Little looks: Easter 2018

Easter has definitely snuck up on me so now I’m in a full on panic to figure out what the boys will be wearing this year. I’m thinking gingham and pastels.

If you are in the same boat as me, I’ve got you covered with this round-up of cute kiddo looks for all your Easter activities!

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five // six // seven // eight

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Disneyland 2018

Fresh off of our trip to California, I thought I’d share a few highlights (and a ton of photos!) with you as I adjust back to the faster pace and time difference. Up first: Disneyland!

We arrived at the Disneyland park a little after 8 a.m. and hit the ground running. Literally. After hauling the goods (kids, strollers, snacks galore) all the way to the trams that take you into the park, I realized that I had forgotten our tickets and had to run back to the car to retrieve them. Nothing like getting the heart rate up early in the morning!


As we entered the gates (download the app – it’s a must!), we ran right into a ton of the characters and made a beeline to Mickey. Disneyland2018_29Disneyland2018_31Disneyland2018_37Disneyland2018_48

Walking through Main Street U.S.A. was quite a treat and Ev asked to pose for a few photos near his favorite things: including a doctor’s office and a fire hydrant with the number 4 on it. You know, because he’s four.Disneyland2018_49Disneyland2018_45Disneyland2018_04

We stopped in front of the castle to snag a family photo and look who decided to join us! Don’t mind Fitzie’s mean mug face.Disneyland2018_41

Once inside, we hit the ground running and since Everett was big enough, he got to ride most of the rides!Disneyland2018_06Disneyland2018_24Disneyland2018_42Disneyland2018_43Disneyland2018_11Disneyland2018_15

Marcus wasn’t sure he’d like Disneyland, but this picture below is when he realized how much fun he was having!Disneyland2018_16

Then Princess Brooklyn graced us with her presence after visiting the Bibbidi Bobbidi BoutiqueDisneyland2018_18Disneyland2018_07

After a long day of Disney, the kids all cashed out and so did the adults!Disneyland2018_05Disneyland2018_21


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Friday faves

ALongPath.JPG[Everett loves to race me during our walks…I may let him win]

Local to Des Moines, then make plans to head downtown tomorrow for the annual Friendly Sons of St. Patrick parade starting at Noon. Take the kids along then plan to stop by the Pappajohn Sculpture Park to check out it’s most recent addition, “Pumpkin Large” by Yayoi Kusama.

I’m so weird, but sometimes I wish I could go back and pick a different baby book for each of my boys. The store bought ones that I currently update just lack an overall ‘look’ that is pleasing. Wish I had known about these first year journals from Baby Boy Bakery, or this playful graphic version from Lucy Darling when they were both born.

I ran into my sister the other day and we were basically wearing the same thing, but I liked her striped top better than mine. The faux knot detail on the front is one of my favorite looks thats been popping up lately.

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TTD faves: Easter baskets 2018

Easter is only a few weeks away so the bunny better hop to it if s/he wants to get everything ordered on time!

This bunny has already made her list and even secured a few goodies already for the boys. In case you (ahem, I mean the bunny) is still looking for ideas, I’ve got you covered!


Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Gardening Toy Tool Set // Lindt Gold Mini Bunnies
Toysmith Colorful Bunny Crayons // Threshold Small Milk Crate Wire Basket
Kikkerland Design Stack The Carrots Game // Tubby Todd Sweets Bundle
Petit Collage Modern Bunny Stacker // Tomy Lil Chirpers Sorting Eggs
Skylar Luna Surfboard Pajama Set

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Little looks: St. Patrick’s Day 2018

This seems crazy, but St. Patrick’s Day is this Saturday so why not bring out all the green gear for your littles! I’ve rounded up my favorite looks fit for a little luck and to keep the pinches at bay.

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four // five // six // seven
eight // nine // ten

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Friday faves

[snow + Marcus’ Lexus needing to be towed to the shop = a rough beginning to the week]

One of my faves, Tubby Todd, released their line of spring goodies earlier this week. The Tubby Sweets collection was designed in collaboration with Baby Boy Bakery and is perfect for springtime – and to tuck inside Easter baskets!

If you have kids that are a little older the ours and are local to Des Moines make plans to  join Polk County Conservation naturalists for a campfire program about the wild night life in Jester Park on March 15.

I’m trying to find more time for reading these days and I just started The Woman in the Window and can’t put it down. On deck: Ready Player One.


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Little looks: spring break 2018

Spring Break across the country is right around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about picking out some new warmer weather gear for the littles.

I am doing the exact same thing ahead of our Californian adventure, so I have rounded up my faves to share!

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four // five // six
seven // eight // nine

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