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sunglasses FAQ

This post took far too long to get put up, but she’s here and that’s all that matters, right? Sunglasses. Windows to the soul. JK. But, one of my favorite accessories to buy because it can update your whole outfit. I tend to dress pretty plain, but my accessories all have opinions. Sunnies, shoes, jackets, make-up, jewelry etc. Easy to stay on-trend this way in a less expensive way. So here’s my plan of attack on sunglasses. Trendy styles I buy on the cheap. Styles that I know will have some staying power I put more money into! I have … Read more

best of: cold + sinus

Poor Cal has had the worst sinus issues this week and I’ve been pulling out all the stops. He’s gotten better with each day so I didn’t worry about getting an antibiotic but here’s what I used to help things move along! Children’s ACF (Acute Cold + Flu) by Buried Treasure. I’ve sworn by this stuff for years but only recently found the kid’s formula. It tastes so much better but still has all the immune support you need, like elderberry, echinacea, vitamin C etc. I put this in my kids smoothies all year round to build their immune system … Read more

best of: on wheels

Best Of: On Wheels

In Partnership with DC Shoes. Find all our “BEST OF” posts here. Having three boys, we have gone through A LOT of rideable toys. So today we’re going through our favorites for babies on up! Hayes, now 7, is getting into trickier toys and heaven help us when motors get involved!Hayes: Shoes // Board // Jeans // Vest // Helmet (too small all the sudden, we’ve got a bigger size on the way!)Cal’s shoes // Cotton On Tee // Sunnies So let’s start at the beginning. Scootable toys and walkers are so fun pre-walkers and early walkers and Raleigh is OBSESSED with his brothers … Read more

new baby prep

This article lives on Wal-Mart.com in partnership with them! Check it out here! When I think about having my first baby nearly eight years ago I look back at that girl so fondly. She was so uncontrollably excited to be a mom. I had graduated college only a few months before my due date and decided to quit my job about a month before my son came. I had been running at a break-neck pace most of my 4 year marriage. Full-time student, employed full-time and also working on side part-time projects and a business I had started. It all … Read more

best of: backpacks

RED: Jetpack backpack // Red NY pack PINK: Pink with black straps // State Multi Red and Pink ORANGE: Fjallraven – also if you hate the price Brickyard Buffalo has a super similar dupe for $25! Posted a pic at the bottom of this! YELLOW: Legobag // Leopard // Mustard and Navy // Gold irridescent GREEN: Herschel day pack // Dragon bag BLUE: Denim patch // Legobag, made of water bottles! // Popcorn backpack // Skiphop Raccoon. Too many cute animal packs not enough years in my life!! PURPLE: Herschel // GRAY/BLACK: Gray with tan tipping // Plain black perfect for patching! // Cream windowpane // Space Backpack

best of: school supplies

Best Of: School Supplies

Best Of Series is back, this time it’s all about School Supplies. This post was so fun to research for, gathering all my favorite supplies was hardly work. Here’s a few darling things your kids will flip for!Let’s start with the one everyone went crazy for this Vibe Squad Mini Tool Kit. Everything is TINY but functional.  This one is my fave: the Lunch Lines riddle book. This book comes with sweet little jokes and riddles that fold up into notes so you can stick one easily into your kids’ lunch and jot a quick note. [Also pictured: Skip Hop … Read more

best of: easter eggs!

Fruit and Veggie Easter Eggs

We’re back with our “Best Of” series, highlighting our favorite Holiday ideas from around the web. With Easter falling in March again this year we wanted to get a head start! Here’s some seriously amazing ideas we’ve spotted and pinned. Follow our boards here! Marbled DIY Brit Co.’s Fruit Series is incredible! Check all these ideas out. They map them out step by step here. This series was created after the NYC Subway system, but we just love the graphic typography and pops of bright color! See how they did it here. For those who love a good crisp line … Read more

best of: lighting

Hey pals, Nicole here. I wanted to touch on something that I believe in, wholeheartedly. LIGHT FIXTURES! When people visit my house, they often ask about the light fixtures. I think too often that is something that is overlooked when decorating. You have a gorgeous room with a boob light on the ceiling! You know the ones, we thought they would go out with the 90’s, but they didn’t. They are still coming standard in new homes. Well guess what, it’s an easy and inexpensive fix, and a perfect way to wow the guests and update each room in your … Read more

Traveling with Baby

By Emily in partnership with Ergo. We’ve got Spring Break on the brain and fly miles to burn and so today is all about traveling with baby! I’ve already started using both the new Sophie La Giraffe 360 Carrier and their chic new Anywhere I Go Backpack (available exclusively at Babies R Us until March) but I keep thinking about a solo flight I took with Raleigh and how much easier my life would’ve have been with both. Here’s what I’ll be taking next time around!  Left to Right Top to Bottom: First thing, if you’re on baby duty wear slip-on shoes. Something … Read more

The BEST of Family Board Games

We love the holidays and one of our favorite parts about it is getting together with family and playing games! We asked on Facebook the other day what some of your favorites were…and here’s what you all said! The best part about this list is it ALL can be to you by Christmas, so order now for some family friendly fun. Bananagrams // This is a fast paced word game that the whole family can play! Pie Face // This game of surprise will have everyone rolling in laughter…even the grumpiest of game participants. HedBanz // This game is especially … Read more