Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar

  My sister-in-law, Catherine, is getting married this December. We have not had the pleasure of anyone in our family marrying during the winter months. All of our siblings (including Andrew and I) had summer weddings. A Christmas wedding provided the bridesmaids with the wonderful opportunity to throw a winter themed bridal shower. While researching […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

roasted pumpkin seeds

Fall is full of wonderful things that delight your senses; the crisp smell of fallen leaves, the beautiful array of colors, the cute babies dressed up in Halloween costumes, and the delicious taste of fall foods. There is something about perfectly roasted pumpkin seeds that is too good to resist! We have an annual pumpkin […]

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Sleep Training – My Personal Game Plan

sleep training

Sleep training is a spot of tension among many people. I have been reluctant to do sleep training with John for quite awhile now. It is agonizing to listen to your baby cry, even when you know that his crying is purely out of anger. Pre-baby me thought I would be a ‘tough love’ type […]

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Making a One Bedroom Apartment Work With a Baby

one bedroom apartment - baby

Living in a one bedroom apartment with an infant is crazy, but doable. My husband, Andrew, and I have spent a lot of time making our one bedroom apartment a beautiful and functional space for our family. It has taken some flexibility and creativity, but it is a manageable task. Whenever the space begins to […]

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Woodland Crib Mobile – A Beautiful DIY Project

Living in a one bedroom apartment takes some creativity when it comes to decorating for a baby. We don’t have an entire room to get creative with (John sleeps in the closet), so small details help it all come together. That is where this crib mobile and this Moose Wall Mount become important. I grew up […]

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