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Gorgeously Green

If you are stopping by for the D-List Blog Party you can read my welcome post here. In preparation for baby I have started to assess the foods we eat and the products we use. Call it overboard, but I’m a meticulous mama and if my cleaning products have words I can’t pronouce (or even […]

Little Sprout Basics

If you are stopping by for the D-List Blog Party you can read my welcome post here. Leah and I had a memorable weekend searching for a very specific baby booty pattern. When I get something stuck in my head, there is no stopping me. Saturday, it was booties. I wanted Leah’s next project to […]

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Mama Must Haves: Ikea Bibs

If you are stopping by for the D-List Blog Party you can read my welcome post here. My sister-in-law, Tasha, HIGHLY recommended these bibs to me. They are only $3.99 for 2 bibs at Ikea and help to minimize meal messes. These bibs not only have a pocket, but also arms; You can practically count […]

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Do-able Recipe Organization

If you are stopping by for the D-List Blog Party you can read my welcome post here. Multiple attempts. That has been my theme for properly organizing my recipes – both the treasured ones and the ones to try. I have not been successful as of yet so I am thinking of scaling back. What […]

Upcoming Baby Sales – Fall 2010

The Northwest is booming with baby sales … must be the think green, recycling spirit in us! Thanks to my friend, Callie (and her daughter, Mia), I have compiled a list of the upcoming bargain opportunities. With this kind of savings, why wouldn’t you go?I saved a ton shopping these with Mia. My mom was […]

What can I expect from becoming a mother? Disappointment. Frustration. Surprise. Joy. Love. Love. Love. Do I have what it takes? Sometimes yes, so much so that you will astound yourself. And sometimes no, this job will ask for more than you can give. What does it cost? All of you. And you will never […]

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Laundry Detergent

When I’m trying to drift off to sleep I think of random things like, “OMG, what kind of laundry detergent should I use for all the baby clothes!” Right now we have this … from Costco: What do you use for your baby items? Do you separate baby stuff from the rest of the family’s […]

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From an Engagement Ring to an Uppa Baby

This was us 3 years ago … May 18, 2007 Approximately 1 hour before Dominic proposed to me near the Portland waterfront. The day I officially became the luckiest girl in the world! I was 20, he was turning 21 the next week. Neither of us had jobs. I had just finished by Bachelors and […]