Tillamook's Melty Fest

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It’s been quite a week so I was beyond excited get out for a girl’s night out with my good friend Billie Jo. We had the opportunity to attend Tillamook’s Melty Fest at the Handsome Hog and oh my gosh, we had such a great time! The cheese lover in me was in heaven!

Melty Fest is in celebration of TIllamook cheeses now being available in Minneapolis and to say that i’m stoked about this is an understatement! We are big cheese eaters in our house and Tillamook is our go-to! Plus you can find it at Target so you know that’s a win in my book. (Click here to find which location is closest to you.)

They had some fantastic cheese dishes and we paired ours with some lavender cocktails. My favorite part was the delicious mac and cheese and Juicy Lucy burgers prepared by chef Justin Sutherland. If you’re local and want to try his famous Juicy Lucy, be sure to check out the Handsome Hog August 12-18th! if you can’t make it, you can follow his recipe below and make them at home yourself. Trust me, they do not disappoint!





Tillamook Sharp Cheddar - 2 cups Shredded

Pimento diced fine - 1.25 cups

Cream Cheese - 1 cup

Duke's Mayo - 1 cup

Hot Sauce - 2 tsp

Kosher Salt - 2 tsp

Sugar - 1/4 tsp

Cayenne Pepper - 1/8 tsp

White Pepper - 1/4 tsp

Bourbon Smoked Paprika - 2.5 tsp


Ground Beef - 2lb

Salt & Pepper

Pimento Cheese - 8 oz



Form 8 patties

Scoop 2 oz of pimento cheese & place in the center of one patty. Place another patty on top and tightly pinch the edges together to seal the pimento cheese between the two patties. Repeat with remaining patties & pimento cheese

Season formed burgers with salt & pepper

Preheat a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Sear burgers 4-5 mins per side

Serve on soft burger buns along w/ toppings & ENJOY!

Rug-Ed for the holidays

This post is sponsored by Rug-Ed. All Opinions are honest and my own.


Every year when it comes to gifts we always try to come up with some practical options a long with the mile long list kids have for themselves (well so far just Ber but i’m sure Ev wont be far behind). Since they get stuff constantly though out the year due to my blogging career, we like to keep it simple for Christmas and keep the main focus on the holiday. I’ve definitely gone overboard in the past and it all becomes too much with their birthday’s so close to the holidays.

This year we are trying a new strategy that is; something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read. That mixed in with Santa and the gifts everyone else is getting them is more than enough. If you do gifts in a similar fashion or are looking for gift ideas that aren’t all toys, the Rug-Ed ProLOCK case for iPads is perfect! We have absolutely loved ours and it’s so necessary with Berit being the primary iPad user in our household. Since she is always hauling it along for long car rides from family events to cabin trips, and leaving it places like on the floor, the end of her bed, the edge of a table, and countless other spots that it could get knocked, stepped on or destroyed, it’s no question that we need a heavy duty case that’s designed to protect it from wear and tear. Not to mention the best part about the ProLOCK case, in my opinon, is that it locks the iPad into the case so you don’t have to worry about your kids removing it and risking it getting ruined or damaged.


Another feature I absolutely love about the proLOCK case is the stand on the back. On the weekends we let Berit watch a movie in bed before she falls asleep and the stand allows her to easily view it from her nightstand without having to prop it up and risk knocking anything else over. It also allows her to comfortably view the screen.

If you’re interested in getting a ProLOCK case for your kiddos or even for personal use, you definitely can’t go wrong, they even have iPhone cases! They have some great deals right now for the holidays including $25 ProLOCK cases today through Christmas with code: Holiday25!


Preventative Botox with Ideal Image

This post is in partnership with Ideal Image.

