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In Food, Life on
August 18, 2016

5 Things I Allow Myself To Enjoy

Whether you work 80 hours a week at the office or you’re a stay at home mom who is always on the go you should always make time for the things you enjoy.  I know it can be hard to press pause on the world around you but you NEED to do it!  It’s funny how taking a few minutes to do something you truly like to do can improve your mood and even your productivity. I always try to take time out of my busy day for the 5 things I allow myself to enjoy.

Good Food– Obviously I enjoy good food.. who doesn’t?! I added this onto my list because I am totally guilty of forgetting to eat on my hectic days!  I love food so it’s kind of funny to think that I forget but sometimes life is just so crazy and I’m so focused on making Mason’s meals that I don’t think about myself. Read more

In Food, Motherhood on
May 30, 2016

Toddler Friendly Meal Ideas

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Today I’m sharing toddler friendly meal ideas! (Disclaimer: I am in no way an expert on this but I just wanted to share what works for us!!)  Mason was so comfortable with puréed food that he never wanted table food. He always wanted to try what mommy and daddy were eating but when it came down to mealtime he wanted nothing to do with it. Story of any parent’s life pretty much. It’s not like he wasn’t hungry or couldn’t chew it (little man has 15 teeth at 15 months old…like, what?!?) but he was just so comfortable with baby food that he didn’t want anything else.  I finally decided to go cold turkey and offer nothing but table food and it went better than I could have ever imagined! I took to Pinterest to find ideas and made up a meal plan for the week.  I always plan and prep my own meals on the weekend so I planned Mason’s meals partially on what I was planning to make for adult meals and partially based on what I thought he would actually eat.
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In Food, Life on
May 16, 2016

Iced White Mocha Copycat

Hi, I’m Erin and I’m addicted to Starbucks.  😉 But seriously…  I basically keep them in business.  But as everyone who’s ever been to a Starbucks knows…it ain’t cheap!  I would swing by the drive thru every single day if I could but money doesn’t grow on trees so I had to come up with something else.

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