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Out of Office

As you might have noticed, I’ve been on a little break from blogging lately. I’m bubbling over with ideas, so I don’t think it will be much longer before I start up again. Until then, please like Mini Piccolini on Facebook so you don’t miss out when I start posting again. I am also doing [...]

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Dream Birthday Party for an April Girl

Louis’ little friend Flora is turning one soon! She’s an April baby, and, being an April girl myself, I happen to know that her birth stone is diamond. So what better theme for her first birthday party than Breakfast at Tiffany’s!? LOVE it! My mind is teeming with ideas. There are a ton of gorgeous [...]

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Chunky Monkey Banana Bread

This is the most delicious banana bread in the universe. You will never taste a yummier banana bread. I promise. Here is the recipe: CHUNKY MONKEY BANANA BREAD 3 eggs 1 cup butter 150 ml milk 450 ml flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 cup sugar 3 bananas 200 ml walnuts 200 ml chocolate chunks [...]

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Dreamy Sleepy Sheep Nursery

When we were expecting Alec I considered little lambs as a theme for his nursery. It’s really the perfect nursery theme: there are a ton of lamb things available to buy and the color palette is lends itself to is so restful and serene, dreamy, airy, comforting and fluffy. Just look at this beautiful “sleepy [...]

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Using Less Plastic

I am on a mission to lessen our use of plastic. Especially for the children. And especially for things that end up in their mouths (which is most things they come into contact with). It’s a health thing for me, but there are of course environmental aspects as well. I’m not going crazy with this [...]

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Paring Down our Diaper Bag Essentials

We recently switched Little Baby L from his stroller bassinet to a regular seat. Previously he was mostly sleeping when we were out with the stroller, but now he is obviously much more awake and not always happy to be lying on his back. So he’s in the seat all tucked into Alec’s old 7 AM Le [...]

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