Monthly Archives: February 2012

a funny

A funny for you courtesy of The New Yorker… Advertisements

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purrfect play giveaway winner!

The winner of the giveaway of dog toys from Purrfect Play is…. Drum roll, please… OAK TREE LADY Congratulations! Please email me your full name and address by Tuesday, February 28th at 8:00pm PST.

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green sprouts giveaway winners!

The winners of the giveaway of Green Sprouts baby gear are… Drum roll, please… DARA EILEEN Congratulations! Please email me your full name and address by Tuesday, February 28th at 8:00pm PST.

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a generation to be proud of

Children say the darndest things.  And, the cutest.  And, the most heartwarming.  Or, if you’ve got a keeper – they do it all.  This kid is presenting ideas that numerous adults have shared as part of the fight for transparency … Continue reading

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battery recycling!

I just read the last month’s e-newsletter from our local Co-op and guess what?  They are now recycling batteries in the store.  How cool is that?  I am just giddy.  Seriously.  Oh, and my blog is featured in the newsletter, … Continue reading

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philosophy 101 toddler-style

I find child rearing to be utterly fascinating.  I look at Camden and marvel that I grew this miniature human inside by belly.  Her features are perfect and there isn’t a single detail that was missed when she was developing.  … Continue reading

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happy valentines: reusing the old

Beckett etches instead of coloring when she uses crayons and we have filled a bucket with snapped crayons.  I found a fun use for these headless bits and it was the perfect project for a three-year-old to help with from … Continue reading

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under the nile: sweet organic gifts for baby (review & giveaway)

Beckett is gorgeous.  She is built like a gymnast with defined muscles, perfect proportions and a boundless energy.  Camden is cute.  She is plump with rolls upon rolls.  She hides breastmilk in her neck, clothing lint in her cankles (yes, … Continue reading

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honeybee gardens winner!

The winner of the Truly Natural Mascara giveaway from Honeybee Gardens is… Drum roll, please… MICHELLE SPAYDE Congratulations!  Please email me your full name, address and mascara color choice by Friday, February 10th at 8:00pm PST.

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today is the day

Today is the day that I could have been dropping my girls off at daycare before the sun had risen.  Today is the day that I could have walked back into the school’s front doors and sat down in my … Continue reading

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