Happy Weekend: 10 Links I Love

November 21, 2014

Happy Weekend: 10 Links I Love

Are you doing anything festive this weekend? Decorating for Christmas, perhaps? Or a “friendsgiving” sort of get-together? We admittedly already put up our tree and most of our Christmas decor (don’t judge), and are getting together with some friends this weekend for a pre-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving dinner. For some reason, I feel so much more excited about the holidays than usual. Perhaps it has to do with having a baby, and it being his first holiday season? Who knows. Regardless, I love that the holidays are here!!

Now, for some favorite links from the week!

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$150 Minted Giveaway

November 20, 2014


A little peek at our birth announcements—complete with goldfoil, of course!

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve ordered my birth announcements and Christmas cards from Minted and I can’t wait to send them out to our friends and family! Our birth announcements just arrived last week, and I almost regretted not combining the birth announcement and Christmas card until my mom gave me a brilliant idea…send them together.

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How to Get Things Done With A Newborn

November 19, 2014


I’m quickly learning that very little—other than snuggling—gets done when you have a newborn. Especially one like mine who loves to be held and cuddled with! While I love to just sit around and stare at him sometimes, there are certainly things that need to get done: laundry, preparing food, eating food, getting out for a walk, grocery shopping, and the list goes on and on.

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Happy Weekend: 10 Links I Love

November 14, 2014


It’s been a rough week, guys. Food poisoning took out both Brian and I on Wednesday and it was truly the worst day ever. Being sick is bad enough, let alone when you have a newborn to take care of! Let’s just say I’m SO glad that’s behind me and that the weekend is here. My mom, grandmother and aunts—who live in Massachusetts—are coming to visit us on Sunday and meet Jack and I can’t wait to see them all! Looking forward to a healthy, relaxing weekend with family.

Now, for some links I loved this week…

1. A festive plant-based holiday menu. (Going Home to Roost)

2. At what point is a model really considered plus size? (Hello Giggles)

3. 13 tips for decorating a small space. (CUP OF JO)

4. Our ‘mommy’ problem. (The New York Times)

5. Cous cous southwest salad with cilantro dressing. (Hey Natalie Jean)

6. Thanksgiving DIYs to try. (Glitter Guide)

7. How to avoid hat hair. (Camille Styles)

8. 10 tips on working from home. (Cupcakes & Cashmere)

9. Decorating tips for couples. (Lauren Conrad)

10. 14 hangers that will transform your closet. (Brit + Co)