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How to Enjoy Your First American Girl Store Visit

*Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive compensation for purchases to further my blog. Please see Disclosure page for full details.*   Our family was invited and sponsored to attend the opening of the American Girl store at our local mall, Washington Square Mall. The store is reopening for a short time, just for this holiday season, and they are celebrating the newest doll that has been added to their BeForever Collection, Nanae Mitchell. They gifted us a complimentary Nanae doll for attending and for…

Letters To You Memory Book: Second Year

*Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. Please see Disclosure page for full details.* Since having Scarlett, I have enjoyed completing a variety of baby books and journals. Even when I was pregnant, I completed a beautiful memory book, month-to-month, that I kept and will be able to look at later on with her. I found a book a few years back that I knew I was going to get, along with the pregnancy book. The book is called Letters To You. It is written by Miriam Hathaway and published by Compendium. This book has such beautiful details…

Family Fall Bucket List

*Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links & links related to my current associations, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive compensation for purchases to further my blog. Please see Disclosure page for full details.* Fall season seems like a very distant thing at the moment. I don’t think I am the only Oregonian that can say they want fall to arrive. This week alone, we are expecting temperatures in the low 100’s, which is unusual for early September here in the Pacific Northwest. Keep out the sunscreen…

Cleaning Out The Closet: Making Baby Clothes Last

*Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links & links related to my current associations, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive compensation for purchases to further my blog. Please see Disclosure page for full details.* August is coming to an end, but the summer weather is not going anywhere. This week, it is supposed to be in the high 90’s in Oregon, which is very unusual for the beginning of September. We have had a lot of hot weather here lately, so I know I am not the only one who…