Chatbooks Review: 6 Reasons You Need Chatbooks NOW

Chatbooks Review

Attention: This Chatbooks Review is NOT a sponsored post. All gushing below is honest and true-Chatbooks doesn't even know who I am. For several months now, I've been using an amazing service called Chatbooks. I love it so much that it's time to share it with you all. So here's my Chatbooks review. Chatbooks is a photo book app that is connected to my Instagram account. Whenever I post 60 photos, it automatically creates a paperback photo book and mails it to me. Boom. Memories … [Read more...]

Cy: Ten Months

Sweet little man, This morning, you were pretty fussy. So we took your pictures with your Lovie-a soft square of giraffe print fabric that the Allen Birthing Center sent home with you when you were born. You've always loved to feel soft fabric; even as a tiny newborn giving you an edge of blanket to hold would help you calm down and relax. Now whenever you get your Lovie, you put your thumb in your mouth right away and hold Lovie in your other hand. As you're falling asleep for a nap or … [Read more...]

Cy: Eight Months

My little Cy guy, You are on the move. Crawling everywhere faster than I think you can. You mostly still have an army-style tummy crawl, but sometimes I see you thinking about getting your knees up underneath you. You are so determined with your crawling--if I take something you shouldn't have away from you and set it on the other side of me, you just crawl up and over my legs to try to get it. You are not deterred by a barrier. You have also started to pull up on anything you can. You love … [Read more...]

Farmers Branch Aquatics Center – Indoor Swimming!

Farmers Branch Aquatics Center

Disclosure: The Farmers Branch Aquatics Center provided my family with a day pass for indoor swimming and compensated my time writing this post.  Sunday was a gray and rainy day. Everyone was feeling a little blah from post-Halloween-let-down. In other words, Sunday was a perfect day to recreate some summer fun at the indoor swimming pool of the Farmers Branch Aquatics Center. Thanks to the Farmers Branch Aquatics Center for inviting us to tour the facility and swim! The Farmers Branch … [Read more...]

Preston Trail Farms Pumpkin Patch in Gunter, TX

With two kids now, it's been hard to visit all the cool places I'd like to go and share with you. So today, I've teamed up with Kimie, who is a family photographer in Richardson, Texas, to share her trip and review of Preston Trail Farms Pumpkin Patch in Gunter, TX. Here's Kimie: Thank you, Jill, for having me on the blog today! I am a Dallas Newborn Photographer, but when I'm not in the studio, I am always on the look out for a fun outing or activity for my three little people, ages 4 and … [Read more...]