Summer Fashion Focus: Palm Print

One of the fun things about fashion is staying on top of the latest trends – and this summer, that includes everything palm print. Tall, gorgeous palms always play a role in our favorite summer memories, since they are a staple of those warm destinations we love to visit — tropical islands and sandy mainland…

How to Save 80% at GAP! Tips and tricks for major savings.

I loooove buying baby and kids clothes, so this post focuses on my most recent GAP purchase for my toddler and my baby. But these tips and tricks apply to adult clothing too! (You can also use these tips to save at Old Navy, Banana Republic, and similar stores.) The following information might seem like an…

Newborn Cloth Diaper Reviews: Which diaper is best?

Confession: I am a cloth diaper addict. It seems a weird thing to be addicted to… fancy poop catchers. Nevertheless, cloth diapers come in so many cute colors and patterns, that I enjoy buying new cloth diapers as much as buying cute baby and toddler outfits for my boys. Maybe even more…. (Don’t believe me,…

Create Instagram Wall Art!

Here is an easy and inexpensive way to display your Instagram photos as wall art! I created this display for our playroom.

Essential Oils for Labor & Delivery: A Natural Birth Story

I am excited to share with you how I used essential oils during labor and delivery for my second natural birth! Two years ago, my first son was born in an epidural-free birth, but I did not know about essential oils back then. After using essential oils during my second son’s birth (three weeks ago),…

DIY Baby Wipe Solution Using Essential Oils… to protect your little one from the chemicals in conventional diaper wipes

Sadly, most baby wipes on the shelves in stores contain chemicals. Some are even harmful chemicals. So, to avoid exposing their baby’s sensitive little parts to chemicals, many people are making their own diaper wipe solution using all-natural ingredients. This news article explains that chemicals in baby wipes are causing alarming allergic reactions (very sad)….

Train-themed birthday party!

It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged, but I thought I would share some pics from the train-themed birthday party we just had for my son. (Second birthday) The party was at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale — a perfect venue for any train-loving child!

The Boulders Resort: Photo Tour and Review (Carefree, Arizona)

We recently stayed at the Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Carefree Arizona (just north of Scottsdale).  For those who may be considering a stay (or a staycation) at The Boulders, I am sharing some photos and a brief review of the resort. The resort is pretty large.  It is built around a beautiful golf course.