I know, I know, you read the title and the first question you have is why? I’m 28 years old and virtually wrinkle free but yet I got Botox. For me it was simple: to prevent my skin from wrinkling in the future and to keep it youthful. A few years ago I had some friends get Botox and at the time I thought they were crazy.  Then last year I started to entertain the idea. It turns out, when I asked you about it on my Instagram stories, not only had a number of you already gotten Botox, but many of you also replied saying you were interested in getting it too. It’s nice to see that its becoming less taboo and more mainstream. I decided to go to Ideal Image for my treatments because I heard great things about their staff and services.

Let me start by saying, the experience I had with Ideal Image was fantastic. From my consultation to the actual procedure and the follow up appointment, everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable. Going into an experience like this can be very intimidating when you don’t know a lot about it and how it will affect your body. When I first went in for my consultation, I filled out a heath survey to ensure I was compatible for the Botox.  They asked things about medications I was taking, how my skin is affected by sun, if I was pregnant or had had surgery recently. They also thoroughly explained the process and did a great job answering all of my questions (see below for my questions and answers) and I set up my appointment for the following week. Then a nurse came in to quickly evaluate my face and determine how many units of Botox that would need.  They suggested 34 units total, 14 on the frontalis (my forehead) and 20 for my glabella (in between my eyebrows). You can also get Botox around your eyes, for your crows feet but that isn't something I need at this time.


When I went in for my appointment it only took about 10-15 min which was great. I was so worried that it would hurt because I really don't like needles; however, it was virtually painless.  I just felt a few pinches when they did the area between my brows. Everyone administering the Botox at Ideal Image is a certified nurse so that made me feel much more comfortable. The nurse was careful to explain all of the aftercare and what not to do to get the best results. They also took before and after pictures so that we could monitor the results.  They said that when I came back for my follow up appointment in two weeks, if I decided I wanted more in certain areas I could do it at that time.  However, they did not want to “freeze my face” which I appreciated. To be honest, that was one of my biggest fears, that my face would look like I had work done; however, Ideal Image wants their client results to be natural (unless the client requests otherwise) so that put my mind at ease.

Immediately after getting my Botox injections

Immediately after getting my Botox injections

My follow up appointment was super quick. They took the after pictures, made sure I was satisfied with the results and had me on my way!

Without question, I will be going back to Ideal Image to maintain my Botox.  At this point we’ll see how long my injections last because its different for everyone (average is 3-4 months).  I will probably go back every 6-12 months since I am doing it for preventive measures.


Ideal Image also said that gradually you could need fewer and fewer injections because Botox trains your muscles. 


What are the benefits of Botox besides reducing/preventing wrinkles? There are other benefits to getting Botox like reducing sweating and migraine prevention but Ideal Image does strictly cosmetic Botox.

How much does it cost? how much do you need? Currently Ideal Image is offering Botox at $10 a unit. To give you an idea, I had 30 units; 14 across my forehead (frontalis) and 16 in between my brows (glabella). The amount will vary per person so they will let you know how many units they’d recommend when you go in for your free consultation. 

How often do you need to get more? The average longevity of Botox is 3-4 months. However since I’m getting mine for preventative measures I will probably only go in every 6 months. It’s completely a personal preference.

Does it hurt? I was really worried about this because I do NOT handle pain well or like needles. It was not bad at all! I barely even felt the ones across my forehead and the ones in between my brows just felt like getting a novacane shot, a little pinch and sting but nothing unbearable.

What is the after care like? I really loved Ideal Image because they did a great job at explaining the after care to me. I have had friends who have gotten Botox and the aftercare information was not explained to them.  They will of course go over this information with you at your appointment but some of the main takeaways for me included no laying down for at least 4 hours after, no pain medication besides Tylenol, no working out, or being in steam. Basically you don’t want to do anything that would cause a rush of blood flow to your face because it could displace the Botox.

If you have any questions that I did not cover in this post, feel free to reach out and ask; I'm an open book

DockATot Grand

I received this product in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.


When we first got pregnant I knew there were some must have baby gadgets that I would want this time around that I didn’t have with my first baby. One of the items that was constantly topping the “must have baby essentials” lists was the DockATot. We started out with the DockATot deluxe and Evie absolutely loved it! You can read my full review on it, HERE. Now that she is seven months old, she has almost out grown her deluxe and we knew immediately we wanted to upgrade to the Grand. The DockATot Grand is the larger sleeping dock that accommodates children nine months to four plus years.


