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Gender Reveal

When the doctor called to tell us the gender of our baby, I was so beyond excited I could hardly breathe. Or maybe that was due to the fact that I’m pregnant and can hardly breathe on most days, ha! The call consisted of her telling us first and foremost that our baby has a very low chance of chromosomal problems like Down Syndrome and … Read the post >>

My Fertility Journey

First of all, I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of you for the incredible response to Monday’s post. I can’t get over how much love and support you guys sent to my little growing family. It meant the world to us, you have no idea. I know a lot of you are excited to learn more about our process and what ended … Read the post >>

A Big Announcement

I’ve been waiting for months to share our big news, and today is finally the day… We’re having a baby! Anel and I couldn’t be more excited to start this next chapter of our lives, especially given our struggle in getting here. After 18 difficult and frustrating months, our entire lives changed in early November when a test finally (finally!) read as positive. It was an … Read the post >>

Marriage is a Team Sport

I get a lot of questions about relationships, especially marriage. I think people see the perfect picture we, as bloggers, paint regarding our married life. While I feel incredibly lucky to say that I am in a happy marriage, it’s not all based on luck. Yes, I happened to find and fall in love with an amazing man, but it’s been work to keep the beast of … Read the post >>

Mindfulness

Happy New Year, guys! It’s been a minute, am I right? Taking off two weeks from blogging and social media (mostly) was definitely restorative but I truly missed it, something that I never felt in other jobs, which made me realize just how lucky I am to be doing the work that I love on a daily basis. So today I’m back with a post I’m really … Read the post >>

2016

31 What a year… am I right? With all the craziness going on in the world right now, here are a few of my happiest memories from 2016. I’ll see you again in January with new content and a fresh brain! In the meantime, I hope you have a wonderful holiday season, and enjoy time off with friends and family. Guest Room Boots Poolside Cover … Read the post >>

How I Keep my House Clean

Having a dog is a wonderful amazing joy that I wouldn’t give up for the world. But with that joy comes a ton of responsibility and a lot of annoyances. Luckily, with a little work, they’re all quite solvable. One is finding a place for him to stay when we travel, which we’ve solved with Wagmore, an amazing boarding facility that Boots just adores. Another is the … Read the post >>

My Favorite Local Restaurants

Sweater / Scarf (on sale for $10!) / Jeans / Boots Now that we’ve lived in Connecticut for two years (I still consider myself a city slicker, but that’s another story), I feel like I finally have a solid list of go-to restaurants and bars. I often get asked where to eat in Fairfield County, so I rounded up a list of some of my … Read the post >>