Love Personalization? These Notebooks Gotcha Covered!

Disclosure: I received these notebooks in exchange for an honest review. No compensation was received. All opinions are my own. If you know me, you know I have a weakness for all things personalization. Seeing my name or my daughter’s name personalized on stationary, clothing, etc just warms my heart. A name is something special to me proud of. You’re stuck with it for the rest of your life (pending you…


Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Girls!

Thank you MY M&M’S for sponsoring this post. Check out the MY M&M’S Valentine’s Day Idea Gallery for great Valentine’s Day gift ideas! Valentine’s Day is just over two weeks away. While many of us are thinking about what to give our significant others, we should also remember that our children are also are special Valentines. The love that I have for my daughter is incomparable and unmatched. For Valentine’s…


Spoil Your Dogs with Leela Ryan Dog Biscuits + GIVEAWAY [Ends 2/2]

Growing up, I was surrounded by a plethora of cats. I was a bonafide cat person. It wasn’t until I started dating Dennis that I slowly, but surely grew a strong liking to dogs. I’m now the proud dog mommy to three Australian Cairn Terriers named Brodie, Abbie and Russo. I’m always searching for loving ways to spoil my furbabies, whether it be toys, hygiene products, or treats. It’s been…


A Letter To My Yet-To-Be Conceived Baby

To my yet-to-be-conceived baby (yes, I flipped back and forth with what I wanted to refer to you as), I have been praying for the day that we would begin trying to conceive you for years. The day that I moved 1,100 miles away from my family in Bartlett, Tennessee to be with your daddy in New York City, my journey to meeting you began. It’s been almost five months, and you’ve yet…


What Bella Got For Christmas!

I am ridiculously late with this post, but it’s better late than never.  On Christmas Eve, we normally exchange gifts to and from each other. Unfortunately, due to Bella being sick, she was only able to open two presents before drifting off to sleep. We just piled those presents in with Santa’s presents, but made sure that Bella read the tags on each present. Thankfully, she felt better by Christmas…


YumEarth Valentine’s Day Gummy Bear Review + Giveaway [Ends 1/28]

Disclosure: I received two bags of gummy bears from YumEarth for free in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own. Valentine’s Day is approximately one month away. Wait…didn’t we JUST celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas? Time is flying by faster and faster the older I get. When you think of Valentine’s Day, chances are…you think of candy. I’m here to talk about a…


Why We Love Kimchi Socks!

Disclosure: I received three pairs of Kimchi Socks free of charge in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own. I’m a lover of socks. Rarely do I ever walk around my house barefoot. I prefer my feet to be snuggly and cozy, and socks provide just that. I now have a new favorite sock brand – Kimchi Socks!  Kimchi Socks are made…


Operation Baby Bump: Cycle Four Results

It’s that time of month again – my Operation Baby Bump results!  For our fourth cycle TTC (click here to read all about TTC lingo), we decided to take a more relaxed approach. Meaning no temping, no OPKs, no incessant symptom spotting, and no (too) early pregnancy tests. We started DTD every other day beginning on CD11, and began increasing it to every day on CD15. We ceased DTD on a…


Christmas Recap: Bella Meets Santa Claus!

I know I am ridiculously late with posting this, but everyone in my household has been sick since before Christmas (and still are). I didn’t think we would make it to see Santa Claus, but we did…on Christmas Eve. I thought it would be more packed than it was, but we only waited approximately 5-10 minutes. I wasn’t close enough to hear her conversation with Santa, but I’m pretty sure…


Merry Christmas From My Family to Yours.

Christmas is here. Yes…to me, December = Christmas. I can’t believe that we’re already celebrating another Christmas. The years seem to be flying by at a pace faster than I can keep up. This is our first NYC Christmas, and that makes the holiday season even more special. Part of me misses having a Southern Christmas, but the other part of me is having a blast immersing myself in the…


25 Ways to Show Your Wife That You Care…That Doesn’t Involve Flowers!

Does anyone else struggle to get the reassurance from their spouse? I know my significant other loves me, but he could use improvement in showing it sometimes. I’ve come across some ways that you can show your wife (or your husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, whatever – everyone deserves to feel cared for and appreciated)!  1. Watch the kids while she naps. 2. Wake up with the kids in the middle of…