In less than a week, it’s my birthday! I like to make a fun little wish list every year, mostly as a hint-hint to my husband (who totally reads this daily 😉 <3) but also to give others ideas for fun things they could get!
Here is my birthday wish list for this year:
01 // Treasure Bath Bomb with Rose Gold Jewellery Inside
I love love love bath bombs, and the idea of a bath bomb with jewellery inside? AMAZING! Plus, look at how freaking gorgeous the rose gold is. This one is more than a want/desire, it is a NEED. I NEED THIS.
02 // Mermaid Dress
This one isn’t for me so much, but for my daughter. She’d be adorable in this and she loves mermaids haha it’s so cute! I love that print so much.
03 // Pumpkin Headband
This is SO cute. I would be wearing this all of October if I had it. It would be perfect for basically any day, and it would match really well to a romper set I made for May Market. haha so perfect!
04 // Tinker Toes
I LOVE THESE! They are so adorable. I would want a pair for me and a pair for my daughter so we could match and look SOO CUTE!! 😀
05 // Pumpkin Earrings
To match the headband, of course 😉
06 // Hand-Painted Pillowcases
OHMIGOODNESS, these are freaking gorgeous. I want them SO MUCH! <3 I can’t stop looking at them, so gorgeous and there are a number of other one of a kind hand-painted pillowcases, so you should check out the whole album.
And there you have it, that is what I want for my birthday 😉
It’s almost time for the September edition of May Market!! I am SO excited for all the awesome things we’ll have this month. Our theme, It’s a FALL world after all, includes everything to do with fall. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and ALL THE PUMPKIN & LEAVES! It’ll be so great.
Join the group here – MAY MARKET – to see what we’ll have. We’ll all be loading up our albums on Wednesday, and then the market is on September 1st and 2nd! Hope to see you there <3
shirt: thrifted // necklace: Mama Gems // skirt: thrifted // shoes: Toms // sunglasses: Joe Fresh // floral crown: my SIL made it for me
Autumn wanted to play, too!
Her outfit: shirt: Old Navy // skirt: hand-me-down // shoes: Lanie’s Closet
bracelets: 1/4: Pandora // 3/4: Thrifted
I never thought I would be a crop top kind of gal, but here we are! I’ve had this top in my drawer for a really long time before I braved it, and then I put it with this skirt and loved it, so I’ve worn it a bunch of times since then.
Life has been a little fast paced and exciting lately! I’ve participated in a couple of Farmer’s Markets this summer, and woah! That was a LOT of work haha. I don’t sell food, so I don’t think I did as well as the people who did sell food, but it was a good experience. I’ve learned that I don’t want to do farmer’s markets anymore. Both times I was in direct sunlight all day and came home with a sunburn and mild heat stroke. Oops! Oh well, live and learn 😉
Otherwise, I’ve been so busy dreaming up ideas for new projects and new things to offer in May Market! Our next sale is coming up on September 1 and 2, and I’m SO excited to share the things we’ll have in it! It’s all about fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and everything pumpkins! I am so in love with everything so far.
What’s new in your life?
In May of 2016, 10 lovely mamas had babies! From different parts of North America, we were all connected with the fact that our babies shared a birth month. Over time, we learned that we were all really crafty and had opened little shops to help provide for our families. We decided that we should open a market on Facebook to showcase our talents and share our gifts with the world and the May Market was born!
The first Friday & Saturday of the month is usually when we put on our sales, and the 10 of us (plus a guest vendor) put things together that go along with a little theme. This month’s sale is based around Back to School & HARRY POTTER!! And I am SO excited to share a sneak peek of the things that we will have in the sale.
All you have to do to see what we’ll have is visit the group here! And join!!
We hope to see you there <3
One of the best things about becoming a mama in this day and age, for me, is the fact that everyone is SO connected. I made friendships with women who were having babies at the same time as me through groups based on my due date for my little ones. I have been in a group for my November 2014 baby since.. well, since we all started finding out we were expecting. It’s the same for my May 2016 baby! And, in my May group, there are a few of us who are crafty and talented, and every month we have a little sale of the things that we’ve made!
Our next sale is March 1 & 2, and I would LOVE it if you would join our group to join in our sale!
You can find our May Market Group here!
This month the theme is St Paddy’s Day, and there will be baby bonnets, prints, bath bombs, jewellery, rompers & more <3
Hope to see you there!