5 Ways We Carve Out Time For Our Marriage + A Romantic Thursdate Dinner at The Melting Pot

This post is sponsored by The Melting Pot but all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting that brands that support Stripes and Whimsy!  Tom and I are coming up on our 6th wedding anniversary, so today…

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Kid-Friendly Outdoor Halloween Decorations | Spooky Spiders and Bats

Halloween during a pandemic with little kids just calls for some spooky and fun Halloween decorations, don’t you think?  We recently added some outdoor Halloween decorations to our front porch and yard and it truly brings so much joy and…

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11 Things to During Tough Times in Motherhood

I’m just going to go ahead and say it: motherhood is hard!  Last week we went through a real rough patch with our almost 5 year old son.  The tough times seem to come in cycles, so hopefully we’ll get…

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Right as Rain – 5 Ways to Wear a Yellow Rain Jacket

Today on Instagram I’m partnering with my favorite brand for quintessential British style- Joules!  Think classic stripes, cheerful colors and the best rain gear around.  I worked with them last year on their Right as Rain campaign and am excited…

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5 Athleisure Outfit Ideas for Fall

Let’s be honest, we’re all living in athleisure outfits these days, aren’t we?  Life with 3 little kids plus a global pandemic means comfy clothing the majority of the time, for me anyway!  I try to workout 4 days a…

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Cool Weather Amazon Finds for Kids

Anyone else prepping for the upcoming cooler weather?  We have no cold weather gear to pull out of storage for the kids because they’ve spent most of their lives living in Hawaii, so I recently purchased a bunch of fall…

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