Since our master bedroom is on a different floor from the girls’ rooms, Evie is currently still sleeping in our room. The DockaTot Grand is perfect for this. We knew we wanted a sleeping accommodation that kept her sleeping flat but would not be a large, permanent piece like a crib. She sleeps in the DockATot Grand on the floor right next to our bed. It’s the cutest thing ever because she always sleeps with her little leg propped up on the side. In the morning when she wakes up, we move the DockATOt up onto our bed in between us so she can hang out for a bit while we try to catch a few more minutes of sleep.


Not only is the DockATot convenient for our current sleeping arrangement but it’s also very easy to transport. We bring it everywhere from the cabin to our parent’s house when the girls have sleepovers. This makes bed time in a different place SO much easier because she already feels comfortable, secure and familiar with her bed.

We also use our DockATot around the house all the time. Evie loves to hang out in it in the family room while playing next to big sissy. I love that this keeps her and her toys contained and off the ground, plus she has the bumpers for when she’ll evitably throw herself backwards. It also creates separation between her and Berit’s toys so she’s less likely to get a hold of smaller pieces.


Another benefit to the DockATot Grand, is that even though we are a long way off from transitioning her to a big girl bed, when we eventually get to that point, this will also make that transition much smoother.

We are so happy with DockATot Grand and I totally understand why it is always on the “must haves” lists. It’s definitely an item at the top of ours too. You can shop all the DockATots HERE.


Our Weekend Getaway to Kalahari Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells


Some of my favorite childhood memories consisted of summer visits to the water parks in the Wisconsin Dells so when we were invited to check out Kalahari Resorts and convention center, I couldn't wait to take Berit! This girl is a thrill seeker and water bug all rolled into one so I knew this would be a dream come true for her. She had also never stayed in a hotel before so this was an extra special experience for her. 

Kalahari Resorts is only about three and a half hours from the twin cities so it's the perfect weekend getaway for us! Right away when we arrived I was impressed with not only the size of Kalahari but also the atmosphere. Safari is such a fun theme and they did an excellent job of carrying that feel throughout the entire establishment. 

We picked the perfect weekend to go since it was hot, hot, hot here and the water parks were the ideal spot to be. As soon as we checked in around noon, Berit wasted no time getting ready and heading down to the pools. We  checked out the outdoor one first which was Berit's favorite since not only were there so many different pools and activities to choose from but they also had a DJ so she could show off her dance moves for prizes. Girlfriend loves herself a dance party. Brandon and I enjoyed that there were food and beverages outside since we hadn't stopped on our way up and were long overdue for a meal. We could conveniently charge everything to our room which made it so much easier to not have to bring anything extra with us to the pools. Berit's favorite outdoor pool activities were the water slides (of course), the lazy river and the dancing. 

Next we headed inside to check out the indoor pool and it was equally as massive! I loved that there were so many different pools each geared towards different age groups so you could pick and choose what you wanted to do. There was even an indoor/outdoor hot tub bar! There were so many different slide options you never had to wait in line for too long and there was always something new to experience! 


After we wrapped up swimming for the day we decided to get a bite to eat before the Tommy Bartlett show which we got complimentary tickets for from Kalahari. If you aren't familiar with the Tommy Bartlett show (because i wasn't) it's "the best show on H2O", a fun water show that includes water ski/jet ski  stunts and tricks. It was a completely unique experience and we all loved it! 

Berit absolutely loved getting to stay in a hotel for the first time. she got a kick out of being able to watch TV in her bed and declared the next day, "that she had the best sleep of her life". 

