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My Style || 4th of July with thredUP

Today marks our three-week anniversary of living in Austin and the question we keep getting is, “How are you guys adjusting?”.  The biggest adjustment has really been in the logistics, in figuring out what our new schedules look like with Parker in preschool and working in a new city.  The adjustment of lifestyle, though, feels like the easy part.  It feels like the part that was happening before we ever got here.  It was the part that influenced our decision to move here in the first place.  There was a shift that had …

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DIY || Pom Pom Garland

The handmade pom pom, might not be anything new, but there are so many ways you can use them.  We used it for this hanging art piece in Parker’s reading nook and as a prop in this post.  I actually have a whole bin of them in Parker’s room that we play with from time to time.  They’re such a great thing to have on hand to add some colorful and fun to a last minute event, so Sarah from Pollyanna Events is stopping by today to share the simplest method to make them below.  Have you used them before?  What are your …

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe || Toddler Boys

When I was 19 weeks pregnant, the very first thing I did after finding out that the tiny human in my belly was going to be a girl, was head straight to the nearest purveyor of baby clothes and purchase her first (of many to come) onesie.  (It was navy, though, so not really sure why I waited to find out the gender.) Soon the leggings followed, and baby shoes, and even baby overalls because who can resist baby overalls?  When she was smaller, it was somewhat easier to justify the myriad of onesies.  There were many more wardrobe changes …

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Austin Update || We Bought A House!

If you caught my Snapchat last weekend, then you might already have heard the news. The good news is that after months and months and even more months of house shopping we finally bought a house in Austin!  The bad news is that it is in pretty bad shape and we are tearing it down.  The best news is that when all is said and done we will have a house that we love and will hopefully never, ever have to move again! (Fingers crossed and knocking on wood.)  How did we choose this house?  Of the three categories of houses you can buy: …

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