Bringing Lincoln Home {and a couple of reviews}

Carseat Tent from Gemini Red Creations and Tag Toy from Cute as a Button Etsy Shop - Palmettos and Pigtails

*I received the products mentioned in this blog post for free in exchange for a review on my blog.  As always, all opinions are 100% honest and my own! We brought baby Lincoln home on Saturday afternoon, May 17th, after spending 48 hours in the … [Continue reading...]

Introducing Lincoln!

Welcome to the world, Lincoln!

Hi there!  Did you miss me?  I missed all of you, mostly because I just couldn't wait to share our newest bundle of joy with you!  Lincoln has officially arrived, and we are slowly getting used to our new #familyoffive {the hashtag that I have been … [Continue reading...]

June 2014 Cleaning Calendar

June 2014 Cleaning Calendar - Palmettos and Pigtails

Happy June!  Here's the June 2014 Cleaning Calendar!  Click on the picture or on the link below the picture to download and print your own copy. Click here to download your own copy! … [Continue reading...]

{From the Archives} DIY Magnetic Summer Bucket List

DIY Magnetic Summer Bucket List -

School is officially out.  My parents {who stayed with us for a week to help with the baby} are officially gone.  Dave has gone back to work.  And now I am home with three children by myself.  All. Summer. Long.    Luckily, we have a couple of weeks … [Continue reading...]

DIY Custom Name Blocks

DIY Custom Name Blocks from Palmettos and Pigtails

I love, love, love making things for new babies.  As much as I know those mamas truly want something that they registered for, I just cannot resist creating something of my own to give to those babies as well!  And one of my favorite things to give … [Continue reading...]

{From the Archives} St. George Island, Florida

St. George, FL

That's right folks....still on "maternity leave" enjoying my new and improved family!  Thought I'd do a TBT {Throwback Thursday} today in honor of my in-laws, who just retired and bought a house at one of our favorite beaches, St. George Island, … [Continue reading...]

Holy Strawberries, Batman!

Strawberry Picking and the Best Strawberry Jam Recipe from Palmettos and Pigtails

I love Spring in the South.  Not just because it's when Dave and I got married, but because of all the fun stuff that happens in spring! The pool opens, the weather starts warming up, and...strawberries. We are very fortunate that we live about 5 … [Continue reading...]

A Pep Talk for the Baby

I'm too lazy to make a Feature Picture, but this post is worth checking out! Palmettos and Pigtails

Have you heard of Kid President? He's a ten year old boy who's got more wisdom in his words than most of us combined!  He gives pep talks to the people on YouTube....and he dances!  So cute, but with a great message. So in honor of our Baby … [Continue reading...]

{Preggo Files} 39 Week Update

39 week pregnancy report from Palmettos and Pigtails

It's official!  I made it to 39 weeks!  Here's my pregnancy update.... How far along?  39 weeks exactly today Gender and Name: A boy! Finally!  Lincoln Christopher Symptoms: I'm actually feeling pretty good still.  My back feels … [Continue reading...]

Play Garden Mt Pleasant Giveaway!

Play Garden Mt Pleasant, SC summer camp giveaway from Palmettos and Pigtails

With less than a week left until Baby Lincoln arrives, I am in panic mode.  No, I'm not panicking about having a third child.  Or having my first boy.  As sad as it is, I'm panicking about losing my Tuesday and Thursday "me" times.  When both of the … [Continue reading...]