The next day we checked out at 11am but left our bags in the car so we could swim for a few more hours (they allow you to use your wristbands for the entire day even after checkout which was great!) Ber spent a few more hours in both pools and then we headed out. On our way home we swung by the Timbavati Wildlife Park, which we also got complimentary tickets for thanks to Kalahari. Berit really enjoyed seeing all the animals and even got to feed and pet the majority of them. Right next door to the Wildlife Park there was the cutest little candy shop, Goody Goody Gum Drops, so of course we couldn't leave town without stopping in quick. 

It was the perfect little two day getaway and something we will definitely be doing again next year. I loved that Kalahari had the entire experience in one place with their pools and indoor theme part but also offered off site activities too. They had so much to do that we weren't able to see it all out and can't wait to go back! Next time we will definitely be checking out more of their theme park and other activities they have to offer! 

Rockets of Awesome Review

This product was gifted to me in exchange for my honest review, all opinions are my own.

Today I want to share with you guys a new subscription that service that we recently tried and loved! You may be aware by now that one of the latest trends is services where you can pay someone to literally do a lot of the hard work for you. Whether that’s through pre-made meals or even shopping for clothes! I had heard about online services that would do the shopping for you and send clothes to you based on your personal style so you didn’t even need to step foot in a mall but I had no idea that there were also companies that offered these services for your kids! Now, I love shopping for my girls, maybe even a little too much but I can also spend hours upon hours searching online to find them the cutest stuff. And while I do love online shopping, it can be extremely time consuming and overwhelming. So I partnered with Rockets of Awesome to try their service and see what the hype was all about. I love that they send out quarterly boxes so you can get new goodies at the beginning of each season or skip a box if you don’t need it at the time. 


When you first sign up for their service you take a style quiz that lets them get to know your child’s personal style and preferences better. They asked questions about what colors and patterns your kid likes and what style clothes they prefer to wear.

Once you’ve taken the style quiz, a “rocket scientist” as they call themselves (how cute is that?!) picks out pieces based on the information you provided in the style quiz. Then they send you a preview so you can see exactly what you’ll be getting in your box and replace it if needed. I’m not going to lie, when I first saw our box preview I was not keen on a few of the items. They were cute, but definitely not something my daughter would wear. However, I was able to replace them with other items I got to pick out and when the box actually arrived, we ended up keeping everything! What I really like about Rockets of Awesome is their exceptional customer service. They were very easy to work with and wanted to make sure we would love everything in our box and helped accommodate that.

Here's a look at what came in Berit's box:( coupon code below)

Berit was thrilled that she got a package just for herself and had a blast opening her box when it arrived! I was really impressed with the quality of the clothing and she loved the bright colors (and that the shorts had pockets haha).


The best part is, if you decide to keep everything in your box, you can get up to 25% off everything! PLUS You can use my code: LAUREN to get an extra $20 off your first box through the end of June! you can get started with your first box HERE


If you’ve been looking for an easy and fun way to shop for your kid’s clothes then you should definitely give Rockets of Awesome a shot! If you end up not liking your first box they will refund you the $20 service fee and you can return everything so there’s no risk involved!


Check out Ber's favorite looks below!

Lily Jade Diaper Bag Review

This product was gifted to me in exchange for my honest review, all opinions are my own.

As a second time mom, there are baby products that I knew I would want to replace or upgrade since my first daughter, Berit, was a baby which included a new diaper bag. As a seasoned mom, I had specific "must haves" for my new bag. I wanted a bag that could convert into a backpack, had lots of organized storage and preferably a style that didn’t scream “baby.”  When I found Lily Jade bags I immediately fell in love with the designs. They look like actual purses instead of a diaper bag and then I saw how functional they were too.  I was sold! 

I chose the Madeline style because I liked the simple clean look of the bag. It has lots of pockets on the outside for easy access to things like your headphones, water bottle and phone. Plus the bags are exceptional quality. In fact, the first thing my husband said when we received ours was, “I love the smell of real leather.” i could tell right away that this is a bag i would have for a long time.

