Kennedy’s Birth Story

I’ve been hoping to sit down and write this since the moment she was born. I don’t want the details to flee my memory, the birth of our daughter is and will remain one of [...]

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Kennedy’s Nursery Reveal

For all you mama’s and expecting mamas you know that nesting is no joke. I’m not sure if this is a good or bad thing but my nesting doesn’t manifest itself in the form of [...]



To be honest I don’t even know where to start this post or what to cover. As I count down the weeks until the birth of my second child it’s easy to get wrapped up [...]


A Great Guy Gift

Who else has a hubby who is super difficult to shop for? While my guy is not high maintenance at all, and he is the most appreciative person ever, it seems impossible to find a [...]


Self Love: Learning To Receive Compliments

Raise your hand if you are awkward AF when it comes to receiving accolades or compliments     ( Uhhhh ME )  This concept is odd to me, especially in a world where social media is so [...]

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Hosting A Foster Care Shower: Two Things You Need To Know

Welcoming a child into a family is cause for celebration! However traditional baby showers often don't work for foster parents, so navigating planning a foster shower or adoption shower requires being sensitive to each unique [...]

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Maternity Must Have: The One Item I Wish I Had At The Hospital

It’s been awhile since I’ve hopped on here for a good-ol-fashion blog post. A lot has been changing over at Shiki HQ especially with the arrival of our baby girl coming soon ( April 2018 [...]

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Tatum’s Tee Pee: Tribal Inspired Nursery

Inspired by my American Indian heritage I knew when we found out our little blessing was a boy that I wanted to create “Tatum’s Tee Pee.” Our goal was to create a space our son [...]


Maternity Style

Prior to getting pregnant I had a pretty warped view of how pregnancy affects everyone’s bodies differently. I imagined gliding through pregnancy with a picture perfect bump and the rest of my body remaining in [...]

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Built Ford Tough: Coed Baby Shower

Shower Honorees: Taylor & Whitney Ford Hostess: Liz Meyers Theme: All American BBQ: Built Ford Tough When it came to planning this shower we knew we wanted to incorporate the Ford last name into the [...]

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Capes & Cupcakes

Each year the Miss Maricopa County Scholarship Pageant hosts their annual Princess Tea Party for girls ages 4 to 12. Pageant contestants are paired with a princess to spend time with and mentor throughout the [...]


Welcome To The Tribe: Tatum’s Baby Shower

This May I’m expecting my first born and have been feeling the love from near and far both from family/friends and from our Shiki community! Being an AZ resident but a CA native I was [...]

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Back To School Dorm Decor

Picking out your dorm room decor is what every college student looks forward to as summer starts to drift away and the textbooks start rolling in. There is no denying the overwhelming components of selecting [...]

Birthday Parties

5 Must-Haves for Your Winter Party

The holidays are just around the corner, and what better way to ring in the holiday spirit with a festive party! Aside from the main Hallmark holidays, the season is also filled with baby showers, [...]


Bohemian Wedding

Fall is here…. Well kind of, if you live in Arizona fall constitutes as wearing scarves with tank tops for decoration rather than function, sipping pumpkin spiced lattes ( iced ) and pretending the air [...]