How to Run Your Business After Having a Baby

How to Run Your Business After Having a Baby

One of the biggest challenges I've struggled with since having Leo is trying to balance it all: raising Leo full-time, staying on top of regular tasks (cleaning the house, laundry, grocery shopping, taking care of the dog, etc.) and still running my online boutique business. The biggest key in making the transition from solo entrepreneur [...]

Pregnancy Bump Progression + Postpartum Photo Series

Pregnancy Bump Progression + Postpartum Photo Series

It's been five months since Leo was born, and I recently found myself looking back on the photos I took of my growing bump during pregnancy. It's almost hard to remember ever having that big of a bump! It's crazy how drastically my feelings about pregnancy have changed - during those 9 months, and especially [...]

Leo’s Birth Story + NICU Stay

Leo’s Birth Story + NICU Stay

I've been wanting to share Leo's birth story and our experience in the NICU for the past few weeks, but have hardly had time to sit down and actually write. I knew this would be a long post before I began typing it out, and I knew that it would be somewhat hard to write. [...]

At-Home Teeth Whitening with Smile Brilliant: Does It Work?

At-Home Teeth Whitening with Smile Brilliant: Does It Work?

This blog post is sponsored by Smile Brilliant and includes a giveaway for a free whitening kit (valued at $149)! Read on to learn how to enter the giveaway. I'm officially six weeks postpartum and all I have to say is #momlife is no joke. It's an accomplishment if I have time to shower and [...]

Pregnancy Style: From Bump to Beyond with PinkBlush

Pregnancy Style: From Bump to Beyond with PinkBlush

Throughout the majority of my pregnancy, I was reluctant to buy maternity clothes because the reality is that most maternity clothes just aren't cute. While I couldn't control the changes happening to my body during pregnancy, the one thing I could still control was my personal style. I continued to wear regular-sized clothing during my [...]

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Pregnancy (Part II)

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Pregnancy (Part II)

Now that I'm almost done with this pregnancy (we're ready anytime now, baby!) I thought it'd be a good time to share a follow-up post to my original, '10 Things Nobody Tells You About Pregnancy.' Since my first post of this series is one of my most-read blog posts, I figured it would be worthwhile [...]

Our Home Update: Deck Reveal

Our Home Update: Deck Reveal

After five months, our deck is {almost} completely finished! The last thing I would like to add is an outdoor rug, but since we've gotten this far, I'd thought I'd share the transformation. We moved into this house in September and knew from the beginning that we wanted to add a deck or patio of [...]