Party of Five

Here We Go Again   WHOA, yooo, here we go again!? We are full of emotion and  very excited for Maya and Isaiah’s little sister to join our family. They are both stoked and Maya has come up with some pretty interesting name choices. David and I are both the youngest of four and always … Continue Reading

Easter Decor

An Easter Table for the Family Anyone else change their table setting for every holiday, season or mood? I feel like if my husband finds another new napkin ring or place mat he is turning me in to Homegoods anonymous. I admit it, I love a good Homegoods spree and they have the cutest decor … Continue Reading

Target Style

At Home in Target Style The sun is here in Seattle, so “Hello, Spring” and “Hello, Target Style”! I spent eight whole years without Target and since we’ve moved back I’m making up for lost time. My frequent visits probably warrant an admittance into some kind of support group, but it’s not my fault Target … Continue Reading

All About Fanny Packs

  The Fanny Pack is Back   Call it what you want to call it, a “waist bag”, “belt purse”, “hip pouch”, the fanny pack is back and I’m all over it. I love it as a fashion statement, but mostly for being the most practical mommy bag ever. As moms, we all know being … Continue Reading

Quick Closet Detox

I try to do a quick closet detox about every six months. Living in apartments the past 8 years has taught me to eliminate excess and keep the clutter to a minimum. Easier said than done, especially with a full house of kiddos and packed schedules, I get it. That said, spring is on the … Continue Reading

Holiday Family Photos

David: Shirt: Zara, Pants: Levis; Shoes: Ben Sherman Chanyn: Vest: Zara; Turtleneck: Zara; Boots:Timberland Isaiah: Undershirt: Macys; Sweater: Zara Kids; Jeans: Old Navy; Shoes: Freshly Picked Maya: Dress and Jacket: Blueberi Gold; Shoes: Zara Kids Photography by Genevieve Kathleen Photography   Let’s Chat Style Hello, Christmas and holiday family photoshoot season :). We had such a fun time taking … Continue Reading

Urban to Suburban

NEXT CHAPTER   HELLO SEATTLE! Wow, how has it only been one week?! What a whirlwind. When we found out we’d be moving back home to Seattle, we were out of our mind! It didn’t feel real. It still doesn’t feel real! We love our city life, but we’ve been eager to live back in … Continue Reading

Rainy Day in NYC

A Day at the New York Public Library   Today we woke up to gray clouds and heavy rain. To be honest, I’ll take any excuse to be indoors, separating ourselves from the scorching heat and thick humidity. I will also take any excuse to be out of the apartment and not cooped up with … Continue Reading

Frocks for the Fourth

  Fourth of July Dresses Under $30 This year we are spending July 4th in Lake Chelan, WA. After spending so many years away from the USA for the fourth, I am looking forward to the quintessential celebration of BBQ, family and fireworks. Lake time is casual time. I love the “no frill” dress code … Continue Reading

Pesto Pasta Recipe for Kid’s

Maya’s Pesto Pasta Recipe     Recently my daughter has been showing a lot of interest in cooking.  When I am making dinner, she likes to help with mixing ingredients and pushing the buttons on the mixer. Since she was a baby, Maya has always loved pesto. We’ve been making it so long, she now … Continue Reading