a modern family blog

insane shopbop sale {favorites}

insane shopbop sale {favorites}

i’m cheap AF. let’s just get it out there. i still have my blowdryer from college. and that was a few more years back than i’d like to admit. i use things until they die. and then i fix them, and use them until they […]

mama diaries {4 year olds are deceiving}

mama diaries {4 year olds are deceiving}

so, my 4 year old is such a pain in the you know what. seriously. i mean, not as bad as his three year old self, but way more unpredictable. at three he threw a fit for everything. we knew he’d resist everything from brushing […]

baby enzo {portfolio}

baby enzo {portfolio}

even though i’m hardly a photography – every now and then i get to take pictures of my friend’s adorable kids. the sweetness of these little ones? i was just lucky enough to be able to capture a few moments of it. nothing like an […]

banana bread mini muffins {recipe}

banana bread mini muffins {recipe}

guys, these are legit. i’ve tried so many, and i’ve adjusted this one bit by bit until we’ve definitely got a winner. we were striving for the super banana flavor, with lots of sweet and not dry. if you looked around a little, this recipe […]

what i’m loving right now {kid’s books}

what i’m loving right now {kid’s books}

we read every night, at the very least. the boys each get to choose a book, because otherwise there would be a whole lot of arguing! but really, it’s fun to see what they choose each day. sometimes they want the same thing for a […]

just trying to keep healthy{ish}

just trying to keep healthy{ish}

this time of year, we’re all just trying to tread water and keep the family alive, right?! so many sickos around me. if it’s not my own family, it’s friends and their kids. and with school, it’s only a matter of time before we’ve all […]

simple coat rack {diy}

simple coat rack {diy}

the things that you’re never know you need until you’re sitting on the floor trying to get your snowy boots off. we’ve been searching for a simple coat-hanging solution for our back door. i wasn’t able to find something i liked in the space, that […]

why my kids are good eaters

why my kids are good eaters

i get ‘you are so lucky your kids are good eaters’ all the time. at first, it’s almost a compliment. almost. but then you think about it, and it comes off as ‘you have it easy because your kids choose to eat.’ so we need […]

kid’s work & play room {design}

kid’s work & play room {design}

you know the toys all over the house thing? yeah, you know it. those toys all over the floor, and strung out to every single living space. stepping on legos and all that. i adore that the boys use their imaginations and it takes over […]