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Birthday Letters

Birthday Letters

For the twins’ first birthday I wrote each of them a letter. I am not generally the sort of person who saves cards or other sentimental things, but I do plan on sharing all their first birthday cards with them someday and these letters will be in there as well. Dear Clara, You are one […]

Mom Support (or lack thereof)

Mom Support (or lack thereof)

 I have an idea. Are you sitting down? Are you ready for it? Are you sure? It’s quite a novel idea. Ready?? LET’S SUPPORT OUR FELLOW MOTHERS “But Misty. I don’t judge” you say. Sure you do. We all have. It’s human nature to judge. It’s what you do with that judgment that matters. Your words […]

Anger and Sleep Struggles.

Anger and Sleep Struggles.

I’ve been kind of angry lately. I get crabby after too many nights with little to no sleep, and that seems to have been a theme over the last couple of weeks. I’m pretty tolerant of sleep disturbances, but five times per night for weeks or months on end, and I eventually feel like I’m […]

Delicious Crockpot Beef Stew

Delicious Crockpot Beef Stew

I have another delicious crockpot recipe to share with you! I am not a huge fan of beef stew, but I’ve been wanting to find a recipe that I love. When I found one that sounded decent, I figured I could modify it to our tastes. When I found one that would work in the […]

Underweight and Growth Charts

Underweight and Growth Charts

The first year of your babies life zooms by with barely a moment to really appreciate it. Most moms are so focused on what they eat, how much they poop and, of course, the sleep patterns (or lack there of) that everything becomes a giant blur. For the first 365 days of your child’s life […]

2 Red Hens Studio

2 Red Hens Studio

You might be surprised to know, that despite my love of carseats…..2 Red Hens Studio was my #1 favorite thing we saw at the ABC Kids Expo.  Her booth was one of the first booths we stopped by because it was was just too cute.  Xza being the vintage maven that she is, was drawn […]

#Give500 in Xza’s Home

#Give500 in Xza’s Home

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It’s weird to see a friend leave, and I don’t want to “pick-up” where she left off, but I had this post planned so I might as well share it with the world too. Geneva started her #give500 and here is mine. I am OCD. I need things done a certain way, during a certain […]

EcoChallenge Update Wrap-Up

EcoChallenge Update Wrap-Up

We decided to participate in NWEI’s EcoChallenge that ran from October 1-15th. The whole idea behind the event is to change something about your daily habits in order to lead a more sustainable life. Now that the challenge has been over we have decided to let you know what our households look like a week […]