We actually celebrated Thanksgiving twice this year – once with each family! My in-laws hosted the weekend before Thanksgiving, which was a good test run on how L would eat. I whipped up a batch of sweet potatoes with cinnamon and almond milk for him and sautéed some green beans with garlic and mushrooms and… Continue reading Baby’s First Thanksgiving
On Thursday, we traveled to Virginia for Thanksgiving with my family. We were all “this is going to be a great day” after L slept for 3 hours on the way there. We expected him to wake up happy and hungry and were excited for everyone to see him. Instead, he woke up sick, angry… Continue reading Cyber Monday Deals
After having my own child, I quickly realized how bad of a friend I was to my friends who had kids before me! Why didn’t I make them meals? Bake them lactation Cookies? Clean their houses? Why did I think dropping off food once and spending half an hour in their home chatting (ugh)… Continue reading Gift guide for the new mom
A friend and I were talking about asking for experiences for our kids for Christmas over a bunch of things that will be tossed aside in a few months time (seriously, these kids outgrow toys in 90 days!). For those in Chapel Hill (or the triangle area), here’s what we came up with for our… Continue reading Experiences over “stuff”
Let’s be real – this guide also works for any man in your life. I’m all about practical and useful gifts – and Amazon Prime. I told the story the other day of how Landon not only got me all the Shark Week DVDs one year, but also this HUGE, inflatable, remote control flying shark.… Continue reading Mens Holiday Gift Guide
We are closer to 10 months than 9 but we’ve been so busy with this mobile little fella that I haven’t sat down to write about him in the last 3 months. He has changed SO MUCH in the past 3 months (see video at the bottom!)! He started crawling FULL FORCE in September and… Continue reading 9 Months!
Since having a baby, we’ve learned a lot about what you actually need and what is unnecessary. Our registry definitely had unnecessary items. Live and learn, right? However, I’ve gotten asked a few times what new mamas should get, so I thought I’d make a list of things that were essential and things made our… Continue reading The 50 item baby registry!