mama gift guide


1. MAGELLAN COFFEE TUMBLER I’ve had this tumbler for months now and it is a definite mama must have! Gone are the days of heating up your coffee a million times every morning.

2. NEW BALANCE SHOES I’ve been obsessing over everything in this color lately and New Balances are always my fave.

3. VELVET SCRUNCHIES How cute would these be as stocking stuffers?! Perfect accessory for the mom bun!

4. CLARISONIC MIA PRIMA CLEANSING BRUSH Now that my second baby is a year old, I am trying to put myself back on my priority list (which includes self-care and skincare). Mama needs to start taking care of her skin!

5. DR. DENNIS GROSS DAILY PEEL FACIAL WIPES Again…. self-care and skincare.

6. BOLLIE ROBE A robe is my best friend in the winter and this one looks cozy but not frumpy at all! Can’t wait to add it to my wishlist!

7. APPLE AIRPODS I’ve hopped on the podcast train this year, so having AirPods has been a must! Perfect for working out or when you are cleaning house. Plus, they surprisingly stay put even when you are running around the house like a mad woman during nap time!

8. SAJE STONE DIFFUSER I’ve been trying to switch over from candles to diffusers and I love this neutral option for a bedroom or living room.

9. DYSON CORDLESS VACUUM You had me at “cordless.”

10. IVORY THREAD SWEATSHIRTS (“DO GOOD” & “MAMA KNOWS BEST”) I’ve been living in pullovers and my white Converse All Stars lately. Love these comfy and cute options!

11. BP KNIT BEANIES (PINK FUZZY KNIT & FAUX FUR POM POM) You just can’t go wrong with a pink beanie in the winter.

12. LANEIGE LIP SLEEPING MASK I usually always use the C.O. Bigelow “My Favorite Night Balm” from Bath and Body Works, but have been wanting to switch it up and try a new one. Maybe Santa will bring me this one! 😉

13. LL BEAN COZY SLIPPERS Are these appropriate for the carpool line? Asking for a friend.

14. LACK OF COLOR FLAT BRIM HAT I’ll take one in every color. Please and thank you.

15. FENTY BEAUTY UNIVERSAL LIP LUMINIZER I’ve seen this applied on several skin tones and it’s so pretty on everyone! Another great stocking stuffer idea!

16. SELF HELP BOOKS I think I’m the only woman who hasn’t read “Girl, Wash Your Face”, but I’m adding reading to the list of things I need to make time for in my daily routine.

17. MEADOWBELLE MARKET INITIAL & BIRTHSTONE STACKABLE RINGS I have an initial ring and birthstone ring for both kids. I love how dainty they are and how well they look stacked together. These would be perfect for any of the mamas in your life.

18. GLOPRO MICRONEEDLING FACIAL REGENERATION TOOL And again with the better skincare routine. The word microneedling scared me away at first, but I’ve heard so many good things about this tool!

If you love these gifts, then please feel free to share it with your hubbies or anyone shopping for you this Christmas!  xoxo, Carrie



toddler boy gifts

1. CARHARTT HAT Because these are just too cute on little boys in the winter!

2. FLEX TRACK WITH ELECTRIC CAR We have this and both kiddos love it!

3. DUST, SWEEP & MOP SET Teach ’em young. Raise ’em right.

4. STORYBOOK PROJECTOR FOR SMARTPHONES This looks so fun and I can’t wait to use it at bedtime with both kids!

5. WOODEN NAME PUZZLE Another one we already have. Not only is it a beautiful item to display, it’s a great learning tool too. Definitely something that I will keep forever!

6. SUEDE BOOTS I love this style of shoes on little boys and this neutral color will go with everything!

7. YARN WALL HANGING Shameless plug on this gift guide too! Perfect wall art for a modern and neutral boys room.

8. HANDLE IT RAIN BOOTS I see some mud pies in our future! Thank goodness for these cute and easy to clean rain boots.

9. BASHFUL PUPPY Everett loves his Jellycat Monkey (it is SO soft!) and I’d love to add this cute little puppy to his collection. I’ve never seen a kiddo who loves stuffed animals more than him!

10. SHERPA LOUNGE CHAIR Does this not look like the coziest chair ever?! Do they make this in my size??

11. WASHABLE ABC RUG You had me at “washable”.

12. WOODEN WORKBENCH & TOOL KIT SET Mimi has a a toy workbench at her house and Everett loves it! Love this wooden option!

13. COLOR YOUR OWN TRAIN BOX It’s always the most simple things that toddlers love. I think Everett would love playing with this and I’m pretty sure big sister wouldn’t mind coloring all over it!

14. SHOPPING CART We had a plastic one that the kids loved but it eventually broke… love this sturdy option!

Hope you loved this year’s gift guides! We have one for toddler girls in the previous post. Let me know what else you are planning on getting your little ones this year!

xoxo, Carrie


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1. GOLDEN GIRL KNEE HIGHS These will be so cute paired with the lace up boots! They also have a really cute pair of red and pink striped ones too!

2. HANDLE IT RAIN BOOTS Perfect for independent little girls. Can’t wait to use these if we have a snow day!

3. FANCY FLAMINGO DOLL I’ve been obsessing over flamingos ever since Tenley was one for Halloween and these are just too pretty.

4. BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS! You can never have too many books for your little ones. Whenever family or friends ask what the kids need I usually always say books.

5. PINK & ORANGE WALL HANGING Don’t mind the shameless plug, but this is my current fave from little grace!

6. WOODEN COFFEE MAKER SET Melissa & Doug toys have always been our favorite. My kiddos always come back to their M&D toys time and time again. Lately Tenley likes to pretend she’s having coffee (she knows it’s mommy’s daily must have! 🤣), so I thought this was too perfect!

7. BOWS, BOWS, BOWS! If you follow me on Instagram, then you know Momo Accessories Co. is our favorite bow shop! Our go to bow is the oversized Charlotte hand-tied bow (2nd place are the oversized velvets).

8. PLAY KITCHEN If we didn’t already have the IKEA play kitchen, then we would SOOO be getting this one for Christmas! I mean… can I have that kitchen?! 😍

9. CHERISH LACE UP BOOTS These cuties have gotten more comments, questions, and compliments than anything else in her wardrobe! They pair perfectly with leggings or dresses and have been super durable so far.

10. SHERPA PULLOVER Soooo cozy! It’s a lot thicker and warmer than it looks online, so I know it will be a much loved piece this winter!

11. INDOOR CANOPY I mean how pretty would this be over a toddler bed or in the corner for a reading nook?!

12. FAUX FUR SLEEPING BAG I die! This is so dang cute! My only question… do they make adult sizes too???

13. RAINBOW PILLOW Had to round up the list with this cute little rainbow pillow. So fun for a toddler bed!

Hope y’all loved this little list I put together! Why is shopping for girls so much fun?? Excuse me while I go buy all the things now!

xoxo, Carrie



RAWR! Dinosaur Birthday Party!

Can’t believe I have a ONE year old and a THREE year old! Tenley and Everett’s birthdays  are just three weeks apart so a joint party was a must for this mama! They both currently love playing with dinosaurs together and Everett loves saying “RAWR”, so we went with a colorful Dino themed party and I LOVE how it turned out. If you know me, then you know I love to put together a party. From color schemes to late night crafts…. I love it all!