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Packing My Hospital Bag the Second Time Around

With two weeks left until my due date, it’s officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I needed for my stay at the hospital. Here’s what I’m packing in my go bag the second time around. Nursing Tanks and Comfortable Pants I lived in nursing tanks and yoga […]

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No, It Wasn't Planned :: Answering the Awkward Question from Albuquerque Moms Blog

No, This Baby Wasn’t “Planned” :: Answering That Awkward Question

When my first baby was just eight months old, I found out I was pregnant. Again. As soon as I saw those two little pink lines, I went from being eight months postpartum to six weeks pregnant. Our babies would be 15 months apart–one year, three months, and 15 days to be exact. My first thought? Skinny jeans. My pre-pregnancy clothes were just starting to […]

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One Pan Italian Sausage and Pasta Casserole :: Easy Weeknight Dinner from Albuquerque Moms Blog

One Pan Italian Casserole :: Easy Weeknight Dinner

One pan dinners are a busy mom’s favorite, right? And this one pan Italian casserole is absolutely delicious! It’s a family favorite and an excellent meal to make for company. If you add a salad and some fresh bread, you’ve got yourself a hearty feast sure to please everyone at the table.  I made this […]

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Baby Food from Costco from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Baby Food from Costco :: Easy, Healthy, Yummy Costco Snacks

What mom doesn’t love Costco?! I sure do! And once my baby started eating real food, I fell in love all over again. Here are some favorite baby food products from mom’s favorite store. Kirkland Organic Applesauce Pouches This is my baby’s favorite snack! I make sure my pantry is always stocked with these convenient and delicious applesauce pouches. […]

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New Year Revelations::Too Busy for Resolutions from Albuquerque Moms Blog

New Year Revelations :: Too Busy For Resolutions

Rather than starting 2017 with a list of resolutions, I’m embracing this new year with a few revelations. I can’t do what I used to do. I spent my first week of the new year with a horrible cold. Happy New Year, right? My 10 month old and my husband both caught the bug, which […]

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Husband Approved Christmas Gifts from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Christmas Gift Ideas::Husband Approved Guy Gifts

“What do you want for Christmas?” This is the question I ask my husband over and over again trying to figure out what in the world to get my guy for December 25th. I enjoy gift giving, especially when it’s a surprise! Socks and underwear are a given, but I try to choose one thing each […]

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