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Review:  Bumkins Splat Mat & Sleeved Bib

Review: Bumkins Splat Mat & Sleeved Bib

We’ve been using both the mat & the bib since Chulengo started eating table food.  I have grouped them together because they are from the same company and easily bought together.  The pros and cons of each one are very similar. Pros Variety of fun […]

How to Deal with Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

How to Deal with Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

This past week we have been dealing with Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD).  Somewhere, a week or two again, Chulengo contracted HFMD.  He started to show symptoms the evening we got back from a cross-country trip.  When I began researching HFMD, I wasn’t finding […]

Info Sheet for Movers

Info Sheet for Movers

Give this sheet to the moving company upon arrival to pack and load items.  They should already have this information available to them, but this makes your information very clear and direct.  Click on the photo below to access a printable page.

Healthcare Transfer To-Do List

Healthcare Transfer To-Do List

During your next move, make sure you are on top of your health, by following this To-Do List.  Don’t make the mistake I did and not have your medical life figured before the move.  You can read more about how to be even more prepared […]

4 Essential Things I Am Not Planning for Our Family Vacation

4 Essential Things I Am Not Planning for Our Family Vacation

My husband and I enjoy international travel because of the many amazing memories we make in the process.  Whether it was getting our car stuck in the mud on the back roads of Costa Rica, hiking through rice paddies in Indonesia, or snorkeling outside of […]

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

When we were expecting Chulengo, we lived in a small apartment.  So, when we put together our registry, I focused on items that were going to help us out in the long run.  Lucky that I did, because although we have moved since having Chulengo, […]

5 Favorite Diapering Tools

5 Favorite Diapering Tools

Congratulations!  You are expecting a baby!!  You know what else you should be expecting?  To change at least 2500 diapers in the first year of your little one’s life.  TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED!  TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DIAPERS!  By golly that’s a lot of diaper changing!  Let’s […]

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Must-Haves

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Must-Haves

It is one of my favorite times of year:  Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!!  Why do I love Nordstrom?   Free shipping, free returns.  Shopping in the store is not the same when I have Chulengo tagging along.  So I can shop online and try it on […]

How I Saved 28% at Target Without Using Coupons or Cartwheel Deals

How I Saved 28% at Target Without Using Coupons or Cartwheel Deals

Target and I have a love-hate relationship.  I love that they have everything I need in one store:  baby items, office supplies, groceries, clothing, gifts, they have it all.  I also hate that they have everything I need in one store.  I want to buy […]

Review:  Inglesina Fast Table Chair

Review: Inglesina Fast Table Chair

This was the very first high chair we bought.  When Chulengo was first born, we lived in a smaller apartment with little space for a full-sized high chair.  So, we wanted something that would attach to the island in the kitchen at the time to […]