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Nursery Tour

When we bought our house, I was two months pregnant with Andy. We were very early on, which gave us a lot of time to work on the nursery. It was very important that we took a very gender neutral route. Not because we weren’t planning to find out the gender, but because I am

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As I was watching my daily subscriptions on YouTube, one video left me hyper inspired. Lauren Fairweather¬†published a video called, “Things That Make Me Happy”. The title being self-explanatory, she listed the things that made her happy in Winter. I fell in love with the idea and am adopting it here on Tea and A

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DIY: Galentine's Day Pink Hot Chocolate.

Happy Galentine’s Day! First, a little background. If you’re not familiar with the TV show, Parks and Rec, you may not know what Galentine’s Day is. Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope says it best when she explains, “Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave

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32 Week Ultrasound

One of my favorite parts of pregnancy thus far has absolutely been feeling little kicks, shifts, and rolls. I love watching the wave move across my belly. I constantly wonder what he’s doing in there. The next best experience has been ultrasounds. I thought I was only going to get three and after the third,

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Why I'm Debating Leaving Facebook.

I joined Facebook in 2007. My then-boyfriend, now- husband and I were sitting in his parents living room (we were still in high school) on my laptop. He asked if I had a Facebook account and I didn’t know what the heck that meant. He explained it as the next best Myspace. I was a

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Nesting

Nesting is the urge expecting mothers get towards the end of their pregnancy when they are compelled to get everything ready for when baby arrives. I knew from the beginning of my pregnancy that this was the future. I did not know that it would hit this hard. All I think about is what I

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Currently I am in my third trimester of my first pregnancy. I have eight weeks until my due date. I want to share with you the products that I’ve loved (and quite honestly couldn’t have lived without).   First Trimester     Three Lollies Preggie Pop Drops – From week 6 until mid second trimester,

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Week 27 Start of the third trimester! Baby Facts: Baby is 14.8 inches and about 2.5 lbs this week. Food comparisons include head of lettuce and a cucumber. Baby is practicing inhaling and exhaling….amniotic fluid, that is. Strengthen those lungs for your debut, little boy! Baby is showing brain activity! I wonder what you’re thinking

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Welcome to Tea And A Tantrum! If you’re new here. . . Welcome! This is a lifestyle/mom blog. Expect posts like family adventures, pregnancy updates (for the ten more weeks I have left), reviews (TV, video games, books, products, ETC.), craft tutorials, and more! If you’re confused. . . This was previously known as Book

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All I Want Is You.

A palpable happiness fills the air. Family members gather outside their bedrooms, in the communal hallway, exchanging hugs, kisses and “Merry Christmas’”, too. Downstairs the only visible light is twinkling from the Christmas tree, reflecting off shiny red, green, and gold baubles. Under the tree is a sea of boxes, wrapped with care and adorned