manhattan sundown meets michigan sunset

Ethos Babywearing

Babywearing has been such an integral part of my life for the past two years. My son just didn’t like to sleep as a newborn. My husband will attest to the fact that the first day of his life, our son was awake for almost 24 hours. This great big world was waiting for him to explore and he didn’t want to miss a minute of it! Unfortunately, newborns DO need sleep, so this mama spent countless hours coercing her {Read More}

exotic fabrics. refreshing fashion from #fricaine :: giveaway


Have you ever found a bag that truly sets you apart from the others when you carry it?  I have found this company that makes a the most unique and exotic bags. Fricaine is a celebration of humanity and the special fabrics that are essential parts of identities worldwide. We provide high quality fashion products from globally-sourced exotic fabrics that accentuate the tastes and preferences of our customers. Our portfolio of products is nurtured by expansive global travel – in {Read More}

lightweight comfort from Bzees


These days I am looking for comfort along with cute fashion for my shoes.  Summer time is always reminds me of flip flops and sandals. I want to introduce you a new brand to me called Bzees. Search through Bzees shoes, I was looking for something that was going to be versatile but yet fashionable. Something that I could wear with a pair of jeans or capris but then also wear with a skirt.  I found exactly what I was {Read More}

teething necklaces in summer colors from katty market :: giveaway


Teething is a rough time for many babies which can also make it a rough time for mama! The days, and often weeks, that it takes for those tiny pearls to pop through can be painful for the little one, making life a little harder. Sleeping and eating don’t come as easy for baby during those days and it can be tiring for all involved. There are lots of products out there to soothe those gums and give babies something {Read More}

keep your elegant baby wrapped in perfection

Elegant Baby

Babies are the most special gift that a parent will ever receive. How to you give a gift that can possibly be “good enough” for the new little bundle of joy that those proud new parents hold in their hands? The truth… You can’t! BUT you can give them special gifts that will be lovingly used and appreciated!! Elegant Baby strives to provide beautiful, personal gifts for parents and baby. From personalized cuddly blankets, to high quality bath towels, to {Read More}

it’s the new dvd from american girl featuring the girl of the year – now available + FREE shipping!

American Girl Girl of the Year - Grace DVD Cover Art

We are totally smitten with this year’s Girl of the Year from American Girl.Do you remember me sharing her at the beginning of January? Like the soonest I could? Ha Ha!! The DVD that was discussed upon the release of Grace at the beginning of the year, is now here! We were heading out of town a couple weeks back for my daughter’s dance nationals competition. Gone for a week with screaming little girls – yup! Crazy times!! But, thankfully {Read More}

make shopping for prescription glasses a breeze with glassesUSA

GlassesUSA collage

My husband wore glasses for years and years. His frustration was evident almost on a daily basis. Frustration at the cost of glasses. Frustration at the process of getting eye exams. Frustration at scratching his expensive lenses. Rather than biting the bullet and forking over the money for new glasses, he was “content” with using his scratched glasses just to save us the money! Why do prescription glasses and sunglasses have to be so expensive!?!? THEY DON’T! With GlassesUSA, you {Read More}

a lovely dress that can be dressed up + dressed down


You all know I’m a fan of Matilda Jane. What I love the most about them is that they are constantly adding new things to their inventory! That is both good AND bad, because, well….my budget. Ha! Regardless, I know I’ll be purchasing a few things per season because their style is so fun, modern and fresh. My girls LOVE their clothes, and to be honest, they are some of my favorites on them. They are just plain fun!! But, {Read More}