Easy Rainy Day Activity

So, if you’re in Texas, you’ve probably been stuck inside with all the wet weather, and if you’re a parent this means watching the wild look in your child’s eyes as they start to go stir crazy. So, here is a quick to set-up & easy to play indoor activity to curb some of that restless energy! What you’ll need: Baseball Cap (per child bc sharing/waiting wasn’t on the agenda) Small magnets Pipe Cleaners Tape […]

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Lessons in Sugar Waxing

This past week I attempted to do a thing that I failed at tremendously. I spent 3 full days failing before the fourth day where I finally got it right. What did this teach me? That no one who has ever succeeded got there without a few set backs and that it’s the perseverance and persistence to keep moving forward despite said set-backs that is most important. I wanted to make Sugar Wax — the […]

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Dairy Free Dino Birthday Cake!!

Pretty sure we nailed parenting for little man’s fourth birthday! He specifically requested a dinosaur chocolate cake, and boy did we deliver. Now, y’all, this kid is dairy-free, soy-free, & never eats junky food coloring because he has food allergies and acid reflux, so I spent awhile looking around for the perfect recipe. I searched Pinterest high & low, but nothing matched up. Finally, I remembered about this depression time cake recipe where they were […]

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Spring Fling & Easter Things Round Up — Vegan Bunny Pancakes

Last year, after Easter, I came across an idea for bunny pancakes and mentally filed it away to try when the opportunity came around again. Although I pinned the recipe, there wasn’t much point as our kid’s are both allergic to dairy & soy. So, I adapted the yummy activity to be vegan and here are the results!  To make the pancake batter: 1 cup White Flour 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon Salt 2 […]

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Creating a space for YOU + your kids 

It’s not easy. Kids are messy balls of chaos and their toys aren’t often what I’d refer to as “sophisticated,” but despite all of that YOU can create a space that satisfies the needs of both parties & that everyone will love.  Think color. Find a few colors that you are into that complement each other and stick with it. We have a grey & green look going with wood furniture. There a few pops […]

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Beer Bread + Lattes with Thoughtfully Co 

*I received these products free for review, but all opinions expressed are my own.* Happy Weekend y’all! This weekend has been a rough one as far as this whole parenting gig goes, so I thought I’d throwback to a couple weekends back when things were awesome and super fun. You might remember when we used our Thoughtfully Co Cirque Du Sweets box around Christmas. That brownie is still one of the best ones this family […]

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Green Chef — Skip the store & have organic arrive right at your door! ((#Review))

*I received this product free for review. All opinions expressed are my own.* You’d think that after blogging for (almost) three years that I wouldn’t be so excited when boxes arrive, but I am! Every. Single . Time. So, when this box from Green Chef appeared on my door step, I couldn’t wait to see what was inside. And the toddler must get his enthusiasm for packages from me because he was my shadow throughout the entire […]

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Thoughtfully Co Review+GIVEAWAY

*I received this product free for review. All opinions expressed are my own.* Whew! What a holiday season, amirite? While I love Christmas time, I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t  a relief for the holiday rush to be ebbing. The large emphasis on gift-giving can be frustrating when you’re unsure what someone might need or want. In fact, there are many times throughout the year when you might be puzzled about what to […]

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The Almost a Big Kid Toddler Closet

Our original closet concept went as follows: We purchased STUVA System frame WITHOUT the doors. We absolutely did not need doors for a toddler closet. Having them would’ve been like inviting more problems into our life. The extra gadgets we needed for storage were two wire baskets and one clothing rod. This gave little man easy assess to his clothes while keeping the cloth diapering items out of reach in the baskets. I also needed […]

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Homemade Fries Recipe

Making delicious fries at home is SUPER simple! Now, I was sent a KUUK Potato Chipper free for review, and we used that to cut up the potatoes. Of course, that is by no means necessary. All you need to make your potato fries is a sharp knife and a cutting board. It does take more time that way. Unfortunately, I didn’t love the KUUK Potato Chipper because it’s flimsy. I worried I’d break the […]

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Vegan Mac n’ NotCheese

When I find something my toddler will eat a second helping of, I know I’ve created a delicious dish! He was on board with the very first serving of my Mac n’ Notcheese. For me, it took a bit more tweaking. I imagine the big difference is he has barely had any dairy products in his life and I have what could be considered a dairy addiction (😂), but that’s neither here nor there. To […]

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Vegan Biscuits

These are the easiest, most delicious biscuits ever! So easy my toddler (helps) make them himself! Seriously. Vegan Biscuit Recipe Prep time: 10 minutes Bake time: 10-14 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup solid coconut oil 3/4 cup vanilla almond milk (or any other milk substitute) Instructions: Preheat oven to 425. Mix together flour, baking powder, & salt. Cut in coconut oil until mixture is “sandy” in […]

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