Friday Favorites: Have Your Cake and Eat it, Too

So you say I can eat my cake as well? I’ll take it all. All of the slices. This week, I was all about birthday parties. I am always one for making a big deal of other people’s big days! I know my husband has requested a very specific cake for his celebrations this year, so I gotta roll up my…

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8 of the Most Epic Birthday Party Ideas

Birthday party ideas that’ll make you want to eat all of the cake. All of it. When I found out I was going to become a mom, one of the things I was most excited for were themed birthday parties. I’m in love with entertaining and what better way to throw a party than one for your little guy? My…

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Friday Favorites: rainbows, luck, & love

Top o’ the morning/afternoon/evening to ya! Whatever time it is for you, I hope your Friday is filled with rainbows, luck and lots of love. The one time I ever really attended a St. Patrick’s Day parade was when I worked for the GAP in my college years. I was sent to hand out flyers since there were so many people…

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Fashion Board: A Spring in my Step

There’s a spring in my step, and it’s not because I stubbed my toe. Looking forward to tulips, mild weather, and all the best that spring fashion has to offer. I’m just throwing some ideas around, but I’m really looking forward to spring. Last May, I found out I was pregnant with Leo, so my wardrobe choices consisted of lots of…

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Lucky Oreo Medallions for St. Patrick’s Day

Oreos are delicious – but lucky (green) ones are even tastier. For us, St. Patrick’s Day will be a little bit hectic this year. Joe’s grandfather is coming to visit all the way from Switzerland. Life with a two-month old is crazy, so we’ve found ourselves running around making final arrangements for his stay. Of course, I didn’t want to miss…

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Friday Favorites: Sweet Things

Focusing on sweet things to wrap up our Mon-Fri. I’m sure I’m not the first one to say it, but can you believe it’s already March? Spring is well on its way, so much that I can nearly smell the flowers awaiting their ‘blooming’ arrival. This week, I’ve been all about the sweet things in life. My recent trip to…

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10 Chocolate Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Does your sweet tooth ever taunt you with chocolate-y desire? Okay, maybe I’m being dramatic, but who can say no to a good serving of cocoa? Recently, I visited Cacao70 and it was quite the thrill for my sweet tooth. In fact, even my cravings for savory breakfast items were satisfied all thanks to their diverse brunch menu. Lately, I’ve been…

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Cacao70 Brunch

When your sweet tooth and savory cravings are going head-to-head, treat yourself to a Cacao70 brunch. Now that Joe and I are parents, we find ourselves getting up really early in the morning. I was always an early riser (even as a child), but this habit is very new for Joe. A few Sundays ago, Joe and I were craving…

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Friday Favorites: The Best in Sleepwear

Celebrating Friday by recognizing the best in sleepwear… because weekends are all about hitting the snooze button more than once. Hey there, Friday! Welcome – we’ve all been waiting your arrival. For this edition of Friday Favorites, we decided to place our focus on sleepwear. This week, I finally got around to treating myself to a delightful face scrub. It…

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Parenting Basics: Lactation Cookies

Lactation cookies that are delicious and effective: a nursing win-win. (I may have been heavy-handed with the chocolate chips.) When Leo was born, one of my biggest challenges was getting the hang of breastfeeding. Leo struggled with his latch, so much that nurses highly recommended we cut his tongue-tie. Joe and I graciously declined the procedure and so it took a couple of weeks before…

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