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TRAVELING WITH BABY: BLOG ROUND-UP #1

May 22, 2017

This summer we are planning our first big vacation since Teddy was born.   To celebrate my 30th birthday my husband planned a romantic trip for the two of us to go San Francisco. Then I went and ruined those plans by insisting that we bring the baby with us.    It will be Teddy’s first time on an airplane and I am a little nervous. I’m a very novice traveler, and have only been on a plane a handful…

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BLACK AND WHITE BOARD BOOKS FOR BABY

May 19, 2017

Nothing is more stylish than good ol’ fashioned black and white.   Modern Scandi nurseries with black and white decor are clean, trendy and totally pin-worthy. I love decorating with books because they are cute, inexpensive and educational.   Here are my five favorite black and white board books to adorn your nursery shelves. FAVORITE FIVE: BLACK AND WHITE BOARD BOOKS HELLO, ANIMALS by Smriti Prasadam This book has a sparkly foil element on each page, and who doesn’t love something sparkly? ART FOR…

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HOW A BIRTH DEFECT CHANGED MY OUTLOOK

May 12, 2017
Ultrasound Gastroschisis

Everytime I look at Teddy’s adorable perfect little belly button I get reminded of how lucky we are. When I was pregnant with Teddy we were told by doctors that he might not have a belly button, he might not have a life at all.   The Happy News “Oh my god, there are two lines!” I said, my heart dropping into my stomach. “You have to wait the full 5 minutes… wait until the timer goes off!” My husband…

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THREE WAYS TO STYLE OVERALLS

May 11, 2017
Pink Blush Denim Overalls are The Perfect Summer Wardrobe Statement for New Moms

I don't know about you, but when I first heard that overalls were back in style I was ecstatic. Overalls are by far my favorite piece of fashion from the nineties. I fondly remember a pair of neon green corduroy overalls I used to rock in the 5th grade. I've been searching far and wide for the perfect pair of overalls and I finally found them in a rather unlikely place. This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only…

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EXTRA YARN REVIEW + ACTIVITIES

May 10, 2017
EXTRA YARN + CROCHET TOY FLATLAY

EXTRA YARN BY MAC BARNETT This book is by Mac Barnett and one of my favorite illustrators Jon Klassen. A little girl named Anabelle finds a magical box of colorful yarn. She knits herself a sweater but she has leftover yarn. She knits more and more and more and eventually transforms her dull gray town with her colorful knitting. BEYOND THE BOOK ACTIVITIES: YARN BOMBING- look at examples of yarn bombing like the work of Philadelphia street artist Ishknits .…

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