Saying Goodbye For Seven Months

As some of you know my husband is in the United States Navy. Just one day short of our daughter Grace being 4 weeks old, her Daddy has left on a seven month deployment.

This is our first deployment, and the fact that we have a baby makes it so much harder. Luckily between both of our families I have an amazing support system.

To military spouses, partners, families and loved ones, I have the upmost respect for you. It is not always easy, and there are a lot of sacrifices to be made -especially with the little things that are often taken for granted- but it is not for nothing.

Just thought I would share some sweet pictures from our final goodbyes.

Grace’s dress matched Daddy’s uniform!

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Family picture

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Introducing Grace Cali

On September 17th, 2016 at 8:00 am on the dot our beautiful baby girl, Grace Cali made her debut into the world.

After a very fast delivery (like…5 cm to 10 cm in 6 minutes fast), but an extra long hospital stay- we are so blessed and proud to be the parents of such an amazing little girl!

Thankfully Grace decided to come a couple weeks earlier than expected in order to spend some extra time with her Daddy before he has to leave for 7 months!

We couldn’t be happier! xo

Tip Tuesday: Cleaning Upholstered Headboards

I love upholstered headboards- they look pretty and elegant. I especially love them in light neutral shades like oatmeal and beige.

One thing about these headboards (especially in the light shade) is that they are a pain to clean when dust collects on them! A simple vacuum or lint roller will simply not do the trick.

I have two great ways to get rid of dust pile up and keep your headboards looking like new!

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2016 VMA’s: Best Dressed

Unfortunately my list for best dressed at the VMA’s this year is quite short!

I’m very disappointed in the fashion choices -or lack thereof- that the stars chose to walk the red carpet in. The VMA’s are a fun show that I think should push the creative edge of fashion into a little bit of a more edgier category.

Here are the stars who did it right! :

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