Race on over to Austin’s 3rd birthday!

Whew, we did it!  We pulled off another big birthday just right after the holidays!  Since we have a 3 day belated Christmas baby, we pretty much signed up for a busy holiday season, for the rest of our lives!  Every year, right after Christmas, we have to rush to take down our Christmas tree…

Happy 3rd Birthday to my little man!

Newborn 1 year old 2 years old 3 years old Today, the little boy who made me a Mama turns 3!  We have survived the terrible terrific twos, only to find that many people think that terrible threes are worse than twos.  Let’s hope those people are wrong and that the worst of the tantrums…

Wild & Precious Birthday Celebration Giveaway!

Some people don’t like getting older, but my girl Blair (over at Wild & Precious) sure does and this lovely group of Blair’s blogging buddies and I have teamed up to throw her a big birthday giveaway celebration in honor of her 30th birthday tomorrow! Blair is my very first blogging person I ever met…

Happy Second Birthday To Our Little Man!

Garland and cake topper by Carousel Lane. This little man of ours just turned two. We had a little celebration with family in Ohio and it was filled with the best kind of stuff. We started off with family pictures at the mall, rides on an ice cream truck, escalator AND elevator (his fave), Indian…

The Big 3-0 Birthday and a Giveaway!

Today is the day I turn the big 3-0, my 30th birthday, gosh, I feel OLD! Outfit Details Tank: H&M Lace Jacket: Target {similar} Skirt: Forever 21 {similar} Shoes: Christian Louboutin Necklace c/o Riffraff Bag: Rebecca Minkoff For today’s post, I wanted to share a list of 30 things about me  (that you may or…

A Birthday On A Farm!

A couple weekends ago, we were invited to a friend’s daughter’s 1st birthday party!  We were so happy to be invited, especially since this party was to be hosted at one of our fave local farms that we’ve only been to a handful of times. The birthday princess, all dressed up in purple and in…

Our Family of Three in Manhattan Beach, CA

I am so excited to finally share these photos with you. These pictures were especially special for us as they were taken on Austin’s 1st birthday – the exact day (December 28)! The first set was taken at Poliwog Park and the second set were taken at Manhattan Beach. It’s kind of crazy to think…

Austin’s 1st Birthday (At Home) Party!

Thank you to all that have voted for me so far! There are only 2 days left of this contest, so please please continue to VOTE for me (again) today!! It’s time for another big reveal! Yes, Austin had 2 parties for his 1st birthday. One in California and one at home. And I officially…

Austin’s 1st Birthday – Joint Party!

Whew! I must say these past few weeks have been quite crazy! With Christmas, New Years and Austin’s 1st birthday parties all around the same time, the holidays will forever be a busy time for us. I’m a bit relieved that it’s all over now, and glad I can relive the moments through photos. Austin…

The Daintiest Cake Smasher Ever

Happy New Year all!  Rather than doing a 2012 Year In Review post for you, I have something better, photos from Austin’s 1st birthday cake smash!  I suppose the title of this post might be giving it away, but let’s just say in a battle of Austin vs. Cake… the Cake wins. Mommy and Daddy:…

Happy First Birthday To My Baby Austin!

Dear Austin, One year ago today, you were born and you changed my life forever.  This past year together, we went through a multitude of ups and downs.  It was a huge learning process, you trying to figure out how to cope, survive and communicate in this massive world, while your grandparents, Daddy and I…

Twenty Nine

    Dress: Donna’s Dress Shop | Booties: B.A.I.T. Footwear from Donna’s Dress Shop | Necklace: Forever 21 | Jacket: LOFT | Sweater: Borrowed from friend Today, I turn 29. If you follow my Instagram, you may have noticed that I celebrated my birthday (multiple times) and received many awesome gifts already!  But today, is…

Happy 1st Birthday, Joy!

Just wanted to dedicate this post to my one and only niece, Joy, on her 1st birthday!  Dearest Joy, One year ago today, I just happened to be in California for work.  I was with my coworkers playing Bocce ball on the beach when I got the message you were born!  Little did you (or…

My Little Butternut Squash + Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Button Down: Forever 21 | Dress: Forever 21 | Tank: Forever 21 | Tights: Target | Knee Socks: Forever 21 | Boots: Famous Footwear | Belt: Forever 21 | Bracelets: Thrifted Yup, that’s right.  Our little peanut is the size of a butternut squash right now.  Try carrying one of those around in your belly,…

Birthday Giveaway – Le Mode Accessories

Entries for this giveaway have been closed, thanks for entering! Our final giveaway of this awesome day is brought to you by Le Mode Accessories!  There stock changes constantly and there’s always a handbag, necklace, scarf, or belt that I LOVE from them. {BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY 6 of  6} Win the jewelry item of your choice…