My Preschooler Codes! + Code-a-Pillar Giveaway

July 20, 2016 in Kids - 35 Comments
This post is sponsored by Fisher-Price. Thanks for supporting the brands that we believe in! It's amazing how quickly children catch on to things when exposed to them early. Both of the boys were navigating their way on laptops  before the age of two. With two parents who spend a great deal of time working… Read More »

Mija Style: Ankara Sundress

June 28, 2016 in Girl's Fashion - 27 Comments
Dressing a little girl has been both delightful and challenging. Having a little girl opens the opportunity to indulge in the fairytale of dressup, but it's SO easy to get into trouble purchasing every tiny piece of clothing that makes you squee. This leads to overspending and far too many clothes to keep up with. In… Read More »

The Potty Training Saga Continues

May 5, 2016 in Kids - 4 Comments
Thank you to Pull-Ups® Training Pants and Dollar General for sponsoring today’s post and helping me to set the stage for potty training success! We're currently in the throes of potty training. I mean we aren't losing any sleep over it, but being done with it all would be such a relief. We're confident that… Read More »

Mommy And Me STEM Project!

March 28, 2016 in Kids - 2 Comments
This post is by Brittany of Clumps of Mascara. Science and I have a rocky past. Was it 10th grade Biology or 11th grade Chemistry that had me thinking that I should forego any career that required taking a slew of science classes? I can’t remember. What I do know, though, is that even though… Read More »

Teach For America: An Impactful Career Choice

February 2, 2016 in Kids - No Comments
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Teach For America. All opinions are 100% mine. Think about it, no matter where you come from or how much money you make, you want your child to have an excellent education. Probably because you know a proper education can help a child in… Read More »

Keeping The Tot Busy This Winter

January 25, 2016 in Kids - 113 Comments
So far we've had a pretty mild winter and we aren't exactly clawing to get out of the house from cabin fever... yet. Knock on wood. We haven't gotten any crazy snow, but the temps are still cold enough to be a deterrent from our favorite outdoor activities. Winters are usually long and draining here in… Read More »


I'm an island girl at heart, unbothered old soul, and minimalist with extra tendencies. At my best, I love what I do... I want to encourage you to do the same, too. Live your best lives amidst trials and triumphs by crafting a life you love and deserve. Happiness is Iriemade❣ Read more...

Let's Be Friends

How to Start a Blog


Latest Posts


Pin It on Pinterest