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Do You Save Wrapping Paper?

When I was a kid we always saved the bows from our presents and put them into a big pile we'd then take a picture of (for posterity, I guess) before hauling them back down to the basement to live for another year before they made their next appe...

Valentine's Day is in a week. Do you have your cards?

Valentine's Day is in seven days, which is just enough time to order darling, inexpensive cards from Etsy to give to your loved ones. Check out of all these handmade cards priced at $1.00. (Yes, ONE DOLLAR.) ...

A hip alternative to a diaper bag

I am a minimalist when it comes to what I carry around with me during the day. Of course, having a baby kind of put a damper on that facet of my lifestyle. However, after I found my way out of the Baby Diaper Bag Haze (12 or 13 pockets? Built in cool...

Beware: These shoes are cute overload

I am dry-heaving from the cuteness. Little handmade felt wool shoes with grosgrain ribbons. Ack! Need another baby! Now! The cuteness doesn't stop there, either. I am such a sucker for items that have names, and these shoes do not disappoint with ...

Splurgeworthy - Random Nicole tees

Warning: these tees are not cheap. Back away slowly if a $50 childrens shirt makes you cringe. However, I think you should at least give the tees a chance because they are perfectly unique and darling. Random Nicole's eccentric yet classic designs...

We're adding one to the brood!

It's true! We're adding another loved one to the bunch! Wito will be so excited to lovingly stare at the new addition, before pouncing upon and chewing it up to bits. Oh. You didn't think I was talking about another baby, did you? Oh, no no no. NO...

Baby hat obsession

I have a serious baby hat obsession. Lately, it seems I can't walk into a boutique without immediately cooing over a handmade hat from Peru or some crocheted ear-flap hat made by a convent in Sweden. Luckily, I (almost) always back away slowly withou...

For your little grump - lightning bolt tee

The majority of my around-the-house toddler clothes come from Old Navy. They are comfortable, relatively durable and most importantly, inexpensive. Who wants blueberry stains all over a $30 shirt, especially when it will be too small in a month? Howe...

Twinkle Kids' Handmade Twinkle Cake

I love the idea of cooking and baking. The fresh produce, the smells coming from the kitchen, the decadent desserts. Unfortunately with my time constraints, the closest I'll ever come to creating a culinary feast is watching Top Chef. Well, look out...

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