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How to Make a No-Sew Ring Sling

How to Make a No-Sew Ring Sling

Got a wrap that you want “slingified” but don’t want to commit to a conversion?  Have some fabric lying around and you don’t know what to do with it?  Make a No-Sew Ring Sling!.  All you need are two sling rings (which you can buy here( http://www.slingrings.com/) and a wrap or piece of fabric around 25-30 […]

Candy Corn Pudding – Halloween Treat

Candy Corn Pudding – Halloween Treat

Candy Corn Pudding (4 servings) 2 boxes vanilla pudding mix (plus ingredients used to make pudding) 2 tsp honey Food coloring – yellow and red Whipped cream Candy corn and Mello pumpkins for decorations 1. Mix pudding according to directions and add 1 tsp honey. 2. Mix one bowl with the yellow food coloring until desired […]

Trial and Error: A Cloth Diapering Story

Trial and Error: A Cloth Diapering Story

Harper has been in a cloth diaper her entire life. Well… maybe I am slightly fibbing because she was in a disposable the first 10 days of her life (just until her tummy button fell off), a week in while traveling to Ohio, TMD weekend in Michigan, and for a few hours a week ago when her auntie couldn’t figure out the pre-folds. She is […]

CLOSED: Review AND Giveaway: Svan Lyft Booster Seat

CLOSED: Review AND Giveaway: Svan Lyft Booster Seat

I was so excited when SquishyBaby and The Girl were picked to be the Svan Lyft Booster Seat reviewers.  We had been looking to buy a booster seat for a while and being the frugal (read “cheap”) people that we are, we were leaning towards the very inexpensive space-saver type seats.  Upon receiving the seat, I was very surprised […]

A Jax Update

A Jax Update

It’s been over a month since I have done a Jax update, so I thought I would share what has been going on in his little world. Jax had his bronchoscope (I spoke about that HERE) and he did really well. I was, of course, a mess throughout the morning. He was in surgery for about 45 minutes […]

How to go shopping with twins

How to go shopping with twins

I distinctly remember a friend asking me how on earth I would ever be able to buy groceries with two babies. I was about 10 weeks pregnant, terribly sick, and overwhelmed by nausea and heartburn. Then she said, “Oh never mind. You’ll put one in the cart and wear one.” That’s the moment I decided […]

Babywearing: How to tie a slip knot

Babywearing: How to tie a slip knot

In babywearing, the slip knot is used to finish off all sorts of different carries.  The purpose of the slip knot is to allow you to tighten and loosen the carry in the moment….and not have to untie and then retie the kid on your back. httpv://youtu.be/OE3_u18PMHs Your basic slip knot….here are a few carries that […]

September Update: Our Babies

September Update: Our Babies

A little update on our babies… Name: Kelli Baby Name: Adele Age: 19 months Height: I have no idea Weight: 20 pounds, give or take a little Hair: Strawberry blonde Eyes: Blue Clothing Size: Anywhere from 12-24 months Shoe Size: I think a 4, but she has just started wearing her first pair of shoes: […]