Oliver had his second birthday a week ago and I really wanted to share some things about Oliver as he’s grown and discovered new things. Oliver turned 2 on the 6th, and while he’s not old enough to request things for his birthday, he’s made it very clear what he likes and doesn’t like. We went all out for Olivers fiesta themed first birthday, but being pregnant this year, and also being more realistic, I…

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Staying active and fit during pregnancy is essential for a better pregnancy and an easier labor, but it’s not always easy, especially during the first trimester when your nauseous or exhausted (or both). But to be honest, I definitely thought it was going to be harder to workout than it has been (mainly because I’m carrying smaller so far than I did last time, and have no nausea). I think the hardest part for me…

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It’s not summer time without lots of berries, and that means visiting our local farm and pick-your-own berry patch! Our favorite: strawberries. I decided to make strawberry shortcake for Father’s Day our of our fresh picked berries (HERE‘s the recipe I used). We weren’t able to spend as much time leisurely picking as we wanted to, mainly because of the heat, but partly because unripe strawberries weren’t the only thing sour at the strawberry patch…haha…

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Last week Oliver hit 11 flights, and although flying should be a breeze by now, I was a little nervous flying with him this time around because he is now a toddler and busier than ever. We flew to Georgia, which went off without a hitch, but our flight home was less than ideal. Our day started at 5 a.m. and didn’t end until we got home at almost midnight. We dealt with 8 layover…

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I hope you’re all having a great week! Mornings can be hard, and Oliver tends to wake up a little cranky (how?! after 12 hours of sleep??). Haha! I thought I’d share our healthy morning routine that we have discovered works after lots of trial and error. Granted, Oliver does his own thing for the most part, which I am incredibly grateful for because the mornings are when I am the most productive. Wake Up-…

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