Sugar Love Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Sugar Love Crochet Baby Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern

A free crochet pattern for a girly and sweet baby blanket that’s textured and fun! As you may know already, I have three kids and they are ALL boys. I love my boys to pieces and wouldn’t trade them for a million girls, BUT I sure do long to buy those girly clothes and crochet […]

Homemade Natural Gripe Water for Colic in Babies

My Merry Messy Life: Homemade Gripe Water for Colic in Babies

Gripe water has always been one of my favorite go-to mama tricks for my babies and its surprisingly easy to make cheaper at home with no worries of high fructose corn syrup. With three breast-fed babies who all had acid-reflux, gripe water has saved my sanity on many a day and long, long, long night. […]

Crochet Star Baby Mobile – Free Patterns

Crochet Star Baby Mobile with free patterns and a tutorial!

There’s this adorable crocheted baby mobile hanging in Griffin’s nursery, and it was so easy and fun to make! Here’s a tutorial and free patterns so you can make it, too. Here’s how I did it: I made 8 large star appliques and 8 mini ones (both of which are free patterns on my blog). […]

Crochet Owl Blanket Lovey – Free Pattern

Crochet Owl Lovey Blanket for a Baby

Here is a super cute pattern for the littlest people in our lives – an owl blanket lovey! I love the pattern for the blanket because it looks like it has little dots all throughout. Each row could be a different color if you’d like a multi-colored blanket, but I kept it to two colors […]

Newborn Baby Boy Puff Stitch Crochet Hat – Free Pattern

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I’ve gone to town crocheting for our family’s new arrival – our third boy! As much as I love flowers and pretty girlie things, I’m so used to having boys that I’ve learned how to make “pretty” things for them, too, and this hat and layette set has to be at the top of my […]

A Mama’s Buying Guide to Newborn Baby Gear Essentials

A Mamas Guide to Baby Gear Essentials

From one mom to another, here are all the products I can personally recommend for mothers of newborns or expecting mamas! If you were like me when I was pregnant with my first, I was totally¬†overwhelmed¬†with what I needed to buy for the creature that was making my belly quite round (not to mention a […]

Crochet Baby Cocoon Free Pattern – Raspberry Stitch

Crochet Raspberry Stitch Baby Cocoon

Here’s a free crochet pattern for a textured baby cocoon using the raspberry stitch. The colors used here are perfect for a baby boy, but they can be changed for a girl, too. I love the scalloped pattern that the raspberry stitch makes! I’m so pleased with how my newest baby cocoon pattern turned out […]

Seventh Generation Diapers and Baby Care Line Review

Seventh Generation Baby Care Line Review

Seventh Generation has an excellent line of products including diapers and baby care just for the littlest people in our lives that are far safer alternatives to brands that contain chlorine, petroleum-based chemicals and sodium-laureth-sulfate. I had the opportunity to review the products and here are my thoughts! GIVEAWAY for these products is going on […]

Our Gender Reveal Party and Baby Announcement!

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Are you dying to know yet? I know I was this morning – we had our sonogram (see the 3-d pics here!) two days ago so I was ready to find out today. We had an awful night last night with the boys – let’s just say, their room STUNK. I will not be feeding […]

Crochet Baby Cocoon – free crochet pattern and tutorial

Crochet Baby Cocoon Free Pattern with Organic Cotton Yarn in Green and Cream

Here is a pattern for an uber-soft, ribbed, organic cotton baby cocoon that I made. I chose to make this one differently than most of the patterns you’ll see. Most are made like a very long, upside-down hat. This one is made as a rectangle, sewn together, then crochet the base on at the end. […]