Our baby Dot is 3 months old! I thought I’d share some things I want to remember about Dot at this age in partnership with Munchkin. Keep reading to see what she loves, what she hates, and a crazy trick we learned to cure her colic…
Recipe by food writer Abbey
Up to anything fun this weekend? We hosted a fun dinner last night with friends using this trick I posted about for dinner parties with kids. In a week we’re leaving for a two week beach vacation in North Carolina with my siblings. Been looking forward to it for so long! Work will be busy this week as I get ready to go and I’m trying to do some prep this weekend too. Also, eating my weight in stone fruits. Love this season! Have a great one, here are some links to explore:
Wow. This korean bbq burrito looks amazing!
A DIY bed for a little doll (so cute!)
The sweetest little dresses Edie lives in
What does it mean for women to have it all? A great project my friend Etienne put together (you might see a familiar face!)
Pretty candy color fridges (that igloo one!)
Sweetest little ice cream sandals
I love how this little boys room turned out
Great shirt for a great cause
The best playdough
Great idea for introducing a new baby to a toddler
What a pretty black dress for fall
Great podcast about women in history
Sleeping naked for a better night’s sleep
Cute bathing suit I’m eyeing on amazon prime
Great instagram accounts for hair inspiration
We’ve been loving this new Netflix series, Stranger Things
Sweet potato toast. Yum!
These undie and tank sets are so cute. I just need to get Edie potty trained…
Image above from our trip to Fire Island a couple years ago (would love to go back!)
By Assistant Editor Ashley
It’s that time of year again! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is upon us! It’s a great time to stock up on those must have staple items (boots, jeans, jackets, handbags). Here are some of my favorites from the sale. Shop quick because things are going fast!
Happy to host a great giveaway for you guys today with Unison’s baby + kids. You’ve probably heard of Unison for their beautiful bedding, table top, and home decor with big bold patterns that they source from the very best designers for reasonable prices. Well, they also have an amazing kids line of bedding, pillows, and toys. I picked out a few favorites and you can win this same set.
Over $300 worth of products for your sweet little one’s room!
Keep reading to find out more about the pieces you could win and some fun photos of how we styled them in Edie’s room…
In the middle of summer, school seems so far away on both ends. Which is great when planning beach trips, barbecues, and all fun summer things – plenty of time to do them still! But it’s maybe not so great when it comes to the academic backsliding children can experience over summer break. Especially in reading and math. I asked my friend Amy Gast, a parent and elementary school teacher, to share some easy tips on how to integrate education and entertainment in our kids’ summer routines.
Here are some ideas she had…
Edie’s at an age where she is game for anything with me. Grocery store, airport drop offs, post office lines. She’s excited to come along and be my sidekick no matter what’s on our errand list. She gets especially excited when we’re doing something special with just the two of us. Today we’re taking an outing to visit a friend’s home in Berkeley called The Farmhouse. It’s a large Victorian home that’s set up for co-living. There are 17 housemates who all work together to grow food, prepare meals and take care of the property as a kind of family (doesn’t that sound so cool? And so Berkeley!). We came prepared with our gardening tools and watering can so we could help too.
Here are some photos of our morning at The Farmhouse if you’d like to see…
By Assistant Editor Ashley
Swap out your necklaces this summer for some new neckwear, neckerchiefs! Neckerchiefs are an easy way to spice up an everyday outfit. Click through for three simple ways to style them and a roundup of my favorite neckerchiefs. (more…)
We’ve seen a lot of new denim trends this summer but we’re still drawn to the classic high rise skinny jeans. They’re comfortable and flattering and can be worn through all seasons. Today we’re wearing one pair of high rise skinny jeggings three ways in partnership with DENIZEN® from Levi’s® jeans. They’ve quickly become one of my favorite pairs to throw on in the morning because they’re super comfy and can be styled in endless ways. Keep reading to see three looks we’ve put together with them…
By Assistant Editor Erica
I have a teeny obsession with beauty products, but in an effort to save my wallet and free up some storage space, I’ve been reaching into my kitchen pantry instead of skipping over to the store for my latest skincare fix. The biggest workhorse of them all is coconut oil. No longer content to just be eaten, here’s some ways coconut oil is a part of my beauty routine…
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Hi there! I'm Liz Stanley. Born and raised a New Yorker I now live in the fairytale city of San Francisco with my husband, son, and baby girl. This lifestyle site is a collection of pretty, creative, and budget-friendly ideas to Say Yes to a more crafty, stylish, and family-focused life. MORE >>>
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