like home for the holidays. I’ve always loved the …

There’s really no place like home for the holidays. I’ve always loved the magic of Christmas, but it feels more meaningful than ever this year. My girls are healthy, happy, and most important, home. Getting to be together, and making our home feel cozy and festive for the girls – …

Holiday

12.07.21

The Gift Guide: Holiday Gifts for Everyone On Your List

Christmas is a few weeks away and it seems that some of you …

Christmas is a few weeks away and it seems that some of you are still looking for a few gifts. I asked who you still needed to shop for and how much you wanted to spend, and am including over 100 gift ideas (114 to be exact) for everyone on …

Holiday

12.02.21

Family Holiday Traditions To Start This Year

Christmas with kids is magic, and I’m so excited for the holidays with …

Christmas with kids is magic, and I’m so excited for the holidays with our girls this year. Over the last month, Kate has turned into a little person (she’s 17 months) and getting to start some traditions and make memories as a family is what it’s all about. Today, I …

Holiday

12.01.21

Festive Holiday Decor

It’s December 1st, so there are just 24 days until Christmas! If you …

It’s December 1st, so there are just 24 days until Christmas! If you haven’t done your shopping yet, I have gift guides for (almost) everyone. A lot of decor has sold out (my favorite garland is gone for the year), but I’ve purchased a few new ornaments and there’s still …

Holiday

11.27.21

How to Hang Garland Around Your Front Door

I just love the holiday season, and there really is no place like …

I just love the holiday season, and there really is no place like home for the holidays. I love decorating our home – there’s nothing more fun than putting up your Christmas tree or sitting by the fireplace after it’s been decorated. The glow of warm white lights, smell of …

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. Here’s my …

Holiday

11.22.21

Gift Guide: 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. A gift guide full of festive holiday gifts for babies and kids. (And toddlers, too). I’ve put together the ultimate list of …

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. There’s something especially sweet about holiday outfits for babies and toddlers. What’s cuter than tiny plaid? If there was ever a time to splurge on something …

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

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 …