Archive for tag 'gear'


First Baby Registry Essentials

I was recently asked by a friend who was expecting her first baby what she should put on her baby registry. I thought it may be easier to just log into her Amazon account and start dropping in items for her. By the end of it, I was surprised at how overwhelming it could be! […]


splurge worthy items when you have a baby

Recently, a friend who is pregnant with her first asked me what I thought were splurge-worthy baby items. It made me think about all the baby items I wish I could have, but it’s hard for me to justify buying these higher priced items now since I already have two kids. If I were to […]

Swarm: What Was Your Most Useless (or Least Used) Piece of Baby Gear?

In the past we’ve shared our #1 Can’t Live Without Baby Product, Baby Gear: Buy or Skip?, Gear We Wish We Had Purchased, and Baby Gear Regrets. It’s been a couple years since we did one of these so this time we asked our Bees what their least used piece of baby gear was: Swings (my […]


Everyday Baby Items

It’s easy to take the everyday things for granted and forgot how much you appreciate them. It’s amazing the things they come up with these days – from technology to mom-made gear. We’re pretty lucky to be living in this day and age. There are definitely items I’ve used since Petit Macaron was born, and […]


What’s on My Baby #2 Shopping List?

When I was pregnant with Little Cotton Candy, I spent hours poring over baby registry lists and forum discussions to cull the perfect list of products that we just “needed” to receive or purchase before my due date. Our friends and family were so generous with gifts and hand-me-downs, and we ended up with pretty […]


Our Favorite Toddler Products

As Jack goes through different phases of life, I feel like we’re constantly shifting and changing the products that we use in our home. The things I reach for every day are often entirely different than what I was reaching for 6 months ago, and I know it will only continue to evolve as he […]


What We Needed to Survive the First Two Weeks

We tried to keep our registry and baby purchases as needs-based as possible. There are so many things that you can purchase for newborns and it’s hard to figure out what you really need and what you can skip. So, two weeks in, we’re starting to find our groove and honestly, it’s due largely in […]

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