I never considered myself a minimalist until I read Emily Fillerup’s very well written blog posts about minimalism with kids. Maybe it stems from my huge dislike of clutter and useless things laying around, but Chase and I both decided that we’d rather have Oliver have a handful of toys that he plays with all the time, instead of a hundred different toys that he plays with for a minute or two then discards on…

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Shein skirt, Free People wrap top, loafers (old but similar here), Benevolence LA necklace Yes it is still boiling hot most days, and yes, it is indeed still August, but is it autumn yet?? Hoping it’s autumn (or fall, whichever name you prefer), and even dressing like it’s autumn may seem a bit ridiculous, but a girl can dream. Just because we haven’t reached the official “fall season” as some people like to say, it…

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I am a creature of habit, I always end up going back to the same style (no matter what I try), my outfits tend to have the same base pieces or accessories, I wear the same 2-3 pairs of shoes for almost an entire season, and when I find a piece of jewelry I like, I tend to wear it every day. Summer is usually when I rummage through my rather empty jewelry box and try…

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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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