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The Trick to Curbing Colic

A few days ago I was flipping through my Facebook feed and saw a girl I went to high school with writing about her 3-month-old. She was concerned because he’s constantly inconsolable and she can’t figure out why. Every symptom she listed made it…

February 13, 2017
Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
Featured Holidays Marriage

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

There’s something so satisfying about giving gifts with a theme. Each item makes the thought come full circle and spices up any ordinary gift. Get your man these presents alone or scoop up all the bells and whistles! Here are a few ideas. Record Player…

February 8, 2017
Featured Marriage

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: An Obvious Choice

One of the things I love most about Tyler is that he’s easy to please. He’s not a complainer, he’s happy in any situation you drop him into, and his positivity meter is off the charts. Because he’s so low maintenance, it’s really hard…

January 25, 2017
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Meet the Neighbors – When Cookies Won’t Cut It

Surprise, we moved again! We’re still in LA, but in a more suburban area rather than busy city center.  While Tyler loaded up the truck at our old place, Fox and I played in the yard at the new one, shooting hoops and mimicking…

December 13, 2016
Family Featured Marriage

Birthday Q&A with the Husband!

My husband Tyler is one of the most selfless, kind, and compassionate people I know. He’s a doting father to our son and my heart feels like it explodes just about every time I see them interact. Tyler has a birthday coming up in a…

December 5, 2016
Featured Holidays Parenting

Happy Halloween, Love Ace Ventura

We celebrated Fox’s second Halloween with an Ace Ventura costume and you could totally tell he knew he was cute. This was his first year trick-or-treating and he did so well! He’s finally getting the hang of holding hands without trying to pull away…

November 1, 2016
Featured Giveaways Parenting

Bad Mom’s Review + Digital Giveaway!

One of my biggest struggles as a parent has nothing to do with my child. It’s finding friends who are at the same place in life, going through the same types of experiences, and — most importantly — down to earth and honest about it. …

October 19, 2016
Family Featured Food Video

Family Pizza Night!

I’ve been traveling a lot and to be honest, I’m totally worn out and ready to relax! I have family come into town this week and so my husband and I have been spending the majority of our time cleaning, catching up on work, and dealing…

October 18, 2016
Family Featured Travel

Hello Fall! A Visit to the Pumpkin Patch

Ever since Tyler and I met, I have been bragging about the cool Buffalo fall weather and the trips to pick out a bright orange pumpkin. I’ve tried in vain to thoroughly enjoy the patches out here in Southern California, but just like Jay…

September 23, 2016
Featured Parenting

The Transition from Baby Food to Lil’ Bits

There’s one thing that my Fox has no trouble with: eating. From day one, he loved his bottles and even easily transitioned to stage 1 baby foods. On his first birthday, he had no desire for a bottle and weening was completely effortless. As…

September 14, 2016
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Freshly Picked Mr. + Mrs. Bones Release

Has anyone seen that glorious photo of Sigourney Weaver posing with a pumpkin floating around? That’s literally me waiting for fall to arrive (except I’m holding a pumpkin spice latte and knitting a chunky scarf simultaneously).  For reference: So now that we’ve cleared up…

August 29, 2016
Family Featured Food Parenting

Taste the Rainbow

I received a bunch of questions about the tableware I used in yesterday’s post: it’s from a brand called Re-Play Tableware! These products are made in the USA, BPA safe, and FDA approved. Plus, they’re made out of milk jugs. Seriously! Here’s a quick…

August 29, 2016
Family Featured Food Parenting

De-junking the Kitchen

You guys, this time next week I’ll be sitting on a beach in a bathing suit and I am not ready. Or at least my body isn’t. Gone are the days of randomly deciding to work out or cook healthy dinners that take forever…

August 28, 2016