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Stars and Stripes Style for the 4th

Stars and Stripes Style

The 4th of July is such a fun holiday to get dressed for. I love showing just how much I love the good ol' USA by unabashedly wearing my starts and stripes style. We live just outside of Washington, DC in Annapolis, MD. Truth be told, the area is pretty patriotic year round, and living near the Naval Academy brings out so much appreciation and love for those who sacrifice for our country than I ever realized. Seeing the women and men around town in their whites hits me in the heart each time. It...

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Where to Take Your Kids to Eat this Summer

eating with kids

// I know I'm not the only one who's finding themselves eating out a bit more this summer right? Between summer camps, swim lessons, dance recitals and whatever else I'm forgetting right now, summer is not NOT busy and this mama needs a break. So, if that break comes in the form of a relaxing dinner out. I'm all for it. That being said, where we eat said dinner out has to be some place that works for the kids. Thank goodness for Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen! You may remember when we partnered with them last...

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That time I had zero diapers with me…

Sams Club Pampers Diapers

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of P&G - Pampers. The opinions and text are all mine. // Most of us moms tend to be pretty brand loyal once we discover something really great that works for our children. Yes, I'm always looking out for new information or products, but once something works I'm all in. That's how I feel about Pampers diapers. I've used them for years and any time I tried another diaper brand it just wasn't the same in terms of dryness and making sure my guys are fully...

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What’s In the Summer Fab Fit Fun Box

Summer Fab Fit Fun Box

Ya'll know I love a good subscription service. It's a weakness. From food to clothes and everything in between, having fun boxes delivered right to my door is like my own version of Christmas. And the Summer Fab Fit Fun Box is like receiving your very own Christmas present in July! I had always wondered why people raved so much about the Fab Fit Fun box in particular. Then I went all in and subscribed for the year long series, one for each season. There is a price break to doing it that way versus...

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Easy Oven Fried Chicken That Kids Love

Oven Fried Chicken for Kids

My kids are pretty picky, especially when it comes to meat. For some reason they are easier on side dishes than they are the main event. They tend to choose foods that aren't overly fussy and that they recognize. Which is why this easy oven fried chicken is one that even kids love. It is truly delicious and adds a lot of flavor to another night of chicken. Yet it is simple enough to make for a weeknight meal and requires very little clean up. It's a total win! This easy oven fried chicken is...

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Three Easy DIY Body Scrubs

body scrub

If I love anything it's a good beauty tutorial. That being said, the beauty how tos that I'm most drawn to are EASY! Hey, I'm a super busy on the go mama who doesn't have a ton of time for DIY treatments. That being said, I can certainly devote a few minutes to whipping my skin into shape for summer and DIY body scrubs are just the ticket. Skin baring styles are here for the season, after all, and I'm not aiming to sport dry, splotchy skin. I want it to be nice and smooth,...

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Trendy Summer Dresses

Trendy Summer Dresses

Let's have some warm weather fun by taking a little peek at some great trendy summer dresses. After all, who doesn't love feeling fun and flirty in these hot summer months?! So many of this season's trends are all about the feminine touches. Details like pretty floral embroidery, off-the-shoulder tops, and layers of pretty ruffles are everywhere. Truthfully these dresses make me long for my upcoming vacations where I can put the looks to good use! Summer dresses always remind me of some of the vacations Floyd and I took before kids. Trips like Greece and...

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Sleeping Beauty Party Ideas

sleeping beauty princess party

I always love a good party theme. Don't you? For the first four years of her life, my baby girl had birthday parties with themes that ranged from Parisian, to Minnie Mouse, to The Little Mermaid and even a Peppa the Pig tea party. So, when it came time for her 5th birthday, I couldn't wait for her to choose a theme. I was pleasantly surprised when she went with one of my favorite childhood Disney princesses Sleeping Beauty, or Aurora, as she calls her. How cute would a Sleeping Beauty party be? As it...

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June Stitch Fix Unboxing and Try On

June Stitch Fix Unboxing and Try On

Who doesn't love receiving a package with their name on it? I love getting mail, even if its something I send myself like my Stitch Fix subscription service. The monthly box of fashion that doesn't require endless errands which I love! Life has been so busy lately with the end of the school year and having something to wear to events has been really helpful. I'm looking forward to lazy summer days! This June Stitch Fix Unboxing and Try On video reviews what was in my box and what I loved, didn't love and kept....

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