Archive for September 2013

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Editing Photos with Picmonkey

There are many photo editing website available out there but my absolute favorite is Picmonkey.  It has a ton of features, is super easy to navigate, and best of all it’s free (with the option to upgrade to Royale membership for some advanced features/texts/effects.)  I do most of my photo editing in Lightroom, but because […]

Moodboard for Little Girl Room

Little Girl Room

Interior designer and DIY maven Camila from Effortless Style blog is sharing this sweet mood board for a little girl’s room today, along with some tips on how to transition a nursery into a toddler room. And read on for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to win bedding from Crane & Canopy at the […]

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The Difference Between Daycare vs. Public Pre-K

Charlie just started his fourth week of pre-k this week, and wow public school is so different from daycare! There are so many pre-k activities that I had to put up a family wall calendar to keep track of everything. There is also a lot less hand-holding, and kids are expected to be pretty self-sufficient. […]

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Chocolate Chip and Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Muffins

Here’s every indulgent autumnal treat in one concentrated package: a pumpkin muffin, studded with chocolate chips, then filled with dulce de leche.  A perfect way to celebrate the beginning of the most wonderful month of the year– October! I wouldn’t call these muffins pretty, and they aren’t healthy by any means, but one of these […]


Double Stroller

After Juliet was born, I debated back and forth about whether I wanted to buy a double stroller. Double strollers are very expensive; I feel like it’s a huge price jump from a single to a double stroller, and at three Drake doesn’t really ride a stroller much these days. After being cooped up in […]


Two Mealtime Tricks

Although introducing solids is tons of fun, there are challenges. In our house, slippery foods and messy bibs were two of the biggest. Here are two little tricks we used to combat each issue. Paper towel placemats and highchair hooks to the rescue! Early on, one of the Trikester’s favorite foods was melon. Watermelon, cantaloupe, […]

Weekly Highlights – September 27, 2013

These are some of the posts from the past week with the most comments, views, hearts and pins! The Accidental Home Birth by Guest Blogger Laura Starting Public Pre-K by Mrs. Bee Swarm: The Cost of Breastfeeding and Pumping The Way We Sleep by Mrs. Blue Year One: What We Used and Loved by Mrs. […]

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