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Baby Blues & Baby Bliss // 2 Week Postpartum Update

August 23, 2017

For mom-brain sake, memories, and if you are expecting, I’m going to do some postpartum updates on my health, fitness routine, and how we are feeling/adjusting, etc.  Week One & Week Two (August 8 – August 22) Can I just say, WOW! These two weeks have been a whirlwind. We survived our first week with two kids under two and…

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Eli’s Birth Story

August 21, 2017

Two weeks in, yall. I cannot believe this little guy has been here two weeks! He has melted right into our usual routine and I am so thankful. Sweet baby Eli is our last baby (just get that question out of the way, haha!) so everything is the last for us… so without any introduction here is my littlest’s Birth…

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Eli’s Nursery Reveal

July 24, 2017

Our sweet boy will be here any day (probably not, but still). I really put off his room until this last month because I had such a huge vision for it (and I am exhausted!) So here ya go, all things navy and gray!   Another Dallas Cowboys fan in the house. Wall Color is Sherwin Williams Mindful Gray We…

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Cameron’s Birth Story

July 21, 2017

I could relive this day over and over. Even now, a year and a half later, it feels like yesterday. I remember almost everything but I’ve never documented her birth. In a few weeks, we will have another story to add, so in honor of little brother’s pending arrival, here is Cameron’s Birth Story. One of the greatest days of…

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Pre Baby Stockpile

July 19, 2017

STOCK YOUR PANTRY + FRIDGE + FREEZER STOCK YOUR HOUSEHOLD ITEMS THE END! Kidding. No, but seriously. This is probably one of the most important things you can do before baby. The first, let’s say, three months are about survival FOR EVERYONE. I’ll share with you my checklist and some of my go-to items to have on hand when baby…

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DIY Farmhouse Baby Gate 

July 17, 2017

Stairs and toddlers do not mix. We have a pretty bland/standard baby gate for the bottom of our stairs but nothing for the top so here we are, again… Essentially the playroom has easy access to two flights of stairs and we have a toddler who sees that as an opportunity to escape! It’s impossible to clean her room, put…

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Top 5 Summer Maternity Must Haves

July 14, 2017

“It’s so hot” is probably a phrase that I use at least 50 times a day. It’s summer and this is Houston. Brutal. Add to that some extra weight and a busy body toddler and there is bound to be sweat. Gross I know, but its the truth! These are my summer maternity “must haves”, what is keeping me sane…

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Hospital Bag Part 2 – The Baby’s Bag

July 10, 2017

Packing for baby was another area that I “over packed” I mean I thought a newborn would be this sweet little doll that I could dress up. I didn’t take into account how I would be feeling, struggling with breastfeeding, or the lack of sleep. The last thing I wanted to do was go anywhere near hair bows and fancy…

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What’s In My Hospital Bag

July 6, 2017

So here we are, a month away from Eli’s due date, F I N A L L Y. I will admit this pregnancy has gone by extremely fast but this last month always drags on and on. I’ll share with you what I packed this second time around and my checklist. – scroll down for my hospital bag checklist –…

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DIY Farmhouse Desk

July 3, 2017

If you are anything like me, your love of furniture and home decor do not directly coincide with your wallet. Here is where “Doin’ It Yourself” comes in handy! In our old house, we had a beautiful space for an office but I could not find a desk that I was willing to fork over the cash for. To Pinterest…

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