5 Spring Baby Showers

If you’re hosting a baby shower this spring, we have everything you need to throw a bright and sunny baby shower! Whether you’re on the hunt for a theme, invitations, or decorations, we’ve got you covered with 5 springtime shower themes to help usher you into one of the most beautiful seasons – motherhood!

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– Ask a Real Mom – How to Prepare Yourself for a New Baby

February 22, 2024

As I was preparing for the birth of our first child, I relished the advice of seasoned mothers and grandmothers. From “sleep when the baby sleeps” to “prioritize date nights,” I filed each piece of advice into an ongoing mental list. It wasn’t long until their advice, my to-do list, and my belly were growing […]

Top Bathroom & Kitchen Products for Getting (and Staying) Organized

February 20, 2024

Getting organized can feel overwhelming: from those ingredients you bought for that one recipe to those nail polish colors you haven’t used in years, it’s incredible how quickly our kitchen pantries and bathroom shelves can spiral out of control. If you’ve been itching to tidy up, you’re in luck: we’re sharing our favorite bathroom and […]

– Ask a Real Bride – How to Write Wedding Thank You Notes

February 15, 2024

Every week, the etiquette inbox at Ask a Real Bride is filled with questions about thank-you notes: when should I send them? What should I say? What about giftless guests and group gifts? I’m compiling all of my answers into one resource I hope will help you overcome any writer’s block and graciously express your […]

How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?

February 13, 2024

The most often asked question in my “Ask Cheryl” inbox is how much to spend on a wedding or shower gift. And while we all love a hard and fast etiquette rule, this is one of those questions that doesn’t have a “one size fits all” answer. Read on for my advice and some spending […]

Six Social Media Rules for First-Time Parents

February 8, 2024

Before giving birth to our son, I considered myself to be an open book when it came to sharing aspects of my life via social media.  Whether it was sharing our pregnancy announcement just mere days into my second trimester or snapping the perfect photo to announce our son’s name and gender to our loved […]

12 Wedding Registry Dos and Don'ts

February 6, 2024

When you’re planning a wedding, there’s a lot to keep in mind. Here are some tips for building a stress-free wedding registry. If you’re getting married for the first time, there’s a good chance you don’t know much about building your wedding registry — aside from the fact that you get a personal scanner to […]

5 Spring-Inspired Baby Shower Themes

February 1, 2024

As the old English Proverb states, “April showers bring May flowers”…or in this case, March or April baby showers bring May, June or July babies! If you’re hosting a baby shower this spring, we have everything you need to throw a bright and sunny baby shower!  Whether you’re on the hunt for a theme, invitations, […]

10 Perfect Items for Your Healthy Wedding Gift Registry

January 30, 2024

“Living a healthy lifestyle is not an extreme “all or nothing” approach. It’s about making small, little changes that over time, will all add up.”  –Karalynne Call, Certified Nutritionist When it comes to life changes, there’s no bigger one than marriage. Not only are you beginning a new chapter of life with your partner–you also […]

– Ask a Real Mom – What Do You Really Need for a Second (And Third!) Baby?

January 25, 2024

With an 18-month-old in one hand and a positive pregnancy test in the other, the nerves and the excitement were hitting at the same time. I was thrilled to be growing our family, but nervous at the thought of how I was going to handle having two little ones. After we announced our pregnancy on […]

9 Wedding Tips for the Mother of the Bride & Mother of the Groom

January 23, 2024

Congratulations! Your baby just got engaged! Unless you’ve been through this before, you are probably wondering, what do I do now? You are a very significant part of the big day. (But I didn’t have to tell you that.) My daughter recently got married, and someone said to me, “You are the second most important […]

– Ask a Real Bride – 6 Bachelorette Party Do’s and Don’ts

January 18, 2024

In the midst of wedding planning, a weekend getaway with your best friends sounds like the perfect break from all the stress. But in order to keep your bachelorette weekend truly stress-free, there are a few things brides may want to keep in mind. My favorite source for wedding-related wisdom? Our @Ask a Real Bride […]

Why You Need an Amazon Baby Registry & Our 8 Must Haves!

January 16, 2024

Speaking from personal experience, receiving a positive pregnancy test can elicit a vast array of emotions. Whether this is your first pregnancy or you are a seasoned mother, preparing to welcome a new family member can feel like an exciting yet overwhelming mission! Riding in like a knight on a white horse is everybody’s favorite […]

Top 10 Things You Need to Do After Getting Engaged

January 11, 2024

Here’s your to-do list for everything that should happen after you get engaged and before you start wedding planning. It finally happened — you’re engaged! Congratulations! Pop the bubbly and let the celebrations begin! You’re about to enter an entirely new and exciting chapter of life, and there’s a lot to get done between now […]

– Ask Cheryl – Mother of the Bride meets Mother of the Groom - Is a Gift Appropriate?

January 9, 2024

Some personalities love giving gifts to make others feel welcome—but is this practice ever over the top? Hi Cheryl, I’m meeting the groom’s mom for the first time at the bridal salon where my daughter is selecting her wedding dress. I want to make the groom’s mom feel comfortable and welcomed. Do I give a […]

The Best Places to Create Your Baby Registry

January 4, 2024

Hooray! You have a bun in the oven! Now that the news is out and your cravings are in full force, it’s time to get prepared to welcome your little bundle of joy into the world. In other words, it’s time to register! After making our big pregnancy announcement with our first child, I couldn’t […]

The Best Places to Create Your Wedding Gift Registry

January 2, 2024

Congrats on your recent engagement! Now, the fun really begins as you start planning your wedding- and that includes creating your wedding gift registries. Registering can be so much fun but also overwhelming as there are so many choices to make. So, we’re here to help with these 3 easy steps: Feeling overwhelmed at all […]

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