My (Second Time Around) Pregnancy Essentials List

I'm not one to buy into the idea that pregnancy and baby days require gobs and gobs of new accessories. Whether it's pregnancy or raising baby I try to keep things simple. I mean, have you seen that registry check list baby stores give expectant moms when you register? ...more

Caroline at Somewhere Around 21 Months or Something Like That

I've officially moved onto mom with more than one child status. I've completely lost track of how old Caroline is in months and she's less than two years old. I also usually can't remember exactly how far along in my pregnancy with Emily Kate I am so I guesstimate when asked....more

Caroline's Birth Story On

A couple months ago I was approached by a sweet gal over at Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine about featuring Caroline's Birth Story on the website. I was flattered they found my blog and read my post on Caroline's birth. Someone besides Grammy and my husband reads my blog ....more

Bald Head Island 2014

For the last five summers we've spent a week at Bald Head Island thanks to the generous hospitality of a colleague of the hubby's who owns a house there. There is just something about Bald Head Island that sets it apart. It's so quiet, so secluded ....more

Bathing Beauty

As summer approached I was excited for Caroline to wear her little swimsuit. I had bought it the previous fall (on clearance in October for $3 I think it was $25 originally? I love a good sale) ....more


I'm way, way, way behind on blogging any photography I've done business wise in oh say the last 8 months or so?...more

Caroline's House

Well, it's time. We thought it was about time Caroline got a place of her own. She found a really lovely one room house with a great view of the living room sofa ....more

Little Lady

Mike has been very into this new movie making app on his phone (though I can't blame him...I've been very into Poshmark lately...and I think if you sign up and use the code BWIG right now you get a $5 credit to spend...I'm not paid to say that but I do get a $5 credit kickback myself when you do and I've got my eye on a certain necklace on Poshmark. And end commercial and back to the feature presentation.)...more

4 Things I've Learned in 4 Years of Marriage

Yesterday was our 4 year anniversary. It might not seem like a huge milestone, but we've certainly gone through a hefty handful of major life changes in these last 4 years. A degree earned, 7 job changes between the 2 of us, 3 moves, a mortgage, one rambunctious toddler and another babe on the way- I'd say we're a good deal more grown-up than we were 4 years ago ....more

My Little Artist