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November 12, 2019

So the other day, I was texting back-and-fourth with my mama friend, sharing some nursing advice as she struggled to get in a flow with her new baby. I'm no expert, but I have picked up a few hacks over the many months nursing my two sweet babies. These tips were helpful to her, so I thought, why not share them with other mamas who might find them useful too! So here w...

October 22, 2019

Long before the days of perfect pumpkin patch family photos, and well before the Pumpkin Spice Latte became a cultural phenomenon, I was enchanted by the pumpkin patch. I remember going as a kid to pick out the perfect orange gourd, and then gathering around our old sun-room table to carve spooky designs with my parents and brother.

September 17, 2019

Foam craft pumpkins are a craft store staple. Michael's puts loads of them out every year, and marks them down 30% for most of the season. Ava has been "crafting" (gluing and coloring) a bit more lately, so I wanted to come up with a simple craft we could do with these fun faux pumpkins! A little googling told me that Mod Podge, a watery glue-like substance u...

September 10, 2019

Becoming a mom has made me anxious about capturing and storing memories. Like... when I think about it for too long, I end up on a google-searchathon at 2am, trying to find the best cloud-based photo storage system (I can thank pregnancy-insomnia for that one). But digital storage aside, nothing beats a beautiful photobook you can cherish and look back on, for years to com...

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