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Isla Anneston Kate is ONE

Wow. Crazy how time flies. I can’t believe it’s been a year since our littlest love was born.   A year ago today, I woke up with cramps. I figured it was just from my membrane sweep the day before and brushed it off. I grabbed Elsie out of bed and brought her into my bed to cuddle. About an hour later, I woke up to contractions. I decided it was time to start getting ready to head to the hospital. By the time my husband got home, my contractions were about 2-3 minutes apart  ...

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The Ultimate Secret Santa Gift Guide

This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.   One of my favorite holiday gifting traditions is Secret Santa. It’s so fun to be able to give a gift anonymously; and to someone you might not know too well. But anonymous gifting games like Secret Santa come with a challenge. How can you buy a gift for someone if you don’t know what they’d like? — This is where my Ultimate Secret Santa Gift Guide comes in!   Below are tons of gift  ...

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12 Chic Gifts for the Home

This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.   I love filling my home with beautiful, chic things. So, whenever I’m asked for my holiday wish list, home related items are at the top. Now, home related items probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of gifts. But so many people would love receiving a gift that is both beautiful and functional, so don’t rule them out! — Here are 12 super chic gifts for the home  ...

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“Stranger Threes” – A Stranger Things Themed 3rd Birthday Party

The Stranger Things obsession is REAL in my household. At first, only my husband and I watched it because we felt that our toddler would be too scared of the monsters. But one night, she joined us for an episode. To our surprise, she wasn’t scared at all. In fact, watching that episode made her love everything about the show. Now, she’s always asking to watch Stranger Things and loves to talk about the characters in the show. So, when she asked for a Stranger Things themed  ...

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