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I love networking! My latest thing is joining Facebook groups so I can network with other bloggers. I like to find other bloggers in my niche. I also love getting some activity on my blog. It helps get my blog going and I love being able to speak to other likeminded people. I’ve also made some friends that way. is a website that I help run with Christina of Cali Darling. It’s a network to help female bloggers become more comfortable and great in the game. We also run a Facebook group that helps with getting activity to your…

Happy Spring!

Hope you had a wonderful weekend! We spent it with friends and family – couldn’t have gone any better. I just love being able to spend time with everyone. Nobody had to be at work, nobody had to be somewhere else. It was pretty low key, with the people I love and that was great. We tried to check out the local egg hunt. Apparently, so did everyone else. I booked it in the opposite direction. Those crowds were insane. I didn’t even realize that many people lived in the area. I don’t understand how kids could find eggs in…

Review: Tekhni Olympus Sapphire

Tekhni Olympus Sapphire, size 4 55% cotton, 45% repreve $$ machine woven Support: AMAZING Best for: Enough cush for a newborn, enough support for a toddler. Carries: RUCK WORTHY Did it dig? Not at all. Could hold Tot up in a ruck for hours and he’s no small thing. Right now he’s weighing in at 28 lb! The moldability on this wrap was pretty in the middle. It was no ace bandage but it decently molded to your body. Not too bad. I think this had to do with the slight stretch that you get. Olympus is a pretty solid…

Seattle: EMP and the Needle

We had to squeeze even more in the second day to make sure that we saw all the sights. I had everyone up when the sun came up and ready to go when all the attractions first opened. I fed everyone breakfast and we decided to make the trek out.    First stop, the Space Needle. I was slightly sick when we first started our trip and I had an issue with being able to pop my ears. I wasn’t able to, the entire trip. The ride up and down the Space Needle made it worse. I was ridiculously loud…

Fun in Seattle

We decided to get a CityPass since we had a limited amount of time but we wanted to see so much in Seattle. A CityPass is a pass that lets you see a handful of attractions in the area for one price. We wanted to see at least 3 items on their list, so it was cheaper to get a pass. We checked out the Argosy Harbor Cruise, which everyone basically slept through. They had us wait in line for 20 minutes, in the rain and cold. So once we got on a warm boat, nice rocking waves and a…


I'm Nikki. Work at home mama that loves to eat & travel. I am totally obsessed with my children, crafts, and baby wearing. April & October is a life blog about my family's adventures. Read More


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  • We pulled out our @appleblossomwovens Black Agate Tencel wrap for this chilly weather. It’s been cold and rainy, so the extra coziness of Tencel has been great. ⁣
Black Agate has been one of our favorite monochrome wraps ever. 🖤 It truly speaks to me. I can’t wait for Reflection to be released which is another monochrome wrap, with a kaleidoscope weave. Both white and black weft are speaking to me. M
#babywearing #appleblossomwovens #abwovens #wovenwrap #wovenwrap #toddlerwearing
  • Who is always at the ready to take somebody’s head off during the holidays? 🙋🏽‍♀️ Just look at me wrong or finish my favorite dish and it’s over. ⁣
The social anxiety is real and @socialcbd has really helped during this past holiday week and the upcoming festivities. Thank you #SocialCBD for helping this mama out during the holidays. ⁣
#sponsored #yougotthis #cbdoil @apexdropofficial
  • Obsessing over @squeezamals this holiday season! The picnic pack was the cutest addition to our Squeezamals collection. Everything came for a perfect picnic lunch. ⁣
Dumpling loves the texture of the squish of the Squeezamals. She is always found with one in her hands. ⁣
If you’re interested in grabbing some for your littles, check out your local @walmart!
#Squeezamals #bhteddybear @apexdropofficial
  • I volunteered in my daughter’s classroom for Thanksgiving. I helped on the food line so I had to tie Dumpling to my back and make turkey sandwiches. We do teach the kids that we don’t actually celebrate Thanksgiving, and the teachers discussed the truth with the kids. I’m glad I didn’t have to step in like previous years 🤦🏽‍♀️⁣
My tote bag from @shopkindredtogether is my favorite though. I’m able to fit everything in there. A quick link to the shop is in my profile & you can use code APRILOCT to save 💰 ⁣
Wrap | @appleblossomwovens 
Bag | @shopkindredtogether ⁣
#appleblossomwovens #abwovens #shopkindredtogether #classroommom
  • We were so lucky to be able to check out the Flip & Spin for the Win bundle - thanks to @PowerYourFun. The bundle included Laser Launchers (which I can’t pry out of Tot’s hands), the Mini Cyclone Stunt Car, and Turbo Tops Gyro Cars - which you see pictured here. These are our favorite part of the bundle, the kiddos are constantly try to do tricks with them. ⁣
Thank you Kaliber Global Toys for this awesome gift! #sponsored #PowerYourFun #TurboTops @apexdropofficial
  • Yesterday was my birthday! I’m thirty-something (the something is silent 🤪) and it was a good day. A made it back from a 10 day trip just in time to celebrate. The kids were so excited to make mom’s day fun. ⁣⁣
My sister always grabs a red velvet bundt cake for me and I love it. It’s my favorite. My grandmother used to bake me a red velvet cake every year when I was younger and it’s important to me to have it. ⁣
Here’s to another revolution around the sun ☀️
  • I posted about the awesome @pjmasks PJ Masks Seeker about a month ago. I grabbed it at @target and kept it hidden until it was Tot’s birthday. He had already completely forgotten about it & it was a wonderful surprise to open on his day 🎂 He’s been playing with it nonstop and his sisters keep trying to get a turn. ⁣
Thank you to MomSelect for gifting us this toy. It’s the perfect toy for this @pjmasks obsessed family. #ad⁣
#JustPlayProducts #JustPlayToys #JustPlayAllDay #PJMasks #Target #SocialSpotters
  • My middle child. My wild child. He’s officially 5 years old and 1 day. I tried to make sure he had a fun filled day yesterday and now I’m exhausted. This year he decided he didn’t like cake and asked for donuts instead 🍩 ⁣
Happy birthday Tot 💕
  • We saved this Star Wars coding kit for Tot’s birthday and it was a hit! He was totally interested in putting it together and making things work. He’s my little tinker. ⁣
#ad - Thank you @teamkano for the gift!⁣
#CodeYourGalaxy, #StarWars, and #AnyoneCanMake @apexdropofficial

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