5 BIG Reasons Why You Should Be Excited About Your Next Season Of Motherhood (& Being Done Having Babies!)

Here’s the scoop: Joe and I are done having kids. We really are. There is something that feels so complete about our family as it is and neither one of us can imagine having more babies. These memories from the past five years will forever be some of our most tender, special ones, but we […]

Read More

Holiday Shopping Done Right (And How to Involve the Kids!)

When it comes to shopping for Christmas gifts, I’m such a planner. (Okay, I’m a planner basically 99.9% of the time, but when it comes to gifts I’m even more extra…) I usually start making lists in early fall and start actual shopping around mid October. I try to have everything together by the end […]

Read More

The Ultimate Gift For the Photo Lover in Your Life

Hi friends! I’ve had the most eventful weekend and can’t wait to share all the fun things I’ve been up to… but in the meantime, I decided that I’m going to start sharing some of my favorite purchases for the holidays as I discover them. I’m getting started early this year 🙂 As many of […]

Read More

The Beauty Parlor: Your One Stop Shop for Everything Beauty & Glam in Westchester

I had the pleasure of meeting the team at The Beauty Parlor in Dobbs Ferry last week and was so blown away. If you haven’t been yet, you’re missing out. Big time. First things first, their salon has the most epic location in all of Westchester. It sits at the edge of the Hudson River, […]

Read More

Eco-Living Made Simple: Shop Sustainably with EarthHero

Meet Earth Hero: the one-stop shop for everything sustainable. I have been so inspired by their mission to make online shopping an eco-friendly process and highly recommend you give them a try. They carry 120+ brands and I guarantee you’re familiar with a bunch of them already!

Read More

5 Reasons Why I Love My Bamboo Bedding (And Why I’ll Never Go Back to Cotton!)

How well do you sleep? Since we switched our bedding and linens to bamboo a few weeks ago, we’ve been having the BEST SLEEP of our lives! Here are 5 reasons why you should up your bedding game. And trust me: you’ll never want to hear about cotton again.

Read More

Styling Florals For Fall

Happy Sunday, everyone! I had SUCH a blast shooting outdoors yesterday, and was able to style a few pieces I’ve had in my closet for a little while now. I was bummed I didn’t have the opportunity to wear a few of my floral dresses this summer, and was wondering how to wear them comfortably […]

Read More

My End of Summer Favorites

  Hey Mamas!  I feel like I dropped the ball these past few weeks. We were away for the whole month of August visiting my family in the Caribbean and it felt so good to disconnect for a bit. Nothing like family time and, of course, the ocean to recharge your batteries. It was so needed. […]

Read More

6 Crystals For Moms Who Want to Be Happier, Healthier & More Creative

There are two types of people in the world when it comes to esoteric, spiritual things. Those that: #1. Roll their eyes before they even hear a word and say, “yeah right, that’s all nonsense.” #2. Narrow their eyes and go, “hmmm, interesting. I believe that… Tell me more.” I am a proud #2 married to […]

Read More

10 Easy Vegan Swaps For Foodies

Considering that I’ve been meat, dairy, and egg free for almost five months, a vegan post was way overdue. And just to clarify: this post is not to try to sway you meat-eaters out there. It’s to open some minds and broaden some perspectives on what a vegan diet consists of. To finally address the […]

Read More

Writing About Hurricanes

I too often get asked why in the world I left the Caribbean to come to New York almost a decade ago. Saint Martin is, indeed, viewed as one of the most picture perfect destinations on the planet. Sandy beaches, tropical breeze, easygoing island vibe… Really, what else could you ask for? Unfortunately, what those […]

Read More

5 Christmas Gifts Mom Won’t Return After the Holidays

Check out my post on Westchester County Moms Blog this week… and maybe print it off and leave it on the table for your husband to “accidentally” see? 🙂 So excited to share that my little blog post was featured on the Tampa, Raleigh, New York City, Quad City, and Green Bay sister sites! 

Read More

Raising a Bookworm: How to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Your Child

I have always been an avid reader. When I was five years old, I hoarded books like treasures and made it my “mission” to read every billboard, every store front on my way to school… out loud (my poor parents!) There is something magical about being being so wrapped up in a book that you […]

Read More

An Open Letter to All Expecting Mothers

At a baby shower I attended today, there was a little card on my plate that read, in squiggly, pink script, “Your Advice to the Mother-To-Be”. You’d think that as a new mom and blogger on everything pregnancy and motherhood-related, I’d have mounds of advice to give… right? But I didn’t. I had to think […]

Read More

Baby Picasso: Bringing Out the Artist in Your Toddler

I love encouraging Liam to be artistic. As a Pinterest addict, I love reading about different sensory play activities for babies and love to adapt them to Liam’s maturity level to keep challenging him every day. He loves to try new things and I think I’m just as excited as he is every time we […]

Read More

Should I Discipline My One Year Old?

Liam may be the sweetest 90% of the time, but he does have those occasional moments when Joe and I both look at each other and go, Uh oh, how the hell are we supposed to handle this one? In the last few weeks, I really started thinking it was time to set some clear boundaries. At a […]

Read More

Homemade “Lära Bars”

  This recipe is phenomenal, guys. You know those Lära bars that cost you almost $2 a piece at Whole Foods? Well, say goodbye to them. I mean it. You’re about to find out that making your own energy bars is ridiculously easy and can be done in 20 minutes or less. Not only that, […]

Read More