Parenting is hard. Not only do you have to worry about if you’re raising them to be polite, functioning humans, other judgmental parents and providing well balanced meals – it’s your job to protect them from the craziness of the world & ‘adult’ problems. That last one weighs on me heavily, because one day they will be old enough to understand. This is an open letter to children who have individuals who have chosen to not be a part of their lives.Continue reading
Summer 2017 Favorites
In the summer you spend countless hours outside and in the sun. Remember to take care of your body and skin. Check out my Top 5 Summer 2017 favorites below to give yourself quick, fresh summer makeup; a new shake go-to and keep your skin and hair fresh!Continue reading
Toddler Friendly Cool Whip Easter Egg Dyeing
While this post is a moot point now, it was super fun and easy so I had to share. It’s a good one to keep in your back pocket when Easter rolls around again.
Last year at Easter, Gunnar was too small to understand or participate. This year was a different ball game. We dyed eggs, did multiple eggs hunts and celebrated with family.
We dyed our Easter eggs with Cool Whip, yes you read that right. The sweet, sticky dessert topping! We all loved every delicious moment of it. Continue reading
Our Happily Ever After: 5 Years
5 years. 1,826 days.
Leep & I have been together for 5 years today. Happy Dateversary, Babe!
In honor of our 5 years, I thought I would give a quick 5 tips that have helped us make it through these last 5 years. Then, who doesn’t love a good photo montage?Continue reading
His & Hers Engagement Gifts
This past weekend during their ‘Stock the Bar’ housewarming party, surrounded by everyone they love, Leep’s brother Jeremy popped the question and was answered with an excited – Yes!
Congrats Uncle Worm & Auntie Ash!
We were the only two in on the when & where details so we decided to surprise them with his & her engagement gifts right after the proposal to start the celebrating early. Most people will gift a bottle of wine, a Congratulations card or some other generic gift. Why not mix it up and give something a little more personal and meaningful. Here’s what we put in our gifts…
First Weekend in Spring 2017
It’s rare that we get a full weekend with Leep. He typically works Saturdays and we have to squeeze things into one day. This weekend we were lucky and had him with us for a full weekend, and man did we make the most of it! Join us for a weekend in the life of the Malmy’s!
Quell: Sciatica/Lumbar Pain Management
Quell is FDA cleared to manage chronic pain 24/7 even while sleeping. 100% drug free. Don’t believe it, neither did I … until my mom bought it and made me try it. Continue reading
One Year of Madness
What started as a playful idea between my best friend and I to occupy our down time. Thinking back to my first post, I’m surprised it’s survived a whole year. “They” say the first year is the hardest. I’ll admit, I haven’t devoted much time to this blog – I need to be better at posting. I’ve only posted 40 blogs since its fruition. That’s not even once a week. Shame on me.
But even with my lack of posting, you all, about 6 thousand a month [!], are still here with me, still reading and still loving the madness.
To thank-you for your ongoing readership & support, let’s kick off Malmy Madness Year 2 with a giveaway! Continue reading
Disney World 101: Tips & Tricks
We spent the “most magical time of the year” at the “most magical place on Earth” with a toddler.
Christmas at Disney.
Was it magical? Mostly…. Continue reading
2nd Anniversary: Winter Wonderland Wedding
12.13.14 was a magical day.
Our wedding was the perfect winter wonderland mix of sophistication and kick ass party. [All details below] It’s been featured on multiple blogs and in Coastal Virginia Bride magazine. We had an amazing photographer, Sarah Street, and I’ll let her photos do the talking… Continue reading