Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Mini Style: State Pride

We are leaving California soon and moving to Colorado. It's been a long time coming but the actual process has been short and fast. I've lived in Southern California all my life. I love it here and will miss it but I'm so excited for this new adventure. Lately when I'm out it seems as though all the California state themed clothing items are jumping at me. I never want my two older boys to forget where they were born so I've been buying them California shirts. Give them all to me!

What state are you in and do you like wearing state themed shirts?

Friday, May 30, 2014


Chalk fun.  /  Little League Day at Angel Stadium.  / Heart eyes.
Reenacting the Lion King.  / Hi guys.  /  Too cool.
Froyo date.  /  I'm going to miss our play dates.  / Discovering sand.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

First Year Must Haves: 3-6 months

I love when people share what has worked for them when it comes to their children. It's fun to share and find new things that might work with my own kids. The first year of a baby life there are so many changes and gadgets to go with each stage.  Here is a list of what has worked for us.

1. Playmat: Any playmat will do but it's so nice to have something that will entertain the baby so you can use the bathroom, answer a phone call, or put in a load of laundry. I was lucky enough to be able to borrow one from a friend. I can't stress this enough, share with friends! I've loaned/gave friends so much baby stuff and they have returned the favor. It's so nice and easier on the wallet.

2. Bumbo: This is another thing to prop the baby in that has been helpful. Baby G doesn't always like to lay on the floor so this has gotten some great use (in fact, I've used it with all 3 boys).  I now keep it in my room to put him in when I'm getting ready.

3. Sophie the Giraffe: This is a great teething toy and easy for baby to hold. Besides being cute, it makes a squeaky sound when squeezed which baby learns cause and effect.

4. Sleep Sack/ Wearable Blanket: I love these for the cooler months. Even though baby G likes to be swaddled, his little feet usually break free so I would use this under the swaddle.

5. Lovie/ Security Blanket: I love these things and they come in a two pack.

6. Munchkin Spoons: I've used these spoons with all three kids and they are great. Just the right size and aren't expensive. I also love all the colors. On top of that, they are BPA free and have a soft tip. A lot of times when I'm feeding baby G, I will give him his own spoon to hold/play with.

7. Stationary Entertainment Center: There are so many to choose from but this is the one that we have. Once baby has good neck muscles, this is a great option to put them in to play with.

8. Amber Teething Necklace/Anklet: I know this is sort of a personal choice be we have loved it so far.

9. Freshly Picked Moccs: If you're looking for cute shoes that don't come off easily, these are for you!

Anything I'm missing that you loved during these months? Share!

Related: 0-3 months Must Haves

Friday, May 9, 2014


Smitten.  /  Love this wall.  /  Easter
We're moving!  / Our happy place.  / Chubbiness.
Farmer's Market fun.  / Nom nom.  / Cuddlin'.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Baby G: 1-6 months

You guys!  My baby is 6 months now. Excuse while I cry all the tears.

At month 5 I realized he's been wearing stripes in each update. I guess I have to keep it going now.  :)

Monday, May 5, 2014

Crazy For: Swim Trunks

With the weather getting hotter, it was in the 90s here last week, it's time to break out the swim trunks and head for the water! We have an awesome Beach Club here which is like a pool lagoon. It just opened and we can't wait to go swimming there after school.

Here are some swim trunks I'm loving right now:
5. Patterned   6. Solid

Which one is your favorite?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Mini Style: New Shoes

Every few months the boys' Nana likes to take the them shopping for new shoes. She lets them pick out whatever style they want and it totally represents their styles.

Hudson tends to go for the darker, edgier shoes. Less is more with him.

Parker goes for what is bright, fun and cool to him at the time. I absolutely love that he went for these shark Vans.

Do you let your kids pick out their own shoes or do you pick out a more neutral shoe for them?