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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…

Welcome Baby Dumpling!

Dumpling is here! I typed this up while in the hospital so I didn’t forget anything. I hope it makes sense. Late night nursing sessions have you going delirious sometimes. I had contractions all day Monday, but I felt they weren’t strong enough to go to the hospital. I didn’t want the contractions to stall and be sent home or end up being induced. Tuesday, I didn’t have any consistent contractions. Maybe two or three an hour. We went about our day and took Tot to soccer practice. Around 1am, my contractions started to pick up and I started to…

Hospital Bag Checklist

No matter how many times I’ve done this, I still find myself looking up what I need to bring to the hospital. I sent messages to all my friends asking what they brought over and over again. With Birdie, I had my bag packed, but A panicked and forgot it at home. He had to go back and get it the next day. With Tot, I didn’t have a bag. I kept procrastinating and even though he was SO late (42 weeks), I just never had one. My sister ended up packing a bag for me, and she packed it…

Must-Have Products for Baby

With Dumpling on the way, I’ve been checking out all of these different products. I love researching and finding out what’s new, since things change so quickly. Products that were a must have with Birdie don’t even exist anymore! Things change pretty quickly. Here is a round up of some products that I just had to have. DockATot Deluxe+ Dock – click to get $10 off! I want Dumpling to hang out in our room for the first six months or so. I wanted something that would be perfect for him or her to hang out on our bed. After speaking…

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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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