Mad about Plaid {Preppy Lifestyle!}

OMG when I think of the word PLAID

I think of so many words. So many memories. So much!!

I think about the PREPPY HANDBOOK, one of my all time favorite go to guides that I think I have read cover to cover a zillion times.  Needless to say in the 80’s I was OBSESSED with PREPPY!!

Plaid makes me think of Tailgating,Fall, Crab Boils, Pearls, crew neck monogrammed sweaters, little dogs.

Did you have one of these?

I did! and it was MONOGRAMMED!! I had all sorts of covers to change it out!

Tretorn  the go to sneaker for preps

The original Top Sider,Boat shoes perfect for all!


Pink & Green



obessed with this! Find it here on ETSY

and pray to find it in my stocking!!


Nicknames like Kip. Biff. Sisi, Kiki, KAT!

Preppy is a lifestyle. Plaid just warms my heart.

Yes, I am that mom! I dress my son in polo (style, not brand) shirts and plaid shorts finished off with sperry or rainbow flip flops. I have a many of his things monogramed as possible and yes I hate sport themed anything as well as character crap. GAG. 

Do you embrace a certain style? What is it? Where was it inspired?

xoxo, Mama Bird

MY son….

We celebrated j’s 3rd Birthday a few weeks ago and I thought I would write about him. Happy Birthday to my sweet, sweet boy!

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Jack {age 3}

You are so full of LIFE! You look at EVERYTHING as if it is the 1st time. There is a LIGHT in your eyes that I pray never, ever gets blown out. Your smile is contagious, your laughter lightens the mood in any room. You are so smart I am concerned, will be able to keep up? Your energy level is so HIGH that IF it could be bottled we’d be millionaires. You are so mischievous and stubborn and never give up. You are a dare devil and yet scared all at the same time. You will do AMAZING things. When you get bored you are DANGEROUS! You look so much like me when I was your age it is FREAKY! (and NO you don’t look like a girl!) and you ACT a lot like me too! You are my WILD CHILD!

I am so BLESSED to be your Mommy!