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Humid Run Date + Raised Real Baby Food Review

Raise your hand if you're ready for fall weather! It was a tiiiiny bit cooler yesterday and it had me SO EXCITED for all things fall. But... we're not quite there yet. And Saturday was full on summer and thick humidity... but my running buddies and I didn't let that stop us. :) I met up with my friends Diane and Josh for some miles early on Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

Morning friends - happy Friday! I was glad to hear you enjoyed the look of my Berry Lemon Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe from Tuesday! I wanted to mention that I made another variation of it earlier this week that was baby led weaning friendly - the details of what I left out/how I made it baby-friendly are in this Instagram post. Riese likes it! And Continue Reading …

Day in the Life: 8 Month Baby Edition

Hi friends! I thought it would be fun to mix it up and do a day in the life post today. It will be nice to have this post to look back on later so I remember what a day was like when Riese was 8 months old! So, here's what Riese and I were up to all day yesterday. As you guys know, I'm home with her on Wednesdays and Fridays, and they are my Continue Reading …

New Fave Easy Dinner + 8 Month Old Baby Updates

Hi friends! Happy Friday. I'm so glad you enjoyed my round up post yesterday featuring Easy Throw Together Meal Ideas from blog readers! We already used one of them ourselves this week - the Greek Pasta Salad idea. This was such an easy and yummy meal - thanks again for the idea, Lesley! I chopped up green pepper, cucumber, and tomato and Continue Reading …

Our Experience with Baby Led Weaning (so far!)

Hi guys! I've had a lot of requests for more details on how our experience has been so far starting to feed Riese solids (using a baby led weaning approach), so I wanted to talk more about that today! A couple disclaimers before I get into this post: 1) This is our experience and it may or may not be appropriate for you/your baby. Talk to Continue Reading …

Products I Recommend for New Babies + Expectant Mamas

Hi guys! I know how helpful it was for me to read product recommendation blog posts from others when I was pregnant and putting together my baby registry, and then when I was scrolling around the internet at 3 a.m. with a brand new baby. So, I thought I’d throw my own recs out into the world in the case they might be helpful! Obviously every baby Continue Reading …

My First Solo Baby Weekend

Hi guys! Well, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that Riese and I successfully made it through our first totally solo weekend! Matt left early on Friday morning for a bachelor party and didn’t get back until last night around 7:30, and my family was all out of town as well. The bad news? I’m STILL sick… which is unsurprising given the Continue Reading …

Day in the Life–4 Month Old Baby Edition

Hi guys! I haven’t done a day in the life post since Riese was born, so I thought it might be interesting to give a glimpse into what one of my workdays looks like now with the babe in the mix. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays are my full days of work when I have childcare all day. We share our nanny with another family who has her when we don’t – Continue Reading …