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Stitch Fix September 2016 Review #11 and a Giveaway

4 minute read

I go through periods where I stick to the same basic ensemble, lately it has been these total mom jeans (which I love and Aaron hates), with a tucked in tee and these Sperry Top-Sider sneaks. It has felt like the quintessential laid back look for those scorching summer days....

Favorite Wall Decor for Kids’ Rooms

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The pictures on the walls can have a major impact on setting the tone of a room. Establishing a kid friendly space can be tricky because you want the space to be able to evolve over time as your child gets older, which means finding budget friendly pieces that can...

A Day in the Life - Our Weekday Routine

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I love reading about the morning routines of other parents and how they manage work, family and personal events in an effective way. Although it took us a while to establish a consistent schedule, we’ve settled into a nice flow that has been working for us for a while. Here’s...

Simple Card Making Ideas for Kids

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I’ve always loved sending handwritten notes and I keep an absurd amount of stationary and blank cards on hand. With a little one, the occasion to send cards arises more and more, so coming up with fun ways for Max to create personalized cards was a no brainer. Plus I...

Tech we Love - A totally unedited look at my Phone usage

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A few weeks ago Aaron introduced me to an app called “moment” that tracks your iPhone usage. Admittedly, I was a little nervous to find out exactly how much time I spent on my mobile device. Before Max was born, Aaron and I agreed that we didn’t want to be...

Max at 18 Months

4 minute read

We’ve been saying this a lot lately but the last few months have been the most fun yet. Max has his own sense of humor and loves making Aaron and I laugh with his mischievous smile. He picks up things so quickly, climbs on everything and continues to impress us...

When Parenting Gets Hard - Count the Small Wins

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It’s hard to admit that being a new mom is a struggle and that not everyday is sunshine and rainbows. There are some days when it is impossible to put Max down without him launching into hysteria or days when the everyday minutiae (i.e. laundry, grocery shopping, meal prep) sends...

Tech we Love - Alexa

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Aaron loves all things home automation and is always coming up with ways to make our smart home even smarter. Most recently, he has been trying out different ways to control things using voice commands. At first, the system required some pretty lengthy commands to do anything and was sufficiently...

Stitch Fix July 2016 Review #10

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Sometimes the best clothing items are the ones you didn’t know you “needed”, until your Stitch Fix stylist sent it to you and realized its value. This was a welcome but unexpected Stitch Fix shipment. Here are the contents of my 10th Stitch Fix box.