33 Ways to Prepare for a Baby

33 Ways to Prepare for a Baby

Who’s so beyond ready for a shortened work week?? *ALL RAISES HANDS* Lately, it feels like everyone and their sister has got babies on the brain. Maybe it’s just my Instagram feed, or maybe it’s…

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Wonder Woman (Olivia Grace Updates…!)

Wonder Woman (Olivia Grace Updates…!)

I cannot contain my excitement. Today is a BIG BIG DAY on the blog, folks. Because we’ve got some BIG BIG news on the Olivia Grace front. Namely…THE TUBE IS OUT! FOR GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’ve got…

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Life Updates + $15 Transitional Dress

Life Updates + $15 Transitional Dress

I sat down late last night with absolutely zero thoughts or motivation to whip up something for today, so it felt about time for a life updates post on a bit of what’s been going…

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10 Ways we’ve been Babyproofing our House

10 Ways we’ve been Babyproofing our House

TGIF, friends! There’s still snow on ground in Philly, but I’m convinced sprring is right around the corner – namely because Daylight Savings us happenings this weekend, so springing ahead HAS to mean sunshine +…

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Our Must-Have Baby Things (+ what we didn’t use…)

Our Must-Have Baby Things (+ what we didn’t use…)

This post is so ironic. Namely because it was supposed to be up, oh, a good 9 hours ago? HA. Newborn life, I’ll tell ya. It’s been comical because one of the most requested thing…

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#AskE – New Mom Edition, Part 2

#AskE – New Mom Edition, Part 2

Happy FRIIIIIIIIYAY! Who’s excited?? I’M EXCITED. I’m especially excited because it’s my dad’s birthday weekend! He’s taught me a lot over the years, and this birthday’s a biggie. So it should be a fun one!…

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73 Days in the NICU.

73 Days in the NICU.

Here we go, folks. I haven’t exactly been looking forward to this post. But my hope is that it serves as a bit of a memory bank for us, a peek inside for outsiders, +…

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#AskE – New Mom Edition, Part 1

#AskE – New Mom Edition, Part 1

TGIF, friends! Yesterday I asked y’all on Instastories what post you wanted to see tomorrow versus later, so here we are with another #AskE Q&A post – hollah! The funny part: EVERYTHING asked was/is about Olivia,…

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What no one tells you before getting pregnant…

What no one tells you before getting pregnant…

Happy MONDAY, friends. How was your weekend? We’ve been through a bit of a ringer lately, but I reaaaaally feel like being able to look at the positive/funny/rosier side o’ things has been the key…

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What next? What now? And…what’s her name?! (Birth Story, Part 2)

What next? What now? And…what’s her name?! (Birth Story, Part 2)

AHHHH. Feeling so totally overwhelmed (again) by the responses + outreach + prayers + goodness from so many people in the past week+. ICYMI…we had our baby. Mama had a feeling that girlfriend would make…

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From almost dying to giving birth. (Literally).

From almost dying to giving birth. (Literally).

OK…another unexpected post, but a long time coming after last week. ICYMI, things have been quiet on the CUR front because they’ve been a swirl of sheer ~chaos~ on the family front. First thing’s first:…

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Bumpdate: 32 Weeks + a more serious update.

Bumpdate: 32 Weeks + a more serious update.

OK, this is unexpected. Coming Up Roses currently comin’ atcha from the Maternal Fetal Medicine ward of the hospital. *STRIKE THAT* – I’m now comin’ atcha a solid 12+ hours later, from the actual hospital,…

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Bumpdate: 28 Weeks

Bumpdate: 28 Weeks

So apparently I’m in my Third Trimester now, which just about blows. my. MIND. Like, what? I just found out I was pregnant yesterday, I swear… Time FLIES, yo. I find myself making these comments…

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IT’S A…

IT’S A…

  GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!! SURPRISE! Baby G is a baby girl! We are SO STOKED + so happy to finally tell you! This gender reveal has been a loooooong time comin’. 🙂 Even tho we didn’t find out…

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Bumpdate: 24 Weeks

Bumpdate: 24 Weeks

I cannot BELIEVE that I’m now 6 months pregnant. Like…what?! Where did time go? I’ve also got a feeling that this will be THE primary feeling for basically the rest of ever. Ha! This week’s…

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All About my First Trimester (+ Second Trimester so far…)

All About my First Trimester (+ Second Trimester so far…)

Hi friends – happy Tuesday! This week – scratch that: this summer – has been a blur already. There was no new post up yesterday since I was still with my best girls (ICYMI, they all…

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The Secret’s Out…

The Secret’s Out…

It’s about damn time I let y’all in on a little (scratch that: REALLY FRIGGIN’ HUGE) secret… We’re expecting Baby Gwynn! AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Over here screaming on a Monday morning, casual. 😉 Jamie + I could…

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56 Years of Love Lessons – Happy Valentine’s Day!

56 Years of Love Lessons – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Hump + Happy VALENTINE’S Day, friends! Are you someone who loveloveloves or despises this holiday?? J + I celebrated last night since he’s got a work meeting tonight, so I’m hungover on chocolate truffles…

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10 Life Lessons I Learned from my Dad (It’s his birthday!)

10 Life Lessons I Learned from my Dad (It’s his birthday!)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my first favorite man, my dad! Today’s his big day – WOOHOO! He doesn’t know it yet, but we’ll be popping by later today to surprise him for dinner – HOLLAH. I…

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22 Important Life Lessons I Learned from my Mom

22 Important Life Lessons I Learned from my Mom

Today is a SUPER special day. It’s my mom’s birthday – hollah! She’s turning 39 (again), and it’s cause for major celebration. My mom is (and always has been) my best friend. Honestly, I don’t…

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