Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Why I Prefer Leading Lady Nursing Bras

I’ve been breastfeeding for over two years now. I am still nursing Rissa, though she only has one session a day now, usually around bedtime. It’s been cut down due to the


12 Gift Ideas for Mom!

Still looking for gift ideas for mom or maybe something to get for yourself after Christmas with all those gift cards you’ll receive?  Here are a few holiday gift ideas for moms! Does the mom


Pay Less for Stylish Holiday Gifts

When I go shoe shopping, the first place I like to go is Payless Shoe Source. They tend to have great deals whenever I need a new pair of shoes. I hate ordering shoes


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


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


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


Key Ingredient Recipe Reader for the Cook on Your Holiday List!

As we go more digital and tech savvy, it is only a matter of time before we prefer an electronic cookbook, right? I love looking at the pictures in my cookbooks, but they


Why I Love Personalized Mother’s Bracelets

When I was little I thought it was awesome to give my mom gifts that “Mom” on them, like she needed reminding. (Though I felt the same about gifts for Dad!) As


My LifeProof Adventures

Several months ago I had a crazy dream. I’m not quite sure if it was fueled by my desire for a LifeProof cellphone case, pregnancy hormones or both…but it was frightening.  Well, frightening to


Get More Comfy With the Utterly Yours Pregnancy Pillow

If there’s one thing pregnancy can guarantee it’s a change in your sleep. Before having my daughter, I was a stomach sleeper. Occasionally I’d be on my side, but never my back.


Preserving Memories With Seagate Backup Plus

Backing up your data is always a good idea, especially things like your digital photos, purchased music, or documents.  I think it’s even more important these days since our lives have gone so digital.


Baby Travel Gear: Eddie Bauer Trail Hiker 3 Wheel Travel System Review

With Rissa, we never had a travel system.  Since she was a late fall baby in Wisconsin, we figured we wouldn’t be using a stroller really until spring.  It didn’t seem necessary for us;