What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

Hi Mommas and Mommas-to-Be! Our doula, Ambrosia, has been such a special part of our baby story with Remi Rain. When my husband first approached me about getting a doula for our adoption I, who had always learned that a doula was more for the prenatal and birth, said "A doula? Honey, you don't know what you're talking about." But once we met with Ambrosia...

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3 - 6 Month Must Haves

Tried and True – My 3 to 6 Month Must-Haves

With so many products for babies available it can be overwhelming choosing what is best. Remi and I are sharing with you our tried and true baby must-haves for 3-6 months. We found our favorite things that are both stylish and help her development at this age. Watch my video re-cap of all my favorite 3 to 6 month products! Comment below with your favorite products...

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins with Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins with Mashed Potatoes

Prep time: 25 min   Cook time: 18 min  Total time: 43 min  Serves: 12    INGREDIENTS 8 cups bread cubes (about 1 loaf)  3 tablespoons butter  1 medium onion, diced  4 cloves garlic, minced  1.5 cups celery, diced  1 teaspoon thyme  1 teaspoon rosemary  salt and pepper to taste  1 egg  2 ½ - 3 cups vegetable broth  oil for greasing muffin tin   DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spread bread cubes out on baking sheet. Bake until toasted (about 10-15 minutes)....

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Midday Magic Smoothie

Midday Magic – Blue Majik Zucchini Smoothie

  My favorite midday smoothie to give me a second burst of energy and make it through the busy day is this Midday Magic - Blue Majik Zucchini Smoothie. Blue Majik has been making its way into cold-pressed juices, protein powders and even lattes - but what is it? Blue green algae is the very first protein and most ancient food on our planet. At the...

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DockATot - Our Saving Grace

DockATot – Our Saving Grace

Every parent needs a DockATot - no question. As new parents with a newborn we were nervous every night while Remi slept. Bob constantly checked her breathing. Thus, she slept with us but she was too tiny to sleep in the bed for fear of rolling on her.  Our saving grace was the DockATot. Remi would sleep peacefully (unlike us) in her DockATot in-between us....

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Pumpkin Pie Butter

Pumpkin Pie Butter

Pumpkin Pie Butter    Prep time: 1 hour 5 min  Total time: 1 hour 5 min  Serves: 2 ½ cups      INGREDIENTS 2 ½ cups fresh roasted pumpkin  1 ½ cups walnuts, toasted  ½ teaspoon cinnamon  ¼ teaspoon ginger  ¼ teaspoon nutmeg  ¼ teaspoon ground cloves  sprinkle of salt  1 teaspoon maple syrup  DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients in the order listed in a high-powered blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and well combined, about 1-3 minutes.    ** Notes:  To roast pumpkin,...

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TRIED AND TRUE – MY NEWBORN MUST-HAVES

Tried and True – My Newborn Must-Haves

Calling motherhood exhausting is an understatement. From learning all your newborn’s needs to learning how to provide them those needs is endless (and probably never ending). My saving grace is sleep and innovative baby products. When selecting the best products for my baby, I use Lincoln’s advice. Give him 6 hours to cut a tree and he will take 5 hours to sharpen his axe....

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MEET REMINGTON RAIN!

Meet Remington Rain!

I am so excited to introduce you to the love of my life, Remington Rain! We waited so long for this tiny miracle and are so happy to introduce her to you. She brings us the greatest joy. You can follow our 3-part adoption journey to bringing this sweet angel home starting here: https://youtu.be/jifPuKMM_E4   [embed]https://youtu.be/yYGk2Q_CSS4[/embed]...

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