Food, Mommy & Baby

Baby Teething Biscuits

April 10, 2015
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Liam is teething so I decided to make baby teething biscuits for him to try.

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1 egg

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1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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After mixing the sugar and egg add 1 cup of all purpose flour.

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baby teething biscuit013Bake at 325°F (165°C) for 15 minutes or until hard.

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These biscuits are incredibly hard.  They’re perfect for teething, but I should not have added all that sugar.  Next time I will cut the sugar in half, but for the first try I wanted to follow the recipe adapted from Wholesomebabyfood and just added cinnamon for flavor.

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Food

Tea of the Day: Chai Mix

April 2, 2015

Hey friends!  I rediscovered my love for teas and want to occasionally share my tea of the day!

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1 teaspoon Teavana Maharaja Chai + 1 teaspoon Teavana Sumurai Chai

Steep for about 5 minutes, enjoy!

Fashion

Casual Outfit: Floral & Pink

April 2, 2015

Happy Wednesday!

I’m actually not wearing pajamas all day so I wanted to share my casual outfit. You see how I’m posing? Awkward much?  YES! It’s cause I don’t know how to pose for outfit pics, lol! It’s been years since I’ve blogged an outfit!  This blog is definitely NOT a fashion blog.  I know pajama fashion and that’s all, lol!  Personally when I shop for clothes I look for comfort, affordability and things I don’t mind staining  since Liam’s meal time can get messy, lol!

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I call this my “mommy outfit” cause it’s loose fitting, comfy and casual — almost as comfy as pajamas!  I was going to wait to share outfit pics when I saw results from my 21 Day Fix Extreme workouts, but seriously ain’t nobody got time to wait, right?  I gotta just do it!  God made our bodies in all shapes and sizes and this is me, 11 month postpartum me who just finally started working out last month, lol! I can’t even begin to tell you all the excuses I had to NOT  exercise but at the end of the day I just needed to find inspiration and motivate myself.  Being healthy for my family and fitting into some pre-pregnancy clothes I refuse to giveaway to Goodwill/ThredUp/SalvationArmy is what motivated me!  My friend Kiara’s before and after pics also motivates me!

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This dainty rose quartz necklace is special to me because it was a Christmas gift from Justin and Liam.

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These baby pink  mid-rise cropped jean leggings by Mossimo are a comfortable and affordable find at Target.  I love the length too!  I’m 5’1″ and these hit right at the ankles.

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These sandals are another Target find by Sam & Libby.

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Outfit details:

Top: Forever 21 (Out of stock)

Pants: Target

Shoes: Sam & Libby at Target

Necklace: Gift from Justin & Liam (Etsy)

Bracelets: Pura Vida Light Shine

Nail polish: Hot Pink

 Tweet me pics of your outfit of the day and I will re-edit this post and feature you! 😀

Thank you so much for visiting my blog! Sending you so much love!

Your friend,

April

Lifestyle

Holiday 2014 Family Photo Shoot!

April 1, 2015

Justin, Liam and I took these holiday family pictures back in December 2014 and I’ve been meaning to share them with you friends!

Here they are!  Picture overload in 3, 2, 1… enjoy!

Vlog of family photoshoot can be found here.

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It was my first holiday season as a mother and I can’t even begin to describe the amount of love Justin and I both have for our little Liam!

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog!