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  • just a baby... in a diaper bag. 🤪 #happilytrista #fawndesign #sollybaby
  • cheers to the end of a long weekend that left every room of our house messy, the laundry over-flowing and lots of dishes in the sink. everyone is healthy-ish and I am just so happy and thankful. ❤️ and also hoping I can get some things back in order today. 🤪 #happilytrista
  • there are so many amazing moments as a mom, but my all time favorite has to be my little babies scanning the room, their faces lighting up as soon as they see me. you’re all they need. you’re their world. and it’s just the greatest feeling. ✨ #happilytrista #3monthsold #15weeksold
  • oh these sweet sisters. 🥰 this made Blaire’s day yesterday. she was so excited to wear Sloane and gosh it made my whole life. ❤️ #happilytrista #babywearing #wearallthebabies
  • I love that I can see how much they look alike in this picture. those cute little profiles. 🥰 too bad this little guy woke up with a tummy bug today, soooo back to the pediatrician for us tomorrow. that makes 5 visits in the past two weeks. thanks, 2020. 😷 are your kiddos fighting off these nasty germs or are they keeping you cooped up in the house like mine? #happilytrista #messymotherhood #honestmotherhood #motherhoodintheraw
  • when you’re feeling down on yourself ✨ #happilytrista #inspiration #goodvibes
  • I wore makeup and did my hair the other day. may as well document it. 🥳 I am going to share a few things about me, because I’m usually always sharing about my kids.
1. I am so awkward in person that I often pretend not to see someone I know. I hate small talk and I just always say something weird. I also always leave the weirdest, most awkward voicemails. 🤷🏼‍♀️
2. I lived in Illinois my whole life, until I moved to Arizona for college (University of Arizona!). After graduation I moved back in with my parents, where I lived until the day I married Jason... and probably technically until we got back from our honeymoon a week later.
3. My favorite thing to do for myself is seeing my chiropractor for an adjustment, followed up by a massage. Relaxing AND covered by insurance. 🤣
4. I have suffered from generalized anxiety disorder for as long as I can remember. But only after Ben was born did I finally speak to a professional about it. Treating it has made my life so much better.
5. I am allergic to green foods. Green apples, grapes, pickles, etc. But not in a life threatening way. Just in a “one side of my face turns red” way. Like you could draw a line down the middle of my face. It’s so strange.
Okay, I’m awkward and strange and whatever. Share something about yourself below. 🤞🏻 #happilytrista
  • shared a similar picture of Ben in my stories yesterday and just had to document here too. his love for Toy Story is the cutest thing... right down to his slippers. Last night Jason and I were saying how much we’d love to see his reaction to meeting the characters in real life... why is WDW so far away?! what characters are your little ones in to? #happilytrista
  • first time in the big bathtub. ✨ #happilytrista #tubbytoddfirstbath
  • ...my days this past week. ear infections, pink eye, runny noses, coughs and congestion... 😶 LYSOL WIPING EVERYTHING when I’m not holding this baby. 😬 #happilytrista
  • If you've never thought of giving your baby a #probiotic you're not alone. @HappilyTrista didn't start using probiotics until Baby #2 came alone, but the difference she's noticed is enough to make her a believer! #repost ・・・
#evivopartner With all of the hard work that goes into breastfeeding, I want to make sure Sloane is digesting all of the amazing proteins found in breastmilk. Today, I’m sharing a blog post talking about the benefits of using @evivohealth infant probiotic- the first six months of a baby’s life is the best time to use one because they’re developing their metabolism and immune system.  #MyEvivoStory #EvivoXL2 #happilytrista
August 15, 2016

Toddler Fall Fashion with Burt’s Bees Baby

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Burts Bees Baby Crochet Sleeve Tee
I was super excited when Burt’s Bees Baby asked me to partner with them to show off their gorgeous fall collection. As I browsed through their fun prints, I couldn’t help but be excited for fall! The lace, stripes and wildflowers all remind me of a beautiful, crisp, cool fall day. Have a boy? Don’t worry! The camo, rugby stripes and heathered colors make them just as adorable as the girl pieces. This collection has me so, so ready for fall! 

Now, don’t get me wrong, I do love summer. I love weekends spent at the pool, eating ice cream. And nights in the backyard, running through the sprinkler and eating watermelon on the deck. But there’s just something so refreshing about fall. The crisp, cool air. The clothing… layers, boots, cozy fabric. It’s my favorite! And apple picking, bonfires, s’mores, pumpkin patches… there’s just so much to do without sweating your butt off like you do all summer.

While Blaire definitely has an opinion about how her clothes look, she also cares that whatever she is wearing is comfortable. Every piece in the Burt’s Bees Baby collection is 100% organic cotton which means it’s super soft! When I put the first pair of leggings on Blaire she said “Mommy! These so soft! Mine??” As if I get all of the nice clothing around here.  

