Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

I’m really trying to plan ahead with holidays/gifting this year, because it’s so much more fun when you take the time and put thought into it instead of scrambling last minute, like I normally do! That being said, today is May 1st and Mother’s Day is fast approaching!! (It’s May 12th, in case you didn’t realize that yet! Ha!) I decided to post some of MY favorite ideas for Mother’s Day gifts this year. These…
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New Valentine’s Day Gift Tradition

Valentine's Day Gift Idea
Ok, so Valentine’s Day has never been a huge deal in our relationship. I made a joke a couple of years ago about how no one (including Blake) has ever taken me out on Valentine’s Day, and that’s still true ;). But honestly, that’s ok with me! Especially now that we have the girls! We all know there’s a lot of hype/expectation around Valentine’s Day, and more often than not it’s easy to end up…
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The Best Cyber Monday Sales

I’m finally coming back to life over here – we are all feeling much better, and just in time to shop some killer Cyber Monday deals! I’ve listed some of my favorites below… Anthropologie – 30% off EVERYTHING plus free shipping! Great for buying little or big gifts. I love to give these candles (please tell me you’ve seen the Christmas candle video) and these monogram mugs are so cute – they remind me of…
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Best Twin Halloween Costume Ideas

The Greatest Showman Costume - Albino twins - twin costume idea
If you’re a frequent reader/follower, you’ve probably seen that I’ve already had a lot of fun dressing the girls up this Halloween season ;). I really wanted to find a fun twin costume that hadn’t been done much, so I decided to dress them up as the twins from The Greatest Showman. Made for an easy family costume, too! Scroll down for some shots of them dressed up, along with some of my favorite other…
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First-Timers at the Pumpkin Patch

We took Romy and Piper to the pumpkin patch on Friday, and once again I was surprised at how much they seemed to know what was going on and love it. Before we went, we just had little tiny pumpkins at home on our mantle. The girls love to play with them, and Romy loves to hold them and whisper, “Pumpkin.” I told them that we were going to a place that would have tons…
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DIY Balloon Installation from Witty Bash

First Birthday Party Ideas | Cowgirl \ Farm theme first birthday
I decided last minute that I wanted balloons, and contacted Witty Bash about it. Because of the short notice they weren’t able to come install it, but they assured me I could do it with a few simple items and instructions. I was super skeptical, but we gave it a try. I actually couldn’t blow up the balloons the night before because they wouldn’t have fit in my car, so we did it all on location.…
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Romy and Piper Turn One

First Birthday Party Ideas | Cowgirl \ Farm theme first birthday
After lots of celebrating with our family and friends, we had one final party to celebrate Romy and Piper. I honestly never thought I’d have a big first birthday party for my kids, because as everyone says, “They’ll never remember it.” But it just felt like there was so much to celebrate this year – our nurses and doctors from the NICU who cared for Romy and Piper in their first three months of life,…
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Easter Sunday 2018 at the Montage

Easter Brunch at the Montage in Laguna Beach - Orange County
The past few years, Blake and I have spent Easter on our own. I hate spending holidays away from family, so you can imagine how excited I was this year when I realized that not only was it our first Easter with Romy and Piper, but my sister and her family would be in town for it! And an added bonus – it also happened to fall on my sister’s birthday! She’s an April Fools’…
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Valentine’s Day | Traditions & Tees

Valentine's Day Tee Shirts
What are some of your favorite Valentine’s Day traditions? I want to start thinking about some fun ones to start with our little family – both with Blake and with Romy and Piper. Growing up, I remember that my mom used to make these really amazing, huge, chewy oatmeal cookies on Valentine’s Day, and only Valentine’s Day. I think it might have started because my dad loves oatmeal cookies, so she made them for him…
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Baby’s First Christmas

Baby's First Uggs | Baby's First Christmas
Do you know a baby headed into their first winter/Christmas season? ‘Cause I know a couple and I’m having so much fun shopping for them ;). It was all triggered by a sweet friend who bought them their first pair of UGGs. You guys…baby Uggs might be the cutest thing ever! I rounded up my favorite stuff from Nordstrom for “Baby’s First Christmas”, inspired by those baby Uggs of course! Ugg Purl Knit Booties BABY’s…
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