How I pack my Ju-Ju-Be Hello Kitty BFF


We're loving our #JuJuBeforHelloKitty launch day! Have you got yours yet?! A photo posted by jujube_intl (@jujube_intl) on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:24pm PDT I’ve posted about my other Ju-Ju-Be bags, but my latest bag may be my favorite diaper bag ever. The Ju-Ju-Be BFF is basically their diaper bag/backpack combo. While some say it is [...]

Mom and toddler fashions with Gymboree

Gymboree pjs

I love shopping at Gymboree. They typically have great deals and if you join their rewards program you can get coupons mailed to you. So we shop there often. The clothes fit great (although their pjs are SNUG so you should always size those up), and wear really well. We all know how a baby/toddler [...]

Removing my Synovial Cyst


I just realized I never posted about my recent surgery. Long ago, I posted the following on Instagram: Loading Had to get my hand drained again no good news about the extent if damage to my fingers etc. dr is surprised I keep coming up negative for RA. View on Instagram This image was from [...]

Celebrate International Babywearing week


It’s time to take out those carriers, wraps, ring slings and wear your baby! It’s International Babywearing Week from October 5 – 11th. It’s a time of celebration, education and making new friends. Search Facebook or the official site, for a list of local events you can attend. There are quite a few events, get [...]

Singing along with Frozen at El Capitan

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I love to find events for us to attend on the weekends. When they announced the El Capitan Frozen Sing-a-long, I knew we had to take Pumpkin. She loves Frozen! We read the books like 8 times a day. She gets to see the movie about once every week or so. We listen to the [...]

Mom Wisdom for doing a body good

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As a new mom, I’m starting to implement routines and experiences that will hopefully stay with Pumpkin and help her grow. It’s funny because as an adult, I have not had the healthiest habits. But having a baby makes you re-evaluate your lifestyle. I had a horrible habit of skipping breakfast. But since having Pumpkin, [...]

Play #FindYourFortune for a chance to win $500!

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This is a sponsored post by Blackhawk Network. Holiday season has hit the stores and is a constant reminder that it’s time to plan for gifts, thank you’s, and pick me ups. Gift cards are the perfect gift for all occasions. Yes, there used to be an idea that it was an easy way out [...]