baby / motherhood

our maternity photos


i wasn’t sure if i really wanted maternity photos taken or not — but i read and heard a lot of people say that it was a nice memory to look back on later and to just do it — and it turns out i’m glad we did. years from now we can look back on these and remember being young and cute and non parents.
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baby / motherhood / our house

the nursery : the reveal


we finished the nursery! it’s so fun to have it all finished and i looove sitting in here and spacing out and picturing this baby actually living in here instead of inside me.

it’s definitely my favorite room in the house, it’s so bright and warm and brings us so much happiness.

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gift guide / mother's day

mother’s day gift guide


i’m currently v into all things blush — and mothers day is the perfect holiday for girly blush colored gifts. so i rounded up some really pretty things that would make perfect mama gifts, for your mom or for you to send to someone shopping for you!    Read More

baby / entertaining / motherhood

my baby shower


i had my baby shower a couple of weeks ago and it was sooo much fun. it was so nice to have something fun to look forward to that didn’t include anything besides friends and eating and celebrating (a nice change of pace from newborn classes and stroller shopping and crib assembling and all that boring baby stuff you have to do)

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DIY zig zag coat rack


super into this project! i really wanted to put a coat rack near the door in the nursery for carriers and stuff, and something that looked special too. i’ve seen a few variations of zig zag shelves lately and was loving them, so stoked on how this turned out!

it also may look challenging or hard, but it was really just tedious and a little time consuming more than anything else!

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DIY upcycled plant hangers


i don’t know if this is normal, but every time i finish a product, i take a minute to decide whether or not to recycle or to keep for some repurposing — we keep empty jelly jars for watercoloring, empty tea tree pad containers for corralling nails and screws, and when i buy really pretty fancy hand soap, i just reuse the bottle forever and refill with new soap.

i am way into repurposing, so today i partnered with aveeno® to share a fun tutorial for earth day, making these simple hanging planters that can brighten up any boring corner. Read More