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all natural organic wood salve

DIY Natural Wood Salve

If you want to make your own wooden baby rattle, an all-natural, organic wood salve is a must. It protects the wood,read more

DIY Wooden Baby Rattle

DIY Wooden Baby Rattle

I try to surround my kids with high-quality, all-natural toys. Wood always wins out over plastic, and hand-made isread more

Kremnica, Slovakia Travel Guide

A Weekend in Kremnica & Bojnice

Kremnica is a small town in Slovakia, built on top of gold mines, and was one of the richest and most important miningread more

DIY burp cloths

The Very Best DIY Burp Cloths

Nearly everyone I know is either pregnant or just had a baby, so I’ve got baby shower gifts on my mind rightread more

On My Bookshelf

On My Bookshelf this month: Since last month was so heavy and depressing, I went for upbeat, fun, inspiring andread more

Situr Home, Sitges Spain

Situr Home Sitges

Sitges was our favorite stop on our road trip through Spain, and the Situr Apartment Sitges was a large part of theread more

Tossa de Mar, Spain Travel Guide

A Weekend in Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar is a very popular beach town on the Costa Brava of Spain, famous for its medieval castle towering overread more

Sitges, Spain

A Weekend in Sitges

Sitges is referred to as the Saint-Tropez of Spain, famous for its film festival, carnival, and nightlife. It is alsoread more

Valencia Travel Guide - City of Arts and Sciences

A Weekend in Valencia

The third largest city in Spain, Valencia has a little something for everyone. A beautiful historic city center,read more

Kurbis Risotto Hokkaido Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto with Pancetta and Sage

Happy First day of October! When fall comes around, while everyone else is looking forward to pumpkin spice lattes andread more

On My Bookshelf

On My Bookshelf for September: (disclaimer: I don’t know how I have ended up reading so many disturbing booksread more

Amsterdam Travel Guide

A Weekend in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital of The Netherlands, and one of the most popular destinations in Europe, if not the more

Feeding Baby | Pasta

Once your baby is ready for some texture in her food, it’s time for baby pasta! Of course you can do theread more

The Nightingale; Unbecoming; The Girls From Corona del Mar; Remember Me Like This

On My Bookshelf

On My Bookshelf this month: The Nightingale  |  The story of two sisters in occupied France during World War II, andread more

A Weekend in Prague

Often called the city of a thousand squires, or even the Paris of Eastern Europe, Prague is breathtakingly more

Entrance to The Hoxton Amsterdam

The Hoxton Amsterdam

The Hoxton Amsterdam opened earlier this month on the Herengracht Canal, and is already one of the hottest spots inread more

Feeding Baby | Yogurt

I am one of those people who stands in the grocery store aisles for hours reading labels. Which can be pretty annoyingread more

A Rainy Day in Hallstatt

A Rainy Day in Hallstatt

Austria’s oldest and most picturesque village, Hallstatt lies on a narrow little strip ofread more

Nursery Nook in the Master Bedroom

The Corner Nursery

When I was pregnant with our youngest, we didn’t plan a nursery. At least not in the way most expecting parentsread more

DIY Travel Journal

Summer is in full swing and we have been traveling like crazy. I wanted a simple journal for my 6 year old to keepread more

Bad Ischl Travel Guide

A Weekend in Bad Ischl

After reading The Accidental Empress, I became fascinated with Empress Sisi and her life. Bad Ischl plays an integralread more

Anne Frank Diary; Dept of Speculation; Everything I never Told You; My Sunshine Away

On My Bookshelf

On My Bookshelf for July: Dept. of Speculation  |  A young couple writes love letters to each other postmarked Theread more

Feeding Baby | Oatmeal

Oats are naturally high in fiber, protein, calcium, and antioxidants. Plus they are inexpensive and easy to prepare,read more

Brno Czech Republic Stará Radnice

A Weekend in Brno

A few weeks ago, we decided very last minute (like the day before we left) to take a quick weekend trip,read more

Ljubljana Dragon

A Weekend in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is the cutest European city that you’ve never heard of (and cannot pronounce). Situated right in theread more

Feeding Baby | Fruit Purées

Now that you have the basics of making baby food purées down, it is time to get creative! Start combining differentread more

Feeding Baby | Vegetable Purées

Now that you have the basics of making baby food purées down, it is time to get creative! Start combining differentread more

How to Download Audiobooks From the Library

For a few years after my first daughter was born, I didn’t read a single book outside of non-fiction parenting more

Budapest Travel Guide

A Weekend in Budapest

Budapest is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, with the Danube running right down the center, andread more

Feeding Baby | Baby Food Cookbooks

201 Organic Baby Purees  | The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market Cookbook  | Weaning  | Cooking forread more

The Aviator

On My Bookshelf

Here is what’s On My Bookshelf right now: The Aviator’s Wife  |  Oh, how I love reading about the womanread more

Homemade Baby Food

Feeding Baby | The Basics

Does anyone else find it a little frightening that jarred baby food could have been on the shelf of the supermarketread more

The Accidental Empress; To Kill a Mockingbird; We Should All be Feminists; The Night Circus

On My Bookshelf

On My Bookshelf this month: The Accidental Empress  |  The incredible story of Empress Elisabeth “Sisi” ofread more