Top 10 New Mom Must Haves

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Well, I have officially survived the first four months of life with our new baby, one adorable little boy named Jude. As someone who barely spent anytime around babies prior to having my own, I feel like this is a feat that warrants … Continue reading

A Few of My Favorite Things

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Jude is almost four months old and he is growing up so fast. Every day he becomes more and more interactive with the world around him. He’s such a jolly little guy except when he decides (often without warning) that he … Continue reading

Story Time

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When I was pregnant, one of the things I was most looking forward to sharing with my baby was story time. In the months leading up to Jude’s birth, I built up a pretty decent library for him. He’s only three … Continue reading

Introducing Baby Baldwin.

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This post is coming to you about 15 weeks later than I intended. That is partly do to the fact that when I upgraded my phone I lost my original draft of baby Baldwin’s birth story. The other reason it has taken me so long … Continue reading

Baby Baldwin’s Nursery

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With just two weeks and two days left (in theory) until we meet baby Baldwin, I thought it might be fun to give everyone a little tour of the nursery. It’s finally coming together thanks to a couple Pinterest-inspired DIY projects, adorable … Continue reading

Full Belly Farm Dinner

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This past weekend, Jeff and I joined eight of our friends (and 20+ strangers) for a farm tour and dinner at Full Belly Farm in the beautiful Capay Valley. Once a month, from April to September, farmers and chefs Amon and … Continue reading

Celebrating Baby Baldwin

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Last weekend, my darling friend Darcey hosted a baby shower in her backyard in honor of me and baby Baldwin. With a little help from some of my other lovely friends (Rosemary and Sarah!) and my mom, I was treated … Continue reading

Getting Hitched: Kate and Jeff

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This weekend, two of my friends tied the knot—six years (to the day) after their very first date. The couple wed atop a hill at the stunning Taber Ranch, which overlooks a pond, vineyards and the Capay Valley. The ceremony was short and sweet, … Continue reading

Nursery Closet Organizers

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In case you haven’t heard the news, I’m pregnant with a baby boy who is due this September. I’m not gonna lie, shopping and decorating a nursery for a boy isn’t nearly as exciting as I imagine it would be for a girl. … Continue reading