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Sebastian’s Birth Story

Before I gave birth to Reese, I had very few pre labor signs like Braxton’s hicks or real contractions, but with this pregnancy, I had plenty of Braxton hicks contractions. We had been told that second babies tend to come earlier and faster than the first babies so it was hard not to be nervous about having him too early where we couldn’t have someone watch Reese in time or too fast where we had a car birth. So we tried to plan as much as we could for an event that really cannot be planned. This was the only...

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Chicken Marsala

I actually had never eaten Marsala chicken before, but after hearing about it, and seeing a recipe on Allrecipes.com I decided to give it a go. Grant is always willing to try anything I make even when it doesn’t turn out,but at least he is okay with me attempting things. This recipe turned out great, so it has made it into our rotation for dinners.

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Sarah’s Cornbread Dressing

Growing up I was never a huge fan or dressing or stuffing. I ate some at Thanksgiving or holidays when it was served,but it wasn’t the number one thing I looked forward to. I then had Sarah’s cornbread dressing, and I just love the taste of it. I make it now occasionally since it tastes so good. It is also a very simple recipe to make, so that helps as well.

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Cloth Diapering on a Budget

So we have been cloth diapering Reese since she was around two months old. We chose to use disposable diapers while she fit into newborn and size 1. The main reason behind that is I didn’t want to have to buy newborn size cloth diapers that we would need a ton of, and I would be washing all the time. If you have never had a baby or newborn, they pee a lot, and lots of times tiny amounts. However, you don’t want them in their own pee or poo otherwise they will get diaper rashes so we went through...