Almost dead: My journey to motherhood & surviving HELLP Syndrome

Hours after Bella was born, I became very ill. My body developed something called HELLP Syndrome and I almost died.  This is a post about why I celebrate Mother’s Day so intensely…

Pictures by: MARelly from Happy Thoughts Studios

HELLP Syndrome is:

H Hemolysis ( which is the breaking down of red blood cells)

EL ( elevated liver enzymes)

LP ( low […]

By |2019-05-21T23:06:50+00:00May 11th, 2019|motherhood|0 Comments

How to make your own slime in less that 5 minutes

The kids are home for Spring Break! So I have planned a week full of activities and crafts to keep them busy! Today we decided to try making our own slime. It was so easy to make and so much fun to play with. I even made one for me. We made 2 different types of Slime, a clear glue slime and a white glue […]

By |2019-03-21T12:49:59+00:00March 20th, 2019|DIY, kids, motherhood|0 Comments

How a mom crushes after-school hunger with Chobani® Gimmies™Snacks for kids

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Chobani® Gimmies™ yogurts for kids.

By now you know me pretty well, I am all about bringing glam to everyday motherhood life – just my way of trying to simplify motherhood, but still making it glamorous, so that we don’t lose sight of who we are as […]

By |2019-02-06T21:36:32+00:00February 4th, 2019|family, motherhood|24 Comments


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Okay ladies, especially you mother’s out there…..Let’s talk about boobs for a second. I am not really sure what happens to our boobs after child birth, but these things change. Different sizes, different shapes, some hang lower; I mean…because it isn’t enough to deal with everything else that happens to our bodies after […]

By |2019-04-22T21:00:21+00:00January 29th, 2019|motherhood|0 Comments

PARENTING A Highly sensitive Child: How to help them thrive in an overwhelming world

Photos by MarElly from Happy Thoughts Studios


Parenting a highly sensitive child in an overwhelming world can be a little challenging & frustrating.  Sometimes I felt alone, that no one understood what my child and I were facing. One thing that has really helped me become a better parent was as accepting […]

By |2019-01-17T23:51:29+00:00January 16th, 2019|motherhood, parenting|1 Comment

How can Motherhood be Glamorous

With spit ups, blowouts, all nighters & little ones depending on us for everything, how can motherhood ever be glamorous. It seems that those two things could never co-exists -unless a personal assistant or a nanny are involved – and even then its messy.  I don’t mean glam in the sense of over dressing and wearing pearls on the daily. Although I see no objection […]

By |2018-10-17T16:23:17+00:00October 17th, 2018|motherhood|1 Comment

Gifting just got more glamorous! Be known as the #1 gifter, with Scout bags!

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Scout bags

I love the amazing quality of the Scout bags I just received. Just in time for Mother’s Day!

These bags have been so carefully crafted & are incredibly beautiful. They really are the gift that keeps on giving. This reusable gift bag is a gift in itself. It was […]

By |2018-05-14T15:41:08+00:00May 12th, 2018|entertaining, motherhood|8 Comments

How to do a ladies day trip to Magnolia Market

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Summer break

I usually spent countless summer hours by the pool, lathering sunblock, putting on puddle jumpers (although they just came off my last one), and making sure the kids are safe. I am all about making summer fun […]

By |2018-02-17T15:19:39+00:00July 1st, 2017|motherhood|13 Comments
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