After struggling with overwhelming emotions preparing for motherhood, heightened by a pandemic, I wanted a space to share my experience to help other Mamas feel prepared and confident in all that motherhood brings.  I hope my insane tendency to over-research, test and trial everything simplifies the many choices you're in the midst of making!

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Dad Bod: I crowdsourced favorite Peloton classes from a few friends. Find one that’s right for you, and make some new friends for the ride. This is part of a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! To kick off this list of favorite Peloton classes, let’s first be […]

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fan favorite peloton classes
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Starting from complete scratch when furnishing a home is overwhelming to say the least, here’s an inside look at how I tackled each room. As soon as our offer was accepted on our Tahoe Vacation Home, the Tahoe Bear Den, I started on my DIY interior design process.  We had to furnish 4 bedrooms, 2 […]

DIY Interior Design
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

#TahoeBearDen Coming to AirBnB, VRBO & Vacasa Soon Jason and I have been coming up to Lake Tahoe every year for the last 10 years, often several times a year.  Lake Tahoe is gorgeous in both the winter and summer, and is conveniently only 3.5 hours from San Francisco making it a nice weekend getaway. […]

Tahoe Bear Den vacation rental #TahoeBearDen

Half Baked Harvest Recipes are seasonal, bold and approachable for any busy modern mom! Half Baked Harvest is my FAVORITE food blog right now.  If you follow me on Instagram (please do), you’ll see that I cook and bake from Tieghan Gerard’s food blog a lot… like almost exclusively.   My husband and I are borderline […]

Favorite Half Baked Harvest Recipes
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dad Bod: Stay motivated to hit your fitness goals with these Peloton instructor sayings and workout mantras This is part of a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! It’s no secret, I’m a huge fan and might even say “love” Peloton. Peloton’s home fitness technology has changed the […]

Best Peloton Motivational Quotes
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Nursing friendly clothing to stock your closet with this Fall for easy breastfeeding One of the things I most certainly hadn’t thought about while I was pregnant was the clothes I would be wearing in the weeks and months following the birth of my son that would accommodate breastfeeding.  I had not stocked up on […]

Nursing Outfits: Fall 2020 Capsule Wardrobe

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Peloton releases Barre classes on its fitness app, here’s my review Barre became a fitness obsession of mine prior to my wedding – I was going 5x a week leading up to my big day and never felt fitter.  Just like cycling classes, Barre classes really vary in format, flow and energy based on the […]

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Peloton Barre Review
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dad Bod: Stay motivated to workout at-home with a baby during COVID with this list of top Peloton instructors This is the first in a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! Thinking of purchasing a Peloton?  If you are struggling to keep up with your at home fitness […]

Top Peloton Instructors Based on Your Mood
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Speed up your morning routine with these simple beauty tips made easier by our “new normal” during COVID I used to not be much of a morning person. I hit the snooze button more times than I could count, but a baby changes that.  Now I’m so motivated in the mornings to get 10 minutes […]

10 Minute Beauty Routine for Busy Moms

On the hunt for light coverage foundation with built-in SPF to keep this Mama’s skin healthy and protected Having a getting ready routine is so important to make sure you continue to feel refreshed and yourself every single day.  While it’s easy to fall into staying in PJs, hair unbrushed, skin unwashed (and let’s face […]

7 SPF Foundation Product Review

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