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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Hidden Veggies & Whole Wheat

So don’t tell my kids, but they’ve been eating carrots and sweet potatoes without even realizing it! These cookies are adapted from my very favorite cowboy cookie recipe that is Matt’s mom’s.  I usually get in trouble when i mess with it, he’s always telling me that trying to make a cookie healthy is like …

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DIY Magnetic Toddler Positive Reinforcement Chart

Happy Monday friends, today in Kansas City its not even going to get out of the single digits and the “feels like” temperatures are so low its laughable (-25).  All of my good intentions to go to the gym today are way way out the window, you couldn’t pay me to leave my nice warm …

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Encouraging Creativity in Kids

Yesterday i had my first real parenting breakdown, like bawling on the phone to my husband breakdown.  Moral of the story is that 2 year olds are hard.  This cute little guy featured below in all these fabulously creative scenarios can really push my buttons, let me tell you.  I think the lesson to be …

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Nursery Reveal!

I am so excited to finally put these photos up. Yesterday my friend Tara came over and took some more maternity shots of me and these of the Nursery. She did such an amazing job, i am in love with all of them! I’ll put up the maternity shots in the next post. The first …

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Get It Done!

Our Bedroom after the paint job with cute new bedding from Target! i still have a lot of details to consider to finish the room- curtains, wall decor, paint a bookshelf, etc. but i’m LOVING the results already! Below is the nursery with the new color. It’s called Robin’s Nest by Benjamin Moore and it’s …

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Top 10 Newborn Essentials

I’ve only been doing this mom thing for a little over a week now, but one of the things i kept looking for when i was preggo was a good list of baby things that were really essential – and from a mom, not from babies-r-us or some other retail store telling me what all …

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Nursery Prints

I’m really trying to finish up the nursery, especially since we now have all the furniture up & ready to go, so i made these prints this morning. Just thought i would share a few happy thoughts :). Happy Wednesday, i hope the sun is shining where you are! And since i’m a really nice …

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