10.20.2017

Pink Blush Faves

When it comes to shopping, convenience is a big deal to me, that's why I primarily do all of my shopping online. Before I became a mom, I loved going to the mall and shopping for pieces in person, but let's face it, it just isn't practical to drag a little one around to a bunch of stores to find the perfect few pieces to add to your wardrobe, and now I'm all about comfort. Give me my laptop or phone sitting on the sofa in my cozy clothes any day over putting on makeup and getting dressed nice to go out shopping, plus I feel like with online shopping, you see so much more of a selection than you do in stores. So yeah, online shopping is pretty much my favorite, and one of my absolute favorite online women's clothing boutiques is PinkBlush! And not only does Pink Blush offer a huge selection of pretty items for women, they also offer maternity clothing, plus size clothing, and plus size maternity clothing, so they have something for every woman in every stage of life!


I just love how many styles they have to choose from and of course all of their dresses since dresses are currently my favorite thing to wear, maxi dresses are especially easy since all I have to do is throw it on, and accessorize with a cute piece or two of jewelry and sandals in summer or booties in winter. Right now I'm loving this solid black 3/4 sleeve maxi dress I snagged from Pink Blush the other day, it's so flattering and comfortable so it's been on repeat over here.


Another dress I've been loving is this pretty little number that's seriously perfect for date nights! Though my hubby and I rarely seem to be able to get away for a date night, on occasion we do and I always want to make sure I look my best for those fun evenings! This dress is the right amount of classic mixed with the right amount of fun, I just love the dark and neutral color and the silver gives it a pop of sparkle which I love.


And last but not least, this long sleeve tee is everything. Black and white stripes and kind of my thing, and then add that dainty crochet detail in the front? It is definitely love. the fabric is so light and perfect for wearing indoors in the winter or outside by itself in a crisp day, and when it get's cooler out, it's going to be darling paired with a black cardigan. Definitely can't wait to wear this one again and again this autumn and winter.

Head on over to Pink Blush and grab some pretty new pieces for your closet!

10.14.2017

Farmstead Fun

Last year we added Irons Mill Farmstead to our list of autumn traditions and it's become one of our most favorite family traditions! There's so much to do and it's the perfect family fall activity! There's something for everyone, and even better, is that while we visit the farm, we're actually supporting local!

Located in Western Pennsylvania, near the most quaint little town, New Wilmington, Irons Mill Farmstead was opened in 2012 as a way to share the beautiful countryside and farm lifestyle with so many others, to bring families together, and have lots of fall fun, and it's just gotten better every year since! Last year was our first year, and we thought it was good then, but this year, all the changes that have been made in the past 12 months, all of the hard work that's went into it and all of the new attractions have literally blown out socks off. You guys, it is SO GOOD! So good in fact that you'll want to go again and again.


One of my absolute favorite, kind of new but kind of revamped attraction at the farm are the jumping pillows, nope, not a typo, pillows, plural. Last year there was only one jumping pillow and this year, there are TWO!  Bella might have been just a little bit excited as we made our way over to them and she jumped and jumped and jumped (she also slept good that night too haha). Such a fun thing to do and even parents can join their kiddos on the jumping pillows!

Of course we can't forget our favorite thing from last year, the bat glide! Basically a small zip line and Bella seriously cannot get enough. She would go again and again and again if we let her. In all honesty I really kind of want to go on it too it looks so fun! Corncob beach is forever the most popular attraction on the farm with the little ones, I mean, what kid doesn't love to scoop and dump corn for hours on end? Also the fact that you can bury your feet in it, like sand but less messy? Bella is obsessed, as all of the kiddos seem to be.

A couple new things that have been added to the farm since last year is the addition of the trike race track for little ones (so, so cute), the old fire truck that shoots candy out of the water cannon (um, yesssss), the farm animals are better than ever and now has a fenced pathway to walk through (more animals to pet yay), and you guys... so many new food places... which means more delicious food choices, um, yum! We've yet to try out the new apple blasters and farmstead express but those are definitely high on our to-do list.

We're planning on riding the tractors and picking the biggest pumpkin from the patch to carve right before Halloween (send all the carvings ideas our way because I have no ideas this year), and of course I can't forget to mention how AMAZING the corn maze is this year... y'all... Fixer Upper! It's Fixer Upper themed! Chip and Jo, shiplap, silos... and seriously, we can't wait to do the maze this year! With 30+ attractions and 8 eateries, you'll never be bored or hungry at Irons Mill Farmstead and I promise you'll want to make a tradition out of it, you'll be amazed at all there is to do and I'm pretty sure the mini piggy races (yeah, I said that) and kettle corn will seal the deal for you.


I'm sure I'll be sharing more on my instagram and insta stories in the coming weekends so make sure to keep an eye out for that and if you're in the western Pennsylvania or eastern Ohio area, make sure to head to Irons Mill Farmstead on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from now until October 29th! There's so much fun to be had and memories to be made at Irons Mill Farmstead!