Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding

  Breastfeeding is something I was lucky enough to experience. And I say lucky, because I feel I was able to really bond with Izzy through feedings. It wasn’t all rainbows and roses though, I had a tough time. I worked from home when Izzy was born so I was able to feed her all…

Lentil Pizza ~ Gluten Free & Vegan

Gluten free and vegan foodies unite! I created a masterpiece. Lentil pizza… I know some of you are thinking, what the heck is that? Guys I’m a pizza lover and being gluten and dairy free has made eating pizza pretty difficult. Like all my other recipes I was on a mission to create a crunchy,…

Tips For Flying With Toddlers/Kids

Thank you Fly Tot for sponsoring this post; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Flying with your child can sound super scary, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. The first time I flew with Izzy she was 4 months old and I pretty much nursed her anytime she was upset…so it was…

STEM Toys For Ages 2 And Up

Thank you Maxim Enterprise Inc for sponsoring this post; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. What does STEM stand for? Science, Technology, Engineering and Math These are concepts we can start working on with our children early on.  Learning can and should be fun, so I wanted to round up some toys great for…

Unique Artist Driven Home Decor

Thank you Minted for sponsoring this post; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. This post may contain some affiliate links which I can potentially make money from to keep this blog going.  I love decorating as the seasons change. Switching out from spring to fall and then fall to winter. I also love…

10 Photo Gifts Your Family Will Love

Thank you Shutterfly for sponsoring this post; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Being that I’m a blogger and take a billion photos of Izzy daily, it’s safe to say I’m photo obsessed! I have them all organized in folders on an external hard drive and pull them for many gifts. 1. Holiday…

Capturing Original Holiday Pictures Of Your Kid(s)

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. The holiday season is so magical! I love seeing everything decorated at shopping centers and decorating my home. One of my favorite things to do is take pictures of Izzy. Surprise! A big hobby of…

One Pot Pho -Vegan & Gluten Free

Swoon worthy Pho (Gluten Free and Vegan) Excuse me as I swoon over my latest creation! My husband loves Pho, but it typically has meat and a meat broth.. which makes my arthritis act up. So I got creative in the kitchen and on the first try created a Pho masterpiece! It was so good,…

How Forgetful People Pack Their Holiday Decor

    As you know, from this post, we have had a Tile for bit now. Honestly I feel like I need at least 10. I’m such a forgetful person, some call it mom brain. Beyond being forgetful, we take holiday stuff out 1 time a year…so everyone is bound to be forgetful. We need…

Potty Training A Strong-Willed Child

Thank you to Stuck On You, Little Partners and Bambo Nature for sponsoring this post. As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. I’ve potty trained many children in my day, but Izzy has been by far the hardest. Why? She’s strong-willed and well going through a defiant phase. Plus I’m mom and…

DIY Holiday Handprint Crafts

    Izzy and I already started decorating the house and gingerbread cookies. Planning for the holidays can get very hectic and even if you write everything down you are bound to forget something. For me it’s the everyday essentials I forget about when planning for a holiday event. Like ummm toilet paper. Kinda an essential,…

Car Seat Safety Check

Thank you cars.com for sponsoring this post. As always all thoughts an opinions are 100% my own. Per the CDC, in 2015 , restraint use (proper use of car seats & boosters) saved the lives of 266 children ages 4 years and younger. To reduce the risk of death in car crashes by 71% for…