What Busy Moms Feed Their Kids

Hi Friends!

Since you guys enjoyed the posts I put together about What Registered Dietitians Feed Their Kids (Click to read Part 1 & Part 2), I decided to keep it going for a while and have reached out to a few of my favorite busy moms to share some more insight! Hopefully these posts will spark some ideas for you!

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This is mostly a toddler edition, with a little info on younger kiddos from parents of multiple kids. Next round covers a few kiddos under 18 months so stay tuned for that!

 

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Rachel
The Avid Appetite (theavidappetite.com)
Penelope, 20 months

1. What do your children typically eat for breakfast?
Penelope loves eggs (scrambled or fried, with cheese), yogurt, cream cheese & jam on whole wheat bread, fruit, or some organic dry cereal, and of course, her whole milk.

2. What do they typically eat for lunch?
Soup, mac ‘n cheese or pasta w/mixed vegetables, organic hot dogs, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers. Always with water on the side; I don’t give her juice right now.

3. Do you all sit down as a family for dinner?  
Unfortunately, I don’t arrive home from work until 7pm so Penelope has already eaten dinner by then. On the weekends, we do our best to have family breakfast together. We are typically on-the-go for the remainder of the day, so we eat together when we can.

 4. What happens if they don’t like what you’re making for dinners?
Though we don’t sit together for dinner, we try to give Penelope whatever we are eating. We are lucky that she’s a champ and eats almost anything we will give her. If she doesn’t want it, then we will try something else…but usually if she doesn’t want it, it means she just isn’t hungry and I don’t force her to eat.

5. What are the kids’ favorite snacks? What are some snacks you never leave the house without?
She loves fruit of any kind and that is always a go-to, even at home. For on the go, I like to have bananas or blueberries, which can usually stand being in my bag for a few hours. Applesauce and cheese sticks are great options, too. The reigning champion snack of all time for Penelope is yogurt melts. I always have bags of them everywhere. That would not be my first choice of snacks for her, but she truly loves them so much and they are my secret weapon for meltdowns or to keep her occupied. We also like organic fruit snacks (YumEarth are great and only come with 5 or 6 pieces per pack), and organic, healthy cookies from MySuperFoods, which are packed with whole grains, chia seeds, flax seed and more

6. Are any foods off limits?
No. From the get go, I wanted Penelope to develop a real love of food…all of it. So that means she gets bell peppers to dip in hummus (she LOVES her dip!), but also bites of cake at a party. If I’m eating something that Penelope is interested in (from iced tea or steak to blue cheese or peanut butter on a spoon), she gets to try it.

 7. Any tips for picky eaters?
We are lucky that Penelope is interested in food and so I wouldn’t consider her picky (yet). For those times that she isn’t, I will take her plate and start eating the food on it, ignoring her reaction. She will often come around, want to sit in my lap and try it. And if she doesn’t? I don’t push her. When she is hungry, she will eat.

 8. Do any of your kids have food allergies? How do you deal with that both at home and when in public?
Luckily, no. I really feel for parents who have to deal with this. It’s a scary notion, especially when sending your kids to daycare or school!

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Kath Younger, RD
Kath Eats Real Food (www.katheats.com)
Mazen, age 2

1. What do your children typically eat for breakfast?
My son’s favorite breakfasts are scrambled eggs with whole wheat toast and sliced fruit or banana oatmeal with a dollop of peanut butter. He takes after his mama : ) We also do smoothies from time to time, and a green smoothie is a great way for me to sneak in some berries and veggies.

 2. What do they typically eat for lunch?
We rely on leftovers a lot for lunch. It’s hard for my 2-year-old to eat raw veggies, and he’s usually too hungry to wait for a whole meal to cook, so I most often re-heat something from the fridge (we plan for this by making extra at dinner). Some of his favorite lunch foods are currently (because they change every day!): mini quiches, carrots and crackers in hummus, noodles of any kind, sweet potato fries, fruit, quesadillas and nut butters.

 3. Do you all sit down as a family for dinner?
We try, but at age 2 this is pretty difficult. Sometimes when he takes a later nap and I’m really organized with dinner we can time it perfectly, but more often than not he’s hungry before dinner is ready. About half the time he eats while I’m cooking and then we eat while he plays, but the other half we all sit down together. I can say without a doubt that he tries more diverse foods when we eat at the same table, so I am working to make this a priority. He is also getting better at waiting a little later to eat, so that is helpful too.

 4. What happens if they don’t like what you’re making for dinners?
I try to go by the recommendation to have a few things we know he likes along with 1-2 new foods. We usually offer him the new food enthusiastically and model eating it ourselves. It’s a toss up if he’ll try it, but sometimes he does! We recently had chicken and pepper kebobs with orzo salad and he decided that night that he loved roasted red peppers but wouldn’t touch the orzo! He always surprises me. J We try to go with the flow as much as we can and keep offering and modeling.

