What’s On Your Phone Christmas Party Game + FREE PRINTABLE!

Eeek!! This post is the start of a new kind of content I'm bringing to City Girls and Country Pearls. I've been putting off creating free printables for y'all, but life just got in the way. I felt like I was being torn into many different directions. I'll be posting a new free printable at least every week, but if you know me, you know it could be more often (err...or less ... Read More

Creamy Herb Chicken | Quick and Easy Dinner Idea

If you know me at all, you know I'm a sucker for creamy chicken dishes. It's soothing to the soul, and it just simply tastes like heaven on a plate. This creamy herb chicken recipe has been a household staple for about a year or so, and I know once you give a try for your family, it'll be a staple for yours too! This creamy herb chicken is a breeze to make and only requires ... Read More

Knuckle Pumpkin Art

  Ahh, do you smell it? You know the smell I'm referring to. The smell of FALL! The air is crisp, and there's hints of pumpkin, cinnamon and apple everywhere! Although the temperatures are dropping to numbers I'm not particularly fond of, I do consider fall my favorite season. Bar. None. One of the reasons why I adore fall so much is because it's the beginning of the ... Read More

Learning All About the Sun with the Build-Your-Own Luci Solar Light Kit! | STEM Project for Kids

We were sent the Build-Your-Own Luci Solar Light Kit from MPOWERD in exchange for this post. All opinions are our own. Bella and I are loving science experiments lately. STEM is such a vital part of our every day lives. Yes, numbers, letters, colors and shapes are important for early education, but to learn how something works is the start of something "more". We were sent ... Read More

Creamy Chicken Noodle Skillet

This post may contain Amazon affiliate links. Mmm! Chicken noodle! I'm sure when you read those words, you were brought back to a childhood memory. When I think of chicken noodle, I think of my grandpa making me a small bowl every day after school. It was my all time favorite thing to eat - bar none. Chicken noodle was also a meal that I ate when I was feeling under the ... Read More

Sesame Street – Elmo’s World: Elmo Explores | Now On DVD!

Juliana is OB-SESSED with Elmo and the gang. So much so, that her first birthday party was Sesame Street themed! She loves all of the characters, the catchy tunes and bright, vivid colors. As her mom, I love that Sesame Street teaches her an abundant amount of things - letters, numbers, how to include someone, and how to treat others. This is why I was happy to receive Elmo's ... Read More

My Child Did Exist… | What Not to Say to Someone Who Had an Early Miscarriage

I'll never forget my midwife sorrowfully revealing the bad news that I was already aware of. "You miscarried. Baby didn't grow." She said a bunch of other things trying to comfort me and give me a safe place to unleash my emotions, but honestly, my memory of that day is foggy at best. Heck, I might have even misquoted her above... All I remember was losing my baby. My ... Read More

Juliana’s 1 Year Update!

I no longer have a baby. I HAVE A TODDLER. What?! I mean, she's still MY baby, and I'm sure people will still refer to her as a baby, but the fact that she's not "technically" a baby is a bit heartbreaking. Don't get me wrong. I love watching her grow and learn new things. But I miss those beady eyes and that feathery hair. I miss having to hold her head to ... Read More

C is for Cookie Monster Cupcakes

C is for Cookie...Monster! While planning for Juliana's Sesame Street first birthday party, I knew that I wanted to Cookie Monster to be incorporated in a big way. Elmo may have been the star of the show, but Cookie Monster isn't too far behind! What better way to showcase the big, blue monster than by making these adorably yummy Cookie Monster cupcakes? Now, don't come at ... Read More