6 Simple Tips for Capturing Pretty Photos for Birth Announcements with Siblings.

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Let me be upfront: I am not a professional photographer, and my style is all about capturing the moment. There are certain things I will do to make the picture prettier – but I do not create elaborate set ups for my photo sessions with props or backgrounds. I don’t have a studio at my […]

Pajamas I can’t live without: the best nursing PJs.


My husband once commented, “It is amazing to me how quickly you change into your pajamas the moment you come home.” I take this as a compliment. Eva Mendes may be circulating the internet for her off-handed comment about sweatpants, but I do not classify Soma pajamas in the same category as old sweatpants. In […]

How to wash a Little Giraffe blanket.

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I’ve been doing a lot of research on the proper way to wash clothes after our very new (or so I thought) and fancy washing machine stopped working one day. It turns out, throwing everything in one humongous load and pressing “start” is not actually the best way to do laundry to keep your whites […]

Personalized Easter Baskets for Picture-Perfect Easter Egg Hunting & Easter Morning.


Let’s be real: Easter is one holiday that is a photographer’s dream to capture the prettiest picture. Sweet pastel outfits, hats, and personalized Easter baskets make an ideal color scheme with props for frame-worthy photos. Winning an Easter Egg Hunt is not as much about the egg gathering and candy collecting as it is showing off […]

No Need to Sign on the Dotted Line: Staying Connected and Organized without Spending a Fortune using Simply Prepaid T-Mobile Plans.


Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias Remember Palm Pilots? I had one, to track my to do list and calendar at a time when the only appointments I had to add were important meetings like “happy hour with Brittny.” Then the flip […]

A cool weather clock for kids to help them get dressed.

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We just celebrated Birthday #5 for our son, which just seems so old and so little at the same time. And this would have been a semi-traumatic event if I did not have another baby on the way (any day now!). One of his birthday presents was this weather clock for kids, and the thing […]