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Now that Walker is trying to crawl, I’ve been looking to get him some leg warmers so he doesn’t splinter up his knees on our old rough hardwood floors. I stumbled upon this great cheap way to make leg warmers from my thrifty friend Brittney. I bought these long women’s socks from Target for $2.50. … Continue reading
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I have been on the hunt for ideas of things to make for my mom. I’ve been searching Pinterest for some inspiration and remembered this super cute idea that any mom or grandmother would love. Turn your wee one’s footprints into a butterfly! Above is my cousin Lindsay’s … Continue reading
I love having out of town visitors…besides the obvious fact of good times hanging out with old friends. Having company lights a fire under me to get things done around the house . Last weekend some of our best friends from Charlotte, NC came for a visit with their sweet 4-month old baby girl. It … Continue reading
My dad is a pastor and marriage counseling comes with the territory. It’s likely that some of you reading this blog have even had marital or pre-marital counseling with him. If you have, you’ve probably heard him say his token line…”Marriage is fragile, ignore it, and it will go away.” It’s such a simple statement … Continue reading
You may think that homemade cleaning products are only for people living off the grid, or for yupsters (my affectionate term is “crunchies”), but let me tell you: it’s ridiculously easy to make (2 ingredients!), super cheap, and introduces fewer chemicals into your house (and around your baby). What’s not to like about that?
For Roark’s first birthday extravaganza we went with an underwater theme. Since we hail from MD I thought there was nothing more suiting than a Maryland crab birthday cake! Read on for a step by step photo tutorial of how to make your own crustacean.
Oh, welcome sweet baby Max, born March 24, 2012! Proud parents are our dear friends Erin and Canaan. Our boys have been patiently awaiting the arrival of their new friend. The mamas, not so patiently. There is nothing, nothing that compares to the arrival of a tiny new human, already loved by so many.
I know, I know, the pom pom thing has been around for years, but it just doesn’t get old to me. For Roark’s first family birthday this Friday we are celebrating with his favorite new activity… swimming! This boy LOVES the water!! I have decided to stick with a water theme and revolve the … Continue reading
Latley everywhere I look I see chevron. From curtains to the red carpet, this pattern is getting a lot of attention. I needed a rug for Walker’s room, but have you priced rugs lately!!? It just wasn’t gonna happen, so I made my own. I wanted a thin striped chevron that looked like this … Continue reading
Walker is six months young this week and I’m just finishing up decorating his room. Obviously it hasn’t been a quick process, but mostly because I’m picky and have a strong dislike of the decorations I find in most baby stores. I love the letter W, so when we decided on the name Walker I … Continue reading