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Hey Mama!

It’s me, Gretchen. Your favorite 23-year-old daughter. I know you read this blog while you are at work and again while you are at home sipping on tea and watching the news. So, I figured this was the best way to get a hold of you and show the world what an amazing mom you […]

B.R.A.N.

My co-worker, Kami, has the vibe. She gets what I mean when I get passionate about breastfeeding and knows why cloth diapers are so darn exciting :) Last week she gave me Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering and it has skyrocketed to my top favorite baby books. It is written by Dr. Sarah Buckley, MD who […]

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Cheers!

I’ll start this off by saying loud and clear … I AM NOT A SODA DRINKER. I leave that task to my hubby who should own stock in Pepsi. Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi to be exact. And for those who fear I might OD on caffeine, dont’ fear … I am taking this craving in […]

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Scherenschnitte

When I was born my parents created scherenschnitte birth announcements. It is a crafty process requiring mass amounts of patience. They look something like this … In the spirit of tradition I would really like to do something along these lines for our little one. I’ll have to try and find a copy of mine […]

The Day You Were Born

Eons ago I ripped an article called “The Day You Were Born” out of Family Fun. It was a project revolving around the compilation of memories from pregnancy through birth. Looking back on my wedding I now understand how the significant days in our lives pass like a whirlwind and our child’s birth is definitely […]

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Nursery, piece by piece

This was a week of blessings. Daily I’m amazed how God is preparing our hearts and our nursery to welcome this little one. The Kindergarten class is becoming quite the hot spot for nursery deals :) My mom found a family who was selling their youngest’s crib and we got first dibs! I’ve been researching […]