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Riley’s Frozen-Inspired Birthday Party

Riley’s Frozen-Inspired Birthday Party

Riley’s mama, Brooke is no stranger to DIY. She did an awesome job putting together her daughters Tangled birthday party when she turned three.When her little girl turned five, they decided on a Frozen party! Brooke took care of all of the decor herself and it turned out amazing — from Olaf popcorn cups to [...]

Undercover Mama Nursing Shirt Review & Giveaway!

Undercover Mama Nursing Shirt Review & Giveaway!

I am admittedly a cheap person. In all honesty, a big factor in my decision to breastfeed my children comes down to cost. There are definitely other great benefits to breastfeeding, but there is no doubt- formula is expensive! Undercover Mama Nursing Shirt Review & Giveaway! I nursed my daughter Annabelle for just over two [...]

Bitybean Baby Carrier Review and Giveaway!

Bitybean Baby Carrier Review and Giveaway!

Before my first daughter was born in 2011, I invested in a soft structured carrier with an infant insert and, when she was a few weeks old, I purchased a cotton-blend wrap. Although I like both of those carriers for different reasons, I ran into two problems with both of them. They both tend to [...]

Jessica’s Breastfeeding Journey

Jessica’s Breastfeeding Journey

When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby I was 22, recently married, a new college graduate, and had just started in my career. I was living in the US and had joined OB/CNM care until 27 weeks. Not once during that time period had breastfeeding been brought up or discussed with [...]

Emilia’s Unintentionally Unassisted Home Birth

Emilia’s Unintentionally Unassisted Home Birth

Emilia’s Unintenionally Unassisted Home Birth Mama: Jessica S. Stats: 8lbs 1oz, 19.3 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated, unassisted Birth Location: Home Primary Care: Midwife Photographer: Calla Evans Photography All throughout my pregnancy I felt confident that this little baby would stay put until past 40 weeks. My first was born at 40 weeks and [...]

Sydney’s DIY Pink And Teal Nursery

Sydney’s DIY Pink And Teal Nursery

Check out mama Heidi’s amazing nursery for her new baby girl. It is hard to believe that the elements of this pink, grey and aqua chevron room are almost entirely DIY’ed and purchased from the thrift store or Craigslist. This nursery proves that you don’t need to break the bank in order to have a [...]

Boxed Cake Mix Cookies

Boxed Cake Mix Cookies

Although I am not typically a boxed cake mix kind of gal (I prefer my baked goods made from scratch), I had a box of chocolate cake mix in my cupboard. I wanted to try something different than just making cupcakes or a cake. I spotted a cookie recipe that used a box caked mix, so [...]

Easy Pineapple Banana Smoothie

Easy Pineapple Banana Smoothie

A while back I had purchased a very large pineapple from Costco for $2.99. Before I was able to use it up, it started to get a little too ripe for my liking. So, I thought I would cut it up and throw it in the freezer. It has worked out perfectly, and it is [...]

“From Your Freezer to Your Family” Cookbook Review and Giveaway!

“From Your Freezer to Your Family” Cookbook Review and Giveaway!

I was given the opportunity to review “From Your Freezer to Your Family” by Stephanie Brandt Cornalis of Mama And Baby Love and I was very excited to be able to try out her recipes. I downloaded her eCookbook (you can also buy a printed copy) and spent my evening reading. Stephanie has a passion [...]

Pretty Baby Naturals Review & Giveaway!

Pretty Baby Naturals Review & Giveaway!

Like most mamas, during my first pregnancy I spent a lot of time researching baby products. I definitely knew I wanted to use a more natural, possibly organic, line of baby care products. A few weeks after my daughter was born, we traveled back home to New Jersey. My best friend, Lindsey came to visit [...]

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