Happy Birthday, Girl! Gift ideas for her

Pop open a bottle of bubbly—it’s time to celebrate! Birthdays are ALWAYS a good excuse to celebrate the extraordinary women in your life. They’re the perfect time to let your sister and mom know just how much you appreciate all the times they’ve given you free therapy about life and love, or […] Read More »

12 creative pregnancy announcement ideas

12 creative pregnancy announcement ideas

When my husband and I found out we were pregnant with my son, it was one of the most exciting moments of our lives. We couldn’t wait to share the news with our family, friends, and pretty much any other stranger that would listen. However, I was only 4 weeks along, and […] Read More »

Everyday ways to say i love you, even when you’re busy!

When life gets busy, it's easy to forget to do those extra little things for each other. Here's a great collection of everyday ways to say I love you!

Now that my husband and I have a totally adorable baby girl, we’ve gained a LOT of love and baby snuggles. In turn, though, we’ve naturally lost some one-on-one time together. So, right now, it’s especially important for us to communicate our love for each other whenever, and however, possible. He does so […] Read More »

Bright and fun birthday colors

Make your next party pop with these bright and fun birthday colors.

I don’t know about you, but here in Ohio we’re definitely in the gray-white-and-slush time of year. It’s had me thinking a lot about the bright colors from my party last year, since the drab seems like it will never end. (I know, a bit dramatic, but winter is just sooo long!) […] Read More »

say thanks! how to write a thank you note

  From birthday gifts, to dinner parties, or even when someone just holds the door open for us—the world’s a much nicer place when we say “thanks.” …and it’s even nicer when we go the extra mile and give someone a thank you note. Figuring out how to write a thank […] Read More »

DIY photo magnets — easy, inexpensive, and fun!

I’ve seen these Instagram magnets all over blogs and Pinterest in the last few years (and I’ve even seen them shared on Instagram—how meta!). I think it’s a brilliant way to get your photos off your computer or phone and have a physical copy of your favorite snapshots. (Plus, they […] Read More »

Happy birthday, fellas! Birthday gifts for guys

If you’re like me, you probably have trouble finding just the right birthday gifts for guys, because every man you know is so different. For me, there’s my dad—the man who has everything; my husband—the man who doesn’t want me to spend money on him (boo…); my best friend—the man who smells […] Read More »

Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your special someone

It’s January 14, which means Valentine’s Day is exactly one month away! And it’s never too early to make sure you have the perfect gift for your special someone :) Whether you’re shopping for her or for him, we’ve rounded up plenty of Valentine’s Day gift ideas to get you started. Happy Shopping! 1. Mr. & […] Read More »

Birthday Ideas {friday finds}

Fun & creative birthday ideas! #birthday #birthdayideas

Growing up, my mom always made the biggest deal out of our birthdays. Every year, I knew that when I woke up in the morning and went downstairs, there would be an explosion of birthday decorations covering our house. It made me feel so incredibly special, and now that I’m a […] Read More »

Surprise! A 40th birthday full of pink and gold

Surprise! An unforgettable night filled with pink and gold. #birthday #40thbirthday #surpriseparty #party

Last week, our resident party planner, Elizabeth, shared her 5 must-have items for easy party planning. This week, she’s back to show us how she put those helpful tips to use for her sister’s surprise 40th birthday party! —————- With my big sis turning 40 this year, I knew we just […] Read More »