The Four Seasons St. Louis

The Four Seasons St. Louis

So this is not a post I was planning to write but I got SOOO many questions and comments about our mini staycation at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis that I figured I’d share info here for yall! If you missed it, I surprised Michael with a night away at the Four Seasons for his 30th birthday last week. It was a big birthday and I wanted to celebrate him in an extra special way AND it was our first night away from Kennedy, so that was a big deal, too haha…

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Favorite Things: Ten Months

Favorite Things: Ten Months

How our little angel is ten months old is beyond me! That means we’re just two months from her first birthday, which Lord knows I am not ready for! The last couple of months, in particular, have been so fun with Kennedy becoming mobile, starting to mimic some words, and just feel like a big girl instead of a little baby now. Time is moving so fast and she is constantly changing. Fun but heartbreaking all at the same time…

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Booze-Free Summer Drinks

Booze-Free Summer Drinks

I don’t know about yall but I love a good summery drink and as someone who doesn’t drink alcohol that often, I’m all for a booze-free option, too! It’s been CRAZY hot here lately and I have a lot of pregnant friends right now, so I’m always up for trying a cold and yummy summer drink that doesn’t have to have alcohol. Check these fun drinks out and let me know if you try any…

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Seven Tips for Finding a Balance With Social Media

Seven Tips for Finding a Balance With Social Media

Today I’m sharing this post alongside my friends Arin from Arin Solange at Home and Navy from Navy Berlin, plus some other gals as part of Arin & Navy’s fun Summer Blog Series. I’ve already participated in two other posts with these two this month if you’ve missed them… read my blogging journey here and my mom hacks here. This week’s topic is all about finding balance with social media, which is especially tricky when it’s part of your job, like it is for me. I am by no means an expert and haven’t figured it all out, but over the past few months, I’ve tried really hard to find a balance and set better boundaries with social media…

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Best of Amazon, Target & More!

Best of Amazon, Target & More!

Another day, another sale! There are so many crazy good deals happening this week, so I’m throwing them all into one big post for yall to check out. Today kicked off Amazon’s two-day event called Prime Day, where tons and tons of prices are slashed on everything from fashion to home items, electronics and baby things. Many of these are flash deals and only last for a few hours or until the product has sold out…

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My #NSale Early Access Round of Purchases + $500 Giveaway

My #NSale Early Access Round of Purchases + $500 Giveaway

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here! I got to preview the sale yesterday to try on and scope out all sorts of fun goodies and now it’s officially time to shop, my friends! If you’re a cardholder, today’s the day. Let me remind you, the good stuff is going to go FAST. Don’t be surprised when the most popular items or talked about products sell out or aren’t available in your size anymore… it happens and it will probably happen more than once. It’s the nature of the beast of this sale. But don’t be discouraged. Get your basket full and grab what you can now and then keep checking back…

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Mom Hacks for Traveling With Littles

Mom Hacks for Traveling With Littles

I’m super excited to be joining up with my friends, Arin from Arin Solange at Home and Navy from Navy Berlin, along with 7 other awesome ladies to share another fun post with yall this week. Today we’re all sharing our versions of MOM HACKS! Because who doesn’t love a good hack, right?! And don’t forget to check out all the other posts at the very end of this one…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re on Instagram and/or follow other bloggers, you have likely heard A LOT about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale recently. So what’s the big deal? Well for starters, it is for sure my favorite sale of the entire year of any retailer. Why? It’s unlike any other sale because Nordstrom offers crazy good discounts on NEW merchandise. It’s basically a giant sale of all the new fall merch (not items that have already been for sale or on the shelves/racks of stores) for the upcoming season. No one else does a sale like this. It really is a big deal…

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Favorite Things: Nine Months

Favorite Things: Nine Months

HOW is our baby girl nine months old today!? Time slow down!!! What a fun month watching her get SO active (just seconds from crawling…) and being as happy and sweet as ever. We continue to fall more in love with her and can’t believe she’s ours. We’re so blessed.

As always, I’m recapping this ninth month and sharing some of our favorite things. I love getting recommendations from other parents and caregivers, so be sure to leave a comment or shoot me a message on Instagram if you have something fun we should check out…

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Fourth of July Hosting Essentials

Fourth of July Hosting Essentials

The 4th is quickly approaching and we are so excited to be hosting some friends next weekend for a fun cookout. There are several kiddos that will be there as well, so we plan to have a little pool set up in the backyard and lots of fun things for everyone. I was browsing for some fun hosting things that would be good for our patriotic get together (or really any summertime party) and thought yall might be interested to see…

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Dining Room Reveal & How To Choose a Light Fixture

Dining Room Reveal & How To Choose a Light Fixture

I’m so excited to share the first room in our new home with yall today. Considering we haven’t had to paint or do much work to the inside (thanks to our previous owners who put in a lot of hard work and effort to make this home beautiful), the dining room has for sure been the biggest transformation. Really, it all came down to a light fixture…

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My Blogging Journey + Your Questions Answered

My Blogging Journey + Your Questions Answered

Hey friends. I’m super excited for today’s post. My two friends, Arin (Arin Solange at Home) and Navy (Navy Berlin), are hosting a fun series with different bloggers each week this summer and today is the very first link. I’m so glad they asked me to be part of it. Arin and Navy got a lot of requests and specific feedback from followers about what topics they’d like to hear a group of bloggers talk about and today’s theme was one of the most requested: to share our blogging and Instagram story…

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Walmart Baby Registry

Walmart Baby Registry

One of my most frequently asked questions since having Kennedy is about our favorite baby products. One place that has always been a one-stop shop is Walmart, but truthfully, they have really stepped up their game lately! Walmart has so many affordable and adorable options in terms of clothing, home items, and now a brand new baby registry where you can get all the things you need…

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Baby Sleep Tips From A Regular Mom

Baby Sleep Tips From A Regular Mom

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked about Kennedy’s sleep and schedule over the last several months. I have to start by saying that 1) she is such a good baby! We are so blessed by her and honestly, she’s just been easy breezy so far… and 2) I’m not an expert!! (did you read the title of this post?!) I’m just a regular first-time mom trying to figure all this stuff out, too. I don’t know it all and I’m clearly not a medical professional or sleep specialist in any sense…

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