Category Archives: Live + Love

Easter Fun at 1

I hope everyone enjoyed their Easter weekend as much as we did! We had a lot of Easter fun with our now 1-year-old. Saturday was a beautiful day, despite being pretty chilly in the morning. We took C out to experience his first Easter egg hunt, and he had a blast picking up the eggs and putting them… Read More


First Birthday Party Sneak Peek

I’ve totally neglected my poor blog this month, but I promise it’s for a good reason: My baby boy is turning 1! How did that even happen?! No, really, how? Since my last post, I’ve spent every baby-is-sleeping minute I have binging on first birthday ideas on Pinterest, designing printable decorations, stringing banners onto twine,… Read More


Throwback Thursday: Baby Shower

If you’ve been following along since I first started blogging a few months ago, you might remember me writing in my introductory blog post that I was looking forward to revisiting some of the wonderful memories of my life preblog and sharing them with you. Well, here I am with my first Throwback Thursday, throwing it back… Read More


Big Love for a Little Valentine

Happy Monday! Did everyone have a lovely weekend? We’ve never really made a big deal about Valentine’s Day in the past, so it wasn’t too different this year with a baby. Since becoming a parent, my joy comes from seeing my little one’s excitement with each first holiday we celebrate with him. Of course my hubs and I… Read More



New Year + Baby Update: 9 Months

Happy 2015! It’s a week into the new year, and I’ve been reflecting back on the past year a lot during these first seven days. 2014 was filled with so many blessings, starting with a happy, healthy pregnancy and ending with a happy, healthy baby. It was a year of “firsts” for us as first-time… Read More


Baby’s First Christmas 2014

I hope everyone is enjoying the first day of 2015! I mentioned in an earlier post that I would write about Baby C’s first Christmas happenings, so before we take down the decorations today and ring in the new year, here are five things we did leading up to his first Christmas: 1. Babies “R” Us First Christmas… Read More


On the Third Day of Christmas … Tree Decorating

So decorating the Christmas tree is not what it used to be. I’m mostly thinking back to one magical time I spent enjoying a glass of wine, watching a certain so-bad-it’s-good vampire/werewolf saga replaying on HBO and leisurely hanging up our ornaments all in one evening. Fast forward to this year, and tree decorating did not take… Read More



Mom Meets Blog

Hello, blogging world! I’ve been an avid follower of so many wonderful blogs for so long—thanks to all of you who have given me gorgeous pictures to look at, DIY projects to save for later (and later and later), new recipes to try and tips on how to improve a whole slew of things. You’ve inspired me and… Read More