Gift ideas for girls from the baby stage through pre-teen years. It's the most wonderful time of the year - where everyone makes a conscious effort to come together, consider one another above themselves, and spread joy and love even in the smallest of ways! I just love Christmas time for so many reasons, but [...]
Summer break was looong. I quickly ran out of fun activities and creative ideas for things to do to keep my girls - of two very different ages and sets of interests - entertained and occupied. What's a tired mom to do? Pinterest. I searched every idea for crafts for both girls ages and while [...]
Shop my picks for the cutest fall children's clothing from Janie and Jack!
I never understood the photos of moms gleefully shooing their kids off on the first day of a new school year, clad in a robe, margarita in hand. But then again, that's back when I only had one child. I get it now though! Summers with two kids are infinitely more hectic than summers with [...]
It's nearly Easter and while I've yet to figure out what we're going to eat for our celebratory Easter lunch, I've got the girls' Easter baskets ready to stuff with goodies from us and their grandparents! Easter has always been a big deal in my family, as well as my husband's. Growing up, Easter was [...]
Lilly and I had a little adventure today. Partially fueled by a photography assignment I'm working on for school, partially fueled by my longing not to miss out on the famous D.C. cherry blossoms before we move on to the next place and mostly wanting to miss out on the swarms that will be arriving [...]
Sometime last year, Nate and I decided it was time to update Layla's room. Up until Christmas - when we gifted her all the trappings for her new theme - her room was a mish-mash of the remnants of a theme we picked out when she was three. She's eight now, so it was time [...]
This past Sunday the girls and I drove up to Hershey, Pennsylvania to pick up my dad - their Papaw - for a quick visit. The last time they had seen each other except for on video calls was last Christmas, so the 2 and a half hour drive was well worth it! Since I am [...]