Monthly Archives: June 2011

garden update

We skipped spring in Washington and seem to have hit summer straight from winter.  No complaints on this end now that the clouds have parted, the snow has stopped and the temperatures are in the 70s. The garden is blossoming, … Continue reading

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mary meyer “green line” WINNER!

The winner of the giveaway of a Mary Meyer Earthmates or Fuzz that Wuzz toy is… Drum roll, please… CHRISTINE M. Congratulations! Please email me your full name, address and toy of choice by Sunday, July 3rd at 8:00pm.

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check these out: a few must reads (giveaway)

Summertime is here – for most of you, I hope – it’s the perfect time to sit down in the sunshine, on the beach or under a tree and engross yourself in a good book.  ‘Tis the season to take … Continue reading

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bamboosa giveaway WINNER!

The winner of the Bamboosa giveaway is… Drum roll, please… Jennifer C. Congratulations! Please email me your full name, address, product choice from the BabyBamboosa line & size by Friday, July 1st at 8:00pm PST.

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plastic pantry purge

My nesting tendencies are in full swing and I am leaving very few nooks or crannies unturned. A few weeks ago it hit me that our pantry had become an unbearable mess. Well, this is partly because we don’t actually … Continue reading

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glob it on WINNER!

The winner of the giveaway for GLOB paint is… Drum roll, please… katherine Congratulations! Please email me your name and full address by Sunday, June 26th at 8:00pm PST.

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cleaning up a battery world (giveaway)

We live in a battery world.  For all the effort we put in to stock Beckett up with toys that are electronics-free and made from natural materials, like wood, fabric and bamboo, the batteries are alive and well in our … Continue reading

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live it up

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~Dr. Seuss

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headline news

Your g’morning update of the latest headlines in the Ferry household! Blessings!  My 22-week checkup was just a week ago and we found out we are having another girl.  Everything looks healthy, strong and right on track!  Bring on the … Continue reading

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ELÄVÄ Botanik: organic hair smoothie (review & giveaway)

Smoothies are one of my lifelines when I’m pregnant.  I like them the rest of the time, but they are a constant for all nine-months of growing a baby.  My basic recipe is a glob of yogurt, glug of orange … Continue reading

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