Monthly Archives: August 2017

Monster. Tractor. Wheels.

This post is sponsored by TOMY, we were given this toy in exchange for our honest opinion. And we love it. :)

Monster. Tractor. Wheels. - A sneak peek at the new John Deere Monster Treads Deluxe Lightning Wheels Tractor by TOMY | Ellie And Addie

Yes, you read that post title correct. Today I’m excited to share with you Jude and Ezra’s (and my) newest favorite toy. And  when I say favorite for all of us, I mean it. Because any toy that gives me a solid 20 minutes of time to do something (dishes, laundry, drink my coffee while it’s still hot) is immediately my favorite toy ever.… read more

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday Friends!

In case you missed it, Jude started preschool this week! Our first drop off wasn’t the easiest, but we survived and he told me he had fun and wants to go back! Someone remind him that next Tuesday please?

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Soooooooooo. I’ve basically been the worst blogger lately. I feel like I have SO much I want to write about and tell you and show you. But then I never get around to actually blogging it. Part of that is because at the end of the day I just want to watch a show and go to bed. And part of it is because I’m actually out there doing things with the boys instead of sitting being my computer screen typing. And I’m actually okay with all of that.

So excuse me while I try to get back into a regular posting routine. And for today, how about a new … read more

Boys of Summer

This post is sponsored by Phillips 66. All opinions and love of baseball and road trips are my own. #I70Series #RivalryRoad


What a perfect end to summer, an amazing road trip where we followed the Cardinals across the state on I-70 and back. Oh and did I mention the home town boys took all 4 games of the series!

Boys of Summer with Phillips 66 | Ellie And Addie

Our trip was a blast! We packed up the car and Fredbird and headed west early Tuesday morning. It was such a pretty morning and we were ahead of schedule (an actual miracle with toddlers) so we stopped in historic St. Charles to fuel up on gas and coffee at … read more

Learning Through Play with Lamaze Toys

With so many toy options out there it’s so hard to know if what you are buying is going to live up to its hype. Well, I’m here to tell you that Lamaze Toys live up to everything they say they will!

Learning Through Play with Lamaze Toys | Ellie And Addie

Lamaze Toys were created in collaboration with child development experts. So all those bright colors and textures are there for a reason!… read more