• Gift Guide for the Creative Child

    December 6, 2018

    My Emma, she’s a creative child. She loves to draw and paint and do crafts. She has a huge imagination and uses it all the time to create new masterpieces and amazing adventures. So in the spirit of that creativity, I’ve put together a gift guide full of gifts that are perfect for any creative…

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  • The Christmas Eve Box

    December 4, 2018

    Growing up, my family always used to open our gifts on Christmas Eve. Being an impatient child, this was a dream because who can wait one more day to tear into that shiny pile of presents? Of course, it didn’t hurt that there was still Santa, so really, we got to open presents two days…

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  • Gift Guide for Potterheads

    November 16, 2018

    Anyone who knows me in real life knows about my love for Harry Potter. I am a huge, huge fan! Like, I want tattoos fan. And yes, I said tattoos, plural. I want more than one, I love HP that much. So it’s only natural that when Christmas time rolls around, my mind turns to…

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  • Emma’s Fun & Eclectic Big Girl Room

    August 9, 2018

    Gah! I seriously took these pictures a year ago and just haven’t gotten around to putting this post together. So I’d say it’s now about time! Until we decided to start trying for Baby #2, Emma was still sleeping in her old crib (converted to a toddler bed) in her nursery. I knew that with…

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  • Favorite Books for Toddlers

    August 6, 2018

    I’ve said before that I love to read, and I’m passionate about instilling that same love in my children. And it appears to be working! Emma is just about as book obsessed as I am. We have quite the collection of books for her, but there are some definite standout favorites. Ones that she asks…

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  • Favorite Books for Babies

    July 12, 2018

    I’m a huge book lover. I’ve loved reading my whole life. In school, I used to get in trouble for reading in class instead of paying attention! So, naturally, when I had children of my own, I wanted to foster that same love of reading in them too. As soon as they were old enough…

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  • How I Taught My Babies to Drink from a Miracle 360 Cup

    July 3, 2018

    Several years ago, before the girls were born, my sister took my niece for her first dentist visit. She later told me that the dentist had told her that he could tell what kind of sippy cup my niece was using based on the way it was causing her teeth to grow in. I was…

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  • 30 Non-Candy Piñata Filler Ideas

    June 18, 2018

    I have a toddler. And as I’m sure all you other toddler parents know (or remember), getting a toddler to eat is like pulling teeth. Oh the screaming and the crying! You’d think I was trying to torture her instead of keep her alive. And here, in our house, we have a rule that if…

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  • CozyPhones {A Review}

    May 25, 2018

    I was gifted a pair of CozyPhones headphones for the purpose of a review. All thoughts and options are 100% my own. I’m not going to lie . . . when I was approached about reviewing these CozyPhones, I was more than a little excited. You see, we’re planning on taking the big girl to…

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  • Postpartum Essentials for Mom

    8 Postpartum Essentials for Mom

    May 3, 2018

    This post was originally published November 19, 2017 at Tranquility by Hehe When I first found out I was pregnant with Emma, I immediately started researching all the “essentials” that my baby would need when I brought her home. Soft, muslin swaddle blankets. Vibrating rockers. Adorable onesies. But amongst the lists of baby essentials, there…

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