Clever and Cheap Anniversary Gift Idea

An anniversary is such a special time to show your spouse how much you care, but it can get really expensive. My husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary this year, but I decided to go the cheap and simple route. I made his gift, and it was just as special, if not more… Keep reading →

Cost Comparison: Pantries

I have a passion for numbers and money, so what better degree to get than finance? I thought about an accounting degree, but the extra time to get the degree turned me off and finance sounded cooler anyways. 🙂 So I got my degree in finance, but now I’m a stay-at-home mom and not really using any… Keep reading →

Diaper Bag Lists – Free Printable!

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve left the house in a hurry only to realize I forgot something important in the diaper bag. Last Summer, Sofía turned a year old. When we would go places, we rarely needed to change her clothes from a blowout or spit up anymore. One Saturday afternoon, we were out… Keep reading →

9 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy and Delivery

Imagine being sick and going into labor. Now, add on top of that a sick husband and child. Yep, that happened to me with my second child. All the hype a baby normally brings quickly faded, because we had to deal with, well, being sick. It was my husband and daughter, Sofía, who got sick… Keep reading →

The Purpose of a Will

It’s high time my husband and I put together a will. I think I’ve said I was going to write one over a dozen times, but I’ve never taken the time to actually do it. I know it’s majorly important if one or both of us dies, but it’s just a matter of actually sitting… Keep reading →

Songs We Love: “If You’re Happy and You Know It”

When Sofía was about 9 months old, we wanted to teach her how to clap. I was already teaching her baby sign language, but she hadn’t started signing yet. It wasn’t until we started singing “If You’re Happy and You Know It” a few times that she caught on and started clapping on her own…. Keep reading →

Leftover Ingredients: Red Cabbage

Before two months ago, I had never bought red cabbage. So why did I suddenly decide to buy it? I found a recipe that sounded yummy. Even though I knew I would only use a small amount of the entire cabbage, I bought it anyways. After I made the recipe, and the cabbage sat in… Keep reading →

The BEST Homemade Baby Food Resources

Baby food comes in many different forms from the store, so it’s refreshing to know that you can make your own. But where do you start? That’s what I would like to share with you below. I have personally used many different baby food resources including books and websites, and I will share with you… Keep reading →

How to Survive Night-Time Feedings

One of the most difficult parts of caring for a newborn is the night-time feedings. You have to sacrifice precious sleep and get out of the comfort of your incredibly warm bed to feed your baby. I was a mess with both of my daughters. I would wake up in the morning in some awkward… Keep reading →

A Fruity Mother’s Day Brunch

I became a mother nearly two years ago, and what an overwhelming title being a ‘Mommy’ is! Since then, I’ve been pregnant again (I know, right!) and already gave birth to the second one. Both times my beautiful babies were placed in my arms for the very first time, I was so humbled to know I… Keep reading →