Gift Guide for Babies + Toddlers

*This post may include affiliate links, but I promise to always recommend only the products I love.   Every time I make these gift guides I forget how much work they are! But, I know I always love seeing other people’s gift guides to get ideas for my kids, so I figured other people probably enjoy […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Babies

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Babies // ages 0-1

  Yesterday, I kicked off my week of gift guides with a gift guide for kids (ages 2-8’ish) and now I’m back with a guide for babies. I had to cut myself off when I was making this one, because I could’ve gone on and on…and on. I couldn’t help it. Baby stuff is just […]


Over the weekend Craig, Fern and I went to the beach with our friends Echo and Andy and their sweet girls Poppy and Alomae. Fern loves when these girls are around  – the next best thing to having sisters of her own – and we love just doing life with their sweet family… Including moments […]

my little fish.

Last week Fern had her first swimming experience and she kind of (super) loved it. Fern’s cute neon swimsuit just kills me. As does her smiley face.  A picnic lunch was involved. (Rainier cherries are my favorite!) ….as was a slush puppie from the snack shack. Our friend Kristina came too. There was a lake […]

so freaking cute.

Today I got sucked into a vortex of cute videos documenting pregnancy.  Here are some of my favorites…. (You may have seen them, before, but they’re awesome.) News from Don Rob on Vimeo. {Both videos were found via Michelle Horton on Babble} Oh the baby cuteness! These make me wish I’d been better about documenting […]


This is my dog Marley. She looks really well-behaved here, right? This was a photo I took at Craig’s football game on Sunday.  Marley is sitting nicely because Craig hadn’t actually started playing yet (he’s cropped out of the photo, but sitting next to her).  Once he started playing she started whining and being a […]