Nursery Sneak Peek!

We have finally started putting together Noodle's (what my 2 year old calls him - adorable) nursery! It's true what they say about subsequent children....our first's nursery was completely done well before 34 weeks. Oh well. As we have learned, we have PLENTY of time. Just got finished painting and hanging some curtains. The tie … Continue reading Nursery Sneak Peek!

First Birthday Banners

There are so many cute ways to mark your child's amazing (and fast!) growth throughout their first year. Month stickers, pictures in the same outfit they outgrow, collages, etc. I decided to go with monthly pictures with stickers. Seemed like the easiest way. I also decided after the first month to put a stuffed animal … Continue reading First Birthday Banners

First Birthday Chalkboard

Chalkboard art is not just for supermarket delis anymore.  I'm sure you've seen all the adorable chalkboards out there, mostly on Pinterest.  Where else?  First birthday ones, pregnancy ones, dinner menus, etc.  And I feel like you can't go anywhere anymore without seeing chalkboard paint.  I don't know about you, but my handwriting is terrible. … Continue reading First Birthday Chalkboard

First Birthday Fiesta

Edited to add: I recognize now, 5 years later, that the theme of this birthday party might be interpreted by some as culturally insensitive. I truly appreciate Mexican culture, having traveled around the country a few times (and I don't mean to Cancun). I decided not to remove the post, however, because it's important to … Continue reading First Birthday Fiesta

DIY Height Chart and Avocado & Black Bean Salsa

When my husband and I decorated our daughter's nursery, we wanted to make a height chart that was portable.  We aren't planning on living in this house forever, and it always so sad when families move and leave behind their children's heights for someone else to paint over.  Thank you Pinterest for an easy solution! … Continue reading DIY Height Chart and Avocado & Black Bean Salsa

Hair Pretty Storage

When my cousin Liz was little she called all her hair bows and headbands hair prettys. Not sure how it started but the name has stuck! I have also grown tired of searching for (and losing) hair bows. Something better had to exist! I saw a similar idea for hair pretty storage on The Paro … Continue reading Hair Pretty Storage