Treasured Moments

Every day I am reminded that I have been so blessed to care for my two sweet and beautiful children. Liam adores his big sister, and Emry is so proud of her baby brother and has been such an incredible helper since we brought him home. These precious moments never cease to make my day – they remind me to slow down and enjoy the important things in life.

A day spent at Shutterfly

Between feedings, fussy moments, breakfast, lunch, and household tasks, I quite literally spent almost all day at shutterfly.com! It is quite addicting, and I must admit it was a lot of fun! I had coupon codes for 10 free baby announcements, 50 free 4×6 prints and a free 11-oz photo mug. Of course I had to pay shipping, but $17.66 was a very small fee to pay for hours of entertainment! It is perpetually difficult for me to make up my mind, so I spent the bulk of my day designing 10 different announcements so we can see them in person. The website was super easy to use and I cannot wait to receive my finished products in the mail! Now to check out Tiny Prints…. Wow, after reading this I realize that it doesn’t take much to please me these days, though I am sure many moms who have stayed up half the night with a 7-week old will

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Moby Wrap & NoseFrida To The Rescue!

  Liam caught his first little cold – as any of you with kids in school know, those pesky germs are shared at school like wildfire and in turn, shared at home! Regardless, a 6-week old with the sniffles is no fun. He was fussy, we were grouchy…you get the picture. Enter my two favorite products to date – the Moby Wrap and the NoseFrida. As you can see from our soundly sleeping Liam, he also agrees! After I figured out the initially fairly complicated wrap, we tucked Liam inside and he dozed off peacefully while Mommy “wore him” for over two hours, meanwhile his little snores rivaled those of his Daddy 🙂 Best investment ever? I think so! Coming in at a close second – the revolutionary NoseFrida. You all have seen those blue plastic nose “suckers” aka aspirators, right? Virtually worthless. After hours of online research and a recommendation from my pediatrician, I purchased the NoseFrida at a local

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