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How to Juggle it All: Mommy Style

The other day my son burst into a fit of giggles. What’s so funny I asked him. Mom, “I have a really good question…Knock, knock. The chicken crossed the road because he had poop on his head!”  And there you have it. The very nucleus of what I’m dealing with every day. My life is a mash-up of tutus and tantrums, of doctor’s appointments and DIY and while I would never claim to do the dance of mommyhood all that beautifully, I do have a few Mom rules that make life so much more doable. And you can see behind the scenes with SMP and my kiddos here!

Abby's Tips for Juggling it All...Imperfectly
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Abby's Tips for Juggling it All...Imperfectly
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And be sure to head on over to Cricket’s Circle today to check out my must have new mom picks! These are the tried and true’s that got me through three kiddos – total life savers.  Oh and their site is totally shopable now so there’s that!

A Pear Cocktail, Two Ways

Sublimely sweet pears are a treat during colder months, which is why these refreshing pear cocktails from Waiting on Martha have quickly become our tipple of choice. Craving something a little sweet? The Pear Blossom Fizz combines pear juice with elderflower blossom liqueur and bubbles and is topped off with a dash of cinnamon.

Pear Blossom Fizz
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  • 1 oz. fresh pear juice, chilled
  • 1/2 oz. St. Germain elderflower liqueur, chilled
  • 2 oz. Champagne or Prosecco, chilled
  • Dash of nutmeg or cinnamon (optional)
  • Pear slices for garnish
  1. Add fresh pair juice and elderflower liqueur to a champagne flute or glass.
  2. Top with champagne and garnish with a slice of pear, sprinkle with a small dash of cinnamon or nutmeg (optional).


Click here for the recipe. Whichever one you choose will get you feeling toasty in this winter weather, and we’ll cheers to that!

Recipe And Photography: Waiting On Martha

The Ultimate Dining Chair Roundup

I am deep in the throws of designing my dining room and chairs are most certainly on the brain. They can make or break a space and there’s so many options. Modern, classic, bold and understated. You name it, I’ve contemplated it. We thought it would be fun to round-up some of the prettiest dining spots to grace our blog plus links to get the look. Prepare to meet your seating soul-mates.

Take a Seat
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Take a Seat
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