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  • Perfect Exercise Routine for Busy Moms

    UGH! Can I start this post with UGH? I really didn’t think I’d be here at this point, but whatever. Let me start from the beginning. Or actually let me start…

  • Morning and Evening Bike Rides

    A while ago when Lexi was 1.5 years old, we decided that it was time to start biking as a family. Prior to that time, we weren’t so sure that Lexi…

  • My kitchen help

    I wouldn’t be able to cook and get meals done the way I do if it wasn’t for these handy appliances. Here is what I use virtually on daily basis. Fagor…

  • Week in Food

    I’ve been asked to do this post by multiple people, I’m just sorry it took me so long. Warning: I am not a good food photographer. In fact, I kinda suck…

  • Toddler Routines: Meal Times

    Continuing the routines series, I would like to write about our current eating/feeding process, and a follow up post with an average week of meals. COOKING PROCESS The “cooking for Lexi”…

  • Nature vs. Nurture – A Shocking Discovery

    I was at the airport in Vegas getting reading to board the plane to fly back home to Florida…. I was in the hurry at the time, with the gates literally…

  • Toddler Vegetable Soup

    I cannot think of a healthier meal for a toddler ( or an adult for that matter) than a vegetable soup. As adults, Andrew and I love a simple vegetable soup…

  • PostPartum Skin Care

    A year after having a baby and I think I am finally in a good place when it comes to my personal care routine. {I am always searching for better products,…

  • Baby Solids: What we cook

    If you missed previous BLW posts, you can visit them here: BABY LED WEANING SOLIDS: GEAR  I’ve been emailed and asked about what we cook for Alexis in terms of BLW…

  • My sister had a preemie in Russia

    Up until recently, Prematurity Awareness month would have been as far from me as a Leukemia month or something equally unrelated. I do know a few people personally who had premature babies, but…

  • SAFE TOYS FEATURE: LAMAZE

    If you missed the Toy Safety post, go back to read it here. Today we’ve got Lamaze toys by TOMY brands. Lamaze toys are pretty mainstream and aren’t known for being…

  • SAFE TOYS FEATURE: APPLE PARK

    APPLE PARK {Read the first part about toy chemicals here} I remember when I first got our Apple Park toys when Alexis was still little, I became obsessed. I had never…

  • Toy Safety {In Time for the Holidays}

    As we are approaching the most important holiday of the year (at least from a little kid’s standpoint), one might wonder if all those bright colorful toys that are routinely bought…

  • The shape of you. The shape of me.

    The title of this post might give you an idea of how much Dr. Seuss I read on daily basis. Ok, so I’ve been asked to write about this multiple times…