Recipes

10.09.22

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

09.24.22

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 …

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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

12.02.21

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

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

10.22.21

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 …

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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 …

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10.04.21

12 Best 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.

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. I’m excited to …

Holiday

09.30.21

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. These halloween decorations are tasteful and spooky. 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 …

Baby and Kids

02.04.21

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Babies & Kids

Valentine’s Day gifts. They are a thing now. With the holiday one month …

Valentine’s Day gifts. They are a thing now. With the holiday one month away and not much else going on, I’m going to go for it. 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 …

Holiday

12.12.20

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. So today’s gift guide: gifts for In-Laws and Grandparents! Christmas time and I’m here to help! I stayed up way (way) too late …

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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. Why are gifts for men so hard to find? As much as I’d love to take credit for this one, I chose the joggers and bourbon – the rest was all Conor.

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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 …

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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 …