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Holiday Traditions Old and New

December 18, 2018

This post was sponsored by Amazon as part of an Ambassador Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Christmas is my favorite time of year and it’s even more fun now that I’m a mom. My family was big on Christmas traditions and I love to share them with my boys, plus make some new ones of our own! Christmas came…

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My New Morning Routine & Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Coffee Maker Giveaway!

December 18, 2018

River is 1 week old, but it feels like he’s been a part of the family forever! I’m settling into a new morning routine as a mom with a newborn and an active toddler. I start every morning (usually around 5:30- my boys are early birds!) with a cup of coffee. Coffee is high on my list of “little things that make me happy”. The smell of coffee brewing always makes me eager to start the day. The Hamilton…

Free Knitting Pattern

Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern

December 11, 2018

Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern- a classic hat in the prettiest self-striping yarn! This Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern features a ribbed brim and knit body. It’s a quick, beginner- friendly project that’s sure to be a winter staple! On a recent trip to Michaels, I picked up this Facet Stones Yarn by Loops & Threads. The jewel-tone colors are beautiful and it’s very soft! (FYI- it’s mis-labeled as bulky on…

Christmas Style

Family Christmas Pajamas

December 5, 2018

Matching family pajamas are a tradition I started after becoming a mom. Last year, I sewed pajamas for us, but since I’m currently 39 weeks pregnant I figured I’d take it easy! On a recent Target trip, I went in for batteries and left with these adorable women’s and toddler Rudolph union suits (currently on sale!). They’re soft, comfortable and Indigo can’t stop hugging me when I wear mine because it…