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  • 20 goals to tackle in 2020

    I’m pretty certain I have been living in some sort of fast-moving cloud over the past four (ish) years. covering a lot of ground, continuously changing, occasionally producing turbulent storms, but nonetheless staying the…

    April 30, 2020
  • 14 lessons I want my kids to live by

    as I’ve spent quite a bit of time reflecting on myself.. the fears I seem to have, the self-imposed limitations, beliefs, view of the world around me, I’ve found myself thinking (+ worrying) a…

    February 10, 2020
  • merry christmas from the diehls | 2019

    it is our first christmas at our home. (we usually travel to be with family). this year we hosted. for christmas eve, I made an italian feast (cheese board, toasted raviolis, italian chopped salad,…

    December 25, 2019
  • how to take the headache out of the holidays | little lessons by chelsea

    how to take the headache out of the holidays

    I know it is still october (but barely), and as crazy as it is, having little kids makes time (the days + moments) go by in warp speed. so, while you may be thinking:…

    October 25, 2019
  • DIY donut cake stand | little lessons by chelsea

    DIY donut birthday cake stand

    on your birthday, you should be loved by your favorite people + enjoy your favorite things. or at least, that’s my take on birthdays. as our toddler’s second birthday approached, I asked him on…

    October 14, 2019
  • cheers to five years | little lessons by chelsea

    cheers to five years

    five years ago, we were standing on a picturesque beach in the dominican republic, promising forever + celebrating with thirty of our closest friends + family. it was such an intimate, breathtaking + incredible…

    October 11, 2019
  • a DIY shiplap fireplace makeover to inspire | little lessons by chelsea

    a DIY shiplap fireplace makeover to inspire

    even before we had the keys to our house, I nudged the husband: “there should be more to that fireplace,” as my mind wandered through the possibilities. I envisioned stone all the way to…

    September 18, 2019
  • introducing baby parker | little lessons by chelsea

    introducing baby parker

    on march 17th at 9:29AM, we welcomed our newest addition – a sweet little baby boy, named parker louis. this introduction is overdue. I have been in the BEST state of bliss, the kind…

    May 2, 2019
  • toddler living room takeover | little lessons by chelsea

    toddler living room takeover

    before becoming parents, the husband + I exchanged the popular phrase “we won’t ever let our house look like a daycare”. we did so well, until jackson’s first birthday. that’s when things began to…

    March 26, 2019
  • 6 essentials for pregnancy | little lessons by chelsea

    the 6 essentials for pregnancy

    I am at the end of this pregnancy, literally. we’ve passed this babe’s due date. he’s comfy + continuing to grow into week 41. my two pregnancies have been nearly identical. including going past…

    March 13, 2019