Dear Austin: Eight Weeks

Dear Austin, In this past week, we really started nailing down a schedule!  You eat between 4-5 ounces each feeding about 6 times a day.  You’ve started to sleep for longer stretches of time, especially at night where you can sleep up to 4 hours or so max.  We’re so proud of you for being…

Sponsor Love + Giveaway – Karen Kane

{shop} {blog} {twitter} {facebook} Today I am so excited to share with you a new favorite online store of mine, Karen Kane!  Since I’ll be going back to work in just a few short weeks, I was really excited to find out about this shop since it has a ton of great stuff for business…

KC Blogger Meetup

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a Kansas City Blogger Meetup!  A bunch of female bloggers (of all sorts) got together to eat, drink, talk about blogging, and of course, we took a picture or two (or more). We met up at a lounge and Jeanee  and Emily decorated so nicely with streamers,…

Austin’s First Word

Yup!  You read that title right.  Austin is only 8 weeks old and he already said his first word.  :)  Here’s proof… Gosh, they just grow up so fast, don’t they? If you would like to see how many words Austin can say by the time he is 3 months old, please follow me on:…

Pass It Forward

Today, I am super excited to share with you a project that has the capability to change the world, one kind act at a time.  Ashley, the amazing voice behind The Shine Project has come up with this wonderful project called, Pass it Forward.  It’s about giving back to your community, committing random acts of…

Chill Clothes

Tank Top: Target | Zip Up Hoodie: JC Penney | Skirt Leggings: Yesstyle | Boots: Gap | Necklace: Melody Joy 1983 | Baby Onesie & Hat: Target Being on maternity leave and all, there’s some days when I don’t even leave the house.  And on those days, I surely do not get dressed up in…

Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – aPearantly Sew

Entries for this giveaway have been closed! {shop} {twitter} {blog} I am so excited to introduce you to beautiful handmade shop, called aPearantly Sew!  The shop is full of clutches, totes, scarves, and more… and might I add that the quality of these sewn items is impeccable.  The owner behind the shop, Alison, is super…

The Groundhog Is Wrong So Far

Top: Yesstyle | Scarf: Gift | Pants: Gap | Shoes: Gift | Hello Kitty Watch: Gift | Clutch c/o Glow Kouture Well, who cares what the Groundhog said, the weather is still warm and I’m loving it.  It just makes me long for Spring that much more and allows me to keep my winter clothes…

Dear Austin: Seven Weeks

Dear Austin, Whew, what a week it has been!  You had your first Valentine’s Day ever where you wore a super cute “My Aunt Is Totally Awesome” onesie with a Calikatrina bowtie, this made all three of your Aunts super happy!  Since last week was all about crying, this week has been about smiling and…

Pattern Mixing and Colored Denim

Blouse c/o Karen Kane | Tank Top: Maurice’s | Cardigan: Kohl’s | Pants: TJ Maxx | Shoes: Target | Necklace: Angel Face Designs I’m running out of blog titles, can you tell?  No, but really, I think I’m stepping a bit out of my comfort zone on this one, especially when my husband goes “leopard…

Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – The Little Illustrator

Entries for this giveaway have been closed, thanks for entering! {shop} {twitter} {facebook} Happy Valentines’s Week, loves!  Today I am so excited to bring your this awesome giveaway from none other than The Little Illustrator!  If you aren’t familiar with Jen’s work, you are in for a big treat.  Her illustrations are just so dang…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Will you all vote for my blog on the Circle of Moms Top 25 Fashion and Beauty Moms – 2012? Click HERE! Dress: Banana Republic | Cardigan: Gap | Tights: Modcloth | Necklace: Forever 21 | Bracelets: INPink | Shoes: From Bachelorette Party I received these hot pink pumps to wear for my bachelorette party…

Dear Austin: Six Weeks

Dear Austin, Well they say that at 6 weeks, babies are at the peak of their crying… and crying and fussing is what you did this week.  :/  That’s OK though, because you’re still stinking cute when you cry.  We’re getting better at figuring you out with your cues and the tone of your cries…

Cheesing It Up for V-Day

adapted from Diana’s Desserts and Sprinkle Bakes Ingredients 9 oz. cream cheese (one 8 oz. brick plus 1 oz. of another brick) 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup fresh, whole milk 6 eggs, room temperature – whites and yolks separated 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar 1/2 cup plus 1/8 cup extra fine granulated sugar 1/3 cup plus…

Lusting over this Valentine’s Day Outfit!

{source} Have you heard of the ModCloth Style It And Win It Contest?  I really shouldn’t be telling you about it since it’ll probably decrease my chances of winning… but basically they’ve asked people to style this adorable dress on their Facebook fan page for the chance to win gift certificates back to their shop…