Newborns to One Year Olds

i was looking back through the triplet's newborn photos the other day and realized that i had BIG plans for their monthly photos... individual pictures with certain stuffed animals, on certain blankets, and with cute blocks saying how old they were, pictures of just the boys, pictures of all three and any other combination you can think of under the sun. WHAT WAS I THINKING???? i have TRIPLETS! … [Read more...]

One Year Old Triplets- Portraits and Milestones

the triplets are ONE! we survived the first year! as evidenced by the last time i posted (when i was pregnant with them) life has been BUSY! i'll have a few different posts to commemorate this moment - their birthday party, cake smash, a look back at their early days, month to month photos to see how much they have grown, a recap of the crazy year we had on top of having triplets, and today's … [Read more...]

Triplets! Belly Pic & Babies Update

WE MADE IT TO 25 WEEKS! it has been quite the ride this pregnancy... (ps if you have no idea what i'm talking about i recommend going back to this post where i announced our triplet pregnancy & gender reveal video) i'll save you from all the details but these babies have given us a lot of scares! at 20 weeks we were finally cleared by the UCSF fetal treatment center for TTTS (twin to twin … [Read more...]

SURPRISE! We are EXPECTING! Questions, videos, and gender reveal!

this is a post that i have dreamed about for 2 1/2 years... one that i wasn't sure would ever come to pass. we are incredibly excited to announce that we are EXPECTING!! for those of you who i am friends with on Facebook or follow me on instagram you already know this... but for those who DON'T know ... here is a fun video to get you caught up... Gender Reveal from Darin Reyes on … [Read more...]

Easy Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas for kids!

Looking for fun & easy halloween dinner ideas? Try this spider or mummy macaroni and cheese for an organic healthy dinner before you head out the door and gather all those sweets! It is quick and easy with minimal ingredients with just a touch of spooky to make it perfect for the holiday! This post is sponsored by Horizon Organic but all opinions are my own. let's be honest. halloween night … [Read more...]

Easy White Sandwich Bread Recipe

This recipe is the most perfect, moist, slice-able, and EASY sandwich bread recipe you will ever try! I make 2 loaves of this every Sunday for my family and it is all gone around Thursday... maybe I should start making 3! bread lovers beware: once you go homemade, you don't go back! the good news is that this recipe for white homemade sandwich bread is easy & you can totally make it … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes – Low Carb, Quick, & Easy!

I’m not really sure when it happened exactly, but one fateful day not that long ago I discovered a difficult truth: That fit body I used to have for free thanks to a metabolism that ran at light speed, now required some maintanance. All of a sudden my favorite jeans weren’t my favorites anymore. I decided I needed to do something … fast. So I threw caution to the wind, started an intense … [Read more...]

Easy, 3 Ingredient Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These easy healthy oatmeal cookies only use 3 ingredients! They are packed with goodness, no added sugar, vegan and DELICIOUS! Enjoy them as a breakfast cookie, snack, or treat. Your family will love them! This post is sponsored by Nature Valley Muesli - grab your coupon here!  i'm calling these 'cookies' but really they are everything from a hearty breakfast to a filling snack or a … [Read more...]

Summer Outdoor Patio Ideas

Make the most of your outdoor space this summer but giving your patio a bright and summery makeover! Here are some fun Summer outdoor patio ideas to get you started - outdoor rugs, outdoor lighting, outdoor furniture, outdoor decor and more. This post is in collaboration with World Market, Rachael Ray Magazine, and Porch.com. Ever wish you could have a makeover on your yard? Enter to win this … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipes – Red White and Blue Jello

  while i originally made this Jell-O for our Avengers Party - i quickly realized how totally perfect it would as one of my 4th of july recipes! using red and blue Jell-O with coconut jello (homemade) you can make this adorable red white and blue jello dessert! your guests will LOVE it! it probably feels like a lot of steps, and a lot of time,  but if you plan to make it on a day you are home, … [Read more...]

Easy One Pot Pasta Puttanesca

This one pot pasta puttanesca is a family favorite and so easy to make! Spicy and savory with olives, capers, garlic, artichoke hearts, and crushed red peppers - it will quickly become your family favorite as well! This post is sponsored by Ragú® but all opinions are my own.    if you haven't noticed, i like things easy. one pot pasta inspired by and made with Ragú® Sauce is a dream come true … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas: Coffee With Mom

Mother's Day is just around the corner!  I love the idea of doing a brunch or tea with Mom so that you can just relax and enjoy the time together.  Valerie of Charming Touch Parties put together this beautiful Mother's Day Coffee with Mom themed brunch to celebrate the love and appreciation we have for our mothers.  I absolutely love the brightness from the gorgeous floral arrangements and the … [Read more...]

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