6 and 1/2 tips to makeover a room with paint!

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 so, if you know anything about me, you know how much i love to transform a space – be it with rearranging furniture around or adding a coat of paint. simply put, i’m a big believer in making your home space yours and a reflection of who you are. and while we’ve been in our current apartment for well over two years now and have really worked to make each room, from the bedrooms to the kitchen to the living spaces, match our family’s spirit and mood and feel, we had never paid much attention to our long apartment hallway....

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gift guides (hers, his, kids and toddlers!)

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hi everyone! with the holidays here, i wanted to round up some of my favorite things to gift this season for the little ones (both kids and toddlers), for you (or a dear friend!) and for the boys (men’s gift guide below by josh! and it’s a good one!). i know you’re most likely being bombarded left and right with gift guides this season from blogs and brands and stores and email lists and all the people!...

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fluffy whipped dream of a night cream.

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you might have seen my unboxing (it was actually more of a shattering!) on instagram a few weeks ago when i received a few new skincare products from Olay. sidenote: the box was made of chocolate and after eating almost the entire thing (my kids helped, too!) i haven’t stopped thinking about how fun this world could be if more mail was delivered in chocolate boxes....

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eyes eyes, baby!

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about a month ago, i was able to attend vision expo east, which is a big event all about eye education, as well as having a preview of all of the latest trends in beautiful eyewear. i loved the chance of walking the grounds and meeting and chatting with people in the optical industry that are so focused on improving products and design when it comes to eyewear, as well as those who are dedicated to eyecare....

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hiking waterfalls in puerto rico!

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hello from puerto rico! we’ve been spending the week here during spring break from school and we cannot get enough of this beautiful place. last saturday, we hiked juan diego falls in the yunque national forest (which is the only rain forest included in the united states national forest service, kinda cool!) and i saw the most insane 360 degree rainbow circling the bottom of the waterfall when you stood in the middle of it!...

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