• A Letter To My Daughter | Dear Olivia

    Darling Olivia, I have spent every minute of everyday with you for the last 40 weeks. You are the only person who knows what my heartbeat and terrible singing voice sound like from inside. You are going to change my life in so many ways but the biggest one being that you are going to make me a mom. From the moment I learned about you I have been filled with excitement and that excitement has only grown since September. I have always been so close with my mom and knowing that I have the opportunity of that relationship with you is life changing in and of itself. I look…

  • Nursery Reveal

    While I have a feeling the nursery will be an ongoing project as we learn what Olivia likes, everything I wanted to have finished before her arrival has been completed! We still have some blank spaces to fill, but in time we will add those things to match her personality or to reflect things we find along the way. I am so happy with how everything turned out, from the wall color (props to Dave) to the wardrobe, I love it all! If you remember the inspiration I shared for the nursery, you will see some similarities. The wardrobe used to be mine, then all of my siblings used it as…

  • Nursery Inspiration & Plans

    I have been thinking about our future nursery since we found out there was a baby on the way. I had ideas for the colors, theme, furniture, etc. but I didn’t know that Dave had ideas of his own and they weren’t exactly the same. We decided to start from scratch, go through Pinterest, and decide more on colors rather than a strict theme. But in order to start working on the room, we needed to do a major cleanup because that was my closet for the last 5 years. The Before: I had a dresser, full length mirror, 3 bookshelves turned clothing racks, a chair, shelves full of scarves,…

  • Bump Date # 3 & Name Announcement | 22 Weeks

    Yay for 22 weeks!! Time is still moving somewhat slow but now that we have a babymoon to look forward too between now and May, I am hoping it goes by a little quicker. How far along: 22 weeks Due Date: May 25th Baby is the size of: Papaya Gender: Girl Name: Olivia Ronnie Volpe. We’re so excited to share her name and be able to call her that without worrying about who is around. I read Drew Barrymore’s book a few years ago and I love her daughters name- Olive. I told Dave about it and he wasn’t really a fan but he suggested Olivia, which we both loved…