Anatomy According to Mabel

Potty Training

We're full swing into potty training again... Yeah, I was hoping this would have been a thing of the past last spring but due to our move and living with family for a month and then a hotel...things got delayed.  Life happens.  Not to mention, Mabel slightly regressed after we got to our new town and home just because it was a whole lotta change in a small period of time.  Tiny humans love … [Read More...]

My Financial Bucket List

My Financial Bucket List

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of SunTrust Bank. The opinions and text are all mine. A few months ago I partnered with Suntrust to discuss 15 Ways to Save Money Before and After Baby. And now I'm here to talk about my … [Read More...]

Play All Day and Dream All Night!

Eric Carle + Gymboree clothes and pajamas!

Guess what?  Today's post is sponsored by Gymboree and I'm 100% thrilled to share it due to my love of Eric Carle (speaking from a mom and teacher point of view!).  ;) As a little kid two things ruled my life:  coloring and reading books.  And it … [Read More...]

16 Weeks And Bumpin’ Along

16 weeks pregnant with second baby

Though I've felt generally more uncomfortable this pregnancy, it seems to be going a lot faster than my first.  I can't believe that I'm already 16 weeks pregnant (16 weeks and 2 days to be precise)! As I said on instagram, I've determined … [Read More...]

Southwestern Skillet Mac

Southwestern Skillet Mac Recipe - a super easy and quick one pot meal that the entire family will love! Depending on what type of salsa you add, it can be spicy or not at all!

This past weekend we were super busy making food around the house!  My husband got a four day weekend due to the Labor Day holiday so that meant lots of grilling since he recently got a new grill (I don't think I've seen him that excited in a … [Read More...]

Mabel’s First Dance Class

Mabel Ballet - Toddler Tap and Ballet Class

This morning rolled around and guess what?  It was Mabel's first day of toddler ballet and tap class.  Pretty exciting! But I'm pretty sure I was more excited than she was like another toddler milestone and she was just along for the … [Read More...]

Enjoying Our Backyard…Without Wasps!


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hot Shot® Insecticides. We've been in our new house for about a month now and one thing I've learned about South Carolina = there are a TON of bugs here.  Not all bugs are bad...but I don't mess … [Read More...]

Did I Really Just Do That?


I had a whole post ready to write and share with you all yesterday but I never got around to it...but I have a legit excuse (and don't you worry, the original post is a funny Mabel post and it'll be up over the next few days). So get ready to sit … [Read More...]

Off To The Midwives’ We Go

Week 12 / 13

Here we go again...round #2! Last week we ventured out to our first meeting with our new birth center here in South Carolina...and I was nervous!  Not sure why, I've done this before and I've even had midwives before.  I guess I was just … [Read More...]

Step2 Neat & Tidy Cottage II Giveaway


I know, the blog has been full of giveaways recently...but seriously, I'm hoping you're loving all the fun stuff!  As a Step2 Ambassador, I'm super thrilled to be included in this giveaway and hope you'll take a minute to enter to win your little … [Read More...]

Pampers Summer Gift Pack {Giveaway}

Mabel's Picnic

Pampers was awesome enough to send over a great summer picnic kit packed to the brim with goodies in celebration of their new baby wipes and designs!  We put it immediately to use since we're finally getting settled into our new home and enjoying our … [Read More...]