I'm a total cheapscape. When we started prepping for baby Ollie I was blown away by how stupid expensive baby gear is. (Baby wipe container with built-in mister? What the heck.) There were a few things that we eventually did splurge on. And they were total lifesavers. So, if you're trying to budget for baby, … Continue reading Baby gear worth the splurge
The other day I snapped a photo of the inside of my fridge and sent it to a friend with the tag line "story of my life." The fridge shelf was lined with bottles of Yuengling (our go-to choice for beer). Sitting in the middle of these was a bottle of a different nature, a … Continue reading Poop, screams, and the art of finding humor in the messiest of situations.
We have survived seven weeks with a newborn! I feel that a bit of a celebration (and a walk down nostalgic, sleep-deprived, new parent lane) is in order. So, in honor of successfully keeping our grunting, chubby little cherub alive, I suppose I'll share what becoming a mom has revealed to me. After the initial … Continue reading Reporting from the Trenches: Discoveries from New Parenthood