My Summertime Bucket List

I’m convinced my family could swap our home for life under a beach umbrella (ya know, if there was no high tide or a bug in site) 😉 We love summertime, and it’s always a season that we create some of our happiest memories. Growing up, I used to split my summers between beach time on Lake Michigan and in Malibu (my parents lived in opposite cities), and so my…. Read more

Creating Memories | Our Holiday Traditions with Ev

This holiday season has felt especially sweet, now that our boy is big enough to really feel the joy of Christmas. He belly laughs over Santa’s beard, is enchanted by twinkling lights, and happily screams for just one more sip of hot cocoa (his new favorite). He may or may not have experienced the joy of his first sugar high this season, but I’m counting it as a #momwin because…. Read more

Making Our Home a Winter Wonderland | Holiday Decor

The Christmas countdown is ON! We are stuffing stockings and (stressfully) attempting to get gifts for everyone on our list. I am especially late to shopping this year, but I was on time with my holiday decor! My favorite part about this season is the feeling of Christmas. The dressed up tree. The twinkling lights. The hot cocoa. The holiday music playing in the house. The garland over the mantle….. Read more

Thanksgiving Prep | Healthy Recipes

You know it’s going to be a good week when STUFFING is involved. I am (obviously) already prepping for my food coma, and the table of pies that my in-laws promise year after year. BUT, in case you’re looking to offset those incredibly delish indulgences, I rounded up my favorite Thanksgiving recipes that are on my healthy list. Some of these are from friends and food bloggers, and a few…. Read more

This is 31 | Birthday Reflections

Thirty One 🎈 Another year alongside my greatest loves. A lot can change in a year. I heard the sound of my baby’s footsteps pattering across our kitchen floor. I heard his soft voice utter “I love you” for the first time. And we blew out his first candles together. This was also the year of Summer Fridays. I watched our little blue tube appear on Sephora’s homepage for the…. Read more