As I reached the end of my pregnancy, I started to get frustrated with my body and started to have serious doubts that I would be able to handle or deal with child birth this time around. When you get pregnant the first time, you really have no idea what giving birth will be like. … Continue reading She’s FINALLY Here!
When my son was born I will be honest, I didn't really think too much about the cost of items because we had so many generous family and friends who bought us just about everything we needed. As my son grew older however I started to realize how crazy expensive kids are. Now that I … Continue reading Thrifting for Baby!
I've got a new found interest in filming videos rather than typing. So every now and then I will be posting a video instead of a blog and I will link it here on my website. Please find me on YouTube: Inspire Aloha I recently got around to packing my hospital bag. I'm at the … Continue reading What’s in My Hospital Bag?
With my first pregnancy, I blogged about everything that happened. The aches and pains, tests, complaints, all of it. I've come to find out that it has helped quite a few people. I contemplated for awhile if I would continue to blog through my second pregnancy, but days turned into weeks and weeks into months. … Continue reading 35 Weeks: Since I’ve Been Gone
Magic Morning or Extra Magic Hour, aren't they the same thing? First and foremost although the two names are used interchangeably depending who you talk to, I MUST tell you that they are most definitely NOT the same. Well, what are the differences you ask? Read on to find out the differences and some tips … Continue reading Magic Morning VS. Extra Magic Hour
So you're planning a trip to Disneyland? I'm so STOKED for you! Beyond excited! I'm so excited there isn't even a word to describe it! Now that you've decided to go to Disneyland, there are so many questions. Where to stay? How long to stay? Visit other attractions? Where to eat? Why is it so … Continue reading Disneyland Annual Passport VS. Park Tickets
Remember how I said I don't really care for pumpkin anything? It's amazing how many recipes I've found lately that have really turned my palette around! Pumpkin normally grosses me out, I'm not really sure what it is…the texture or the taste. Or it could be the fact that I threw up and got incredibly … Continue reading Mini Pumpkin Pies
When I was about 15 and in high school, I thought I wanted to be a baker when I grew up. I started taking cooking classes in school and LOVED it. Cooking is so much fun and a great skill to have for life! One thing that I learned was that baking is a science. … Continue reading Baking Fails: Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies
Meltdowns are becoming increasingly common in our household. I'm not entirely sure what the reason is, maybe It's that time of the month (all month long?), maybe I'm becoming a mom to a threenager. Did you know that was such a thing? A threenager? I had been hearing about it off and on for a … Continue reading Threenager? Myth or Reality?
Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year, next to my birthday. I look forward to halloween every year, and every year I DIY our costumes. I've been DIY my halloween costume since I graduated from high school. My mom, grandma and aunt all sew, but did they teach me? I taught myself to sew, … Continue reading Paw Patrol Inspired DIY Costumes