Blooming Rae — Mommy & Me Bracelets 

*I received these bracelets free for review, but all opinions expressed are my own.* It will come as no surprise to anyone reading my blog that I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try Mommy & Me Diffusing Bracelets. I mean, just look at them! They’re so cute and grey is one of my favorite colors because it’s the perfect all the time neutral color. I’ve been wearing mine stacked with my amber bracelet for days now only […]

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Tis the Season to Shop Small (SATX Edition)

“Wow! Are we excited about this!”  No, not the Gilmore Girls revival— I mean that too– but the opportunity to shop small this Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, & Cyber Monday! Even more, these small businesses got started and are owned and operated right here in my hometown (San Antonio, TX)! Baybee Boutique Home to beautiful silicone and wood teething jewelry, Baybee Boutique has a perfect gift for expectant mamas, new mamas, and even grandmamas! I now own […]

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Top 5 Things for a Beach Trip with Littles 

I’ve now reached a glorious age where I need a vacation from my vacation. It’s a weird feeling arriving home simultaneously exhausted and yet refreshed. And, oh dear god, the piles of laundry. I didn’t even bother to unpack when we got home because I wasn’t ready for the chaos. It’s amazing how two adults and two small children going out of town requires so much stuff. I have dirty clothes laundry, clothes we never […]

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CocoPits ((Review)) #cocopits

*I received this product free for review. All opinions expressed are my own. * After years of trial and error searching for natural deodorant that isn’t the pits, I have finally found a winner! While most of the ones you’ll come across won’t work and you might as well not waste your money, others will leave a sticky film on your clothing, but not CocoPits. CocoPits is 100% organic and a tiny amount goes a […]

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Penelope & Lou Candles Review+Giveaway

*I received these items free for review. All opinions expressed are my own.* Since I began my journey to a more environmentally friendly and overall healthier lifestyle, I have been avoiding candles. I loved the relaxing ambiance that comes from the warm glow of a candle and having my home smell great, but I worried about inhaling dangerous carcinogens that come from burning of paraffin wax, whether or not the scents added are toxic, and even […]

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Postpartum Care (What I wish I had known the first time I had a baby)

When I had my son, I was wildly unprepared for my postpartum recovery. I’m sure this is because I was a first time mom and no one really talks about the nitty gritty truth of what happens AFTER you give birth. *Cough, hemorrhoids, cough* Sure, I had tons of stuff for the baby, but very few items for me. To make my life easier, this time around I was prepared! I knew I wanted to use […]

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Packing Your Hospital Bag (For Mom, Dad, & Baby)

Two weeks ago today we welcomed our brand new baby girl! You can read her incredible birth story here. Months before her arrival, I started writing out a hospital bag checklist because I wasn’t going to be caught unprepared for a second delivery. Little man had made his grand entrance 2 weeks early and I was convinced little girl would be the same. If you haven’t read her birth story yet, you know I was […]

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Natural Remedies (For When Your Whole Household Gets Infected)

**Ironically enough, after beginning this post, my whole family came down with a bug. Lots and lots of tissues later, I’m finally finishing what I started. Now obviously, I only got sick, so that I could present thorough research. I just thought I’d take one for the team and make sure my ideas were the most up-to-date and accurate as possible. So, know that tried and true remedies are coming your way! ** I’ve always […]

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