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Our Family Favorites in May

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I have decided to start a monthly post about my family’s current favorite things. It may be a product or an activity. I am an Amazon Affiliate and do receive a small fee if you happen to click on and buy something from one of my links. However, I will only ever recommend or write about products we use and love. Enjoy! 🙂 My Personal Current Favorite: The Nespresso Machine is by far my favorite product. I look forward to my drink every day! I love the OriginalLine Nespresso: Arpeggio, 50-Count is my favorite espresso to buy. You do have to order the espresso online, but if you have Amazon Prime it can be shipped free in two days! This particular model also comes with a milk frother, which I can’t live without.Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial My Husband’s Current Favorite:  When I asked my husband what his favorite thing was right now his response was, “just you.”  Aw, how sweet. So, I decided to choose for him. One thing he wants to do is master is the art of smoking meat. I have to say, he’s pretty…

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10 Products Every New Mom Should Know About

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 Bringing a new life into this world can be overwhelming all on it’s own. Many new moms have no clue where to begin when making a baby registry. I remember spending THREE hours on our first trip to Buy Buy Baby to make a registry. Half of that was spent looking at the entire wall full of different kinds of bottles, all good for different reasons. My husband had to leave to get me food and bring it back so we could finish the registry! I sure love Buy Buy Baby but looking back, I wish I had just created a registry online from the comfort of my own home! You can do that here. Shop Amazon – Create an Amazon Baby Registry  You’re welcome! 🙂 When the baby finally came we figured out there were so many things actually needed but didn’t have.In order to save you a trip back to the store or stressful moments without something you might need, here is a list of the top 10 products I never knew I needed as a new mom. If you order on Amazon, you never even have to leave your house to get it…

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Not Sleeping?-5 Simple Tips to Help your Newborn Sleep Longer

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Is your newborn waking up multiple times throughout the night? Does your newborn seem restless and irritable at night? Does your newborn startle every time you lay him or her down to sleep? These are all common complaints of many new moms.Imagine being a newborn baby. The new world they are born into is very different than the dark, warm, and soothing womb they are used to. It is cold and bright with unpredictable noises and movements. Even the soft newborn clothes they wear are a different texture than what they are used to feeling on their skin. On top of that they are now having to sleep, wake, and eat when someone else wants them to. It’s no wonder newborns often have problems sleeping at night!As a new mom, not getting the sleep you need can cause anxiety, frustration towards the baby, and even marital problems. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are many things you can do to help your baby sleep longer and more soundly at night.Of course you will want to be sure that your baby is fed and dry. Many moms have their husbands, significant other, or…