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Pear+Sauce

Roasted Pear Sauce

In the last month or so I’ve been downing applesauce like there is no tomorrow. I can eat it warm, hot, cold, with cinnamon, chunky, in cottage cheese … you name it, I love it. In an effort to balance things out I was thrilled to run across this recipe for Roasted Pear Sauce in […]

Baby Hubcap?

Mom (via text): What about Finn Anthony? Gretchen: Dominic, what do you think about Finn Anthony? Dominic: What? Why not name him Bumper or Hubcap? No. No, no, no. Gretchen: Well, I like it. Why can’t you contribute anything new? The conversation went downhill from there. End of the story – we’re not any closer […]

nursery+room

House Search

Last Wednesday Dominic went to apply for our first choice house. A sweet, 4 bedroom in Ridgefield. Upon arrival he found out it had been rented on Tuesday. So, yesterday we applied for our second choice. This morning we woke up to an e-mail saying someone had beat us to the punch …grrrr. The search […]

4.10+college

Baby Love

These things make my heart beat a little faster … they’re full of baby love! From top to bottom, left to right: 1. Ohdeedoh nursery ideas. 2. Baby announcements from Etsy! Only 6 more months until I get to create my very own! 3. Timi & Leslie diaper bags! A steal at the $100-$150 price […]

Choosing Peace

When it rains, it pours … this is what I am choosing to focus on today: The sweet birds chirping out my bedroom window. I imagine they are chickadees … (Grammy’s favorite birds) stopping by to tell me everything will be ok. Hot, decaf coffee – don’t forget the peppermint mocha creamer (it’s available year […]

First Trimester Recap

Biggest surprise … Seeing the “yes” on January 30th. Biggest stress … If I had to choose just one it would be the move. Favorite foods … Applesauce and cereal. Worst symptom … Tiredness which led to grumpiness. Best event … Easter in Olympia; a RoBo event. Books read … Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn, […]