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Baby Blue's Bedroom Makeover ~ Transportation Theme

Baby, Foster Care & Family, The House on High Street

Baby Blue is now fifteen months old! And that’s how long it’s taken to complete his bedroom makeover. As you may recall, Scott and I have done quite a few bedroom makeovers throughout the past five years. (Six makeovers for two bedrooms. But, who’s counting!) So, I guess you can say we’re slowing down a bit. However, Baby Blue finally has his very own, little boy bedroom. With a transportation theme! From firetrucks to motorcycles. Dump-trucks, trains, race cars, and seaplanes. It’s super fitting, since Baby Blue is all about, “Go! Go! Go!”

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 ~ Picks for Men, Kids, & Home

Baby, Fashion & Lifestyle

You didn’t think I’d leave out the family, did you? The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which comes only once a year, is one of the best sales for good reason. Last week, I shared some of the 2018 Fall Fashion Trends for women, along with my top picks from the sale. The week before that, I shared my personal picks, including some classic pieces that are most popular. So, today, I’m providing my top picks from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale for the Men, Kids, and Home

TEN Extraordinary Baby-Gift Ideas

Baby, Fashion & Lifestyle

We all love the feeling of giving that perfect gift. But, when it comes to bridal and baby showers, the competition is rather stiff. While it’s pretty standard to stick to the registry; I think it’s also nice to add a unique little gift as the perfect, extra touch. That’s not as easy as it sounds. There are several occasions that will come and go during a baby’s first few years of life. So, I wanted to provide some unique ideas to help you select the perfect baby gift with confidence. 

Baby Berry

Baby, Foster Care & Family

I’m coming off of another hiatus. I guess it’s just not meant for me to ever feel settled long enough to establish a pattern in my life. (sigh) This is why I started writing my mantra, Living Extraordinary. It means valuing the uniqueness of our lives and living every nook and cranny to its potential.

Anyways….

Let me share with those of you who missed my update on FB what happened with Banana. A beautiful 2-year old foster child that has been reunified with her Bio Family on her second birthday; after spending her first 2 years of life with us.

Summer Baby in WHITE

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Banana is loving the summer! It means more day trips and time in the sun. (With sunblock, of course!)

During the past several weeks, I’ve been collecting beautiful and feminine items for Baby B from… you guessed it, AMAZON! And, I wonder if you’d be surprised that my favorite pieces are all W-H-I-T-E. My favorite color. ; )

Babycation

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Last week, this time, Scott and I were enjoying Baby Banana in sunny Florida. It was an extraordinary vacation in so many ways. Obviously having Baby B with us, and introducing her to a swimming pool, a beach, and an ocean. But, more importantly, this was a special time for Scott and me to enjoy our 5 month-old foster baby, away from the business of our regular days.

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