Category Archives: epic win

Getaway!

I worked at Starbucks when they started the registering your Starbucks card thing, and so I did. I even had it on auto-reload for about a year as a way of budgeting how much I could spend there per month. … Continue reading

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A & Q

A: YES. Q: Did Soren sleep 11 straight hours last night? A: Almost certainly not. Q: Will he do it again tonight? Or, you know, ever? A: Glorious. Q: How did it feel? A: He’s slept straight through until morning … Continue reading

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I think it’s important that I write at least two blogs in February, right?

What does one even say after not blogging for nearly a month? Despite a four and a half day weekend, followed by a snow day, still silence? A week without facebook, even? I’m sorry, blog. I’ve neglected you. Please forgive … Continue reading

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15 Months, alternately titled: Triumphant!

Soren had his 15 month well-child checkup on Tuesday morning. He weighs 27 lbs, 10 oz (85th percentile), is 33 inches long (93rd percentile), and his head circumference is still hanging on to the 30th percentile. Our pediatrician, the one … Continue reading

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WHOLE WHEAT MEANS HEALTHY!

I just used a new chocolate chip cookie recipe, and it has definitely earned the place of default cookie recipe in my life. I’ve seen the recipe on a few food blogs, and my interest was immediately piqued, because whole … Continue reading

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Success!

Managed to locate my computer! So I can NaBloPoMo! Now I’m going to fill out my ballot! Then the stupid campaign will be over!

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Update from last post

So, I just went to Rite Aid for the First Time as a Couponer (by which I mean, goodness, I was in Rite Aid buying baby Tylenol a few days ago, but it was never like this). Despite getting $40.02 … Continue reading

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damn straight.

So, cloth diapers. Let’s talk about them. My current stash is 15 BRAND NEW BumGenius 3.0s (we’ll talk about the brand new part in a second), 2 velcro deficient BumGenius 3.0s, 2 BumGenius organic all-in-ones (called Elemental now), and 2 … Continue reading

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Sleepy, suh-leepy, sleep sleep.

Would you like to know how it’s going on the sleep training front? INCREDIBLY is how it’s going. I’m a bit nervous that I’ll jinx something by posting about it, but The No Cry Sleep Solution is solving all of … Continue reading

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Nursing Babies

I just read a really excellent article on the benefits of “extended breastfeeding” (nursing past a year). At Soren’s 9 month well-child check up, his pediatrician told us that breastmilk loses its nutritional benefit after a year. The way he … Continue reading

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