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It’s amazing how many products there are out there for babies and parents now. But with so many products out there how can we know what’s needed and what’s not? Sometimes it’s by trial and error & other times we learn from others. I’m sharing 7 of our favorite products under $20. We use these […]

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I feel like I say this every year, but how did 2018 already come & go? I would say this year has been less eventful simply because we didn’t travel as much as we normally do, but the truth is we had a BABY! So, basically that amounts to the biggest event of our lives. […]

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John & I had a total of 4 baby showers. We received lots of gifts and were showered with lots of love. Although we loved and appreciated all of our gifts, as soon-to-be parents, not all of the gifts were the most practical. We found out very quickly how announcing the sex of your baby […]

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Well folks, we’ve survived the first 8 weeks of motherhood. Even though it’s only been a few very short weeks, I have learned so much. Everyone always says you’ll never sleep again once you have a baby. While we certainly don’t sleep as much as we use to, I wouldn’t say we are suffering from […]

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As a new mom, I’m constantly looking for the newest and most practical items for my baby. I want things that are going to make my life easier, but also benefit Eleanor. I certainly don’t have all of the answers and I definitely don’t know everything, but what I have learned is that not every […]

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I initially intended to write two separate posts, but when your baby arrives three weeks early, you put everything into one blogpost. I’m sharing all of my thoughts and feelings regarding my pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. If you followed my journey from the beginning, then you know that the first trimester was every bit of […]

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Colin & Chrissy are married! It was an absolutely beautiful day, even though a quick storm rolled through mid-afternoon. Chrissy was stunning and after the two read notes from each other, they shared the sweetest first look. Ladies, you need to find you a man who will look at you like Colin looks are Chrissy. […]

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It’s hard to believe that 5 years have already come and gone since John & I got married. We’ve called 3 states home & have probably traveled well over 50,000 miles. As I reflect on these last 5 years, I’m amazed at all the things we’ve accomplished in such a seemingly short amount of time. […]

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By now, you’ve probably booked your venue and photographer, said “yes to the dress,” and maybe even sent out your save the dates. The planning is progressing and it’s time to draw out your timeline for your wedding day. Before you can really start the process you’ll need to determine a few things.   1. […]

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I can’t believe another year has come and gone. Does time ever slow down? This year has been one for the books and one we won’t ever forget. In January, we sold our house and moved to west Michigan. I don’t think either of us knew what to expect, but we made it our mission […]