Newborns to One Year Olds

i was looking back through the triplet's newborn photos the other day and realized that i had BIG plans for their monthly photos... individual pictures with certain stuffed animals, on certain blankets, and with cute blocks saying how old they were, pictures of just the boys, pictures of all three and any other combination you can think of under the sun. WHAT WAS I THINKING???? i have TRIPLETS! … [Read more...]

One Year Old Triplets- Portraits and Milestones

the triplets are ONE! we survived the first year! as evidenced by the last time i posted (when i was pregnant with them) life has been BUSY! i'll have a few different posts to commemorate this moment - their birthday party, cake smash, a look back at their early days, month to month photos to see how much they have grown, a recap of the crazy year we had on top of having triplets, and today's … [Read more...]

Triplets! Belly Pic & Babies Update

WE MADE IT TO 25 WEEKS! it has been quite the ride this pregnancy... (ps if you have no idea what i'm talking about i recommend going back to this post where i announced our triplet pregnancy & gender reveal video) i'll save you from all the details but these babies have given us a lot of scares! at 20 weeks we were finally cleared by the UCSF fetal treatment center for TTTS (twin to twin … [Read more...]

SURPRISE! We are EXPECTING! Questions, videos, and gender reveal!

this is a post that i have dreamed about for 2 1/2 years... one that i wasn't sure would ever come to pass. we are incredibly excited to announce that we are EXPECTING!! for those of you who i am friends with on Facebook or follow me on instagram you already know this... but for those who DON'T know ... here is a fun video to get you caught up... Gender Reveal from Darin Reyes on … [Read more...]

Blogger Refresh Retreat : Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley, CA

sometimes at school pick up, or on the sidelines of a soccer game, or at the store when i am buying one fork and one napkin as a styling prop, i will field questions about being a blogger.  so i begin to explain ... most often they can usually hang a few minutes into the explanation but eventually start to glaze over or look at me like i have 5 heads. i'm not mad at them - i get it... it's a weird … [Read more...]

Summer Outdoor Patio Ideas

Make the most of your outdoor space this summer but giving your patio a bright and summery makeover! Here are some fun Summer outdoor patio ideas to get you started - outdoor rugs, outdoor lighting, outdoor furniture, outdoor decor and more. This post is in collaboration with World Market, Rachael Ray Magazine, and Porch.com. Ever wish you could have a makeover on your yard? Enter to win this … [Read more...]

Pink, Teal, Macaron, & Heart Themed Girls Room Ideas

 This year for my daughters birthday I bent the rules a bit. I have always said that Aubrey would be allowed sleepovers when she was ten…but when her best friend (named Aubrey too!) was moving across the country shortly after her 6th birthday, I wanted something special that they could always remember together. Neither of them had ever had a sleepover before, and they were absolutely giddy over … [Read more...]

Bring Your Coloring To Life With Crayola Color Alive

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Crayola for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Coloring will never be the same! My kids and I were so excited to try out the new Crayola Color Alive books & app – it is so cool! This creative first-of-its-kind app is not just coloring – it’s an experience! You kids can interact with the characters they color and Bring Your Coloring To … [Read more...]

Fueling My Daughter’s Fashion Designer Dreams

what do your kids want to be when they grow up? fuel their future with milk! this is a sponsored post brought to you by Got Milk "what do you want to be when you grow up?" a classic question for kids that seems to spark either an over serious answer (i.e. a cute young lad with a real determination to fight crime as a police officer) or a ridiculous one - like what i wanted to be... a … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Organization and Storage Ideas

Ideas and inspiration to get your laundry room organization going - and make it adorable with a yellow and teal color palette! This is a sponsored post brought to you by Birch Lane - one of my absolute favorite home decor, accessories, and furnishing stores! the new year is all about getting organized right?! i have been working through my house room by room organizing, cleaning, and updating. … [Read more...]

Easy on the go breakfast ideas

Mornings can be hard. Getting out the door is a million times easier when you have a plan AND you have belVita breakfast bites! This post was sponsored by belVita through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about belVita, all opinions are my own. mornings. i'm NOT a morning person. so getting out the door to school in the mornings can often be … [Read more...]

BASH Conference Wrap Up & Presentations

this weekend was AMAZING. i'm not sure how i can wrap it all up into one post but i'll sure try. BASH conference inaugural year opened with a bang at the fabulous wigwam hotel in  phoenix arizona this weekend and i could not have had a better time! my dear friend michelle of maddycakes muse event planning hosted the industry's top bloggers and party planners and knocked out socks off with the … [Read more...]

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