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Ipsy Glam Bag December 2014

Mama’s present just arrived. The December Ipsy Bag is here! Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription where each month you receive a Glam Bag with around five samples focusing on makeup and sometimes nails or skin care. The cost is only $110 per year with occasional savings options, and you can purchase full sized items from your bag on your Ipsy account for a discount. referral link! In this month’s ….

Lately: Creating Holiday Traditions

Lately: Creating Holiday Traditions (Sponsored by Nestle Toll House) Lately, I have been contemplating holiday traditions. Some of my fondest memories of the holiday season took place in my grandmother’s kitchen. We spent hours each day in that kitchen all year round, but Christmas time was especially fun since it was the only time we really got creative. That creativity came in the form of decorating cookie cutouts. The tin ….

Dec 052014
Three Months Old

Time is flying by, but it always does. I am not one of those days are long, but years are short people. I have always felt the days were far too short as well. They really ought to be 36 hours. How else can anyone get anything done? Mory recently went through a huge growth spurt. I don’t know how much she weighs, but her head is suddenly huge and ….

Tart & Tasty Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Are you like me and making quick dishes the night before the big celebration? Some holiday dishes can be made ahead of time and some are better fresh. Heck, some are even best a few days old. Our family makes a Greek salad each year that I swear is much better when it is about three days old. One holiday item that is easy to make ahead is your cranberry ….

Babywearing Is Not the Greener Option,  Just An Option

Time for more confessions of how NOT-a-perfect-earth-mama I am. Babywearing is not the greener option, it is just an option. There, I said it. I love wearing babies. My mom was a fan of babywearing. Most people just used the same crotch dangler carrier sold at Sears back then, but the sentiment was the same. I wore my two youngest siblings quite a bit out on walks and shopping trips. ….

Nov 142014
10 Weeks Old

Mory is 10 weeks old! She is up to 12 pounds now, which is a little on the light side considering she was over 10 pounds at birth. She is a good eater though, so I guess she’s just a slow gainer. I did finally succumb to supplementing though. My milk supply has been horrible. My supply goes up if I eat a bunch of carbs, but that makes me ….

Beauty Box Five November 2014

The November 2014 Beauty Box 5 is here! (Affiliate links) Beauty box 5 is a beauty subscription box with 4-6 sample size (and sometimes full sized) beauty products like makeup and toiletries. It is $12 a month by the month, $10 a month with a 3-month subscription, or $8.25 a month with an annual subscription. Sometimes the value of the box can be six times what I pay for a ….

Ipsy Glam Bag November 2014

The november Ipsy Bag is here! Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription where each month you receive a Glam Bag with around five samples focusing on makeup and sometimes nails or skin care. The cost is only $110 per year with occasional savings options, and you can purchase full sized items from your bag on your Ipsy account for a discount. referral link! In this month’s bag: Be A Bombshell ….

Play All Day: Out & About with Baby

Squeezing In Those Last Park Days (Sponsored) Our Autumn up here has been unseasonably warm, considering snow often happens in October. I’m not complaining seeing as Fall is my favorite season and winter can take it’s sweet time getting here. We spent our day running errands and getting a Halloween costume four our four year old. I had visions of a cute puppy costume or a fuzzy bunny. He had ….