Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. So big owie. Or not. During a raging middle-of-the-night tantrum a little over a week ago, Milo angrily rubbed his feet together as he screamed bloody murder inconsolably (why always inconsolably? I’m happy to help you! Just stop screaming!). In the morning, it was clear that he’d given himself two big blisters. In just the spot… 

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Shopping with Littles

Tips for Shopping with Little Ones // One Lovely Life

Something I love as a mom is hearing what tips and tricks really help you make your household run smoothly. I’m a sucker for great home office organization, or meal planning tips, for instance. But I also love hearing how people make the day-to-day things (like doctor’s visits or the morning routine) work well for… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Turning a corner. I feel like we’re starting to turn a corner with Milo and the hates-napping-but-also-hates-quiet-time situation. I think there are a few more corners to turn before we’re in the clear, but I saw progress this week and I’m cheering about it. We did have one surprise nap one day this week after… 

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10 Picture Books We Love Lately

10 Beautiful Picture Books You're Sure to Love from www.onelovelylife.com

We’ve read a lot of great picture books lately. From beautiful illustrations, to clever writing or funny lines, here are a few of our recent favorites… 1. Bob and Flo I’m a sucker for great illustrations and these were SO charming. I love how even without using any facial expressions, the body posturing and other… 

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

(Cream-less) Creamy Tomato Basil Soup from www.onelovelylife.com

Updated from the archives. Oh, friends, this soup has been a favorite for years. We’ve tweaked the recipe a bit here and there, and eventually realized it was now a dairy free (vegan) soup recipe. The previous photos were (I’ll just say it) pretty awful. 2009 was not a great year for food photography for… 

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So, so, so much.

So, so, so much. // One Lovely Life

Back in September, Sophie suddenly and severely developed some neurological issues. They got so severe (at over 300 occurrences an hour) that our pediatrician sent us to the children’s hospital emergency room to rule out seizures. After several hours in the E.R. (Side note: Best E.R experience ever. Every single member of the staff was kind,… 

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August Favorites

August Faves - A few tried, tested, and loved favorites from www.onelovelylife.com

It’s been a while since I shared some favorite things! I really do wish I could have you all over regularly for a Favorite Things party (more about those here) since I love hearing what things other people find handy, helpful, or wonderful. Many of my very favorite things have been suggestions from other people! So, for no… 

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