Adrianne

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Adrianne Lentine is slightly obsessed with her hubby Jeremy, of 5 years. Together they have found a love for DIY design, and just welcomed the most adorable baby boy, Braylen, into the world on May 10th. By day Adrianne is a pimple popper {aka Esthetician}, and by night a blogger for Dream Book Design. Her main dreams for life are to be the best mom she can be, be surrounded by the ones she loves, to constantly have a creative outlet at her fingertips, and to continuously grow deeper with Jesus.

Infant CPR Online!

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Chances are, if you have kids you have either taken a CPR course, or at least thought about how you needed to.  I unfortunately had fallen in to the camp of 'knowing I needed...

$50 Sauce Gift card Giveaway!

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This is a sponsored post by Sauce. All opinions expressed are my own. Moms are busy. Families are busy. Theres just no way around it. Sometimes we are all busy with fun stuff: play-dates, music...

5 Tips for Visiting a New Mom and Baby

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Oh, those first few weeks of bringing a new baby home from the hospital are glorious {and messy, and sleepless, and crazy}. There is nothing that beats the new baby smell, the little grunts...

Pinterest inspired Halloween dinner

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Scottsdale Moms Blog presents a new series: “Pinterest Tried & True!” Join us this week as our contributors share which great ideas from Pinterest really worked for them. We’ll be talking about food,...

Second Babies: Baby shower, Sprinkle, Sip-n-see, or nothing?

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photo via my Vintage Nautical baby shower on Dream Book Design No, no, I am not pregnant...but I do have about a million girlfriends that are. Most with their first, but some with their second!...

Is TV okay for kids?

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Editor's Note: Happy Friday! All week long we're talking about screens - from TV shows to tablets for kids and grownups of all ages. Love 'em or hate 'em, screens and screen time are...

Top 5 Natural Sunscreens for Kids

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With it being 105+ here in Scottsdale for who knows how long, I figured we should talk sunscreen. Allowing your kids and yourself to get some Vitamin D is great, allowing them to get...

On Being a Mom for a Year

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First off, where's my reward? Juusstt kidding! Its really my hubby who deserves a reward for handeling me with love and grace in those first few months of no sleep! But really, it is absolutely insane...

First Birthday Party Do’s and Dont’s

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So apparently when everyone tells you that time flies once you have a baby, to soak it all in because its over before you know it...well, they aren't lying. My sweet baby boy, who...

4 Tips for Building a Breast Milk Stash

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Let me start by saying that in no way is this a post to condem those who are not/able to breastfeed. This is simply for those who are breastfeeding and wanting to build up an...

Bargain Kids Clothes Shopping in Scottsdale

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I must admit, there are few things cuter in life than an adorable baby in an adorable outfit. I also must admit that I am super cheap and usually don't want to spend the...

Can you Run a Half Marathon while Breastfeeding?

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I am so happy to be able to write that, YES, yes you can! I wrote back in November asking for your advice and tips on if its even possible to run a 1/2...

Baby Number Two: When Is The Right Time?

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Let me start by saying that, NO, I am NOT pregnant! Nor do I want to be pregnant right now. But apparently everyone else thinks eight months is a fair time to ask me when...

Dance as though someone is watching

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There are a million different versions of this poem, but do you remember in general what I am talking about? Here's a great version: via I couldn't stop thinking about this poem while in the...

Kids Handprint & Footprint Christmas Crafts

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I feel like kids grow at a freakishly fast rate, and while it is exciting seeing them change, I also want to be able to remember each stage. I have always loved any and all...

Adopting a Family for Christmas: The Gift of Giving Back

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It's the most wonderful time of the year...and the most expensive time of the year {minus our gross A/C bill during summer}. I love the holiday season so much, but the expense of it...

5 Must-Haves for Your Teething Baby

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I know every child is different in terms of how they handle teething, or really, how they handle any situation, but man, teething sucks! My little man just finally had his first tooth break through, and...

Mommy SOS | Running a half-marathon & breastfeeding…do the two go together?

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January 20th, 2012: a day I have been looking forward to and dreading at the same time! That is when the PF Changs Half Marathon takes place here in Phoenix, and I plan on...

Your Baby’s Photos & Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

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It's no secret that I love chubby babies. Ever since I was a little girl I have always said how I hope that my future babies are chunky. Rolls on rolls, dimpled booties, chubby...

It’s Hard Being a Mom: Trials of a First-Time Mom

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I have been a mommy now for almost five months, and it has been amazing...but it has also been hard. Not hard like, oh crap I didn't get to shower today, hard. Hard like,...

Mommy SOS | The Great Crib Bumper Debate

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As of now, this is what Braylen's crib looks like: We have not used a bumper on his crib ever. I always was told that, sure they are cute, but your baby could suffocate in...

The Concept of Babywise, and Our Take On It

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  Being a first-time mama is overwhelming in general. In all the best ways, and also in some just hard ways. You are consumed by this crazy love for your new miracle, but you are...

Money-Saving Tips for a DIY Baby Shower

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This past weekend I threw my sister's baby shower {and helped with a friend's shower the very next day!}. To say that it was a crazy and busy weekend is such an understatement. It...

Oh yes I did… I ate my placenta!

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Yes, the title of this post is true: I ate my own placenta. Crazy and gross, you think? Well, I am here to tell you all about it - and why it's not. My sweet...

5 Ways to Document Your Pregnancy

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Here I am, 37 weeks pregnant, and feel like I have no brain left! This baby has sucked all my memory and intelligence in general from me. Does anyone agree? You know- the typical...

The Savvy Sale: Baby and kid consignment sale

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Last week a girlfriend and I went to The Savvy Sale out in Mesa. It was intense.insane.awesome.crazy. Really though, just imagine a Black Friday shopping experience, on steroids, full of pregnant women! Being in my...

Baby Registries On Amazon: Top 5 Benefits

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Hello Scottsdale mamas. In case you're new here..wait, wait, thats me. I am so excited to be writing with Scottsdale Moms Blog, and get to know all of you more over time. As my...