Browsing Category : everyday Living

Sharing Holiday Moments with Basic Invite


Sending out and receiving Holiday Cards has always been something I look forward to.  December is the most exciting month to check your mailbox!  This year I designed our Holiday Cards with Basic Invite,  it could not have been easier or more fun!  As for capturing our family moment,  let’s just say that was not as easy (ha!).  It took three…

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Cozy Sweaters


Even though we have been having amazing weather around here, you can tell that it is officially fall!  Give me all the cozy sweaters, beanies, tea, blankets and fireplaces.  Sweaters are by far my favorite piece of fall clothing in my closet.  They just make you feel good (it’s all about the hygge).  Speaking of hygge, if you’re into or want to…

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Beauty Staples Under $10


I have put a list together of a few of my go-to beauty staples that are under $10 and can be bought right at target or even a drug store.  I always have these items in my bathroom, they are tried and true!   1. Dry shampoo- I have tried many different dry shampoos over the years, some were successful and some…

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Mirbeau Spa & Resort: Mom’s night out


Located on the north end of Skaneateles lake, Mirbeau Inn & Spa is the perfect retreat.  Whether it be for a “Mom’s night out” or romantic getaway you wont be disappointed by the attentive staff, award winning treatments and gorgeous facility. The second you pull on to the grounds you are surrounded by the lush majestic gardens.  The resort truly…

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Friday Favorites: Tidy Up


Hello friends!  I hope everyone had a stellar week, and is checking off all of their end of summer to-dos!  This week I have put together some of my go-to favorite items revolving around keeping things tidy!  Be sure to check out Friday favorites of my friends below! 1.  Bobsweep Pet Hair Plus:  I just got this baby, and so far…

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Friday Favorites- End of Summer


Happy Friday everyone!  As time allows I am going to put together my weekly favorites for you to check out.  This week I have put together some of my go to summer related items that we use daily!  Be sure to check out links to some of my friends Friday favorites at the bottom!   1.  I am a freak about skincare…

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First Birthday Luau!


We celebrated Felix’s FIRST birthday with our families and a Luau!  I still can’t wrap my mind around the fact that a whole 365 days went by, it really does go faster with each child.  Drew and I went to Hawaii eight years ago with his family (yes, we’re due to go again) we had such an amazing time and…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide with JORD watch Giveaway


I hope everyone had an amazing Memorial Day weekend full of family, bbqs, good food, and sunshine!  With Father’s Day just around the corner, I am thinking of all the wonderful Daddy’s out there! I have put together a gift guide that contains some of my current favorites at various price points.  I hope this helps give you some great ideas…

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Tea for TWO


  Recently we had our dear family and close friends over for EV’s second birthday. I’m a true believer that good people, yummy food and drinks always make for a good time! I really enjoy the planning, crafting and decorating aspect of parties and entertaining.  Even though I try to get as much done ahead of time, you will always find…

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Charm City to Upstate NY


One year ago marks the week I scrambled to pack up 7 years worth of memories in Baltimore, MD.  I’m sure you will all agree that moving can be stressful.  Add in my 5 month pregnant self and our sweet, yet very energetic, 11 month old daughter Elin Victoria (EV) and you have an idea of how it was going! I…

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