Burts Bees Baby Crochet Sleeve TeeBurts Bees Baby Crochet Sleeve TeeBurts Bees Baby Crochet Sleeve TeeBurts Bees Baby Crochet Sleeve TeeOutfit One: Kids Crochet Sleeve Top c/o Burt’s Bees Baby | Kids Floral Legging c/o Burt’s Bees Baby | Leopard Moccs c/o Freshly Picked (Sold Out) | Chambray Dot Headband c/o Penn & ChloBurt's Bees Baby Slouch Slub Dress Burt's Bees Baby Slouch Slub Dress Burt's Bees Baby Slouch Slub Dress Burt's Bees Baby Slouch Slub DressOutfit Two: Kids Slouch Slub Dress c/o Burt’s Bees Baby | Electric Coral Moccs c/o Freshly Picked (Sold Out) | Mustard Ribbon Headband by Little Poppy Co. Burts Bees Baby Hooded Dress Burts Bees Baby Hooded Dress Burts Bees Baby Hooded DressOutfit Three: Kids Hooded Dress & Legging Set c/o Burt’s Bees Baby | Starry Night Moccs c/o Freshly Picked | Gray Felt Headband c/o Penn & Chlo

So what do you think? Do these adorable pieces have you ready for fall? The 100% organic cotton makes these pieces perfect for sensitive skin. Your kiddo will love how comfortable they are, and you’ll love the affordable price. If your little one is already rockin’ the Burt’s Bees Baby clothing, don’t forget to use #BurtsBeesBaby in your social posts. They love to see what their clothes are up to out there on your busy little bees! ;)

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    Carol Davis
    August 15, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    Love all these outfits ! The Mocs are so cute too . And, of course I love the little model the most ! Great pictures ! ???

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    lauren | love lola
    August 21, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    what a cutie pie. adore her red hair!

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    Marilou
    August 24, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Great pics and what a natural little model!!! ❤️

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    Kylie Mavrakis
    August 31, 2016 at 10:49 am

    Oh my gosh, what a cutie pie! The clothes are too cute!

    xo Kylie
    http://www.dressinsparkles.com

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    Anna English
    August 31, 2016 at 10:58 am

    Blaire is so cute! Love this post!

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    Jacqueline
    August 31, 2016 at 11:04 am

    I love her little shoes! She’s a cutie!

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    Kristen
    August 31, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    Oh my goodness! What a little cutie!! I love all of her outfits!!!! xoxo

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    204 Park
    September 1, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Oh my gosh this is just way too adorable!

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    britt
    September 8, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    I LOVE Burts Bees and your girl is the cutest

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      Trista
      September 8, 2016 at 9:58 pm

      Thanks, Britt!

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    Emily
    September 9, 2016 at 11:29 am

    So cute! And yes, they all have me so ready for fall!!! ❤️

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  • How many kids do you have? Which transition was the hardest? It may not be the traditional answer, but for me, becoming a mama to one was the hardest. I had NO CLUE what I was in for.
The mom guilt.
How long it would take to leave the house.
The sleepless nights.
Breastfeeding.
Losing myself in motherhood — feeling like I had to be with Blaire 24/7.
Adding Ben and now Sloane to our crew has been so much easier for me. It’s like they just fall in line with the crazy. 🤪 And I think being so much more confident in myself as a mom doesn’t hurt either. 💁🏼‍♀️ #motherhoodishard
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  • Prepping for our third baby has been pretty easy so far. I guess when you have an older sister and brother, plus a mama who likes to hold on to everything from her babies, there isn’t a ton of shopping to do. The kids are having fun picking out little gifts to give baby sister in the hospital (something Blaire still talks about from when Ben was born), little toys here and there, PJs, and this @babyeinstein 4-in-1 Kickin Tunes Music & Language Discovery Gym at @target. I wasn’t joking when I said they wanted to test it out! #babyeinstein #ignitecuriosity #socialspotters #blaireandben #happilytrista
  • #ad I can’t believe this girl is heading off to kindergarten! With afternoon pre-k last year, we were lucky to not have to worry about the morning rush. So this year, our go-to is a waffle and a chocolate milk for the ride to school. Horizon® Shelf Stable Chocolate Milk is our favorite since we can easily grab it and go! Spoiler alert: she takes one in her lunch, too. Blaire is so excited, but little brother and I are sad to see her spend so much time away from us. But I am excited to be able to walk her to school and avoid the CRAZY drop-off and pick-up lines while the weather’s still nice, anyways. 
You can find @HorizonOrganic Chocolate Milk at @KrogerCo and you can even save $1 with this digital coupon (7/24/19 – 8/6/19). And you can stock up because Horizon Organic milk boxes are shelf-stable, meaning you can safely store them in the pantry. Shop now through the link in my bio. #blaireandben
  • Well we don’t have a Nordstrom near us, but we do have an Aldi. Most of their summer items are on clearance and we scored this sweet pool for $7. Winner, winner. 🦄☀️ #blaireandben
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  • This summer hasn’t really felt like summer yet. 🤨 So when we have an 85° day we make the most out of it with a trip to the pool! How’d you spend your Sunday Funday? #blaireandben
  • another day, another doctors appointment for someone in our crew. today it’s Ben. he was up overnight saying his ear hurt — a double ear infection for him. luckily the kid loves taking medicine and hasn’t let his ears get him down! as long as he’s up moving around they’re fine, but the second he lays down... 😭😭😭. hoping our poor buddy is feeling better tomorrow. do you feel like you need a frequent flier card for your pediatrician? just me? okay. #blaireandben #itsfinewerefine
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  • It is definitely bittersweet to leave the house where we brought both of these babies home. But we are excited for our next chapter as a family of five! #rainbowbaby #blaireandben
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  • Last night was our first night in the new house. 👏🏻 We still have lots of stuff to bring from the old house and then lots of cleaning over there before the final walk through and closing next Monday. Then we can focus on getting this house unpacked and organized. But first, I would like a nap. 😴 #blaireandben #happilytristahome
  • The snow that never ends. 🙄🥶 Walked out into the snow this afternoon and one kid loved it, the other not so much. “Wowwww! It’s like a wizard out here.” —Blaire 😂
“Yuck!” —Ben #blaireandben
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