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5 Easy Baby Books for Scrapbooking Dropouts

5 non baby book baby books

I am a collector of memories. A moment curator. A true nostalgic. The type of person who should DEFINITELY be making baby books for her kids. But I’m not. Not really. For as much as I cherish little moments and Read more…


Why Paddington 2 Got Robbed for Best Picture

Paddington 2 Movie Review - A story about kindness and seeing the best in people.

I’m just going to say it, Paddington 2 not being nominated for Best Picture is an outright crime. It is my new favorite movie and I’m rallying the troops to its defense. I know what you are thinking, whose favorite Read more…


You Don’t Know Jack: A 3 Year Old Love Story

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. Today’s My Read more…


Ooo Baby Baby: The Best 2 Under 2 Baby Gear

When you have two babies in two years you learn the ins and outs of baby supplies pretty darn quickly. Well, truth be told, by the second child and through a lot of trial and a lot more error you learn Read more…


When To Move Your Toddler Into a Big Kid Bed

When to move your toddler into a big kid bed

Conventional wisdom says you should move your toddler out of his crib and into a big kid bed when he can climb out of the crib. That seems smart. #Safety. But did you know that you can move him into Read more…


A Working Mom’s Guide to Doing it All (Terribly)

working mom

Working moms get this question a lot: “How do you do it all?” It ALL. That’s daunting. And for this working mom, I do “do it all.” But sometimes I’m doing it all TERRIBLY. Da Bomb (Cyclone) This winter the bomb Read more…


Dance Like Everyone Is Watching

The Wonderfully Weird Make the World Go Round

I love the suburbs. I really do. Give me a pain in the neck yard to take care of, a person walking their goat around town on a leash, and a folksy country fair any day. I find cities to Read more…


Who Bit My Sister?

Norah has gotten bit at daycare a couple times this fall. I’m not psyched about it, but I understand. 1 year old kids don’t have a fully developed vocabulary to verbalize their feelings. They are also still trying to push Read more…


Instagram Vs. Real Gram Thanksgiving

Vacations are great. Vacations are also great for Instagram. Everything is more grammable on vacation. This Colorado vacation was no exception, but it was also really begging for a Instagram vs. Real Gram breakdown because #balance. We all love a Read more…


Ladies Who Laugh: 10 Hilarious Women Making the World A Lot Funnier

I’m thankful for approximately 4,500 things this year. But in the spirit of “going around the large Thanksgiving table and there is really only time for each person to share one thing before the sweet potatoes get cold” I’m getting Read more…