The Small Things Blog

Neutral Nursery Inspiration

Neutral Nursery Inspiration

one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve Now that Luke has moved into his big boy room, I can start…
5 Great Podcasts

5 Great Podcasts

I listen to podcasts any chance I get! Anytime I’m in the car alone or doing a “mindless” task in my office, I have one…
links + loves

links + loves

Sharing a quick tutorial for my easy ponytail on Instagram today! Find me at @k8_smallthings! Lip color is “punch”. A helpful article on what…
Luke is 3!

Luke is 3!

I’ve been obsessing over this photo ever since I dug it up this week. Can you even handle his little chin? Luke turned 3 earlier…
Love Story / Part 3

Love Story / Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 here! Circa 2007, in our dating years I sent an AIM message to the girl who was interested in…
Transitional Booties

Transitional Booties

I saw these booties on Sole Society and bought them immediately. They are so comfortable and I know I’ll get gots of wear out of…

Simple yet divine chocolate fondue

Is there a more appropriate dessert to serve on Valentine’s Day? I’m not sure, but I will admit that I serve this to my friends…
links + loves

links + loves

I have to be honest – celebrating Valentine’s Day has never been terribly high on my list of things to do in February. The decorations…
Healthy Hair Products

Healthy Hair Products

I’m not sure if my hair has ever been in better condition. While there are still some dry parts that could just generally use a…
How to apply false lashes (for beginners!)

How to apply false lashes (for beginners!)

I’m not a regular false lash wearer, but I’ve found that it’s nice to know how to apply them if you ever need or want…
Things We Need/Want for Baby #3

Things We Need/Want for Baby #3

By the third baby you really know what the essentials are when it comes to “needs” versus extra things. And listen–a lot of times those…
Mascara + Lashes

Mascara + Lashes

I’ve tried a few new lash/mascara products lately and thought I would dive a little deeper into some of them today. I usually turn to…
January Beauty Favorites

January Beauty Favorites

I have FOUR hair products to talk about in this video that are great for those of you looking for hydration and nourishment for your…

My favorite maternity basics

one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight Now that I’m nearing my third trimester, I should spill the beans on what basics I’ve been…
Steps for a Gel Manicure + My Favorite Products

Steps for a Gel Manicure + My Favorite Products

I talked about this gel manicure kit back in December and heard from so many of you that you got it for Christmas! I thought…
links + loves

links + loves

It’s Friday! Got any fun weekend plans? We have a few fun things on the calendar but it should otherwise be a relatively slow weekend…

A Plaid Dress

We had a moment of warmth and sunshine earlier this week, and while I totally planned on wearing this dress with tights or leggings, I…
NYC in January: what we did, ate, and saw!

NYC in January: what we did, ate, and saw!

Justin and I took a quick trip to NYC recently for what is now our 2nd annual “beginning of the year trip to recap the…

dreaming about spring staples…

one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve As per usual the winter temperatures here are unpredictable and somewhat confusing! Recently…

4 Easy to Wear Soft Pink Lipsticks

I love playing around with new lipstick colors but my go-to is always a soft, rosy pink. It’s mindless, works with any makeup look, and…