happy thanksgiving!

It’s finally here! The most anticipated meal of the year. We are all hardcore traditionalists when it comes to Thanksgiving, yet we each celebrate very differently. For Nicole’s family it’s Sunday best, formal china, and a kid’s table. For Emily, each person contributes a dish, but the meal is comprised of recipes from her Great Grandmother and to stray from them is strictly prohibited. For Jenna her mom makes the meal with the help of her kids at her sides and it’s the one day a year her dad doesn’t wear a suit and tie. Football is on the TV … Read more

no sew leather upgrades

With leather being such a huge trend this Fall, we have been excited to incorporate it into our kids’ wardrobes! Our local leather supply store has two huge scrap bins and they sell  any of the hides, finishes, and weights at $10 per pound. With small details like these, you’re only going to spend about $5 total! We tried out four easy no-sew leather upgrades to add a little something extra to our favorite Fall staples: LEATHER EPAULETTES // Adding a simple strip of brown leather to the shoulder seam of your favorite denim, plaid, or flannel top makes it feel … Read more

sage & harper

Today is the day! The collaboration we hinted at last week is finally live and for sale starting today on Brickyard Buffalo! and we’re so excited to share the details. Ali Fenlon, the designer and seamstress behind Sage & Harper has been sending a portion of her shop’s proceeds for quite awhile to Pound the Pavement for Parenthood (a charity that sponsors couples struggling with funding their adoption or In Vitro treatments) the amount of good that both of these groups are doing is so inspiring and we feel so blessed to be able to jump on the bandwagon with … Read more

lily jade giveaway [closed!]

Congratulations to Michelle Redd for winning this giveaway! Today we have a giveaway (and 20% code!) from one of our sponsors, Lily Jade! Lily Jade makes the most gorgeous bags for moms. Each of the styles has the included “baby bag” organizer which includes sixteen functional pockets and an easy-to-clean, detachable inner, you can use your bag for baby, then simply slip out the insert with its contents, to become a beautiful tote for Mom’s independent days out alone. No unzipping required. Genius, right? We had local friend and blogger, Stacey style the gorgeous leather Caroline bag for three occasions, to … Read more

Wren’s Nest giveaway [closed]

Congratulations to Ashley for winning this giveaway! Today we have an awesome giveaway from handmade shoe maker, Wren’s Nest! Wren’s Nest just had their one year anniversary and to celebrate are gifting one reader $100 credit to the shop! That’s oodles of darling handmade shoes for your favorite baby, your baby shower gift stockpile, Christmas gifts, and more! Wren’s Nest founder Lindsay left her job of art teaching at the collegiate level to have her first baby, and then a few months later out of necessity for some simple shoes for her baby, Wren’s Nest was formed! Lindsay prides in … Read more