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In Holiday on
December 30, 2016

‘Tis the Season to Teach Kids Generosity

I partnered with Stonyfield for the following post about giving back this holiday season.

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The holiday season is a time to celebrate. It’s a time to reflect on the past year, thank our Father above for life’s blessings, and share with those who are less fortunate. When I was little, my mom taught me the importance of paying it forward to other children who didn’t have gifts under their tree like I did. Read more

Ashley traded Prada for pacis in 2012 when she became a member of the elite club of motherhood. She is married to her high school sweetheart of nearly 15 years and together they have two toddlers – “Bear” and “Little Man.” She spends her days as a marketing professional and nights writing this blog. In her [not so] spare time, she enjoys reading trashy tabloids, large glasses of buttery chardonnay, and shopping clearance racks.
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In Holiday on
November 28, 2016

Tips for Ordering Christmas Cards from Minted

Minted provided my with Christmas cards at no cost to facilitate this post. This post contains affiliate links.

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In a world of instant, there is one thing that I will always hold near and dear to my heart that isn’t just a “send” button away – Christmas cards. Sure they take effort to make and days to send/arrive, but to hold that printed, physical card in my hand is priceless and a very important part of the holiday season. Read more

Ashley traded Prada for pacis in 2012 when she became a member of the elite club of motherhood. She is married to her high school sweetheart of nearly 15 years and together they have two toddlers – “Bear” and “Little Man.” She spends her days as a marketing professional and nights writing this blog. In her [not so] spare time, she enjoys reading trashy tabloids, large glasses of buttery chardonnay, and shopping clearance racks.
In Holiday on
November 22, 2016

10 Tips & Tricks for a Successful Thanksgiving [Infographic]

Thanksgiving. It’s one of the best traditional American holidays, but also one of the most stressful. Seven years ago, I stuffed my first turkey and cooked it in one of those oven bags. It was a labor of love, a real labor of love. Fifteen people showed up. It resulted in a bit of a family feud (turkey vs. ham?), an insane amount of dirty dishes, and couches full of post-dinner nappers. It was a success. And now we host Thanksgiving every year. Read more

Ashley traded Prada for pacis in 2012 when she became a member of the elite club of motherhood. She is married to her high school sweetheart of nearly 15 years and together they have two toddlers – “Bear” and “Little Man.” She spends her days as a marketing professional and nights writing this blog. In her [not so] spare time, she enjoys reading trashy tabloids, large glasses of buttery chardonnay, and shopping clearance racks.
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In Holiday on
November 7, 2016

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

Looking for a holiday gift for your husband. dad, brother, or other special man in your life? I’ve compiled a list of items perfect for him this holiday. Products in the 2016 Spit Up is the New Black Holiday Gift Guide consists of items personally purchased, gifts received from friends/family and samples received for review. This post contains affiliate links.Looking for a holiday gift for your husband. dad, brother, or other special man in your life? Holiday gift ideas for him!
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Ashley traded Prada for pacis in 2012 when she became a member of the elite club of motherhood. She is married to her high school sweetheart of nearly 15 years and together they have two toddlers – “Bear” and “Little Man.” She spends her days as a marketing professional and nights writing this blog. In her [not so] spare time, she enjoys reading trashy tabloids, large glasses of buttery chardonnay, and shopping clearance racks.
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In Fashion on
October 31, 2016

Gymboree Holiday Look: Teal, Trains, Sparkles & Gold

Special thanks to Gymboree for the holiday looks featured in this post and for extra incentives.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the yeeeeear! Bear may have had us listening to Christmas music for the past 10 months (there’s never an “off season” for holiday music in her mind), but now is the time to start celebrating the season! To kick it off, we partnered with Gymboree to create a #OneBigHappy family holiday look.
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Ashley traded Prada for pacis in 2012 when she became a member of the elite club of motherhood. She is married to her high school sweetheart of nearly 15 years and together they have two toddlers – “Bear” and “Little Man.” She spends her days as a marketing professional and nights writing this blog. In her [not so] spare time, she enjoys reading trashy tabloids, large glasses of buttery chardonnay, and shopping clearance racks.
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In Holiday on
October 23, 2016

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Tots

Looking for a holiday gift for your baby, toddler, niece, nephew or another child in your life? I’ve compiled a list of items perfect for her this holiday. Products in the 2016 Spit Up is the New Black Holiday Gift Guide consists of items personally purchased, gifts received from friends/family and samples received for review. This post contains affiliate links.Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids - 2016 Gift Guide for Tots Read more

Ashley traded Prada for pacis in 2012 when she became a member of the elite club of motherhood. She is married to her high school sweetheart of nearly 15 years and together they have two toddlers – “Bear” and “Little Man.” She spends her days as a marketing professional and nights writing this blog. In her [not so] spare time, she enjoys reading trashy tabloids, large glasses of buttery chardonnay, and shopping clearance racks.