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Chili, Chocolate & Cheers!

February 14, 2014

Once a week, Jill and I try to plan a dinner with our families.  It is fun to cook together and our boys are such good friends, it makes for an easy evening.  We have had so many cold and snowy days, chili seemed like the perfect fit for this week’s dinner!  We then added […]

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Sibling Gifts from Baby

February 6, 2014

Having a gift ready from baby for his or her siblings is a great way to help prevent any feelings of jealousy when the new baby arrives.  Before Paige arrived, I spent time thinking about the perfect gifts for our 7 and 9 year old boys.  For younger siblings, I think it is important to […]

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Thank You Gifts for Hospital Nurses (in pink, blue or gender neutral)

January 30, 2014

In preparation for Paige’s birth, I made thank you gifts for the nurses at the hospital.  I had seen small thank yous on Pinterest and loved the idea of giving something to the nurses that help with the baby’s birth and first days.  We had such a great experience at the hospital this time, I […]

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New Dad Hospital Survival Kit

January 26, 2014

In the rush to make everything just right for the mom-to-be and the new little arrival, the dad is often forgotten.  Along with packing the hospital necessities for baby #3, I’ve also taken the time to put together a special gift for my husband.  I’ve spent some time thinking about what he would enjoy.  We’ve […]

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Sock Monkey Valentine Cards

January 17, 2014

Cute and trendy for your little monkey to hand out on Valentine’s Day.  These will print 4 on one page.  We like to use bright, white cardstock.  We suggest signing with a silver Sharpie or other metallic pen. In blue In pink  

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Tastefully Yours with Tiffany – Round 3!

January 8, 2014

So here it is January and we are optimistic that this feature with our friend Tiffany will now become a more consistent one. Cathy is just a few weeks away from baby Henry #3 and with winter hitting HARD this week (almost 12 inches of snow and temps over 40 below with windchill!!) we are […]

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Packing Your Hospital Bag

January 4, 2014

I’ve spent some time this week making sure my hospital bag is ready to go.  I’m REALLY hoping it won’t be needed in the next couple of days as Indiana is expecting some major snow along with record low temperatures.  There are tons of lists out there and what I have thought as I’ve looked […]

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Hospital Gift Bag for the New Mom

December 27, 2013

Cathy isn’t the only one currently expecting in our neighborhood and Jill has THREE babies arriving on the McEldowney side right at the beginning of 2014.  So it’s not surprising that we can’t stop thinking BABY around here! It got us to talking about that trip to the hospital when all the excitement (and perhaps […]

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EASY Homemade Donuts

December 4, 2013

When I was little, my Grandma Gill used to make my cousin Cindy and I THE BEST homemade donuts!  They were always one of our favorite breakfasts after a sleepover.  Today I make these same donuts for my boys.  I know there is no nutritional value, but they are delicious!  Grant has started saying, “Why […]

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Beatles Inspired Nursery Prints

December 1, 2013

Paige’s nursery is slowly being taken over by pink.  It wasn’t a part of the plan but after two boys, it just happened.  In an attempt to balance the overwhelming amount of pink, I created some prints to frame and hang, adding a little bit of Tiffany blue to the pink.  These files are jpegs […]

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