How To Prepare for Your Baby’s Arrival

Preparing for your baby’s arrival can be a stressful time, especially for first time moms. It’s hard to know what to expect and what all you need to do before your baby makes their appearance. These were the twelve things that I found to be the most helpful and important in the last couple months of my pregnancy. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you decide to make a purchase I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. 1. Pick уоur Hospital: Whеrе уоu will deliver is an important choice thаt рrеgnаnt mоmѕ will have to make. Your OB/GYN may only deliver at certain hospitals so […]

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Valentine’s Day or Anniversary Gifts for Him

Looking for a last minute Valentine’s Day or Anniversary gift for the man in your life? There are so many fun and practical gifts that can be found on Amazon now. The best part is that you can order them just two days before the occasion and have them arrive on time! Great for procrastinators like me 😉 I came up with this list for every type of guy – whether he is a beer lover, a fitness junkie or even into cooking. Most are budget-friendly and under $30. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links to Amazon. If you decide to make a purchase I earn a small commission to […]

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What You REALLY Need to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

So I know that this list has been done probably a thousand times, but I figured I would let you all know the items that were truly useful to me as a second time mom. I think that a lot of the lists out there are a little excessive and unnecessary. It’s easy to overthink it and over-pack your bag with things you won’t actually use or need. The hospital provides you with so many things that you may not even realize. It’s definitely easier to be prepared, but when having a baby you just never know when they might decide to come. You don’t want to be trying to […]

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My Must Have Pregnancy Items

So maybe you’ve just found out that you’re pregnant and are wondering what now? What do I need to make it as enjoyable and easy as possible? Cause let’s be honest, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows! From morning sickness to back aches and stretch marks, pregnancy can definitely be challenging at times. Your pregnancy is something that you want to remember and look back on when it is all said and done. Although every pregnancy differs these were some of my must have items that I found to be the most helpful through both of my pregnancies. I also included a couple items to help make it a memorable […]

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How I Profited in My First Month of Blogging

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you decide to purchase or use some of these resources I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. All recommendations and opinions are my own. Thanks for your support. I decided a little over a month ago to launch my first blog. I went into it knowing absolutely nothing about the process or even how to drive traffic to it. I’ve learned so much over the past month and am really happy with my progress so far. I wanted to share my successes with other new bloggers and show how it IS possible to make a profit in just your […]

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How to Get your Picky Eater the Nutrition They Need

My toddler is probably the pickiest eater you will ever meet. He pretty much refuses all fresh fruit and vegetables with the exception of watermelon! It has been a constant struggle since he has been able to eat solids and I have had to get a little creative over time to make sure he gets the nutrients that he needs. According to KidsHealth.org toddlers need between 1,000-1,400 calories per day. Here are the nutrient recommendations that they list on their site here : At 2 years old they need: -3 ounces of grains, half from whole-grain sources -1 cup of Vegetables -1 cup of fruit -2 cups of milk -2 […]

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Favorite Farmhouse Finds

I am obsessed with all things farmhouse lately thanks to Fixer Upper and Joanna Gaines and am always looking for some new items for my home. Amazon honestly has one of the best selections I have seen! They have some great farmhouse finds that are affordable and won’t break the bank. Perfect if you want that rustic farmhouse look in your home. I am absolutely loving the chicken wire pendant light for my kitchen and the barnwood rustic ladder for hanging blankets in my living room! There are so many versatile items that you can use for a number of things. Check out my favorite farmhouse finds below. Disclosure: This […]

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Fun & Flirty Gift Guide for Her

Since I did a gift guide for him I figured I would go ahead and do one for her as well! I wanted to do some items that were fun and flirty and came up with this list. I am loving rose gold and marble right now so I incorporated that into this list. These are all items that I want or already own! My absolute favorite is the marble essential oil diffuser. I am completely obsessed with mine and use it everyday. These fun gifts are perfect for any woman in your life – your sister, friend or even your mom. You could even put them on your own […]

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How You Can Afford to be a Stay At Home Mom

Cut Down Bills When I left my job and decided to become a stay at home mom the first thing we did was to see where we could cut costs. We eliminated our satellite service as it was costing us upwards of $100 a month. If you are paying for cable or satellite there are also so many options now that are much cheaper. With SlingTV for example, you can still stream live television but at a much lower price tag (It starts at only $20 a month). This includes channels like ESPN, AMC, HGTV, TNT, TBS and more. There are also others like YouTube TV, Hulu TV and DirecTV […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Him

I always have the hardest time picking out gifts for my husband every year. Luckily Amazon has some great gift ideas this year and I found all of these for $30 and under! I did a lot of research and only picked out items that had great reviews and were good quality even with the lower price tag. I’ve already picked out several of these to give to him for this Christmas. A lot of these are fun yet practical gifts for the man in your life. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. If you decide to purchase any of these resources, I earn a small commission at no […]

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