Monthly Archive:: November 2012

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Cinderella’s Story Continues in Cinderella II & III

Being such a fan of Cinderella, I really hate to admit that I did not know there were sequels made!  I know oftentimes subsequent movies are not as widely known or popular, but I’ve always wondered about life after the wedding.  I mean, we know Cinderella became a princess, but that’s where

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Tiny Prints 25% Off Weekend Sale!

If you missed the 30% off sale earlier this week, you will want to take advantage of this 25% off sale! Trust me you will want to take this great deal on the best personalized holiday cards, Christmas cards, Hanukkah cards, holiday party invitations, custom photo gifts…and everything else on their site. For the rest of the

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Travel Smart With the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller

If you travel a lot with a baby (6 months+) or toddler – whether by car, plane or train – you need to check out the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller.  It will save you space and headaches – trust me!  I only wish we’d had this stroller earlier, like for our trip to

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Newborn Heart Defect Screening Awareness Day

Did you know about 1 in 100 babies are born with a heart defect? Many go undetected which can lead to tragedy early in their little lives. Having pulse oximetry screening done within the first 24 hours of life can help to detect some congenital heart defects. Pulse Ox screenings can save

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Preparing for a Sibling With a Realistic Looking Baby Doll

Over the course of my pregnancy we’ve tried to keep our toddler informed of what is going on.  No matter what, I know there will still be an adjustment period for all of us.  Perhaps even bouts of jealousy and regression.  Hopefully the groundwork we’ve been laying will help make it as

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Creating an Eco-Friendly Home – Starting With the Nursery #TheHonestCo

I didn’t really start to think much about eco-friendly products until I had my daughter.  Once I had her, my views changed.  I’m not entirely sure what caused it, but I started to pay more attention to ingredients.  Then I looked around our house, especially the nursery, and couldn’t believe all the

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Give the Gift of Blue Nile Jewelry + The Extraordinary Days of Christmas Sweepstakes!

Before I tell you about Blue Nile’s awesome sweepstakes, I just have to share that I love their jewelry!  When Brian was planning to propose to me, he needed a semi-sneaky way to get my engagement ring without me knowing.  The first step was getting my ring size.  He lucked out because

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Tiny Prints 30% Sitewide Sale – Extended!

Great news…if you missed the Tiny Prints Cyber Monday/Tuesday 30% Sitewide Sale, they are extending for another two days! You can still get a great deal on the best custom holiday cards, Christmas cards, Hanukkah cards, holiday party invitations, custom photo gifts…everything on their site is on sale for two more days, today and tomorrow, November 29.

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Is Rissa Ready for a New Sibling? [Video]

Later I’ll share more about how we helped prepare our toddler for a new sibling, but right now I want to focus on her thoughts as we get closer to the arrival of the new baby.  Overall, Rissa has seemed open to the idea of a new baby.  She loves babies (especially

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Get Your Rock On Anywhere With This Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Are you usually the one with the coolest playlist where ever you go?  Do people like to ask you about what tunes to play when everyone gets together for a backyard BBQ?  It’s kind of nice being the go-to person for music but it sucks to give up your phone – even