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150th Italian Heritage Parade

Randomly we decided to go check out the Italian Heritage Parade in San Francisco this weekend. It was a gorgeous day – the temperature was in the 70s. It is also Fleet Week, so the Blue Angels were flying over us in different formations constantly. The traffic wasn’t too bad up there. It was quite easy to find parking, much to our surprise. We walked over to North Beach and was able to watch the parade. We were able to grab a bite to eat at Capo’s – which has some of the best food in North Beach. Their tomato…

10 Must Haves for a New Mom

I have been trying to figure out what were the most convenient items I’ve been using since Dumpling has been born. I came up with a list that I’ve been talking about to some other moms about. There are so many different products out there, but these are the ones that have been working really well for us. Newborn Must Haves 1. Dockatot – We love ours! It has been helping us get ready to sleep since day one at home. We use it to get ready for nap time and even just to lounge around. Dumpling finds comfort in…

Review: Marisso Slings Azalea Cherry Blossom

Marisso Slings Azalea Cherry Blossom 100%  cotton $$$ Machine woven Support: Average Best for: Smaller babies Carries: Great with all! I was chosen to host a Marisso Slings woven wrap and I was excited. I’ve seen them around in photos and through reviews, but I’ve never had the opportunity to try one out. I was sent Azalea in cherry blossom and it was pretty amazing! I received it right after having Dumpling and it was the perfect wrap to get some newborn cuddles. It’s a gorgeous wrap that I really enjoyed having here. This wrap is CUSHY. Like on the…

Comparison: Emmeline Textiles Partita No. 6 and Partita No. 36

Partita No. 6 100%  Pima cotton $$ Machine woven Support: Above average Best for: All babies Carries: Great with all! Partita No. 36 100%  Pima cotton $$ Machine woven Support: Average Best for: Smaller babies Carries: Great with all! I was able to get Partita No. 36 as a traveler and I was incredibly excited. It looks exactly like No. 6 – it’s 100% pima cotton like No. 6, but it feels different and wraps differently than No. 6. I wanted to compare the two and see what the difference was. The woven wrap on the left is No. 36…

Review: Apple Blossom Wovens Black Agate

Apple Blossom Wovens Black Agate 100% cotton $$ machine woven Best for: all babies Carries: all When I heard that Apple Blossom Wovens was going to have a monochrome wrap, I was so excited. I love black, white and gray everything. That’s most of my wardrobe and my baby carrier collection. I love how ABW woven wraps wrap, so I needed to have it and try it out. It’s perfect. Just look at the colors! It’s not done in traditional black and white yarn – it even has some gray in there to give it dimension. It really makes it…

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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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