Peanut Butter Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Warning these chocolate peanut butter covered pretzels are highly addictive!! After I discovered just how easy they are to make I began making them whenever I felt like a sweet treat, and now I've been making them a couple times a week! They have the perfect balance of sweet and salty making them an ideal [...]

By | 2018-05-18T11:49:11+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Food, Happy|1 Comment

Mom Self Care – 5 tips to help you take care of you during the 4th trimester

Congratulations! You've welcomed your new baby into this world and brought your little bundle home. By now you may feel exhausted from long nights and learning how to care for your baby. Parenting is hard work and newborns can take everything out of you which makes it so important to fill up your tank with [...]

By | 2018-05-16T08:36:49+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Baby, Happy, Self Care|1 Comment

The First 3 Months of Motherhood

As I mentioned in my previous post about dealing with colic during the first 3 months of motherhood, I want to share about my overall experience with new motherhood during those early months, but had so much to say that I wasn't quite sure how to organize it all. The reason I share about these things [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:33:06+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|0 Comments

The First 3 Months of Motherhood – The Battle For Sleep

As with most parents sleep was a big struggle for us, and something I became quite controlling about. In the really early days, it could take hours to get him to go down to sleep at night only for him to wake up 2-3 hours later and be inconsolable with bad gas which would take [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:43:18+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|1 Comment

How to Get a Baby to Sleep – 7 Tips To Help Your Baby Sleep Better

Figuring out how to get a baby to sleep is hard work! When you're a FTM you're completely exhausted and barely have any idea of what to do. I did what I could to survive and get my baby to sleep, which at times is all you can really do, but as I learned more [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:48:03+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|2 Comments

Breastfeeding Tips – 5 Tips to Help You Breastfeed Successfully

From my experience, I can tell you that breastfeeding is hard, but personally, I find it to be so worth it and truly rewarding. Breastfeeding isn't for everyone and there are no judgments if it isn't for you, but the fact that you're reading this tells me you want to give yourself the best chance for [...]

By | 2018-05-14T19:22:36+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|2 Comments

The First 3 Months of Motherhood – Breastfeeding is Hard

The secret thing that no one tells you about until you're very late in your pregnancy or starting to struggle with it yourself, is that breastfeeding is really hard. It's extremely rare that a newborn baby will squirm up to your boob, pop themselves on, and began to drink back that delicious milk with little to [...]

By | 2018-05-14T19:27:49+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Baby, Happy|1 Comment

The First 3 Months of Motherhood – Poor Little Digestive System, Dealing With Colic

This Friday marks Logan's 3 month birthday, and wow does time fly fast! These past 3 months have been filled with love, joy, exhaustion, amazement, anxiety, pride, self-doubt, curiosity, overwhelm, closeness, alienation, accomplishment, failure, and a million other feelings at both ends of the spectrum. Although it was exceptionally hard, I wouldn't trade the bonding and [...]

By | 2018-05-14T19:32:11+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Baby, Happy|8 Comments

Cranberry Matcha Coconut Energy Balls

Energy balls are a great snack for grabbing while you're on the go. They take less than 10 minutes to make a batch, store in the fridge for a few weeks, are healthier than your average granola bar, and are super convenient to eat while you're busy. I had been wanting to try a few [...]

By | 2018-04-10T20:33:08+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Food, Happy, Nutrition|7 Comments

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes at Home

Let's face it, makeup brushes can get gross. They get filled with bacteria which really isn't good on your skin. It's an easy thing to forget about until your face breaks out and you realize you haven't cleaned your brushes in quite a while. The whole process can be a little daunting. What products should [...]

By | 2018-04-05T08:33:49+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Beauty, Beauty Tips, DIY, Stylish, Stylish Tips|9 Comments