Baby registry and master supply list

Here is everything I have bought for our baby so far. Obviously each person’s needs are unique, so use your judgement on what you think you need – and what to register for vs. try to find used or on sale. I was able to buy a few key items used: Our...

Easy Ways to Capture Baby Memories & Milestones

Keep a paper calendar on your fridge, and note important things that happen: Special visitors, fun things you did, milestones (first smile), etc. At the end of the month I use it to populate my baby book and keep the calendar in there. We probably won’t...

Cloth Diapers

Pre-kid, I knew I wanted to do cloth diapers to lighten our footprint and to save some money. But it was a bit overwhelming to begin- there are a lot of options now! Here’s a brief overview of how we landed on our system. Basically, I didn’t want to commit...

Books I read in 2016

I set a goal of reading 24 books, and squeaked in on New Years Eve with my 24th. Here are the books I read in reverse order, along with a quick rating of what I thought. Talking as Fast as I Can – Lauren Graham I have a pretty substantial Gilmore Girls obsession...
Books I read in 2015

Books I read in 2015

In no particular order, here are the books I read in 2015. New this year: ratings for my quick take on the read. Fiction Circling the Sun (4/5) I read Paula McLain’s previous book, The Paris Wife, and while I hoped it would be great (“the love affair...