Archives for September 2012

The Blackout-Closet-Statue-Army-Crawl Maneuver- AKA Nap Time

When I was a first time parent (wow, am I really saying this already???) I was a high-strung, stressed out, flinched at every peep kind of mama. I hated the sound of my baby crying and did everything I could to prevent it. I was reminded of this a few weeks ago when talking with […]

DIY Fall Burlap Wreath

 The weather has definitely changed here in Washington, and cooler weather means the summer decor comes down. No summer decor means empty space. Empty space means NEW space for Fall decor. Fall decor means burlap. Hmmm….How about a burlap wreath!? Exactly what I was thinking!! I came across a burlap wreath on this blog and decided to […]

Homemade (Sortof) Healthy Pizza and Veggie Marinara

                      Homemade (sortof) Healthy Pizza and Veggie Marinara                                 When I need a quick meal, pizza is one of my go-to options, especially because I can add in a ton […]

Pipe Cleaner Toddler Activity

I saw a pin on Pinterest long ago of a toddler playing with pipe cleaners and colanders.  So, I picked up some pipe cleaners from the store, took out our colander and said, “Here, toddler…. play.” And play she did. Sure, I showed her how to put the ends of the pipe cleaner through the little […]

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

When The Hubby and I went to our twenty week ultrasound to find out what we were having while pregnant with Gwyn, I was extremely excited and nervous at the same time. How was I going to react? What if I don’t react like I “should”? Would this reveal what I was really hoping to […]

Baked Chicken Nuggets For Your Little Nuggets

                                          One of my toddler’s favorite foods is chicken nuggets. Because she likes them so much I thought I’d take a stab at making them myself. But… healthier! So I searched the internet for inspiration […]