Top Ten Baby Registry Items

  … And a few more! If you’re a first time mama, where oh where do you begin when it comes to creating a baby registry?! Overwhelmed? I was right there with you. If anything, keep your registry simple. Your baby actually needs very little – a safe place to sleep, food to eat, clothes,…

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New Year, New Goals!

Happy New Year! I hope you had a joyful holiday season and were able to celebrate with the people you love. Hopefully you and your loved ones have remained healthy. It’s hard to believe that we are quickly approaching the two year anniversary (is that the right word…?) of the presence of COVID in our…

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A Few of My Favorite (Postpartum) Things

Congratulations! If you are reading this you are probably pregnant or have a new addition already at home. Or maybe you’re looking for a way to support a new mama. Welcome! Bringing home a baby is A LOT of work. It’s a wonderful time, don’t get me wrong. But I don’t think anyone is ever…

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Guess Who’s Back, Back Again!

Well hello there! Long time no talk! I have to say, when I postponed my blog post in March 2020, I never imagined it would take me this long to re-enter this space again. With the impact of the pandemic, a heightened awareness to social justice and racial inequalities, expansive wildfires last summer, political turmoil,…

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The Qyksonic ZOE Review

Hello, friends!  I hope you are having a fantastic week! I wanted to follow up my last post with a product review that is essential to my skincare routine. When I started to invest in better skincare habits and products, I started to follow esthetician bloggers and instagrammers. Esthetics is a quickly growing beauty industry…

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Clean Beauty Roundup

Hello, everyone! While I’m working on my Rome blog, I thought I would share one of my favorite topics with you: clean makeup!  As the health and wellness industry continues to boom in our country, we are bombarded with suggestions from companies and social media “experts” that insist their products are the best. Now, by…

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Switzerland Part 2: The Alps

“The hills are alive with the sound of music!” That’s what everyone sings when they enter the Bernese Alps region of Switzerland, right? Oh, just me? This week’s blog post is all about the Swiss Alps! Think clear skies, the jingling of cow bells, staggering mountain peaks, magnificent waterfalls, and the fresh smell of pine.…

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Switzerland Part 1: Basel

Hello, friends! It’s been awhile and I apologize for not being more present on this platform. We have experienced MANY life changes over the last month or so. We moved from Kansas City, MO to Seattle (technically Bellevue, WA)  about a month ago. We opted to drive across the country with some of our stuff…

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