date night: early valentine's edition

I know we are a few weeks away, but with so much going on in our house, we decided to celebrate Valentine's Day a little early. we snagged a babysitter, put the girls down for bed + hit the road. it's rare we actually get time alone, so we got a little adventurous + took the drive down to Atlantic City. any excuse to get fancy, count me in! I couldn't wait to wear some of my new Christmas gifts, but I was most excited to wear my new… Read more

fresh face with origins

getting free shit is always awesome, but it's even more awesome when you are obsessed with the product.  I am a creature of habit, so if a product works for me, odds are, I won't be trying anything new. when Influenster send me some goodies to try out, I was siked. Origins has been on the shelves of makeup stores around the world since forever, and they were sweet enough to send me the primer from their new "cooling" line. how… Read more

what's in my: diaper bag

as a mama to 2 babes, you learn that as your babies grow, your diaper bag evolves too. if you've been following me for a while, you know i am obsessed with my Fawn Design bag. I purchased mine about 3 years ago + have been reaching for it ever since it arrived on my doorstep. I don't use it as a backpack [just not my style], but I love how I get compliments even from non-mama's around town! but, when I am not carrying my Fawn bag, I… Read more

get familiar: MatchBack

there's something to be said about an organization that is all about giving back. when MatchBack reached out to me, I did my research + was honestly upset that I didn't know about them sooner. when Aaron Podell was growing up, he was bullied due to a speech impediment. he chose to rise above it, and decided to be the change. he started MatchBack.  a bundle of bad-ass goodies delivered to your door, and MB will send the same bundle to an… Read more

gift guide: home

hey loves! so I recently asked on IG if you guys were into gift guides on the blog, and 90% of you said yes! so here we are! I'm not sure if I will be able to do a bunch of individual guides, but I figured if I could group them, it might be easier - and less reading for you! I wanted to share my top picks for the home for today. so whether you know a new homeowner, or want to snag something for yourself, grab a cup of tea, throw on a pair o… Read more