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Mondays in Manhattan: Episode 1 – Upper East Side of NYC

Mondays in Manhattan: Episode 1 – Upper East Side of NYC

  {This post contains affiliate links – which means I may receive compensation for promoting products I both use and love!} So in order to get into the city, we have to be up super early and onto a 6:10am bus! That’s early for us; […]

Exterior Home Remodel of our Cottage Style Ranch – $1k : The BEFORE

Exterior Home Remodel of our Cottage Style Ranch – $1k : The BEFORE

So, we have officially been in our house for one year this month! This year has flown by so quickly! The whole decision to move from NYC and settle in a rural community nearby was a quick one. We decided to make the change in […]

DIY REAL & EASY Linen Closet Organization UNDER $65

DIY REAL & EASY Linen Closet Organization UNDER $65

{This post contains affiliate links} The last few months have been so full of planning for wedding festivities, colds/flus, vacations, cleaning and endless LAUNDRY, that I wasn’t blogging as much as I would have liked. I’m glad to be back to sharing with you all. […]

How I landed a Virtual Assistant job and YOU can too

How I landed a Virtual Assistant job and YOU can too

As soon as I got home from the hospital with my first daughter Eloise, the dreaded thoughts of leaving my little girl and heading back to work ran through my mind daily. So many moms must know EXACTLY what I’m talking about! I could barely […]

Answers

Answers

  There is so much joy and comfort in my daughters’ laughter and the bond they are forming. They help me to find happiness when sadness, emptiness, and grief fill my mind. Both girls have such attitude and spirit, such strong personalities. They demand attention and […]

She’ll Never Sit on Santa’s Lap

She’ll Never Sit on Santa’s Lap

Well, the holidays are over and the new year is upon us. I’m relieved. I’m going to be honest, the holidays, Christmas especially, are difficult for me. I know they are difficult for any parents dealing with child loss and those grieving for any loved […]

A Rainbow Baby? Not My Baby

A Rainbow Baby? Not My Baby

Throughout my pregnancy with Vi, I spent any free time reading about pregnancy after loss. I felt like I needed to re-read all of the Pregnancy A-Z books you read upon becoming pregnant for the first time. A pregnancy after a loss feels like your […]

First Family Visit to a Christmas Tree Farm

First Family Visit to a Christmas Tree Farm

Our family (or maybe just the kid in me) was looking forward to the day when we could get out in the area and pick our own Christmas tree. After spending many Christmas’s in Manhattan and not being able to get a fresh tree of […]

Balsam Fir Essential Oil: Must-Have for the Holiday Season

Balsam Fir Essential Oil: Must-Have for the Holiday Season

{This post contains affiliate links.} So, who doesn’t LOVE the smell of pine around Christmas time?! All throughout the season, we see Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, and swags for sale everywhere we look. We buy them for our homes, not only because they are beautiful, […]

Just Us…A Family Day at Home

Just Us…A Family Day at Home

While I love going out and about and planning activities for my family, I also enjoy a relaxing, lazy day at home. Especially when it’s so cold outside and inside remains warm and cozy. Ryan is able to work from home in his pajamas most […]