Archives for June 2017

New Mom’s Guide to Shopping for Baby Clothes

Babies can wear anywhere between newborn and 12 months on average, and therefore when shopping for your bundle of joy’s clothes, it is important to look for shops that stock clothes for that age bracket. The following is a must-have list of baby clothes that first-time parents will need: Mittens or socks to put on […]

Free 4th of July Printable Card

The 4th of July is right around the corner. Here is a free printable 4th of July card/poster to celebrate in style! Make a poster, shrink into place cards, or cut into a cute bunting. You can even just frame it! Possibilities are endless with this beautiful printable! I imported mine into my Silhouette Cameo […]

13 Homemade Lemonade Recipes For Summer {Infographic}

There is nothing like a tall glass of lemonade on these hot, muggy Summer days. I am loving these recipes by PB Teen! Have you tried any? Which is your favorite? Yummy recipes are only a few ingredients and include: Watermelon lemonade Strawberry lemonade Raspberry peach lemonade Sparkling pink peach lemonade Mint lime-ade Frozen lemonade […]

Baby Girl’s First Birthday Party Ideas + Free Silhouette Cut File

I can’t believe Olivia turned one! She is actually 10 months adjusted, which made it tricky in terms of participating in some of the traditional activities. We had a wonderful family party which we decided to keep inside as she’s not walking yet. We will save the park for next year. I really wanted to […]

My First Silhouette Card! {DIY 3D Pop Up Princess Castle Birthday Card}

I am so proud of myself! I recently posted about my frustrations with my new Silhouette Cameo 3. Well, my mom had the baby for an overnight visit, so I spent all afternoon fighting with figuring out this machine with so many possibilities. We finally came to a compromise. I put the settings way higher […]

How to Not Waste a Ton of Time and Paper on Your Silhouette Cameo

I know this sounds obvious, but I am one of those people who hate doing a lot of pointless steps. When I crochet or knit, I tend to skip the test swatch. Well, for any fellow needle workers, if you spend hours, days, weeks and even months working on the perfect sweater, just to find […]

A fun tummy time tip for babies who hate tummy time

    My 12 month old/10-month-old adjusted baby has never liked tummy time. As a result, she does not crawl and her arms tire easily. I have tried everything I can think of. We’ve tried the Boppy, on the bed, on my lap, on a play mat, distracting with toys and even using my coveted […]

How to Perform CPR and First Aid on an Infant {Infographics}

As a mother of a NICU preemie, it was hard not to spend my time in the NICU staring at my daughter’s stats wondering what if… (What if she chokes? What if she stops breathing? What if she falls and hits her head?) She’d already been defiant and decided to come into the world 8 […]