06/02/2017

Truth be told I was hesitant to write about our wedding. How could I possibly fit everything into one post? Much like the planning process I didn’t want to drag this out more than I had to. As amazing and wonderful as the day was, the before and after was somewhat of a disaster. So I’ve included some tips along the way for you guys!   The Before I’m not a planner. I contemplated becoming a wedding planner at one…

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Lifestyle, Motherhood

Friday Fresh Picks-Fall Transitions

  It’s too early to think about fall, right? Think again! Fall transitions have already arrived in stores, and that means those great summer sales are still going on. I always find the best deals when shopping during that “back to school” time. Ever since we had A I absolutely refuse to pay full price for clothing, and this is a great time for moms to stock up on those quality fall transitions. I’ve listed a few of my favorite…

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How To Parent Without Coffee

Step 1 Re-evaluate your decision Step 2 Run to Starbucks and get your fix! 3 weeks ago my husband walked through the door exclaiming he needed to quite coffee. HE WAS DONE. And as any good partner does, I calmly asked why. He proceeded to tell me all the terrible things coffee does to him in great detail, completely convinced he no longer needed it to function. Now when my husband gets something in his head he usually sticks with…

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Friday Fresh Picks – Sun essentials

When it comes to the summer sun we are extremely cautious of the sun. My husband had a small case of melanoma a few years back, and it’s changed our approach to skin safety. We aren’t beach people but when we do make the trip out you can see us covered and most likely pale as can be from the numerous layers of sunscreen. There are so many sun-safe options for the whole family, at a great price, you just…

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Friday Fresh Picks – 4 Wedding Must Haves!

I haven’t had much time to talk about our wedding on the blog because if you’ve been married you know how hectic it can be. After going through all the stress and planning, I’ve learned a few things I need to share to make the process a little less stressful. So below are my 4 wedding must-haves for: Instax Mini Polaroid Camera When it came to our guestbook I didn’t want to go with a traditional option, so I took…

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My postpartum depression – 2 years later.

  It’s been a while since I’ve written an update on my postpartum depression recovery, but with a big change approaching  I figure now is as good a time as any. Two years ago today A was 22 days old, and I had just spent my first few weeks with her. I remember not feeling the PPD symptoms as strong the first month, honestly because I was exhausted, but as time went on things slowly got worse. And now here…

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Postpartum Depression

Friday Fresh Picks for Outdoor Summer Fun!

As soon as the warm weather hits us we like to spend every moment outdoors, whether it’s by the pool or just cooking on the grill. Now that A is two there’s so much more we can do while enjoying the outdoors, even in our own back yard. So I’ve listed some of our favorite items that help keep up entertained, and safe! Duck Pool I bought one of these for A last year and she absolutely LOVED it! I…

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Unique Mother’s Day Gift (featuring Incredibundles)

I always love sharing my awesome finds with you guys because they are just too good to be kept a secret! So when I was asked to try out the gift service called Incredibundles I knew I had to share our experience with you. Now let me just start out by saying I WISH I had known about this when I was pregnant! It would have been a great option for my baby shower, first Mother’s Day, or even Christmas.…

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Lifestyle, Mommy & Me, Motherhood

An easy mealtime option for Toddlers

Who uses pouches for their kids?? We swear by them for our home, travel, on-the-go, and daycare! They are so convenient, and most of them provide a fruit & veggie option. It’s a great way to get those essential nutrients into your kiddos, without the added stress of watching your toddler throw his/her broccoli on the floor. I find them to be such a help when I’m running around the grocery store just before dinner. It’s one of the only…

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Food, Lifestyle, Motherhood

How to make the most of your family vacation in New Jersey

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Family travel creates amazing memories that will play through your head the rest of your life, but the trick to making your family vacation great is by being prepared. Many people go on vacations without any preparation involved and they usually end up regretting it. If you are not a huge planner, no worries at all! I have a few basic tips or tricks listed below that will make…

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