Lately I've avoided and taken a break from blogging. Didn't feel like I had much to say honestly. Tyler still hasn't found a job and we were hurting in every aspect with just his very part time job. Some hiccups led to Beca and the girls still not moving yet. But difficult times do not… Continue reading Difficult Times
I haven't gotten too many negative responses to Jude's clothing. Part of that could be because he's still a baby and people just assume he is a girl. Jude, along with all our other children, are being raised to love all colors and that clothes are for wearing regardless of their gender. Let's be honest:… Continue reading My Child’s Clothes
On Monday the three of us traveled to Cannon Beach to view the solar eclipse. It was Jude's first time at the beach! My thinking as I was packing was that it would be warm and sunny. It is August! So this is how I dressed Jude. Well the beach was 52 degrees with wind! Oh… Continue reading Beach Day!
When we were planning our first child I really wanted to go all out and do the minimalist route/all natural route. I had grand plans of an all natural home birth, cloth diapers, breast feeding, essential oils, etc. half those goals were accomplished! After Jude was born I went to put his first cloth… Continue reading Cloth Diapering
I first found this product at Portland's baby expo during Mother's Day weekend. I was so fascinated with the design. One of the workers at Seahorses store slapped it on the table as I was helping them unpack products to show me how it worked. When she opened it up it was amazing! I have… Continue reading The Grapple: A Parents Favorite Tool
Yesterday I found a gently used green Beaba ($200 retail) that came with the steamer basket, grain/pasta cooker, a huge stack of baby food containers, and a spatula for $30! I LOVE Facebook marketplace. It has allowed me to get really nice things for our kids that we otherwise couldn't afford. We cleaned the whole… Continue reading Scoring A Beaba and Making Baby Food
On the Saturday before Father's Day Tyler was a contestant for the Dadiator Games hosted by the awesome baby/children's store geared towards fathers called Seahorses in Portland, Or. Six fathers competed for the title, trophy, and bragging rights of ultimate dad! The day kicked off with music, story time, face painting, and balloon animals by… Continue reading Father’s Day Dadiator Games
Today I recieved our Miniware dish set in the mail for the kids! I won the set in a raffle at Portland's baby expo on Mother's Day weekend and I've been so excited to finally get it. The dishes are made from bamboo fibers and food grade silicone. The dishes have attachable silicone suction cups… Continue reading Miniware Dish Set