Dash Turns 2 – A Modern Mickey Mouse Club House Party

Dash Turns 2 – A Modern Mickey Mouse Club House Party

Hey you! I can’t believe I officially have a 2 year old! Some of you new readers might not know this but originally when I started this blog it’s name was Midwestern Mom. I started it when I was only a few months pregnant in hopes to create a space that was dedicated to all things mom & baby. Well since then, I’ve grown & rebranded but it’s crazy to think that this space all started because of my little man. Since then I’ve shared our gender reveal, our birth, his first birthday & now here we are 2 years later talking about his SECOND BIRTHDAY! Time SERIOUSLY flies.

The last year has been ALL about Mickey so it was only right that we would throw an all out Mickey Mouse Bash!



I hope you’re having a fabulous weekend.



My Top Diaper Bags & The JuJube BFF Review

My Top Diaper Bags & The JuJube BFF Review

Review Summery; Product: Ju-Ju-Be BFF Diaper Bag in Queen Of The Nile Stars Out Of Ten: 9 stars Comments: Great bag for shorter trips, too small for longer days with an infant but perfect all around when traveling with a toddler! Super Stylish. Comfortable fit. Highly recommended.

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Hey Momma 🙂 Thanks for stopping by! Today I wanted to get into diaper bags. I recently started writing this review almost a year ago but never got around to finishing it for whatever reason. The nice thing about that? It’s been two years & I can still confidently say I am absolutely in LOVE with this bag! There has been ZERO wear & tear, zero complaints & after giving it time to experience the infant stage as well as toddler – I can say that this bag has exceeded every expectation through infancy as well as the toddler era. YAYY right?

This bag comes in many different styles from fun patterns like The Duchess to a more neutral look like The Monarch I personally own Queen Of The Nile which I felt was the best of both worlds. Features include a matching memory foam changing pad, mommy compartment in the front, 2 exterior insulated bottle compartments, it’s machine washable and can be worn as either a back pack or messenger bag. Every time me & my little man hit the town I get a dozen compliments & it’s pretty obvious why! It’s charming, fun & very fashionable. My favorite part? This bag can easily be dressed down OR up – whether you’re packing up for a day at the park or taking the family out to a nice dinner it honestly works with everything.


I love the backpack. It’s the most comfortable way to carry around a bag while holding a car seat. The option to wear it as a messenger bag is also super convenient. It’s overall an extremely comfortable wear with it’s wide memory foam straps & light weight carry.

The bag has plenty of pockets to keep you extra organized. There is also a “mommy pocket” located outside of the bag for easy access which can hold all smart phones, medium or smaller sized wallets, sunglasses and keys.

The Bottle pockets are located on either side of the bag & comes insulated with Thinsulate by 3M to keep your items hot or cold.

The bag zips all the way down to open wide which makes packing pretty easy breezy.


When I was shopping for a bag I did not realize how much crap I would be lugging with me everywhere. This bag is perfect for everyday trips to the store, park, mall but not necessarily ideal for an entire day deal. It’s not something you can throw a cooler of bottles in along with the rest of yours and your infants belongings but it’s nice once your child hits toddler age.  

 I absolutely love my JuJuBe if your interested you can find this line at stores like Nordstoms and most Buy Buy Baby’s or find a retailer near you; just Click Here. She’s the ideal mommy accessory

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The HapTim Multi – Ok so spotted this babe on new momma & my girlfriend the other day & after checking it out I couldn’t believe the price. She loves the structure, multiple compartments & that it’s a backpack.


HAPP Paige Caryall in dusty rose is giving me all the feels right now with it’s sleek, stylish look & color. What I envy most is that you can carry her as a handbag but also as a backpack. So convenient. There are 4 large compartments large enough to fit diapers & necessities as well as two bottle pockets & even built in stroller straps. PS – Who else is melting over the gold hardware? ! ? !

lilli jade

Lily Jade carries a wide range of beautiful, stylish diaper bags that are well made, modern & super convenient for the every day momma. I love this rosie camel & gold in the brown leather, not to mention the super adorable tassel & charm.

kate spade

Oh the Watson Lane Bethany Baby Bag- The desire & need I feel for this bag is SOOO real! If there were a back pack function then this so would have been mine but eh maybe someday I’ll bite the bullet & buy her. I am truly obsessed with the look & the convenient compartments & stroller clips & hello.. You can never go wrong with Kate Spade anything.

fawn design

Fawn Design was big with the mommy & fashion bloggers in 2017 & I took major notice! I actually had it prepped and ready to go in cart when they were offering the Cara Loren addition but decided to calm the F down & save my money. I love the sleek look, large compartments & messenger / back pack options.

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The Life In Play Totesavvy Diaper Bag Insert- Not gonna lie, I mentally invented this before discovering that someone else had already done so before me & till this day- I am a little salty about it. Anyway; it’s genius right? It’s an insert that fits into most purses turning your stylish Louis into a fabulous & convenient diaper bag.


& That’s a wrap. Thanks again for stopping by. I hope this post has given you some great advice & or inspo while shopping for your next diaper bag. Treat yoself momma! You deserve it!

XO Cass kiss