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Hot Springs Mountain Trip

Hot Springs Mountain Trip

This past weekend we went on our first mountain trip in over a year. The last time we soaked up the beauty of the mountains was the weekend before Jacob was born… it was time! Typically we always stick with Blowing Rock or Asheville and 

Trader Joe’s Favorites

Trader Joe’s Favorites

Anyone that is a regular at Trader Joe’s has their own must-have list. Even though it’s not close to us, we have been driving out of our way to shop there for years. It actually blows my mind that the Lake Norman area doesn’t have 

Merry Monday

Merry Monday

Today I’m sharing a random list of things making me smile… because we all need more of that right now. Kindermusik- I took Jacob to our first class last week and it was the best! It’s a 45 minute class for babies that supports their 

Jacob is One!

Jacob is One!

Happy first birthday to my wild, messy, strong-willed, hilarious, affectionate and perfect baby boy! It has been a year full of learning, laughing and loving harder than I ever knew was possible. I hope you always feel as wrapped up in love as you have 

Top Baby Items for the 1st Year

Top Baby Items for the 1st Year

The number of baby items out there is so overwhelming! I remember when Joey and I made a trip across town to BuyBuy Baby to check out strollers and car seats… looking at everything in that store stressed us out! We didn’t know what we 

Thoughts on Being a SAHM

Thoughts on Being a SAHM

I will 100% admit that before having Jacob I had visions of being a stay at home mom mostly looking like late morning Pilates classes, homemade baking and a sparkling clean house. For me, it has been more like scrambling trying to get everything in 

The Peloton Bike- An Honest Review

The Peloton Bike- An Honest Review

Funny story-Joey surprised me with a Peloton bike in December… about 2 days before that awful commercial went viral. You know- the one where the husband got his thin wife a Peloton for Christmas and they showcased her “transformation” over the year… all while she 

September Beauty Finds

September Beauty Finds

Trying new makeup and skincare products has become my favorite 2020 indulgence. I’ve completely lost interest in clothes shopping this year (unless it’s yoga pants) and Instagram influencers have me swiping up for all the beauty products. Sometimes I get something that wasn’t worth the 

The Best & Worst Things I Did During Maternity Leave

The Best & Worst Things I Did During Maternity Leave

Before having Jacob, I remember thinking that a 12 week maternity leave sounded like an extravagant vacation. 12 weeks away from work- who even does that?! LOL. Moms, you can go ahead and slap me through your device. I quickly found out the reality that 

Postpartum Fitness

Postpartum Fitness

“Getting your body back.” I thought that I would be as obsessed with this as society tells us we should be, especially because when you’re pregnant everyone and their mom feels the need to comment on your body. But as my pregnancy progressed I really