Going for Gold | New Years Eve Style Inspiration

Every year I struggle over what I want to wear for New Years eve. A dress? A jumpsuit? A bomber jacket? Pajamas? I always want to wear pajamas.  Regardless, one style secret I typically gravitate toward for New Years eve is metallics. There’s something about dressing up in a hue of gold or silver that makes you feel festive. Best part is — it can quite literally be anything from…. Read more

Home Sweet Home for the Holidays

This our family’s first Christmas together, and we’ll be home sweeeeeet home for it. Nowhere to be, nowhere to go. Just home for the holidays. I started to pull out the Christmas decorations a few days after Thanksgiving, because I wanted to indulge in all the happy feels with my boy for the first time. It all started out promising, until Ev started to (quite literally) eat everything. My dreamy…. Read more

This is What Fall Taught me about Motherhood

Fall reminds us change is beautiful. It’s nature’s way of proving the passing of time creates a new beginning — one that always seems to come too soon, yet is so remarkably needed. I needed that reminder this year. Time never feels more fleeting than it does as a new mother. Somehow my baby’s newness is beginning to feel more routine now, and he’s more of a boy than a newborn….. Read more

Dear Baby | A Letter to My Boy Six Months In

Dear Baby, Here I am, six months in, staring at you. Your eyes find mine, and that toothless smile of yours starts to stretch wide. You have arm rolls and a round belly and a head full of hair. Some days you look a lot like me. But on most days, you look just like your daddy.  I kind of feel like we’re best friends now. We spend a lot…. Read more

Healthy Holiday Chocolate Mousse

Eat too many of of Santa’s cookies already? I know, me too.  In the midst of making + munching on holiday snacks, here’s a healthy dessert you can have between those frosted cookies (so we can feel better about ourselves for a minute). This is a gluten-free chocolate mousse recipe from a friend that’s super delicious and uses only a small amount of natural sugar in the banana it calls for….. Read more