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Groupon BeautyNow: A Busy Mama’s Best Friend (+ A Giveaway!!)

This post has been sponsored by Groupon; as always, all opinions are entirely my own.

Well, you guys. I did it. I finally got my eyebrows done. 

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I haven’t had them done in…oh, about 3 years.

Yikes. Why so long? 

You know those two pretty adorable little people who sometimes make an appearance on the blog? Well, they require kind of a whole lot. Like, all the time. I mean, they want

Mama Life: Baby Girl 9 Month Update

Oh, you guys. Insert all of the cliche mama feelings about time passing too quickly and not believing that my baby is already 9 months old and wishing I could pause it all for a second or two. Because it’s true. And then some. 

It’s so funny how quickly things happen with the second child. I swear, the first year of Harper’s life felt sooooooo long. Maybe it was because I was freaked out all the damn time, but the

Mom Jeans, Mules + Mastitis

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Mastitis sucks, right? (Oops. I mean: Happy Monday!) I’ve been hit with it 3 times with Evy and once with Harper and if you’ve never had it, count your sweet stars because WHOA. 

The last time I had it, I reached out to my mama tribe for some home remedies and some ideas to help prevent it. And as always, they came through. I’m sharing them at the bottom of the post in case you’ve

5 Simple Tips For Stylish Family Photos

Hi, sweet friends!

We had our family photos taken about a month ago and I’m so in love with them. (Side note: if you’re in the Chicago area, I highly recommend Jessie of jessie hearn photography. You won’t be disappointed. Tell her I sent you!)

When I scheduled a sunrise session, I thought I was crazy. I spend all of my days trying to get my girls to sleep, and now I was going to have to WAKE THEM

Mama Life: Baby Girl 8 Month Update

Hi from the beach! We are having so much fun under the sun – eating sand, chasing seagulls and peeing in the ocean. (Some of us, that is.)

Baby girl is 8 months old. HOW ON EARTH THOUGH. Time needs to slow down, because this mama isn’t ready for all of this growing up that keeps happening. I’m trying my best to cherish those sweet snuggles before she is too busy for her mama. 

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