Kayla Aimee

A thirty-something southern girl and stay at home mom to Scarlette, Kayla Aimee (you can call her KA) likes scrapbooking, everything about Christmas time, and really good fitting jeans. She writes about prematurity awareness, faith, family and fashion on her lifestyle blog at www.kaylaaimee.com

“And that ended my professional career as a bobsledder” #TBT

Today for Throwback Thursday I’m reposting a story I wrote several years ago about one of my favorite childhood memories....more

DIY Homemade Coconut Sugar Scrub Bars

I’ve been playing around with making some DIY bath and body products and wanted to share. These would make a super cute Mother’s Day gift packaged up in glass jar. It is possible that I know this because I might have made some for my own mother ....more

Day In The Life | April 2014

6:25 AM – Make salted caramel chai, read Known & Loved by...more

Five Minute Friday | Homecoming Primer

♥ Three years ago we rolled a bright pink coat of paint on the walls at her father’s insistence. He saw her and he wanted to create a space for her, something bright and beautiful and befitting. I dipped a brush in the paint to cut in closely around the corners, the crisp white of trim, the sharp edges echoing a pulsing pain in my heart ....more

57 Thoughts Every Mom Has While Attending Their First Playgroup

Lately I’ve been loving some of the funny lists floating around, such as 53 Thoughts Every Woman Has While Shopping At Target, and so I decided to compile my own list, drawn from my incredibly awkward experiences when I was searching for a playgroup....more

Mothers Of Daughters: #surprisedbymotherhood

Exactly three years ago this week I left the hospital with my daughter for the very first time after spending almost six months in the NICU. I have been constantly surprised ever since. It’s like a perpetual state of emotion ....more

The Smallest Things | Free Printable

This week marks the anniversary of the day we brought Scarlette home from the hospital after spending nearly six months in the NICU. And so in honor of celebrating our homecoming day, I asked my friend Jen Kinkade, who does amazing calligraphy, to hand letter one of my favorite quotes. She gave me permission share it on my site as a free printable, so you can click this link to download it (for personal use only) if you would like:...more

#stuffscarlettesays | Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

the crossed ankles totally kill me There is a story in the Bible about Sarah, who struggled with infertility, longingly waiting years for a child. When she gave birth to her son Isaac she said “God has blessed me with laughter” And to all of that I would just like to say AMEN. ♥...more

Giving, Goodwill and Girly Shoes

This is a sponsored post that was made possible through the support of Goodwill. All opinions are my own.My friend Christine is the author of a book called Minimalist Parenting, which advocates for acquiring mindfully and includes lots of tips on decluttering your life. I am not at all minimalist, I tend toward hoarder which is why I WANT to be minimalist and have spent the past couple of years striving towards that goal ....more

Five To Follow: Disney’s The Pirate Fairy & Favorite Pinterest Boards

My husband and I spent the first half of our honeymoon at Disney World. Never having visited as a child, it was my first time and I completely loved it. I totally became one of THOSE Disney people, the ones who really do think that Disney World is one of the most magical places on Earth ....more