HOME PREPARING FOR BABY

Neutral Nursery on a Budget

We just finished our son’s nursery and I’m so happy with the end result! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t as into decorating the second time around, but once we got started, I was really into it.  Now that it’s come together nicely, I just can’t wait for his arrival. This …

DIY PREPARING FOR BABY

DIY Hospital Birth Announcement

I made this super easy sign for photos when Brayden is born.  It has some twine already attached to hang on the hospital door and I’ll also place it in the hospital bassinet with him to take pictures. I got all of the supplies at Michael’s and you don’t even …

EAT

How to Make Meal Time Less Messy

If you’re like me, you don’t look forward to meal times with your toddler because of the clean up afterward.  It seems like all we do all day is feed them and clean up since it happens so often. My 1 year old loves to swipe food on her tray …

PLAY

Tummy Time Tips For Your Baby

There is now widespread knowledge of the importance of tummy time for babies.  Since the increase of newborns and infants sleeping on their back due to the risk of SIDs, they are not receiving as much time on their bellies in order to stimulate the muscles needed for head control …

PREPARING FOR BABY

Necessities For Your Hospital Delivery Bag

It’s crunch time! You’re getting to that point in pregnancy where you’re thinking, “Wow, things are getting real!”  They sure are! You’re about to have that little baby in your arms so soon and there are still a million things on your to-do list, I’m sure. Now I’m getting ready …

MONEY SAVING TIPS

7 Ways to Earn Money While You Shop

Ok, so I do tend to shop a lot, but often it’s just for necessities that come with having a family and a home.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could actually get money back while buying things you need?  You can! I use several of these apps when shopping …

TRAVEL

How To Survive a Beach Vacation with a Baby

My husband and I loved to travel before we had kids.  As soon as we started dating, we were always planning trips, whether it were weekend getaways to check out a new brewery, exploring new cities together, or relaxing all inclusive Caribbean vacations, we were always jet setters!  Typically, these …

SYMPTOMS & POSTPARTUM

Essentials For Your Postpartum Recovery Kit

For those of you who are already moms, you know that there’s nothing glamorous about childbirth.  Of course, holding the tiny little baby that you’ve been growing inside you for the past 9 months, for the first time, is an unexplainably magical moment; however the pain and recovery that comes …