#almostMrsDelia

congrats again to this beautiful bride and one of my best friends. i can’t wait till the wedding is finally here and we can make this thing official. ps: my dress (on sale now!) / shoes / locket (on sale now!!)

happy mother’s day

 my dress (on sale now) / her dress (similar here) photo credits: tony d photography ——————– she is the exclamation mark in the happiest sentence that i could ever possibly write first of all this video, sob fest. i mean really and it’s true, i wish i could slow down time and somehow bottle up…

pink or blue?!

we all know what madison is rooting for… and i know i said we weren’t finding out, but being in the room yesterday and looking at “baby peachy” on the screen, i had to know. i looked at brian and i asked if he wanted to know. we still struggled with our decision but in…

maternity style under $40

DRESSES (top left to right) ONE / TWO / THREE / FOUR TOPS (top left to right) ONE / TWO / THREE / FOUR PAJAMAS (top left to right) ONE / TWO / THREE / FOUR PANTS/SHORTS (top left to right) ONE / TWO / THREE / FOUR JUMPSUITS (left to right) ONE / TWO

THE cutest toddler shoes

because we are obsessed with shoes… 1.) pink sneakers 2.) rose gold slip on sneaker 3.) high top sneaker 4.) fringe sandals – also available in pink 5.) new balance sneakers 6.) polka dot high tops 7.) birkenstocks 8.) stephen curry 2 9.) gold and white sneaker 10.) leopard sneakers 11.) tiger sneakers 12.) rio…

yay moms (mother’s day gift guide)

because YAY moms!! for everything we do. for everything we have endured. for all the love that we have given and continue to give. for the late nights and open arms. for never wanting to trade a single second of the chaos. there is nothing like your mother and there never will be. no one…

thoughts on family & a birthday party

yesterday after spending the day with my extended family i started really thinking about what family means. lately we have been over the place. we are all so busy in our respective lives and we all have our own busy schedules to keep. sometimes we forget how important phone calls & text messages can be….

dear teenage madison…

DEAR TEENAGE MADISON, If you are anything like your mom (and I hope you are so much better than me) you are going to be rebellious and argumentative and think you know everything that’s best for you in this world. I know because I was there. And you might even roll your eyes now, and…

Easter photoshoot

gymboree pink organza dress (on sale now) pink shimmer ballet flats (25% off with code PEEP) straw hat with bow detail (on sale now) / Madison preferred to wear it backwards yellow lace & floral print dress (on sale now) bunny ears headband

touche

today i’m struggling with how to explain the Bible to a toddler. i know what passages mean to me but i don’t know how to explain them to a little person. last night we were reading Mark 12:30-31 and talking about “lov(ing) thy neighbor as yourself” when Madison said “except strangers mom – we can’t…

fri-YAY

      1.) pom pom shorts 2.) mini melissa sparkle shoes 3.) yellow skirt 4.) island print romper 5.) polka dot backpack 6.) got it from her mama sweatshirt 7.) bold stripe dress 8.) believe in baseball tee 9.) swimsuit 10.) emoji necklace 11.) cotton dress with stripe detail 12.) floral print tank 13.)…

honor the roll

i am not enthusiastic with reentering the baby stage. back into diapers and co-dependency for everything. as much as most mothers will tell you they love this stage, i haven’t been able to really feel much other than anxiety and fear over it. yes, holding a sleeping beautiful baby in your arms and knowing that…