Mombie

In the spirit of Halloween, which is just around the corner, I’ve decided to sit down and take the time to revive this blog. Raise this blog from the dead! Get it?

Mombie (n): someone resembling a living person, characterized by a staggering walk and a blank stare. Caused by having one or more children. She feeds on coffee and survives on wine.

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Staycation with a New Baby

When the husband surprised me with a staycation for our 3rd wedding anniversary, I was a bit doubtful that we’d be able to pull it off. We’ve been having a hard time with the new baby in our lives, and I didn’t want to waste money that would be more appropriately used to buy practical things. Like diapers!

But the husband convinced me THAT WE DESERVED THIS break, so I just closed my eyes and got myself excited for this new experience.

Despite the logistics challenge and figuring things out for the first time, I’m glad we went for it. It was a great way to spend some quality time together, and to let Oliver experience another first. He won’t remember it, for sure, but we’ll have lots of pictures to show him when he’s older. Continue reading

Mommy and Baby Favorites #1

I thought, what better way to revive my Favorites series than with a Mommy and Baby list? It was a great way to blend my old life with my new life – watercolors and motherhood.

My style for this has changed a bit since I haven’t done it in a while and I wanted to experiment with sorely missed art materials. I’m pretty pleased with how it turned out, despite painting it in installments (meaning, whenever the baby would give me the time to do it and the husband wasn’t too busy with his own work).

If you’re a mommy too, what are your own favorites? Do you use any of these products?

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