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Eat Smart Now - A New Way to Cook at Home

6 minute read

Since Max’s arrival, one of the most dramatic shifts in our daily schedule has been to our meal planning approach. The casual decision over what to eat has given way to whatever is easiest and most efficient. Needless to say, we enjoy a fair bit of take-out. While we’ve tried...

Quantifying Max’s First Year

2 minute read

The first year with Max went by so quickly, and now we have a toddler. He’s growing up so fast that I want to remember all the details, big and small. It’s funny to think that a year ago Aaron had never changed a diaper and I had only changed...

How to get the Best Price on Amazon

1 minute read

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as when you get a good deal on an item. That’s why the Amazon price history tracker, Tracktor, is an awesome (and free!) and geeky tip that you need to know about.

The Random Things I Love About My Husband

1 minute read

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be fun to share a few of the random things that I love about my husband, Aaron.

Quantifying Your Sleep with an Infant

3 minute read

It’s almost impossible to predict how your life is going to change once you have a baby. But one thing that was apparent early on was how hard sleep deprivation was going to be. While Aaron and I vary widely in some interests, we share a similar love of data....

Baby Stuff We Like from the First Year

5 minute read

It’s amazing how much trial and error is involved with finding the right baby products! While there is no guarantee the products we love now will still be loved next month, there are certain products that we definitely couldn’t have done without this first year. Here are a few of...

First Birthday Expectations

1 minute read

Last weekend was Max’s first birthday. We had a small get together with my parents and sister’s family. I wanted a memorable picture of Max to mark his first birthday. I envisioned him in an adorable outfit, smiling at the camera and smashing his hands into a cake (that I...

Organized Craft Space

1 minute read

I love having an area dedicated to doing crafts, so you’d think my space would be meticulously organized. Not exactly. I dump ribbon, fabric scraps, and knick knacks into various unlabeled bins, which means I can never find what I need and am constantly left with a giant mess. I’m...