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Now that it’s officially September, it’s time to officially think about Halloween! With all things Trick-or-Treat drawing near, we want to extend an invitation to all our Pinterest loving readers to join our Halloween board. Leave a comment below and we’ll be sure to add you.

 

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  • September 24, 2012 - 8:51 pm

    Gretchen Garner - I love Halloween! Thank you!

Dallan’s birthday was last week and I completely forgot about it. Fortunately, my mom mentioned it to me (the day after his birthday) or it probably would have continued to go unnoticed. In my defense, I had woken up in a panic the day of his birthday and quickly rushed out the door to the airport. Luckily, I gave him his gift three weeks early so at least I got that part right.

Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe

In an attempt to make up for my mistakes, I’ve been baking and cooking up a storm. One of the recipes he requested was this cookie recipe. He claims that these are his favorite cookies now and I’m not complaining (they use a cake mix and are super easy). Give this recipe a try, I promise you won’t regret it! View full post »

  • September 4, 2012 - 2:11 pm

    Kim from 3 peanuts - They look so good..we just might try those this week. Thanks for sharing!

  • September 4, 2012 - 3:35 pm

    3lin - look so yummy

As I mentioned in a previous post, Josephine and I are in Boston this week for a conference. This isn’t the first time that I’ve taken Josephine along with me on a business trip, yet I still found myself getting nervous about the long plane ride (and sleeping arrangements) days prior to take off.

Camberley and Josephine in Boston

Fortunately, each time I travel with Josephine it ends up being a breeze. I’ve even had random passengers on flights tell me they’ve never been able to travel so well with a baby. This is partly due to Josephine’s temperament, and partly due to preparedness on my part (or so I like to think). Since flying on an airplane with a young child can be overwhelming, I’ve decided to share a few tips on how to make the flight a little less daunting. View full post »

  • August 31, 2012 - 3:54 pm

    LizT - Great tips Cam! And they absolutely work – especially your suggestion to have your baby work with the treats. Gorgeous photos, and now I am even more bummed I didn’t make the conference. My one tried and true is to get them to work those muscles and burn energy before we get on the plane. Makes a huge difference.

  • July 30, 2013 - 4:12 pm

    Traveling with babies ? - [...] I read this blog post the other day and I thought in might come in handy at the moment Parenting: 6 Tips for Traveling on a Plane with a Baby Good luck! Stellan, Ronan, Noah, Ethan, Oscar, Jude, Maxwell, Tristan, Elliot, George, Bo, [...]

 

DIY: Customized Cork Coasters

On Facebook last week, I noticed that Martha Stewart’s Fan Page was highlighting some adorable mojave letterpress coasters by In Haus Press. I loved the simple patterns on these coasters and the balance of cork and white.

These coasters got me excited about making some customized coasters of my own. So, I drove down to my local craft store and picked up a couple of $1.50 packages of cork coasters. Since I’m not very artistic, I just used a ruler, foam paint brush, and acrylic paint to jazz up my coasters. Fortunately, I actually ended up with an end result I love. View full post »