TRU and BRU Black Friday Doorbusters

If you are brave enough to battle the masses, click here to see a PDF of all of the sale and door buster items at BRU and TRU this weekend..

Here are the things that caught my eye:

I am …

In Search of Plastic Fantastic

We have officially crossed over to the dark side.. well, actually the more colorful side and given in to the the world of fisher price and plastic primary colors, lights and sounds when we purchased an exersaucer at a consignment …

Babies R Us Rewards Card!

Make sure you ask for a rewards card next time you shop at BRU.. finally they have a points/rewards program! The benefits are a free shipping coupon and best of all, a buy 9 get one free Pampers program!

There …

Favorite Things, Pet Peeves and More

So now that I’ve been at this Mommy thing for almost two months (!) now, I have some experience under my belt and want to share what has worked, not worked and what I wish would work in case there …

It’s a Wrap!

For most, when the “nesting instinct” kicks in they start deep cleaning or organizing closets. My nesting instinct seems to have a different meaning : Buy everything you think you might possibly need ahead of time!

For example, my wonderful …

A Dress Rehearsal..

Thursday I got an unexpected call from my friend Allison. Allison was my best friend from college but we haven’t spoken in a really long time. So long in fact, that when she called and I asked her if she …

The Nursery Has Been Painted and I love the Uppababy Vista!

I posted some pics over at becoming-home of the nursery painted (finally!)

Here’s one for reference:

The color is Benjamin Moore “Crystal Blue” which is a like a pale robin’s egg blue.  We chose to use the low VOC aura …

Babies Need a lot of Stuff!

Tracy holding Baby Daphne

My dear and very pregnant friend Tracy just sent me this list of stuff to get for new baby. It was originally sent to her by one of her clients (she is a personal shopper at …