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Book Review: PLEASE PLEASE THE BEES by Gerald Kelley

PLEASE PLEASE THE BEES by Gerald Kelley Published: April 11 2017 by Albert Whitman Company Pages: 32 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) Synopsis: Benedict has a pretty sweet life for a bear. Every morning the bees leave a jar of honey on his doorstep, and every day he has honey for breakfast and honey in his tea. It’s an

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Book Review: THE MAGIC OF MOTHERHOOD: THE GOOD STUFF, THE HARD STUFF, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN by Ashlee Gadd (& the writers of Coffee & Crumbs)

THE MAGIC OF MOTHERHOOD: THE GOOD STUFF, THE HARD STUFF, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN by Ashlee Gadd and the writers of Coffee & Crumbs Published: April 4 2017 Pages: 240 Rating:  ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) Synopsis: Motherhood can often feel overwhelming and isolating. You find your feelings swinging between joy and uncertainty, intense love and anxiety, laughter and

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Hi!!! How are you? Thanks for hanging around in my absence. You see, in the wee hours of the morning on March 13th, I went into labor. I was 39 weeks and 3 days along. I stood up from bed at 3AM and felt a wet, cold gush. I called my doctor and was told

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Nursery Tour

When we bought our house, I was two months pregnant with Andy. We were very early on, which gave us a lot of time to work on the nursery. It was very important that we took a very gender neutral route. Not because we weren’t planning to find out the gender, but because I am

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National Read Across America Day!

Theodore Seuss Geisel, A.K.A. Dr. Seuss, was born March 2nd. Dr. Seuss is the author of many beloved children’s books such as, THE CAT IN THE HAT, THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS, THE LORAX, HORTON HEARS A WHO, and many, many more. He wrote books to help children learn how to read. Now, every year on

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As I was watching my daily subscriptions on YouTube, one video left me hyper inspired. Lauren Fairweather published a video called, “Things That Make Me Happy”. The title being self-explanatory, she listed the things that made her happy in Winter. I fell in love with the idea and am adopting it here on Tea and A

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DIY: Galentine's Day Pink Hot Chocolate.

Happy Galentine’s Day! First, a little background. If you’re not familiar with the TV show, Parks and Rec, you may not know what Galentine’s Day is. Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope says it best when she explains, “Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave

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32 Week Ultrasound

One of my favorite parts of pregnancy thus far has absolutely been feeling little kicks, shifts, and rolls. I love watching the wave move across my belly. I constantly wonder what he’s doing in there. The next best experience has been ultrasounds. I thought I was only going to get three and after the third,

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Why I'm Debating Leaving Facebook.

I joined Facebook in 2007. My then-boyfriend, now- husband and I were sitting in his parents living room (we were still in high school) on my laptop. He asked if I had a Facebook account and I didn’t know what the heck that meant. He explained it as the next best Myspace. I was a