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4 year old birthday party – how much is too much?

My son LOVES birthday parties. He LOVES the little tchotchkes he gets. God forbid I actually try to throw one of them away – he has actually gone digging in the trash when I have told him I threw some away.

Posted in Parenting

Girl birth announcements still make me a little sad

Back when we found out we were having another boy, I wrote about how I was feeling. 98% of the time I am totally happy that I have two boys. Seriously, there are so many amazing things about being the

Posted in Personal

Britax Free Ride Event 2013

Its that time of year again when Britax has their awesome Free Ride event. When you buy a Britax B-Ready Stroller you can get either the car seat or the second seat for FREE! This is such an awesome deal.

Posted in Travel

My first eBates check came today

I’m usually quite skeptical of online “join this and you’ll get that” kinds of things, but eBates came recommended by someone that I trusted. Well, I’m glad I signed up. Got my first check today it wasn’t much because I

Posted in Thriftiness

14% cash back for eBates birthday bash – Today only 5-12-12 until 8:59 pm PST

eBates.com is celebrating their birthday with 14% cash back on a large number of retailers including Old Navy, Macy’s, Banana Republic, and many more!

Posted in Thriftiness

Buggypod Smorph 2 – Side car for a single stroller

I just came across the Buggy pod Smorph Buggy Sidecar for Strollers and I have to say, its pretty darn cool. I’m still completely in love with my Britax B-Ready Stroller, but I would’ve gotten this when Max was first

Posted in Miscellaneous

Buy gently used items for your newborn

I’ve always been a big proponent of reusing as many things as possible, long before it was cool (although I did take an intermission in my late 20’s when I was addicted to shopping). Unless you have a lot of

Posted in Newborn

The BEST diaper rash ointment

My poor baby has had some seriously bad luck when it comes to getting stomach viruses. Needless to say having a good diaper rash cream has been essential in this household. I’ve tried them all – Boudreaux’s, Desitin, Aveeno, etc.

Posted in Cloth Diapers, Infant, Newborn, Reviews

eBates is pretty cool

I randomly found ebates.com when I was on another blog and I am happy I did. Do you know what it is? They give you rebates whenever you use click through from their website to one of their partner websites.

Posted in Thriftiness

Update for March 2013

Well the last few months have been a little crazy trying to get adjusted to running around so much. Now that we’re getting in to more of a routine its starting to get easier. If I don’t work we only

Posted in Cerebral Palsy, Personal