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Shawn Spivey replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion There's a Story Behind Those Newborn Hospital Blankets
"I'd say 12 is excessive, for sure.   I rather like the looks of the blankets, the hold a vintage charm to me.   I like tradition and consistency, and these fit the bill.  I remember the hospital encouraged me to take a blanket…"
2 hours ago
Fallsmama replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion There's a Story Behind Those Newborn Hospital Blankets
"Read this the other day. Still trying to wrap my mind around stealing 12 blankets after being in hospital with the first child? They took 12? Honestly, never crossed my mind to take one, besides they look so institutional to me."
4 hours ago
MandyJay replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion There's a Story Behind Those Newborn Hospital Blankets
"I wish I'd taken one home with my older son -- all the receiving blankets I had at home were so small compared to the hospital blanket!"
5 hours ago
Jmarr replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion How Do You Feel About "Happy Holidays"?
"I grew up in an area that was probably 50% Catholic, 40% Jewish (I was one of the rare Protestants). It was pretty common to have interfaith couples where I lived, due the neighborhoods being comprised of people from so many different parts of…"
14 hours ago
Shawn Spivey replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Let's Have a Gift Wrapping Party!
"Alrighty, I'm home from shopping for our night.  I have sliced cheeses, bread rolls and beef roast to cook.   I also grabbed several handfuls of tape for us to get-a-wrapping. I bought two roasts so I have plenty.  It's not…"
yesterday
Tabby replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion How Do You Feel About "Happy Holidays"?
"I've grown up on Merry Christmas so that's what I say.  Even if someone says Happy Holidays, I still safe Merry Christmas and end with Happy Holidays...lol I just miss the old days of growing up where we learned the different cultures…"
yesterday
MandyJay replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion How Do You Feel About "Happy Holidays"?
"I have a rather multi-cultural set of friends, so I stick with Happy Holidays unless I know someone celebrates Christmas... in which case it's Jingle All the Way :D  I don't see the harm in being inclusive -- I've witnessed way…"
yesterday
Tabby replied to Just Jen's discussion Great Cookie Recipes, Especially for the Holidays
"Thanks...I will check them out :)"
yesterday

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There's a Story Behind Those Newborn Hospital Blankets 4 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Birth to Preschooler. Last reply by Shawn Spivey 2 hours ago.

How Do You Feel About "Happy Holidays"? 34 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Jmarr 14 hours ago.

Let's Have a Gift Wrapping Party! 16 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Shawn Spivey yesterday.

Great Cookie Recipes, Especially for the Holidays 31 Replies

Started by Just Jen in Your Home. Last reply by Tabby yesterday.

Countdown to Christmas 2014 4 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Shawn Spivey yesterday.

Prenatal Testing Accuracy Rates Questioned 4 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Pregnancy and Labor. Last reply by JW on Wednesday.

Adults Needing Vaccine Boosters? 8 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Family Health, Fashion and Beauty. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Wednesday.

Christmas Gifts for Teachers 10 Replies

Started by Fallsmama in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Wednesday.

What do you DVR? 21 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Your Home. Last reply by Tabby on Wednesday.

That Fog....

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom on Tuesday.

Online Ordering Headaches 1 Reply

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Tuesday.

Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookies 4 Replies

Started by Tabby in Your Home. Last reply by Tabby on Monday.

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