Our First Post-Baby Date Night


Such a great, great weekend. Seriously…probably one of the best we’ve had in a long time! After spending Friday evening in (which is basically the norm, duh), we awoke Saturday morning feeling refreshed and excited for the day (it was date night day!). Lucas allowed me to sleep in an extra two hours after his…

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Fun Facts Friday {9/27}

1. FOUR nights in a row this week…homemade dinner done and on the table. I am sooo impressed with ourselves. Clockwise, from top left: Beef and sweet potato stew (recipe to come!), crispy baked cod, an amazing grilled sirloin courtesy of Jay, and homemade (healthier) eggplant parmesan. If only we could be this good every…

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LaMaLu Boutique Giveaway


A few months ago (back when Lucas was still being referred to as Baby Tooth!), I received an email from blog reader, Lauren, telling me about her brand new online boutique, LaMaLu. As soon as I read the email, I immediately went to check out the site and instantly fell in love with a bunch…

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WIAW: Night Time Hunger

Hump Dayyyyyy! (I’m sorry, I just cannot get enough of that commercial). I’m a bit short on time this morning, so let’s skip the small talk and get right to the good stuff. Besides…I’m sure I’ll get all chatty with ya later on in the post. So here we go…it’s What I Ate Tuesday! Breakfast…

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My Newborn Must Haves {+ a Giveaway!}


As hard as it is to believe, we are already approaching the two month mark on little Lucas’s arrival. I knew that time was going to fly by, but seriously?? How does it go by so fast?! (Photo courtesy of Cara Olsen Photography – she’s fabulous!) In these past (almost) two months, we have certainly…

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Weekend Highlights {9/23}


Hey hey! Happy Monday, friends. How was the weekend? Since it was the first weekend of FALL and all, did anyone do anything fun and, umm, fall-ish? We didn’t necessarily do anything fall-ish (although we will be going apple picking and celebrating Fall Festival in just a couple weeks!) but we did have a great…

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Fun Facts Friday {9/20}


1. Blogging is really just such a cool thing. Not only has it given me so many wonderful opportunities, but it’s also brought me so many new friends from all over…and generous friends, at that! Just recently, I received this super thoughtful gift from my lovely friend Shayla. Isn’t that just adorable and so sweet?…

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Lunch Date & Brinner


Good morning to you all! What’s shakin’ this morning? Little man just went down for his morning nap so here we are. As I mentioned yesterday, I had a lunch date planned with my friend Kanika and her daughter, Kaura. We both met up at Bountiful Bread, which is a place I’ve been to a…

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Popping In

Hey friends! Happy hump dayyyy to you all! Just wanted to pop in to say hello. As you’ve probably noticed, I haven’t had much of a chance to post this week, and that’s mostly thanks to our internet being out. It had been out of commission since Monday and we finally just got someone here…

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Fabulous Fab Finds

Hi friends! I have a fun little post to share with you today…I recently teamed up with Fab to bring you a little roundup of some of my favorite kitchen products found on Fab. So what is Fab? Well, it’s a design-curated shop, featuring unique, modern, quirky, and quality design products. They offer a wide…

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