Elliott Poe Turns One!

My little girl is a whole year old! I truely cannot believe it - it feels like just yesterday when we first met her in the hospital. This year has been so challenging in all the best ways – Eric and I have truely become better people, and our hearts have grown a million times over…

Hello Again!

It's been awhile! I needed to take a break from the blog for a lot of reasons. The biggest of them being I was trying to keep a tiny human alive of course. But I've also gotten a bit tired of social media. Do you guys feel the same? It all started to feel really ingenuine and like I'm …

Our Newborn Essentials

I was walking Elliott through Buy Buy Baby the other day (an attempt to stop a meltdown from Elliott that happens anytime we drive more than 10 minutes), and saw a couple walking through picking out their registry items. A salesperson was showing everything they "NEEDED" to add – inclu…

Thoughts on the Past Three Months

Before I had Elliott, three months seemed like an eternity. I knew when having her that the first month would be insane - but those last two months I had off? I fantasized about blogging often, taking her to eat lunch in the park, finishing my new website, doing all sorts of design and home …

In Case You Thought I Had My Life Together vol. 1

 I typically try to be project optimisim in this space and on social media. It's always a bit nicer to look back and see the highlights, but sometimes I just want to share the comically bad stuff that happens around here haha. Hoping to make this a reoccuring series, because life defini…

Our First Family Photoshoot

The newborn phase with baby Elliott has been such a whirlwind. Doctor's appointments, family visits, and lots of sleepness nights mean we don't get much time to slow down and really savor this phase. I knew I wanted to get some photos of our new family of three while she was still tiny …

Third Trimester Recap

Hey everyone! By now you know that baby Elliott has arrived, but I thought I'd wrap up my pregnancy recap series with a final look at my third trimester! This trimester was definitely more bearable than the first (thanks morning sickness), but it also felt like an ETERNITY. We are so gratefu…