Baby Sleep Update

Little Man's birthday is just two short weeks away and we have made it through the first year, sanity intact.  We've had our ups and downs with sleep over the past year but I believe we've finally settled on a routine that works (for now).  Today I want to take some time to share our [...]

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Organ Donation: A Priceless Gift

124,000. Currently, nearly 124,000 people in the United States are waiting for a life-saving transplant (Unyts).  Countless more are waiting for tissue and eye donations that would greatly improve their quality of life. Tomorrow, April 21, Unyts will be celebrating Blue & Green Day to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.  In honor of Blue [...]

Going Green: Tips for a Chemical Free Cleaning Routine

Remember when I resolved to blog more regularly, promising no more long hiatuses?  crickets chirping... Yeah, me too.  Yet here I am, three months later, crawling out of my cave like a bear after a long winter. There is something so refreshing about the spring.  After a long, cold winter in WNY, it makes my [...]

A Letter to My Son

Six months ago you came screaming into this world and were placed on my chest.  My life began with your first breath. "Hi baby." Your eyes met mine.  I touched your face, marveled at ten perfect fingers and ten tiny toes.  I had prayed for you, waited for you, and finally you were here.  In [...]

Celebrating Family

I'm not one for having my picture taken. I much prefer being behind the lens, and the few times I have had my photo snapped, it was with the assistance of my trusty tripod. When my husband and I got engaged, I created our save-the-dates myself. We waited until the Golden Hour,  popped outside, and spent [...]