My First Time Mom Must Haves

I hate clutter. I’m almost a minimalist, except I do like stuff – it just has to have a purpose and reason. Here is a list of items I found the most helpful the first days and months with a newborn. Diapers, wipes, bottles, and other basics are not on … keep reading

What I packed for my hospital stay

I read approximately 2000 blog articles about what to pack for my hospital stay at the birth center. Most of the articles say the same thing: pack clothes, chapstick, lotion, and yada yada *insert expensive gadget and what not here. I packed and unpacked a couple times, narrowing down what … keep reading

How I organize Breast Milk in the Fridge

Use a dry erase marker and write on baby bottle storage the day and time.

Baby Bottles are taking over our kitchen!

Baby bottles take up a lot of space! When you have a small kitchen (with very limited countertop space) you learn to make do. Family gave us a lot of bottles and supplies, which was a huge blessing. Here is how we organized them and made it work with the space we have.

Nursery Organization

Check out my photos below for inspiration.
Close friends can vouch that I am a very organized person. I have a place for everything, and everything has a place. My husband is almost as organized. Almost. Having everything labeled makes it easy for him and I to survive these first few months with our sanity intact.

Baby Fingernails

One of the hardest things to do is to cut a baby’s fingernails. It’s a nerve wrecking time, and as a new mom I was not looking forward to it. One of my Labor & Delivery Nurses gave me the best advice ever – don’t use clippers, just chew the nails off.

Diaper Gift Idea

We received quite a few baby gifts, but this is by far one that I can’t wait to try out! My sister-in-law put together this tote of size 1 diapers from different brands. She also made a note of the cost per diaper for those brands. You never know what … keep reading

Felt Toy Baby Mobile

Since I’m crafty there is pressure to decorate our baby’s nursery with lots of handmade items. Well, that is not happening… Yes I’m crafty, but I’m also tired and take any opportunity to nap instead of craft during this pregnancy. lol. But I did dedicate a lot of time to … keep reading


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