Author Archive for Mrs. Markers


Graphic Tees for Babies

As much as I love preppy little outfits and sweet little dresses, lately I’ve had no restraint when it comes to graphic tees for Baby Markers. Since it’s still a bit chilly, I put a long-sleeved onesie on her underneath or maybe a sweater over the tee so she stays warm. ¬†When spring finally hits, […]

A new mom and a new grandma on Mother's Day last year.

Becoming our Parents

Before becoming a mother, I thought so much about how I was raised and the things I would do the same or differently when I became a mother. My parents got divorced when I was eight years old, so that was a defining moment in my childhood that changed the way both of my parents […]


Homemade Pizza Night

Before Baby Markers was born, almost every Friday night we would stay in and have pizza and wine night. We’d make our own pizza and sit drinking wine, talking about the week and anything else that came to mind. This became our favorite time to spend together and we looked forward to it all week. […]

shoes for first time walkers

Baby Markers’ Shoe Style

Between 12 and 13 months, Baby Markers started walking. She was so cautious and tentative at first, it took her a few weeks to really find her footing (literally). Once she did though – she was off! And it was time to invest in a good pair of shoes to help her keep her balance, […]


Our Favorite “Big” Toys

I must preface this post by saying that Baby Markers is blessed with a giant family who all live nearby, including 5 grandparents, 5 great-grandparents and a slew of aunts and uncles who all love to buy her presents. With that being said, our home has started to look like the neighborhood indoor playspace because […]


A Comprehensive Guide to Feeding Our One Year Old

I’ve spoken here before about how lucky we are that Baby Markers is a great eater. She has very rarely turned down a meal and appreciates different flavors, textures and variety. She will typically eat whatever we’re having, so I make meals with her in mind – not too spicy or salty, but other than […]


How We’re Going Green in 2014

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces about 4.4 pounds of garbage a day, or a total of 29 pounds per week and 1,600 pounds a year. That is a LOT of garbage! As a family of three plus a dog, we definitely contribute our fair share. It’s important to me to […]

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