Like all of the other Lily Jade bags, it came complete with an inside “storage tote” that has 12 pockets making it easy to keep everything organized. I am big on organization and everything having a place so all of the pockets are perfect for me. I can fit everything I need in the tote and then easily move it in and out of the bag when I eventually want to carry it as a purse. But in the mean time, because there is so much room and efficient storage in the bag, I don’t need to carry a separate purse for my things, I just throw them in the diaper bag and we’re off.

Hands down, my favorite feature of this bag is that it can easily be converted into a backpack by using the shoulder straps. I have found that, especially with two kids, having both hands (and arms) free is a must. The long shoulder strap also makes it extremely easy for me to carry it on the stroller so I don’t always have to wear it on my person. The strap is also long enough for Brandon, my husband to wear it as a backpack too which is a bonus for us. I have had diaper backpacks in the past that did not fit across his broad shoulders so it wasn’t comfortable for him to carry it.  Not that he wears it that often, but there are times when he needs to do the carrying. 

If you are in the market for a new diaper bag, whether you’re a first time parent or not, I highly recommend a Lily Jade. Their style and functionality makes them well worth the investment. I wouldn't have any other diaper bag! 

You can check out their Instagram or Website. Happy shopping!

The Ollie Swaddle Review

This product was given to me in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.


Today, I wanted to share with you why the Ollie Swaddle that has replaced all other swaddles in our house. If you have a new babe, you know how rare and precious sleep can be. We are fortunate that our new little one, Evie has been a sleep champ and is (at least so far) consistently sleeping 7-8 hours in a stretch every night. Some of this might be sheer luck but I also believe it has a lot to do with our nighttime routine and the products we are using.   When Evie first arrived, I never thought about swaddling her because her old sister, Berit, had never liked to be swaddled. Well, it turns out not all kids are the same ;) and Evie LOVES to be swaddled. This was a game changer when it came to her sleeping long stretches at night.  So I set out in search of the perfect swaddle, having no idea exactly what I was looking for. I stumbled across the Ollie Swaddle on Instagram and immediately fell in love with the simple and sleek look of them; they weren’t too bulky or complicated.


The first thing that I love about the Ollie Swaddle is that they are one size fits all. A lot of other swaddles I've seen including those that I have tried were “up to 16 lbs” and then you had to buy the next size up. The Ollie Swaddle will fit a baby from birth until they are ready to transition out of the swaddle so you can invest in one really good, durable swaddle instead of buying new ones when your little one outgrows it. Evie is about to outgrow her other newborn swaddles and I’m so glad I don't have to worry about which swaddle to replace them with now that we have our Ollie Swaddle.


I also love the well thought-out design of the Ollie Swaddle.  It is made of a stretchy material to keep your babe snug with a Velcro closure that runs the entire length of it, holding babies tight from their shoulders all the way down their legs to their feet. This helps your babe feel safe and secure and drift off to sleep faster and stay asleep longer. I also love that the bottom is left open making for easy midnight diaper changes so that you can keep your baby swaddled the entire time.  Hey, maybe your little one will even sleep right through the change! To top it off, the Ollie swaddle is made of a patent wicking material that helps keep them from overheating while they sleep. 


The Ollie Swaddle has been a lifesaver to help our family get the sleep we need. I can’t recommend it enough if you’re in the market for a well designed swaddle that grows with your babe. Check out the Ollie Swaddle on Instagram and their website to see for yourself.

Lorena Canals Rug Review

I received this product in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.


We recently did some renovations to our house to accommodate our newest addition which has sparked a need for me to update every other room in the house (any excuse to redesign a space, right?!) When it came to our family room, I wanted to make it feel more like an adult space but still have it be kid friendly. When I started looking at rugs for our space, I envisioned it with a lighter rug to brighten the room but as any mom knows, light colored anything and children do not mix. That is, until I discovered Lorena Canals rugs. You guys, all of their rugs are machine washable! Yep, you read that right, every one of their rugs fits in a standard washer and drier and can be cleaned as needed. Decision made! Not only are they washable but they're also made with all natural materials which I prefer to incorporate into my house when possible.  


