Behind the scenes of a blog update.

April 18, 2017


I recently was asked to share “more transparency as to how we actually run the blog,” since it was hard to imagine how I could do so with little ones. So how about an update on how we are keeping things running here? The short answer I give to these kinds of questions is usually “well I don’t sleep a whole ton.” But as you can guess there is much more to it than that, so I will go a little deeper today. I know time management and balance are things I am always learning, so this topic can hopefully help some of you also trying to juggle multiple jobs or situations in your life.


A Rainbow Unicorn 6th Birthday

April 17, 2017


Veronica turned six this past week and before we headed to Tennessee we had a little birthday celebration with her aunts and uncles, nanna and papa, and a few of her little friends. Veronica has always been our very happy, imaginative, colorful, and bright little wildflower so it came to no surprise she wanted a “rainbow unicorn mermaid” birthday. I couldn’t quite pull off the triple theme but I’d say we got the rainbow part down;)

I loved celebrating this day with her. I just want to remember her eagerness to decorate, how she babbled all about her party to Zelie (and made her a special guest), and how much she flashed her toothy grin with those freckly cheeks all day long. Here are a few pics from the day…


Easter Looks to Mix and Match

April 7, 2017

Tank – J. Crew (similar), Skirt – Nordstrom, Heels – M. Gemi c/o, Sunnies – AE

I was going through my closet to find options for Easter, and pulled the pieces above as an option to mix and match. I actually wear these separates often, and it had me re-thinking the idea of feeling the need to buy a new dress. I am trying to only buy things  I know I will use more several times, and that can be used for multiple purposes. Here are a few more fun ideas to mix and match for Easter:


Indoor + Outdoor Easter Table Settings

April 5, 2017

The best weather of the year decided to show up this past weekend, and it leaves me hopeful it will stick around for Easter. We have been taking advantage of the patio (and pre-bug season) as much as possible with family and friends, and even week night dinners.


Spring Lip Color Favorites

March 31, 2017


I actually don’t wear lipstick day to day since it prevents me from smooching my kids whenever I want. However, I’ve always loved the ease of mascara and lipstick to go for Sundays or nights out.  Found a few colors too good not to share that will put a little extra pep in your step.


10 Planters + 10 Indoor greens to pair with them.

March 30, 2017


Planters and pots are something I am always on the lookout for because well….I have a plant hoarding problem. I never can pass up a good deal on greenery so the pots and planters have my full attention year round.  It can be overwhelming to know what to use indoors or out, so here is a round up planters as well as some greenery you can pair them with!


Spring style from pumps to sneakers.

March 28, 2017


I am most often in sneakers chasing my boys, but if it’s a special occasion or a date with Gabe, I’ll brave the heel. ONLY if they are actually a comfortable pair however. Here are two looks over the weekend with the same top on repeat! READ MORE

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