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Gretchen Bossio

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Gretchen hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with her husband and two young children. Before transitioning to life as a stay at home mom, Gretchen worked in sales and marketing while earning her Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership. Now her days are focused on managing meal plans and nap times while organizing her sewing stash and children's toy bins. My oh my, how life changes in the blink of an eye! Gretchen writes frequently about natural parenting, becoming more environmentally conscience, her affinity for thrifted treasures, and hopes of making it out of yoga pants each day on her blog That Mama Gretchen (www.thatmamagretchen.com).

My Favorite Pregnancy Leggings

Let's talk about a pregnant life essential - leggings! I mean, technically leggings are all the time essential in my opinion, but particularly when expecting,...

Springtime Hyacinth Craft for You and Your Kids

Crafting is one of our favorite parts of the week. It's such a refreshing pause in the midst of a crazy week. Plus, who doesn't like...

7 Items I Can’t Wait To Buy For My New Baby

My new baby is due towards the end of summer and we just found out it's a boy! That makes 1 girl followed by 3...

Review: Cupcake Surprise Dolls

If you were an 80s child such as myself, I think you just might remember these darling lil' things ... Cupcake Surprise Dolls!I found...

Beware This Popular Baby Snack: Dad’s Warning After Saving Choking Daughter

I'll admit, I've become a little lax with feeding my baby. I was super vigilant with my first and careful with my second, but...

5 Tips For Nighttime Weaning

Oh, night weaning.Not the most fun motherhood adventure, but definitely not the worst either.Over the years I've night weaned all three of my little...

We Didn’t Take a Double Stroller To Disneyland, But This Is What We Did...

I"ll be honest, I was hesitant to attempt a Disneyland trip with kids as young as mine. I had been once before with just...

My Favorite Place to Buy Artwork for Just $1

My grocery list rarely includes artwork, but when I make my way to Trader Joe's it sure does!On my list you'll find pantry basics and...
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Grilled Muenster Cheese, Turkey, and Cranberry Sandwich

The classic grilled cheese sandwich is totally my jam. But what I really love is a fancy grilled cheese.Grilled cheese is as simple as recipes...

Tiggly: Our New Favorite Math Game App

I’m pretty skeptical of iPad games that claim to be all about learning. I prefer hands on options for my little ones and we...

A Timeless Disneyland Souvenir

Disneyland is probably one of my most favorite places in the world. The sights (that castle!), the smells (hello churros!), the adventure (take me...

Review: Playmobil 123 Countryside Set

If your kiddos love LEGO Duplos, you're all going to love Playmobil 123!I first bought a Playmobil 123 set at a garage sale of...