Weekend reading: October 3, 2015

Two year olds are the best

From Instagram: And again I say…I love this age SO MUCH!  We spent the latter half of this week obsessively checking weather forecasts after a Wednesday forecast calling for 5-8″ of rain in our area! Thankfully, that number dropped steadily as the hours and days ticked by, and I think when all is said and done, […]

Breaking the silence for pregnancy & infant loss awareness month

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

These days, it seems like October is everything awareness month, and I think that’s more obvious on a social media site like Facebook, where everyone is sharing their favorite causes—whether it’s breast cancer, spina bifida, down syndrome or another equally worthy topic. In addition to those above, it’s also the National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. […]

On authentic sponsored posts and which brand partnership has been my favorite


In my 7 years of blogging, I’ve done quite a few sponsored posts and campaigns—from private collaborations like my work with Plant Therapy and King Arthur Flour during last year’s 101 Days of Christmas—to bigger campaigns through companies like TapInfluence, who helps connect bloggers with companies through online media kits, simplified assignments, and a dedicated […]

Chocolate-covered espresso beans, printable bows + more {101 Days of Christmas}

101 Days of Christmas 2015

It’s been cooler this past week, which makes me even more excited for Christmas (I don’t think I could live in the southern hemisphere—or even in the south—where Christmas happens during warm weather months!), and my family is already counting down the weeks until we can put the tree up! Whether you’ve already got the […]

Weekend reading: September 26, 2015

Throwback Thursday...to when we were young

How about a little throwback to when Sean and I were dating?! Such babies at 17 and 18 years old! Y’all, we are preparing for our newest little guy to be here in just 4-6 weeks, and I bounce between feeling like that’s still forever and feeling like it’s coming way too fast! The other day I laid […]