How Romy and Piper Got Their Names

This is a question I get almost every day, both in real life and online, so I am going to give an official answer! The Naming Process During my pregnancy, we kept a running list of names we liked. Anytime a name popped up that one of us liked (usually me) we’d add it to the list. In the beginning of the pregnancy, we had two or three boy names we loved, so we stopped…
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Taking the Babies to the Beach | The Stuff

Beach day with Babies | What to bring
We attempted our first real beach day with the girls last weekend. We were intimidated at the idea of it – mostly about how much stuff we’d have to haul from wherever we found parking out to the sand ;). But I told Blake it’s only going to get crazier when the girls start crawling, eating sand, and wanting to be in the water! The girls did so well, so I guess I’m posting this…
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Baby Monitor Solution: Nest Cam

Nest Cam - Palms to Pines | Best Baby Monitor for Twins
Ok, so deciding on a monitor has been a long process for me, considering I started looking when I was first pregnant and now my babies are 8 months old. But we FINALLY settled on an option I love, so obviously now I also love telling people about it ;). The fact that we were having twins made things a bit more complicated – I either needed two separate monitors, a monitor with two cameras…
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Flying with Babies (Newborn-6 Months) | Tips and Tricks-for twins, too!

Flying with Babies
I put together some things that have really helped me with flying with the twins!! Hope it helps you, too ;). Baby-carrying stuff There are lots of different ways you can do it – with twins it’s more complicated logistically ;). With one baby, you’d be able to take more to the gate, but here’s how we do it with twins: we check the car seats and then use our double umbrella stroller to take…
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Preparing to Transition the Babies to their Own Room

Transitioning from bassinet to crib
Ok – so I’m admittedly having a hard time moving the girls into their own room at night. At first I thought it was just because I’m still traumatized from the girls spending their first three months in the hospital. Leaving them at night was one of very hardest parts about that whole experience. I just wished and wished for the first night I’d have them in our room with us to come, and there…
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Urban Outfitters | 40% off Home Sale

Palms to Pines Nursery Reveal | Romy and Piper | Twin Girls Bohemian Tropical Nursery
Urban Outfitters is having a HUGE home sale where everything is up to 40% off, and so many things I used (and love!) in Romy and Piper’s nursery are part of it! Scroll down to see what’s on sale from their room… Wallpaper | Cribs | Rug | Wooden Stools | Macrame Mobiles | Moon Mirror | Organic Crib Sheets | Cactus Pillow | Round Velvet Pillow | Llama Pillow | Fleece Throw Pillow | Corduroy Floor Pillow | White Floating Shelves | Curtain Rod | Glass Finials (on ends of curtain rod) | Curtains | Bamboo Chandelier | Straw Basket Pillows There are so many good pillows on sale!…
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Fawn Diaper Bag Sale

Fawn Design Diaper Bags | Best Diaper Bag
Guys! One of our favorite diaper bags is on sale today in a big way, so I wanted to share! Because if I was on the hunt for a diaper bag, I’d be pretty bummed to miss this one ;). If you are looking, you’ve probably heard the buzz around Fawn bags. Blake and I both have a bag and we love them – he has the Pack and I have the Original. He actually…
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Teething Recommendations

Teething Tips | Homeopathic Teething Remedies
So the girls are officially teething! When they first started, I was in denial because it felt so early. I’d also been dreading teething, because I knew things would get tougher for all of us. I think a lot of people didn’t actually believe me, but I knew their teeth were close. Sure enough, after a couple weeks of struggle, Romy’s two bottom teeth poked through. The very next day, Piper’s came through! Must be…
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SNOO Review: Just Get It

Romy and Piper | SNOO Bassinet Review | Best Baby Bassinet
When people see us with the twins, we can always count on a few reactions. Lots of people want to know how we ended up with twins (Was it IVF? Do they run in your family? If you’re wondering the same thing, you can find answers to questions like these here.) Another question we get all of the time is, “Oh my gosh, are you SO TIRED?” We always look at each other, laugh and…
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Romy and Piper’s Nursery

Palms to Pines Nursery Reveal | Romy and Piper | Twin Girls Bohemian Tropical Nursery
We’ve actually had our nursery mostly done for a long time now. I got a good chunk of it done early on in my pregnancy, which turned out to be a good thing since I went on bedrest at 28 weeks. The babies came at 30 weeks, and then were in the hospital for three months. On the day I was discharged from the hospital, Blake printed a few pictures to put up by the…
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