Ehlers Estate – Napa Winery

If you ever visit wine country in California, you have to visit Ehlers Estate. Located up in St. Helena, just north of Napa, Ehlers Estate is 100% organic and offers a diverse variety of wines. We signed up for the “Start Your Day Tasting Experience” after receiving recommendations to check it out. Beginning at 9:30am,

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Cocktail 101 at Domaine Chandon

Our first stop in Napa was at Domaine Chandon. I went back & forth with how I wanted to spend my time there. I heard from friends that it is a great place to grab a glass of champagne and sit outside versus sitting through a formal tasting. However, after looking through their website, I

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May Edit

Happy May!! While April typically indicates to me a changing of the season from Winter to Spring, May is when I officially feel a more consistent change in the weather. You’ll find me outside most evenings with the little one – playing at the park, with our water table, or eating dinner outside! In honor

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Favorites from J.Crew’s New Arrivals & a BIG Sale!

Eyelit Shirtdress / Striped Boatneck T-Shirt / Piper Sunglasses / Silk tie-neck cami / Striped tank top Boyfriend Chino Pant / 8″ Toothpick Garment Dyed / Racerback Dress / Espadrille Wedges / Bright Stud Earrings I love perusing through the J.Crew New Arrivals – it somehow never disappoints! I’m loving the “beach” vibe as we get closer to summer. We have upcoming trips to Charleston & Cape

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8 Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just a couple weeks away (May 14!) and I’ve been compiling a short list of great gift ideas for every mom. When I think of celebrating Mother’s Day, I love spending time with my family AND then having a little “me” time! The perfect Mother’s Day gift to me is centered around ways to

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Goals for my 28th Year

Whoa. This week we celebrated my 28th birthday, and while I know in the grand scheme of life that is still super young, I can’t help but think how “old” I’m getting! As you have children, birthdays become different as well. For example, this year we were graced with not only Hand, Foot & Mouth disease

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10 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

We have traveled with Aidan since he was 6 weeks old. By the end of June he will have flown in over 20+ plane rides, ranging from quick 1 hour flights to Atlanta to the 6+ hour flight to Ireland. We’ve also experienced these trips from birth to nearly 2 years old and I must

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Best Brunch in Cincinnati, OH

On our last trip to Cincinnati, I was on a quest to find the best brunch spot in Cincinnati and I think we found it. Maplewood Kitchen & Bar is a “west coast cafe in the heart of Cincinnati”. The restaurant offers healthier fare that screams California. Think “poke tuna tostada” or “ricotta toast with berries

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