Style & Beauty

High Waisted Swimwear

High waisted swimwear, the ultimate “reclaim your pre-baby body” swimwear. These just cover and tuck in all the right places making you feel like a million bucks. Not only that, but they are so classy and modest. Last year I avoided wearing swimsuits as often as possible because I didn’t have time to shop for swimwear early enough and then everything sold out. I literally had no luck finding any swimsuits that I truly felt confident in. With our trip…

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Style & Beauty Travel

Maui Date Nights

Aloha! Even though we have been home from Maui since Monday, I am still on Island time. I’ve been daydreaming of waking up to the waves crashing on the beach and the Maui sunsets. It was pretty hard to…

Recipes

Romanian Meatball Soup – Ciorba de Perisoare

One of the perks of being eastern European is that my grandmother and mother have some amazing authentic recipes that have been passed down to me. One of my all time favorites is the soup I am featuring in…

Lifestyle

FAQ’s Answered

Whenever I get questions from my readers, they are generally around the same topics and I have been keeping track of my most frequently asked questions so that I can answer them all here! I broke the questions down…

Style & Beauty

Star Ruffle Dress

Happy Monday! I haven’t done a style post in a little while because I’ve been so busy and to be honest, haven’t really been dressing up much since the holidays. If I’m not at work, I’m home with the…

Lifestyle

New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year! I know we are already a couple of weeks into the New Year and I haven’t posted much on here or on Instagram. I’ve been really busy at work (year end) and also have been working…

Travel

Collins Lake Resort Winter Getaway

The week before Christmas we spent four days at The Grand Lodges at Collins Lake Resort. We have decided to make this an annual family tradition. The lodge life is so relaxing. We woke up each morning and ate…

Travel

A Day in Hood River

We took a four day trip to the lodge at the mountain the week before Christmas (lots and lots of pictures of that coming soon!) and drove up to Hood River one of the mornings to take the kids…

Lifestyle

Christmas Morning

Christmas morning started bright and early at 7:00am with the sound of Charlie’s little feet running into our room and tucking himself in bed between us. Shortly after that, I heard Claire call “mama” on the monitor so I…

Lifestyle

Magical Christmas Tree

The tree becomes the center of our living room this time of year. The colors, ornaments and lights make the room feel so magical. I considered doing a clear and white only themed tree this year but, when I…