Blog Posts

  • July 19, 2017
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    Artifact Uprising Baby Book

    I bought Lilly a (really cheesy, generic) baby book four years ago. Four years later, it still sits in storage, […]

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  • July 12, 2017
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    DIY Patched Kids’ Clothes

    I’m always looking for creative things to do with Lilly at home so when I saw all of the pieces […]

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  • July 4, 2017
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    What a Difference a Year Makes

    This is a tough one to write. I’ve been thinking about it for awhile and keep putting it off. Two […]

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  • June 30, 2017
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    How My Last Pregnancy Changed My Marriage

    I’ve talked about my real marriage before, how it isn’t all roses and what Zach means to me. We’ve both […]

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  • June 29, 2017
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    Reflections from a Camp Mom

    I met Jennifer Halper twelve years ago when we both worked at Us Weekly magazine. She was one of my […]

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  • June 27, 2017
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    The Big Meeting: Lilly and Her Baby Brother, Oliver

    I always assumed I’d have my children meet for the first time in the hospital. After all, that’s always how […]

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  • June 22, 2017
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    How to Take Your Backyard from Blah to Beautiful This Summer

    We have such a pretty new home and I wanted the outside to reflect the inside. And, the grounds are […]

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  • June 21, 2017
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    Oliver’s Birth Story

    Everyone told me with the second, it would happen faster. And they were right. Despite being convinced I was destined […]

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  • June 13, 2017
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    Lilly’s Ice Cream Social

    Let’s see… We postponed the party once (early on before invites were out and people had made any real plans) […]

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  • June 12, 2017
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    Our Father’s Day Gifts for Zach

    My favorite gift to give is photos but I’ve done the standard printed ones in frames so many times, I’m […]

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  • June 9, 2017
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    Powder Room Reveal

    While I’ve mentioned that the previous owners of our home renovated the entire thing, gutting the kitchen and bathrooms and […]

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  • June 7, 2017
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    How to Construct the Coolest Camp Care Package

    If Lilly’s anything like her parents, she won’t go to camp. We were both painfully shy. I let my two […]

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