We’ve had our Lorena Canals rug in the family room for a few months now and absolutely love it! As I predicted, the girls and the dog have put it to the test. I’ve already had to wash it twice due to spills, dog barf, lipstick kisses and crushed up candy (blue and red). Honestly, before I washed it for the first time I was so concerned the stains wouldn’t come out and that I had made a huge mistake in getting a light colored rug. However, the minute the rug came out of the wash, it looked like the day we’d gotten it! Even the tassels remained intact after putting in in the drier. I was impressed!

Lorena Canals not only has an amazing selection of rugs for every room in your house from the nursery to your family living spaces, but they also have gorgeous wall décor, pillows, blankets and baskets. I absolutely love all of the soft colors they use, the unique designs, and that they are all handmade with raw materials and natural dyes. Another thing I love about this company is that they use their platform to give back. For every rug that is purchased, a portion of the proceeds go towards helping a child attend school in Northern India. You can learn more about their social mission HERE

If you are looking for fantastic rug that is durable and practical for every lifestyle, I highly recommend checking out Lorena Canals Rugs. They are the perfect solution to complete any family friendly space.

DockATot Review

I received this product in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.


When it comes to baby must haves, the DockATot has been at the top of the lists for the past few years. Handmade in Europe, the DockATot is multipurpose, portable baby dock. They come in two sizes deluxe (for babies 0-8 months) and the Grand for (for 9-36 months). Their cocoon like shape has become a game changer when it comes to helping babes feel cozy and secure while sleeping, lounging and playing.  Not to mention the covers are made of 100% cotton that are not only breathable but also machine washable. I had heard amazing reviews about them so I could not wait to try it out with our new little one, Evie.

Bringing home a new baby, regardless of whether it’s your first or your fifth can be SCARY because you never know what kind of sleeper they’ll be. We lucked out with Berit, our first, being a fantastic sleeper so we transitioned her to her own room next to ours after just a few months. With Ev, we knew we’d have her in our room longer, regardless of how she slept because we now have our master bedroom on a different floor than the girls’ rooms.  I was looking for a safe co-sleeping option that would allow her to transition seamlessly to her crib when the time came.

Flash forward, Evie has arrived and as it turns out, we lucked out again with another amazing sleeper! However, unlike Berit, Evie likes to be swaddled and confined while she sleeps. The DockATot is the perfect addition to our sleep routine because it keeps her cozy and close to us while still keeping her safe.

Another thing I absolutely love about the DockATot deluxe is that it’s so easy to transport. Whether it’s for every day use around the house, moving from room to room, or traveling. We use it in the family room so she can be near us while we’re all hanging out, to hauling it in the bathroom so she has a safe place to chill while I bathe Berit. We also love it when we go to visit family and friends so we always have a spot to lay her, not to mention it’s perfect for trips to the cabin! It’s much more compact and more comfortable than bringing the pack’n’play. I’ve also seen people bring it on the airplane which we will be doing when we go on our first trip as a family of four.


I wish we would have had a DockATot when Berit was a baby because I know we would have used it all the time. If you’ve been debating getting one or if you have been looking for a sleeping solution for your little one, I highly recommend you give it a try. The DockATot is so versatile.  I know you’ll be pleasantly surprised with how much you’ll use it beyond just sleeping, and how accommodating it is to your families’ lifestyle. 


Evie's Newborn Photos

Sharing a few of my favorite captures from Evie's newborn session with the wonderful Charlotte Lee Photography

Jord Watches



Every year I strive to think of a special and thoughtful gift for my hubby that he’d actually use and love. But what do you get for the guy who has everything? I’d been thinking about getting him a new watch for a while but couldn’t find the one I felt suited him best. I wanted something durable but classy and outdoorsy.  I am so excited that I had the opportunity to partner with Jord Watches because they have exactly what I was looking for.  When I came across their watches, I immediately know it was the perfect gift. They are hand crafted, unique designs that are made with raw materials, the perfect combination for my manly man. My husband is a builder and a fixer, so he values great quality and craftsmanship. He’s also an avid outdoorsman so I knew the use of raw materials would be a huge bonus for him.


