32 weeks and 6 days

32 weeks and 6 days

My phone app reminds me that I have 7 weeks and 1 day to go (only 50 days) until my due date! I am ready, and then again, I’m not ready for baby #2’s arrival.  I can’t say I’m not excited for the arrival for her, but it’s weird, it doesn’t feel as exciting as […]

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Kylee's First Play Date

Kylee’s First Play Date

Kylee is 20 months and just had her first official “play date” at a friend’s house.  When we moved out of our house 3 weeks ago I knew the day would go much smoother without her around, but all the grandparents (the usual babysitters) would be helping us move. So, I had to think of Plan […]

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Mama's Favorite Thing

Mama’s Favorite Thing

{Erin}   My favorite thing is Trader Joes Lavender Salt Scrub. Yes I know we don’t have a Trader Joe’s around here, but as you get to know me you will realize this is one of my favorite stores. If you see one, STOP!  I promise, it will be worth every minute and every dollar spent! […]

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Why Do I Feel This Way?

Why Do I Feel This Way?

After my daughter was born, I remember holding her in my arms and being overwhelmed by the feelings of love I had for her.  She was beautiful!  Fast forward 8 weeks and the story looked different. Something had changed.  I still loved this sweet baby girl, but I was sad, frustrated and feeling totally unlike […]

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What's for Dinner? Menu Planning

What’s for Dinner? Menu Planning

  Does this following thought race through your head about 10 times a day? “What can I make for dinner?” I feel your anguish and I have a solution for you. Menu Planning. I love to cook and I really didn’t like the feeling of everyday coming up with something and not knowing if I had […]

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Super One-Year-Old!

Super One-Year-Old!

Last week my family drove to Colorado to help my sister, Kara, plan her son’s first birthday party.  If you google search “superhero birthday party” you will find a million ideas.  I think we used all of them!  My sisters and I don’t get to see each other very often so we stayed up late […]

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Playgroup

Playgroup

Quad City Moms Blog & Luna Moms Club present: Picnic & Play Tuesday, August 9  10:30 Edgewood Park 1400 23rd St, Bettendorf Come for a morning full of playing, singing, socializing, and giveaways!   Pack a picnic lunch and don’t forget the sunscreen!  

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Lovin' Digital!

Lovin’ Digital!

I have to share one of my loves of my life. Digital scrapbooking! When I was younger, my step-mom got me into traditional scrapbooking. I have a few small books and a few odds and ends of pages done from my younger years, but now that I have finally discovered the perfect software, I get […]

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Yes I Am The New Mom and I Know It

Yes I Am The New Mom and I Know It

Well today’s post is an admission of insecurities and fears. So buckle up and get ready for a ride from the mom-to-be. Today I come to you feeling like the new mom. As I begin the third trimester I have been hit with a truck size load of worries, fears, and insecurities. I am coming […]

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Meet Our Diaper Bags

Meet Our Diaper Bags

{Erin}  The first step toward recovery is admitting you have a problem. I have a problem. A problem with purses. Yes, I picked my baby bag out long before I was pregnant!  I am a mama-to-be so I’m sure my purse is more than likely unpractical, overpriced, and more for me than my baby!! With […]

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Regret

Regret

Lately I am regretting not getting back into shape after I gave birth to Kylee, before getting pregnant again with Baby Girl #2!  I know some of it just comes with pregnancy, but I do not remember feeling THIS out of shape at 31 weeks pregnant with Kylee! I can’t walk up a flight of […]

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