I want to talk about “Mom Guilt” because let me tell ya, it is a real thing. Instead of this blog being about how much it sucks and all the ways I have felt guilty in my new life as a mom- I will keep that portion brief- I want to focus on how to flip the script on guilt and feel confident in your abilities.Read More
Around three months my husband and I decided it was time to transition our daughter, Avery, into her crib from the Rock N Play. With the combination of Avery having colic, gastrointestinal reflux, and overall being a little unpredictable we felt like it was time to start a bedtime routine.Read More
Hello All & welcome back!
If you haven't read up on last months must-haves for the first month with a newborn, please take a few minutes to do that! Around month two, my husband and I began to feel like we were wrapping our heads around how to care for a newborn while being a wee bit sleep deprived. Below are some products that we used and loved!Read More
My husband and I are no strangers to home ownership, we have bought and sold homes before and after we got married. It has been a part of our relationship that we have enjoyed; the searching, buying, moving (not all that fun), and then putting in sweat equity. We have always taken it on as a team, and honestly I am the eyes and he is the muscle of the operations. So let's discuss what comes with buying and selling..Read More
Oh happy day! One of my favorite topics is "on a budget home decor!" I don't know anyone who doesn't love finding beautiful products for a low price, that is why Amazon is a great place to browse. Here is my "Budget Decor: Amazon Finds."Read More
I was so excited after finding out that we were expecting our first child for two reasons: 1. I was going to be a momma 2. SHIPLAPRead More
When my daughter Avery was born 4 1/2 weeks early (on the day of my Baby Shower to be exact) I quickly learned what is essential for a newborn. There is one key item that did not make the list, but it may be the most important: caffeine. Whether you like coffee, energy drinks, or prefer a cup of tea; make certain that you find caffeine to get you through the ineviable fatigue. Here are the other four of my must-haves to survive the first month.Read More
Welcome to The Hidden Gem Home!
Hopefully you have been able to take a moment to read the "about" section inside my page to give you a smidge of insight on me. The content on this site will be broken up into one of these following topics, bare with me though I may get off topic at times due to rambling sprees. 😉Read More