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We’re PREGNANT! Celebrating Our Valentine – Baby G #1!

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ROSE PINK BACKPACK: c/o Jon Hart  //  RED MINI BACKPACK: c/o Jon Hart  //  WHITE BUTTON UP: Lost Ink  //  SKINNY ANKLE JEANS: Topshop  //  PINK PUMPS: c/o Sam Edelman

As I start to write this, I’m breathing out a huge sigh of relief because I can finally stop keeping secrets from you guys!! You may have seen our video on instagram today (which I also added to this post below), but Cole and I are PREGNANT with our first baby, and we are just absolutely over the moon excited!! And also incredibly terrified/nervous…you know, all of the mixed up emotions that come with the idea of bringing a little human into the world combined with those wonderful pregnancy hormones which I’ve become accustom to over the last several weeks. Ahhh – I feel like I have so much to catch you all up on!! In this post, I’m going to talk about our journey to baby Green #1 so far, including how we found out, how far along we are, our due date, and all the basic stuff.  Pregnancy has been a wild ride so far, and since I had to wait to share the news, I did decided to keep a little weekly journal of all the things I was feeling, craving, thinking, Googling, etc., so I could come back and share them here on the blog. I’ll be following up this Friday with a bumpdate on my first trimester experience, and there will be lots more to come (apologies upfront for the influx of pregnancy and baby posts to come, y’all – this is just probably the most exciting and terrifying time of our lives!) – so stay tuned!

To celebrate our exciting news, we teamed up with one of our favorite brands, Jon Hart Design, to create a little reveal video AND to give one lucky winner a Jon Hart backpack in the color and customization of their choice. Click on the read more button below to see our video, enter the contest AND to get the full scoop on baby G#1 (or what we know so far!)

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Travel Colorfully – A Day in Tulum

tulum travel guideEarlier this week I talked about my travel diaries from the first stop on me and Tiffany’s Western Caribbean girl’s getaway cruise with Princess Cruiseline in beautiful Costa Maya, and today I’m back with a peek at what was my personal favorite adventure during the cruise – our day in Tulum, Mexico. From exploring the Mayan Ruins to indulging in delicious Mayan food in an authentic Mayan village, Tiffany and I got to fully immerse ourselves in the incredible history and culture of the Mayans.

Click through to learn about our day of adventure in beautiful Tulum.

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Travel Colorfully – Costa Maya Travel Guide

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EMBROIDERED DRESS: Free People  //  SANDALS: Steve Madden  //  TASSEL EARRINGS: Lisi Lerch  //  CROSSBODY BAG: From St. Xavier

After suffering more than just a few weeks of the bitter cold and the sadness of the holiday season being over, January is the perfect time to escape to somewhere warm and tropical (or at least starting planning an escape!) That’s why  I thought this week would be the perfect time to switch gears and share photos and stories from the amazing girl’s trip I took with my sister Tiffany a couple months back in November, our gorgeous Western Caribbean cruise with Princess Cruises. One of the things I love about Caribbean cruises are that they offer up such a wide variety of timing options. Whether you want to go all in on a two-week vacay or simply want to get away for the weekend, Princess has Caribbean cruise options for every timeframe. Tiffany and I got to experience a 5 day Western Caribbean cruise with two stops. Today I’m going to share photos and stories from our first stop on our cruise: our day in beautiful Costa Maya.

Click on the read more button below to read my entire Costa Maya travel guide get the full scoop on our day taking in the turquoise waters and palm-covered beaches of Costa Maya and Mahaual.

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Travel Colorfully: Our Day in Ketchikan, Alaska

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As promised, I’m back with another travel post from our Alaskan cruise with Princess Cruises, this time, I’m giving you the full scoop on our adventures at our final Alaskan stop: Ketchikan. While Cole and I only had a half day in the Alaskan city dubbed Salmon Capitol of the World, there was so much for us to see and do in

Click through to get the full scoop on our half day in Ketchikan, plus get an idea on the things you must see and do during your stop on your Alaskan Cruise.

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The Ultimate Guide to Cruising Glacier Bay National Park

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As promised, I’m back again this week with another post from the 7-day Alaskan cruise adventure Cole and I took with Princess Cruises earlier this September. I’ve been taking you chronologically through each of the stops on our cruise, starting with Juneau (our Monday stop) and then Skagway (our Tuesday stop), so I wanted to dedicate today’s post to what was definitely one of our favorite days of the cruise:  our day of scenic cruising through Glacier Bay National Park.

Click through to get the full scoop on our mid-week scenic adventure through Glacier Bay National Park and read my 8 tips on how to make it a day you’ll never forget! Read More