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Favorite Things at Age 5 (1)

Our Favorite Things

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens brown paper packages tied up with string these are a few of my favorite things… With their birthdays just passing, Drake and Juliet got a lot of new toys and books in their lives. I thought it would be nice to […]


18 Picture Books We’ve Been Loving

Almost all these books haven’t been mentioned on Hellobee yet, so I wanted to share because I’ve borrowed many of Mrs. Cowgirl’s recommendations from our local library. Some of these books are new, some you probably remember from your own childhood, and 6 of them are Caldecott Medal/Honor winners for the best in children’s book illustrations. The […]


On Games and Life Lessons

Drake received Zingo as one of his birthday gifts. I’ve previously tried playing board games with him with very little success, but he took to this game as if it was the greatest thing he had ever seen. We play Zingo, daily usually more than once, and Juliet even gets in on the action (meaning […]


Red, White, and Blue You

Pssst…. Old Navy and Gap are offering free 2-day shipping + 35% off today only! Independence Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. Growing up, we always spent the day grilling out with family, perhaps hitting a local carnival, and ending the evening watching the fireworks from my grandmother’s balcony overlooking the Hudson […]


Summertime Maternity Capsule Collection

Are you pregnant right now? And going to be pregnant over the summer? I’m sending you cool breezy vibes if you are! Being pregnant in the summer is great because dressing is really easy and pretty inexpensive, but then there is the heat — oh the heat! When it comes to dressing the bump for […]


Our Favorite Books at 1.5 Years

Last week I shared Jackson’s favorite toys at this age (he’s 17 months old), and I figured today would be a perfect day to talk about his actual favorite activity in the whole world – reading. As soon as we get him out of his crib in the morning he points to his chair and […]


Our Favorite Toys at 1.5 Years

With every new phase Jackson hits comes a whole slew of new activities, toys, and challenges. I know I’m not alone when I say that every time I get a handle on how things are going, everything changes and suddenly I’m floundering again. Jackson is about to be a year and a half old, and […]

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