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Lily’s 1st Birthday // Photos + Giveaway!! 

June and January // The playsuit was Goldilocks perfection. I mean, seriously. It was a gold playsuit!!! I can’t rave enough about JJ clothing. Love it allll. Saurez Bakery // This is a local bakery in Charlotte, NC that makes amazing cakes and cookies. They designed these ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ sugar cookies that… Continue reading

Motherhood Is My Muse // BLANQI Girls + Friends Giveaway

Motherhood Is My Muse Valerie's Life

Motherhood Is My Muse // BLANQI Girls + Friends Giveaway

Sabina and I are so excited to share this Motherhood Is My Muse Giveaway with you that features some our favorite brand friends of BLANQI. A true friend is someone who makes your life better, and these brands are just that. Motherhood is equally amazing and exhausting, and we need all the support we can… Continue reading

Postpartum pressure to not look like you had a baby, just after having a baby. 

From Bump to Baby Postpartum Valerie's Life

Postpartum pressure to not look like you had a baby, just after having a baby. 

This was my postpartum body just after delivering my 4th baby last summer. I posted it on my personal Instagram last year to remind me of how I felt in that moment, when I was filled with amazement, emotion and love for the magical moment I had just experienced as a mother giving birth, so as… Continue reading

Pregnant during the summer  //  my maternity style

Pregnancy Valerie's Life Ways To Wear

Pregnant during the summer // my maternity style

  There is something about being pregnant in the summer that evokes sympathy from total strangers. This time last year I was pregnant with our 4th baby, Lillian Giselle, due August 15th. Many people would say, “Oh, you must be so hot!” and, “How are you surviving being so huge in this heat?” When pregnant with… Continue reading

#motherhoodismymuse // motherhood quotes to kick off your week with.

Motherhood Is My Muse

#motherhoodismymuse // motherhood quotes to kick off your week with.

Sometimes we need a witty motherhood quote…or two…or twenty! The thing about mom life in the summer is that the routine is not the routine. Late night sunsets make for later than first-negotiated-kid-bedtimes. We pair that with playdates, pool trips and holiday weekends mixed into busy work weeks (all moms are ‘working moms’ , so… Continue reading