“The Year of the Emoji” (AKA Fern Winter’s 4th Birthday)

"The Year of the Emoji" (AKA Fern's 4th Birthday)

I am a complete and total sucker for birthday parties. Growing up, my mom always went above above and beyond to make sure that our birthdays were nothing short of magical for my brother and I. She wasn’t the craftiest or a natural hostess and she was never much of a baker, but she always […]

My Love for the Underdog

My Love for the Underdog // via The Little Things We Do

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Eddie the Eagle through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Eddie the Eagle, all opinions are my own. I am a sucker for a feel-good sports movie. You know the kind. The ones with the rag tag athletes who reign […]

Well-Rested in Seattle: a Tale of Childless Vacation Adventures

Well-Rested in Seattle: a Tale of Childless Vacation Adventures // via The Little Things We Do

So, to say that I’m suuuper behind on blogging would be a bit of an understatement, but hey…life happens, ya know? Anyway, I’ve had all of these half-finished posts sitting in my drafts box for the past couple of months and I decided that it was finally time to remedy that, so here I am […]

Mama Style: 23 Weeks with Blanqi

Mama Style: 23 Weeks with Blanqi // via The Little Things We Do

Can I just be super honest about pregnancy and body image right now and say that 3rd babies are not particularly kind to a mama’s body? I’m not one of those people who has ever had a “perfect body” and I’ve never had unrealistic desires about it ever reaching such status. I am OK with […]

The Best Part About Having a Baby

The Best Part About Having a Baby // via The Little Things We Do

When it comes to baby-having, let’s be real: it’s not the most glamorous time of your life. There’s the first trimester nausea and exhaustion, the weird aches and pains, the feeling like a blimp and the actual pushing out of a not-so-tiny-as-one-might-imagine-human at the end of it all. It’s definitely no day at the spa. […]

Happy 8 Years!

Happy 8 Years!

Today, I have been married to my bestie for 8 years (also, he would totally cringe/eye-roll at me calling him “bestie”). (This is us as babies in college) Everything I want to say has been said a hundred times over. He really is the best and he gets me like no one else. So, in […]