raid the pantry.

about a month ago i went on our women’s church retreat and stayed at this swanky hotel with the most incredible amenities. one of my favorites was “raid the pantry” where the hotel would open up a hidden pantry in the lobby, from 10:30pm to 12:30, stocked full of all kinds of yummy food to satisfy their guests’ late […]


JUNE with kids (and a free printable calendar)

i’m sure we’re all planning on hanging at the pool, beach or splash parks a ton this month, (should prob start searching for a maternity swimsuit!) but here are a few additional ideas to keep the kids entertained during the day and pooped by the time their sweet heads hit the pillow at night!  1| once school […]


breakfast club: easy blender crepes recipe

there is a certain two year old in our home that will greet me in the morning with a sleepy, “make crepes, momma?” several times a week. it’s hard to resist, but this recipe (especially if made the night before) is super easy to throw together and equally as easy to clean up after. depending […]

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baseball posters + we’re moving!

sooooooo, guess what? we’re moving in a month (eeek!) just a couple miles down the road which makes things super easy as far as packing and all that good stuff goes (no bubble wrap needed here!). however, there is a small catch – baby girl will be making her grand entrance one month later. it’s a […]


dinner tonight: hot dogs 3-ways

our family eats hot dogs fairly often during the summer months. they are a great option on a busy day, when we have lots of (extra) mouths to feed or we’re simply looking for something easy to grill or roast over a bonfire.  just to make sure the fam isn’t sick of america’s fave sandwich by the end of summer i’ve put together a […]


crushing on: sonnet james

happy tuesday love! how’s it going? i’m excited to share my latest crush, sonnet james. a company that puts function first, but design and style a close second – all in the name of making it easier for moms to be more playful with their kids while also feeling cute (amen!). if you haven’t heard of […]


flourless chocolate cookies for a happy weekend

have you tried the flourless chocolate cookies at starbucks yet? they are to die and i’ve bought more than my fair share lately so i figured it was time to try a homemade version. plus there is a budding baker around our home these days (named tilly) and although we’re reaping the benefits i’m always on the […]


let’s go to the beach.

some mini style inspiration because all i can think about with this warm weather is summer vacation with the kids and long days at the beach… #summerforever BOY: swim goggles (j. crew factory), baseball hat (H&M) ^cute on a girl too!^, hoodie (j. crew factory), swim trunks (zara), flip-flops (tea collection) GIRL: sunnies (crewcuts), chambray top […]


TGIF, friends!

hope your weekend is full of exactly what you need (family time, yummy food, fun, downtime, rest, catching up, friends)… and lots of sunshine! XOXOXOXO //images of griffin from our AZ trip by connie b photography …. still have to post the rest!//


mother’s day gifts that support moms.

if you are still on the lookout for the perfect mother’s day gifts i have some ideas to share with you today! the best part about these shops is that they empower moms and women to rise above poverty and support their families. on top of that, they also create beautiful products. if you’ve already […]


kid crafternoon: may day daisy chains

last year for may day tilly and i quickly made some stickers and delivered single flowers to friends as a last minute outing. since we had such a great time i thought i’d make up some tags to share along with a fun may day project, daisy chain bracelets! DOWNLOAD MAY DAY FLOWER TAGS PDF then print, cut along dashed line, hole […]