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 …

My Home

10.05.21

Our Spooky Chic Halloween Decor & How to Give Back and Win My Bat Wreath

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 …

Holiday

09.28.21

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 …

Holiday

09.19.21

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

09.18.21

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 …

Baby and Kids

02.04.21

2021 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Babies & Kids

Valentine’s Day is one month away, and it’s a day I didn’t care …

Valentine’s Day is one month away, and it’s a day I didn’t care at all about until I became a mom. I don’t like red roses and prefer gummy candy to chocolates, and pre-fixe menus aren’t my thing. But any excuse for a little cheer and some extra love for …

Holiday

12.12.20

2020 Gift Guide: Gifts for In-Laws and Grandparents

There’s still time to order gifts in time for Christmas and based on …

There’s still time to order gifts in time for Christmas and based on your responses on my Instagram poll, you’re struggling with what to get your in-laws. It’s Christmas time and I’m here to help! I stayed up way (way) too late last night putting this together and hope my …

Holiday

11.29.20

How to Hang a Christmas Wreath on a Glass Door or Window

If you’re feeling especially festive this year or want to make things seem …

If you’re feeling especially festive this year or want to make things seem a bit more jolly, a few extra wreaths might be the answer to your 2020 woes. This is as DIY as I get and it’s really not DIY, but I couldn’t believe the response to my garland …

Shopping

11.28.20

My Favorite Small Businesses to Support This Holiday Season

Now more than ever, it’s so important to support small businesses. This has …

Now more than ever, it’s so important to support small businesses. This has been a tough year for most of us, but we’re in this together and need to support one another. As a small business owner, it’s something I feel and think a lot about. I’ll be honest – …

Holiday

11.27.20

2020 Gift Guide: Gifts for Men

Here it is! My most-requested gift guide for dads, husbands, and all the …

Here it is! My most-requested gift guide for dads, husbands, and all the other men in your life. As much as I’d love to take credit for this one, I chose the joggers and bourbon – the rest was all Conor. I actually ordered A Man and His Car a …

Holiday

11.22.20

2020 Gift Guide: My Favorite Things

2020. The year of sweatsuits. This almost turned into a roundup of loungewear …

2020. The year of sweatsuits. This almost turned into a roundup of loungewear and cleaning products because those are my most-used items this year and I probably got more excited about my new floor steamer and natural cleaners than I probably should have. But I stopped myself and decided to …

Holiday

11.12.20

2020 Gift Guide: Gifts for Toddlers

I know it’s early but our tree is up and I’m feeling festive, …

I know it’s early but our tree is up and I’m feeling festive, so I put together my first (and hopefully not my last) gift guide! I’ve been on the hunt for gifts for Margot so I included a few that are on my list along with some of our …

Holiday

11.26.19

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: My Favorite Things

It’s the time of year to treat yourself and all the special women …

It’s the time of year to treat yourself and all the special women in your life. It’s also a time to give, share kindness, and enjoy this special season with the ones you love. This post is not my Christmas list, but it does include the things I love, wear …

Holiday

11.22.19

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Ways to Give During the Holidays

My holiday gift guides are here! I’m kicking things off with the most …

My holiday gift guides are here! I’m kicking things off with the most important gift guide I’ll share this holiday season. Ways to give, spread kindness, and share love this holiday season. Yes, tangible gifts are fun and I personally love giving them, but the holidays are about so much …

Holiday

11.20.19

My Favorite Holiday Decor

Thanksgiving is a little late this year, so we’re planning to decorate early …

Thanksgiving is a little late this year, so we’re planning to decorate early this year. I love Christmas – the lights, general merriment, the smell of a fresh tree, tartan plaid, and touches of santa throughout our home. I usually keep decor cheery and simple – touches of red, plaid, …

Holiday

11.09.19

The Best Faux Greenery and Garland

The last two years, I put real garland in my doorways and on …

The last two years, I put real garland in my doorways and on both my mantel and stair railing. I love the look and smell of the real stuff but it dried out so quickly, looking brittle making a huge mess within two weeks. This year, I’ve been on the …

Holiday

11.08.19

How to Hang Garland

All my Christmas decor dreams came true this year when I finally hung …

All my Christmas decor dreams came true this year when I finally hung garland around my door frames. It was my first time and I didn’t really know what I was doing, so when Conor’s mom offered to help, I knew I had to go for it. I posted this …

Holiday

11.06.19

12 Recipes to Make This Thanksgiving

Two years ago, I baked a beautiful pie for Thanksgiving. The caramel sauce …

Two years ago, I baked a beautiful pie for Thanksgiving. The caramel sauce overcooked and was a little sour, but it was otherwise perfect. Last year, I baked the driest and most terrible apple pie anyone has ever eaten. I can’t think about that pie and not think about Rachel’s …

Holiday

12.18.18

Last-Minute Gifts That Will Arrive in Time for Christmas

Christmas is officially less than one week away (!!!) and if you’re anything …

Christmas is officially less than one week away (!!!) and if you’re anything like me, you’re not exactly finished with all your Christmas shopping. My holiday cards haven’t even arrived yet, so I’m doing great. But don’t worry – there’s still time to order those last-minute gifts in time for …

Holiday

12.12.18

Gift Guide: For the Guys

Ask any guy what he wants and he’ll probably give you the old …

Ask any guy what he wants and he’ll probably give you the old “I don’t know… I don’t really need anything”. Since I’m as stuck on what to buy a man as most of you (basing this off the overwhelming request on instagram for a gift guide for the guys …