Archive | May, 2014

*REVIEW* Dandelion’s Handcrafted Ladybug Ring Rattle

27 May

Hey everyone, One of the things I’ve noticed since becoming a mom is that it really matters to me what kinds of toys, clothes and products Anissa is using on a day-to-day basis. I look for things that are soft, fabric that won’t irritate her gentle skin, toys without big pieces and parts she can […]

Anissa Marie: Month One Photo

21 May


Hey everyone, I don’t think this post needs much more than the picture. Thanks to the amazing Mr. R for setting up a quick one month photo shoot and producing this precious picture- I’m in love with my sleepy girl and just had to share this! XO, Amanda

Happy Birthday, Mr. R!

20 May


Hey everyone, Another year has come and gone, and it’s time to wish my better half (and newly-minted Baby Daddy) a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Today, my love turns 32, even though he’ll forever be 28, and me 23, in his mind 🙂 The past year has probably been one of the greatest we have had, […]

Our baby girl is ONE month old!

19 May

Hey everyone! Holy smokes, where has the past month gone? As you’ll soon find out in Part 4 of our birth story, the first month of Anissa Marie’s life has been laced with ER visits, surgeries, etc. (all for me, thank God, she is perfectly healthy!) So, it’s no wonder that the first month flew […]

Anissa Marie’s Birth Story Part 2: The Induction

16 May

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Hey lovelies! Sorry for the delay, but as anyone who has kids might know, things you intend to do tomorrow usually end up happening about a week later! And since I started writing this, I’ve added another hospital stay/surgery to the books. So, I’m finally back with Part 2 of Anissa Marie’s Birth Story: The […]

*REVIEW* New 100% Muslin HALO SleepSacks and Swaddles

14 May

Hi everyone, So sorry for the absence, again! Life has been pretty ca-razy! Of course there is the inevitable adjustment to life with a newborn, Mr. R going back to work and the like, but I’ve also been in and out of the hospital.. guess you’ll have to stick around for more of my Birth […]

Anissa Marie’s Birth Story Part 1: The Diagnosis and Decision

1 May

Hi everyone, I have been dying to share this post with you all for so long- it’s Anissa Marie’s birth story! well, Part 1 at least. As I was writing this, I realized that this could either be the longest post known to mankind, or I’d have to properly split up her Birth Story into […]


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