Fashion

06.13.22

Hermès Oran Sandals: Are They Worth It? An Honest Review.

On my first Mother’s Day 3 years ago, my husband and daughter gave …

On my first Mother’s Day 3 years ago, my husband and daughter gave me a pair of Hermés Oran sandals. And I’ve worn them every summer since. Designer shoes can be tough – especially heels which I don’t even bother with – and these are a major splurge. I never …

Baby and Kids

06.05.22

Are Little Sleepies Pajamas Worth The Hype? An Honest Review

I ordered my daughter her first pair of Little Sleepies Pajamas when she …

I ordered my daughter her first pair of Little Sleepies Pajamas when she was just 10 months old.  It took that one pair before we were hooked. That little girl turns 4 next month and wears Little Sleepies bamboo pajamas almost every night. She loves the fun prints (especially all …

Wellness

06.01.22

My Review of the Fitbit Luxe (Unsponsored)

As women and mothers, it is often the case that our health and …

As women and mothers, it is often the case that our health and wellness come last. Before I had kids, I didn’t make sure I drank enough water and got enough sleep. But when we’re not the best version of ourselves, we don’t function very well. Yet we keep going.

Style

05.17.22

My Arizona EVA Waterproof Birkenstock Review

Years and years ago, I bought a pair of Birkenstocks and returned them …

Years and years ago, I bought a pair of Birkenstocks and returned them immediately. They were leather and this was well before waterproof versions came out. But they just weren’t for me. Maybe it was the cork footbed? Then along came the Arizona waterproof Birkenstocks sandals. My friend had been …

Baby and Kids

03.28.22

How to Create Kids Play Area in A Small Space

Like most parents, I made some big, bold statements about the kind of …

Like most parents, I made some big, bold statements about the kind of mom I would be. My house would always be clean, my kids would never wear clothing I didn’t like, and I’d be a minimalist with toys. Then I had kids. My house is definitely not always clean, …

Baby and Kids

11.03.21

A Review of the Nanit Baby Monitor

After over three years with the Nanit, it’s time to share my Nanit …

After over three years with the Nanit, it’s time to share my Nanit review. It’s a product  I liked so much that I purchased a second when I became a mom for the second time. I didn’t try any other monitors so I have nothing to compare it to, but …

Family

04.14.21

Volvo XC90 Review and How it Fits Two Car Seats

Hello and welcome to my first and only car review. I should probably …

Hello and welcome to my first and only car review. I should probably lead with the obvious: I am not a car expert and know pretty much nothing about the mechanics of motorized vehicles. I’m also not a car person. As someone who knows nothing about the cars but also …

Health

09.03.19

A Fitness Update and My Review of The Peloton

I haven’t talked much about postpartum fitness and nothing says “make it happen” …

I haven’t talked much about postpartum fitness and nothing says “make it happen” like more than a year going by after having a baby. I want to talk about where I was in my health/fitness journey before, during, and after pregnancy. But first, wherever you are health/fitness-wise, our journeys and …