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Oxford Momma Self-Care Subscription Giveaway

Hey! Happy New Year! I’ve had a busy couple of weeks, with the holidays and the family being sick. But I’m back! One of my New Years resolutions is making sure I get some time for some self-care. Sometimes I feel like I get lost in everything I do and making sure I get some time to myself is important. How can you take care of everyone around you if you don’t take care of yourself first? I’ve teamed up with Oxford Momma with a really fun giveaway. Oxford Momma is a self-care book subscription box for moms. We are…

Review: Luluna Slings Unicorn Sunrise

Luluna Slings Unicorn Sunrise 60% combed cotton, 40% micro tencel $$ Machine woven Support: Average Best for: Smaller babies Carries: Great with all! I was so excited to see this woven wrap show up in the mail. I threw Dumpling up as soon as possible. I knew I needed some bright, fun colors in my life. It really helped pull me out of the funk I was in. The unicorn pattern was a lot of fun too. I love being chosen to check out these wraps – I love being able to test them in all different carries. I’ve been…

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…

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  • My review of @waywardwovens Everdeen is up on the blog! We loved having this Tencel and Bourette silk tester for a few days. ⁣
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  • Bring me back to Christmas Day dinner 🍴 I wish I could have some lobster tails 🦞 almost every day. This was such an awesome meal. ⁣
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What do you eat when you celebrate for different holidays?  We do ham on Easter, turkey on Thanksgiving, and callaloo for New Years. I can’t wait for Chinese New Year - that’s my favorite meal 🧧 ⁣
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  • The rain is gone! It’s so sunny ☀️ And it’s supposed to be in the high 60s for about a week - so excited 🎉⁣
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The older kids got electric scooters for Christmas🎄 but haven’t been able to take them out because of the rain. Now we are going out multiple times a day. It’s good exercise. No major injuries, yet. ⁣
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  • Checking out this bourette silk tester, Everdeen from @waywardwovens has been fun. I love checking out new fibers and seeing their wrap qualities. I’ll  have a more in-depth review on the blog later this week 💕⁣
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