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Make your own Matcha Lattes

Make your own Matcha Lattes

This post contains affiliate links to products I have tried and love. Clicking, and purchasing through the links helps me maintain this blog, but as always, I would never lead you astray. These are products I absolutely stand by. I studied Japanese in high school […]

Doodle Pants (and a “mammoth” giveaway!)

Doodle Pants (and a “mammoth” giveaway!)

You might remember my post from June featuring the adorable elephant outfit sent to us by the awesome folks over at Doodle Pants in exchange for pictures and my honest review. “People are so difficult. Give me an Elephant any day.” ~ Mark Shand Well, […]

Dear Supermom at the Hanna Andersson Grand Opening

Dear Supermom at the Hanna Andersson Grand Opening

Dear Supermom, We are sort of unofficial line buddies from the Grand Opening of the Hanna store on Southport on Friday. Your kiddos are cute.  You rocked the last minute “wait in line for free pj’s.”  You kept saying, “I didn’t prepare for this,” like […]

Sick Toddlers are No Fun

Sick Toddlers are No Fun

Send 🍷. And your best toddler-safe remedies for a cough and chest congestion because we’ve already steam treated this cough from here to next Tuesday. But seriously. We are generally a zero cold medicine house, but when your kid is coughing so hard you think […]

The airline broke my stroller: Now what?!

The airline broke my stroller: Now what?!

We travel a lot.  We travel for work and we travel for family, but we are in the air several times a year.  We love it.  My husband and I are great road trip buddies, but at the moment flying is so much easier than […]

Follow Friday!

Follow Friday!

This Follow Friday, I want to give a shoutout to an amazing group of mama bloggers I’m so delighted to be a part of. These women truly love by the motto that, “women build each other up,” and prove that there’s room for everyone to succeed in the blogging world.

Indianapolis Zoo, The Flying Cupcake, and Doodle Pants!

Indianapolis Zoo, The Flying Cupcake, and Doodle Pants!

This post contains review of items I received in exchange for photos, but – as always – all opinions are my own and I promise to never lead you guys astray! THE ZOO! Come on.  I know you love the zoo as much as I […]

Smitten with my Vena Cava Mug

Smitten with my Vena Cava Mug

Let’s get one thing straight: I LOVE MUGS.  My cabinet is full of them.  None of them match (well, except for the neglected ones that match the plates and bowls we registered for before our wedding), and each has their own “personality,” and are used […]

Gift Guide for Cool Moms

Gift Guide for Cool Moms

Have a mother in your life who’s one cool mammajama?   Have you gotten her anything for Mothers Day? Well, Lucky for you (and her!) I’ve compiled a list of my favorite mothering and pampering items!  As a heads up, none of these are products […]

Hiking Red Rock Canyon with a Toddler

Hiking Red Rock Canyon with a Toddler

This post contains affiliate links, which means any purchases made through them help me keep Donuts and Drama running.  Don’t worry, Dear Readers, your cost does not change if you purchase through those links, and I would never recommend a product I didn’t already love […]