Monochrome

My Favorite Black & White Styles For Kids. Lately I’ve been into black & white outfits, blame it on Halloween. Actually, I’ve always loved the monochromatic look. I wore black everyday in school way before the goth kids proclaimed it, and I started dying my hair black from light brown around age 16. Now it’s…

What Would Kate Do: 2016 Holiday Royal Jewelry Box

Some of you may remember one of my all-time favorite posts: What Would Kate Do? where I featured the WWKD Royal Beauty Box that contained beauty samples used by the beautiful Princess Kate and a replica of her stunning sapphire engagement ring. Anytime I can blab about the Royal family I do so happily, and with so much…

Memory Keepsake Puppy

Some of you may remember this picture from my Instagram on the day I brought Johnny home from the hospital. Well, Stitches by Natalie took this blanket and turned it into a special keepsake for us. From this blanket came Johnny’s Memory Puppy, an incredibly clever way to save newborn blankets in a way that can…

What’s In My Hospital Bag [Third Time Around]

So since baby John Fox came a little early (37 weeks), this post is coming a little late (OK, a lot late). I wanted to get it published around week 38 of pregnancy but obviously that’s not how things went down. (Read John Fox’s Birth Story and My Recovery Story). There’s a lot of useful…

Potty Time!

I peeked around the corner of the hallway and saw pieces and shreds of toilet paper flying everywhere. Accompanied by that were squeals of excitement and loud laughter. Marco had just finished going pee pee on the potty for the first time and his sister made no light deal of it. They were having way…