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Archives for September 2011

Reviewers Wanted!

While at the ABC Kids Expo last weekend, Jamie and I talked with a ridiculous amount of representatives from companies with some seriously awesome products.  Some of them were products we could use ourselves and we agreed to review them.  Other … Continue Reading

ABC Kids Expo (Part 1) – #22

The Playdate Crashers are back! Jamie and Krista have returned from their hiatus (traveling, moving, and technical difficulties have all contributed to this little podcasting vacation) to bring you all the goodies from the ABC Kids Expo in … Continue Reading

Review: Sock Ons and Dribble Ons

Baby socks and shoes are a no-win situation. When you don't have socks on your baby, people feel compelled to comment that their feet must be cold. However, if you attempt to put socks and shoes on your child you will constantly be hearing "you're … Continue Reading

A Fatherhood First

The Playdate Crashers are home from the ABC Kids Expo and have a ton of information (and prizes!) to share with you in the coming days and weeks, but it's going to take some time to sort through and digest.  Enjoy a new post from Krista in the … Continue Reading

What the ABC Kids Expo Means For You

Y'all, I am so excited.  In just a few hours, I will be at the Kentucky Expo Center, attending the New Product Showcase to kick off the 2011 ABC Kids Expo in Louisville, KY! I realize that if you aren't familiar with the ABC Kids Expo, your eyes … Continue Reading

Beyond Cloth

The world of cloth diapering can be overwhelming and intimidating.  If anyone knows that, it’s me.  I remember back when I started cloth diapering our oldest son Miles when he was around 8 months old.  I had considered cloth diapering while I was … Continue Reading

Missed the Missoni Madness?

For those of us who have a fashion IQ of -300, you may have walked into a Target store wondering if there was some better than Black Friday sale that you were unaware of. Budget fashionistas fought over the limited edition line of clothing and home … Continue Reading

Scarves from T-Shirts

I completed yet another Pin.  Don't expect this productivity to keep up, but enjoy it while we can... So here's the thing.  I have mixed feelings about scarves.  I think they look great on people, but I'm not sure I'm one of those people.  I kinda … Continue Reading

My Productive Weekend

You might want to stop what you're doing and listen carefully for the galloping hooves of the Apocalypse horses.  This might be the end of it all, because I, your resident lazy schlub, have been busy.  I don't fancy myself one of those Stepford wives … Continue Reading

Review: AllyZabba Blankie

At my baby shower for our oldest son Will, I quickly learned that one of the go to baby gifts is a blanket. Even though we received several beautifully handmade blankets, I think this is the one blanket that I wished we had received. When I first … Continue Reading

Super Hero Crafty Fun!

Have I mentioned how much I love Pinterest?  I did?  Oh good. Right now, there's nothing that gets my dusty, rarely-used crafty self inspired and motivated than looking at all of the fabulous craft and fun ideas on Pinterest.  There are so many … Continue Reading

Pimp My Ride – Guest post @

Want ideas on ways to save money on cars, strollers, and car seats? Check out Jamie's shares ideas with moms of multiples in her post "Pimp My Ride" over at   … Continue Reading

Observe, Compare, Contrast

As much as I try not to, I frequently find myself comparing my identical twin boys Luke and Cole with each other. Sometimes I feel really guilty about it, because I don’t want to create competition between the two of them. But at this early stage of … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Back To School

Today we have the final post in our Back To School series!  We hope you've enjoyed it and we know you'll love this post by Jen! Can I just be honest here? We're all a bunch of Moms, right? And we're all a bunch of Moms who are reading a blog that is … Continue Reading

ABC Kids Expo

We're headed to the ABC (All Baby & Child) Kids Expo!  This year's event, the leading children's product industry trade show, will be held in Louisville, Kentucky on September 22-26, 2011!  At the Expo, we'll be talking to the biggest names in … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Another First in a World of Firsts

Teddy sniffled and held my hand tighter as we stepped into the crosswalk. “Are you ready?” I asked. She looked up at me, her bright blue eyes filled with apprehension. I plastered on my biggest smile and squeezed her hand. “You are going to … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Ready Or Not

Today we have another wonderful guest post in our Back To School series!  Enjoy this post from Ashley! Raise your hand if you loved school and looked forward to that exciting first day, full of promise and hope for a great school year. Okay, … Continue Reading

Guest Post: First Day Jitters

Today we have the first in our Back To School series of guest posts!  You may remember Monica from her guest interview on the podcast episode, "Moms @ Work (Part 2) - #12." Enjoy! Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beeeeeeep. … Continue Reading


If you haven't started Pinning yet, there's still a good chance you've seen a Pin.  Maybe on Facebook, Twitter (though they're harder to "see" on Twitter), or maybe another blog.  A neat idea, a crafty craft, a funny photo.  Once you notice Pins, … Continue Reading