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Self-Care is More than Just a Bubble Bath

The term “self-care” is thrown around often, especially when it comes to holidays like Valentine’s Day. I’m not one to pass up a bubble bath and mask night but there is more to self-care than the latest beauty product. A face mask will fix many things but it won’t fix the work you need on the inside. 

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This is 32 // Birthday Thoughts

I turned 32 at the end of December! Admittedly, I am now religious about pouring some kind of oil or serum all over my face and cleaning out my closet while purging anything that is very twenty-ish because I’M IN MY THIRTIES. However, while browsing through my wardrobe, one item in particular, made me do a double take.

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Punta Cana Travel Guide

Do you ever have one of those moments when you return to a place that you’ve been to before? As a teenager, I went to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with my parents several times. A few weeks ago, Julian and I took our own little family on a fun trip to the same area I used to travel to as a kid. 

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Tips for Flying with a Toddler and a Baby

One of the most common questions I get on social media is if I have any tips for traveling with a toddler and a baby, especially when it comes to international travel. Here are some tips for flying with a toddler and a baby that worked for us.

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Family Photo Shoot Tips & Outfit Inspiration

While I love getting new photos taken of our little family, there is a lot of planning involved, from picking outfits to keeping the kids from having a meltdown. I’ve learned a few tricks for keeping everyone in the family happy and making sure you get the coveted photo that makes it to your holiday card.

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A Skincare Routine for Tired Mamas

I have always been addicted to skincare products. As an eight year old, one of my favorite things to do in life was to venture to the pharmacy and browse the makeup and skincare aisles for the latest creams. Now that I think about it, this may have been the beginnings of my career as […]

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One-Piece Swimsuits at Every Price Point

We just came back from Clearwater Beach in Florida and for weeks before the trip, I was on the hunt for mom-friendly one-piece swimsuits or flattering two-pieces. After doing some online research, I found the most flattering one-piece swimsuits at every price point. 

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The Mama Edit: Perry Started Preschool

    Perry started preschool this September and it has been a rollercoaster of emotions! I finally have a chance to write about it and I can’t believe it’s been over two months. I’m happy to report that she likes it and has agreed to go back! For about two weeks leading up to the big day, […]

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The Mama Edit: Dylan is 4 Months!

Dylan turned four months last week! He is the best baby. He’s usually in a good mood  loves to smile, laugh and have long babbling conversations. Time goes by so fast when you have a newborn. I’m trying to

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Baby Registry Necessities

There are so many baby products on the market, many of which are necessities and others which just take up space and are completely nonessential. By now, you’ve probably read that you need a bunch of different things from many different sources, but below is what worked for us!

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We’re Having a…

I’m now nine months pregnant! This pregnancy has gone by so quickly, most likely because we’re busy taking care of a toddler. This time around, we’ve been taking it easy

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St. Thomas and Breastfeeding in Public

  One of the biggest challenges of traveling with an infant or even daily life with an infant is figuring out where and how to feed your baby. I’ve read about some really crazy experiences women have had where people would tell them to cover up, go to the bathroom, and how generally disgusting it […]

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12 Things I learned in the First Month of Being a Mama

It all started when I saw 2 lines on a pregnancy test that I didn’t even plan to take in the first place because I didn’t think for a second I could be pregnant. I called J over to see for himself and we both stared at each other in shock at the realization that we […]

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