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[12 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

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After many months of research and debating, scouring the internet, and just thinking about it – I finally ordered a grill.  I wanted stainless steel burners, good quality machining, some customer service, and no extras.
In the end I ordered a Napoleon on Amazon.  It arrived a week later and …

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[6 Jan 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Safety Recall

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I recently called Maxi-Cosi to get their advice for getting Win into the car seat.  Just seemed too tight.  While Win has grown a lot in the past 8 weeks, now about 13 lbs, the seat is rated to like 20 lbs.  I figured there must be a way to expand the harness beyond what I could see.  They gave some advice but ultimately told me that Win could have nothing but a onesie  on as the model was relatively tight and the fit for all …

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[24 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Bananas and Pears

!function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);My mom came for a visit a week ago.  It was a real pleasure to use this time to introduce Theory to some food.  She has been watching us eat for several weeks and had begun to reach out for our food as we were eating. So we decided at 5 months it would be OK to let her try and taste a few things.  We mushed up a banana, mixed it with cereal and added breastmilk.  She went hog wild!  So over the next couple …

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[28 May 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

!function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);On April 12th, Theory received a gift from some friends of ours – Cozies by Zutano.  These are fleece booties that fit snugly so that they don’t fall off of newborn’s feet.  A number of friends of ours have used them and really love them – so we were excited to receive them.  We put them on her in the morning and spent the day at home visiting with Tara’s parents.
In the afternoon, we went to change her and found that the tight ecstatic on the …