I chose to get him the Dover watch with Zebrawood and Dark Sandalwood. I was drawn to this design because of the mixed woods and you can see the internal gears as they work. I also love the fact that is automatic so it will never need batteries to operate and therefore will never need to be replaced. When it arrived, it was even better than I expected. It came in a gorgeous wood box with all the care and cleaning products needed plus some extra links just in case.  I was so excited about it that I couldn’t help but give it him early and he’s worn it every day so far.


It also gets Berit’s stamp of approval, as she keeps telling B, “it’s SO cool, Dad!” and I frequently catch her peeking in the box to see if it’s in there.  Luckily, I got her a watch for Christmas too so hopefully she’ll think it’s just as cool as dad’s and they can match.

Watch Specs:


·    sapphire crystal glass

·    deployment buckle with       push buttons

·    screw-down crown

·    case width: 41mm

·    case thickness: 12mm

·    lug ends: 49mm

·    band thickness: 24mm

·    band length: 202mm






If you’re still looking for that perfect and unique gift for someone this season check out Jord watches. You can find the exact watch I got for B, HERE and I have linked all of the Men and Women’s options below! Plus, Jord has so generously offered my followers 25% off your purchase by clicking HERE and they always offer free shipping!

Men's Watches

Women's Watches



How to Style a Leopard Dress 3 Ways: Toddler Edition

Even though Berit is just a little too young for school yet, I can't help but get excited when fall rolls around and the back to school deals are out. I mean all of the stuff is just TOO cute! I found the best leopard dress for her that's stretchy, comfy and 100% adorable! Whoever says animal print isn't a basic doesn't know what they're talking about ;) I styled this dress 3 different ways below but the options are endless!


Dress // Vest (similar) // Hair Clip // Shoes (similar)

I'm sure these outfits would look equally as cute if Adults tried to rock them too, cause leopard print is a neutral in my book. What trends are you guys loving this season?

Amazon Dresses

This article contains affiliate links, please see my "About Me" page for disclosure details.


If you're anything like me, Amazon is the go-to spot for well, everything. Recently I've even started looking for cute fashion alternatives for my bump. I mean if i can take advantage of prime shipping and get some inexpensive pieces, it's worth trying out, right?! Well I ended up finding a few non maternity dresses that I've gotten and absolutely love. They work with my bump, have multiple color options in each and were all under $30! 


Button up dress-

This dress comes in over 35 different patterns, so plenty of options that work for both summer and fall. It's non maternity but fits true to size even with a bump plus the buttons down the front will be perfect for nursing post pregnancy! 


Tshirt dress- 

The perfect tansition dress from summer to fall. This dress is great on its own or paired with a jacket, leggings and boots. Bonus: It has pockets and it's under $20! 


Floral dress-

This dress is a perfect mix of the two dresses above. It's super stretchy and soft but comes in lots of floral prints and can transition well into the cooler months. Did i mention this one also have pockets?! Yep, it's fantastic and under $25.


Do you have other fashion finds from Amazon? Let me know in the comments below!




Cutest Baby Pajamas

This post contains affiliate links which means I make a small commission if an item is purchased. Thank you for helping me support my family while doing what I love. 

I've done it again, you guys. I've fallen down the rabbit hole that is shopping on amazon and ended up finding the cutest baby pajamas. I don't know what it is about baby pajamas but i feel like you can never have enough. Maybe it's because they average about 3 outfit changes a day but regardless, it's worth stocking up. These pjs have foot and hand covers, zips from both top AND bottom (for easy diaper changes) and comes in a bunch of fun prints. Did i mention they're all $15 or less? Cause they are. Sizes newborn through 2/3T available. Scroll down to the bottom of this post for links! Happy shopping Mamas! 


Clicking on the images below will bring you to the site. {more options available in each link}

 Happy Shopping!