 5. What are the kids’ favorite snacks? What are some snacks you never leave the house without?
One of our favorites this summer was yogurt frozen into a popsicle. I even let him have one for breakfast! I either make a smoothie popsicle with plain yogurt and a little fruit blended together or I buy the Siggi’s kids squeeze pops and freeze those. They are low in sugar, so I think it’s an excellent choice for breakfast, snack or dessert. I’ve also been making homemade whole grain bars (nut free for school) and freezing them so I can put one in the diaper bag and it will have thawed by the time he’s ready to eat it. Mini Larabars are great to keep too – the portion size is good and Mazen thinks they are a cookie!

 6. Are any foods off limits?
I’ve been more laid back about what my son eats than I might have predicted, but we try to avoid anything that is heavily processed or full of artificial ingredients. If another mom feeds it to him (like at a birthday party) I’m not going to freak out, but we don’t buy those kinds of things ourselves.

 7. Any tips for picky eaters?
Mazen has started to want to help me in the kitchen, so we pull up a chair and he helps stir the pancake batter or whisk dressing. The other week I had arugula in the salad spinner (which he loves to spin) and we had made a dressing, and I asked if he wanted to try the salad. He said yes and dipped about 20 arugula leaves in the dressing and eat them up. Let me pause to say: My child does not like salad! So my tip is to just be patient and involve them as much as possible.

8. Do any of your kids have food allergies? How do you deal with that both at home and when in public?
Thankfully no!

 

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Brittany Dixon
A Healthy Slice of Life (ahealthysliceoflife.com)
Hailey (3 years old), Kaitlyn (4 months old)

 1. What do your children typically eat for breakfast? 
Kaitlyn is exclusively breastfed and I hope to do baby led weaning with her starting at 6 months, so I’ll just answer these for Hailey!

Hailey breakfast- Plain Greek yogurt topped with honey, fruit and chia seeds (she calls these sprinkles and loves putting them on herself!) is a favorite. She also loves scrambled eggs and cheese toast or pancakes.

 2. What do they typically eat for lunch? 
We are big fans of snack plates around here. I find lots of little options work well for us. Some common players are boiled eggs, olives, grapes, carrot sticks, chickpeas, cheese toast, red pepper slices, hummus, cheese cubes, cherry tomatoes and leftovers.

 3. Do you all sit down as a family for dinner?  
We don’t currently due to my husband’s work schedule. However, I do sit down with Hailey while she eats her dinner.

 4. What happens if they don’t like what you’re making for dinners?
I have a pretty adventurous eater, but she is still a toddler and her tastes change by the day. If she doesn’t like a particular item on her plate, I don’t make a big deal about it. She can eat all the other items on her plate and I’ll try the disliked item again another day.

5. What are the kids’ favorite snacks? What are some snacks you never leave the house without?
We love homemade lara balls , almonds and raisins, banana and peanut butter. I still buy the fruit and veggie pouches to have for a quick option on the go!

 6. Are any foods off limits?
Nope! As far as Hailey is concerned, everything is fine in moderation. However, I do my best to keep foods with artificial colors and flavors out of the house and most of what we eat at home is non- or minimally processed.

 7. Any tips for picky eaters?
Don’t make it a power struggle. Get kids involved with shopping and prepping and don’t be afraid to try foods they “don’t like” prepared in a new way! If all at fails, just keep at it. Consistency is huge!

 8. Do any of your kids have food allergies? How do you deal with that both at home and when in public?
Hailey does not and as far as I know, neither does Kaitlyn. My heart goes out to those that deal with food allergies because I can only imagine how stressful that must be. I gave Hailey her first taste of peanut butter sitting in the car in the parking lot of the hospital because I was so paranoid!

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Liz Della Croce
The Lemon Bowl (thelemonbowl.com)
Asher, 3 years old and Jacob, 10 months old

1. What do your children typically eat for breakfast?
Both of my boys love whole milk plain yogurt sweetened with a little tart cherry juice, raspberry preserves, or applebutter for added flavor. My older son loves it with muesli cereal and fresh berries and the baby has it with fortified baby cereal. Other days we eat scrambled eggs, homemade frozen pancakes, or oatmeal when the weather gets cooler.

2. What do they typically eat for lunch?
Lunchtime is usually leftovers from dinner the night before. In the fall we love making soups like Lemony Chicken Soup with Spinach and Chickpeas or Italian Sausage and Bean Soup. It’s a great one pot meal full of protein, vitamins and nutrients. Plus, the food is already cut into small, bite-sized pieces, which is easy for the kids to eat.

 3. Do you all sit down as a family for dinner?
We sit down for dinner as a family every single night. We always ate dinner as a family growing up and I hope to always eat as a family as my boys get older. Cooking dinner is my favorite time of the day because all four of us are in the kitchen listening to music, singing, making the boys giggle as we dance, etc. It’s relaxing to unwind away from technology and I like investing the time to create nourishing meals for my family.

 4. What happens if they don’t like what you’re making for dinners?
If they don’t like what we are having for dinner, they simply don’t eat as much. My boys are not starving, I assure you. icon wink What Busy Moms Feed Their Kids Some times they are hungry and eat three portions, other times they don’t eat a lot. I think adults should eat more like kids sometimes and not eat just because of habit or schedule. Kids follow their hunger/stomachs and I think we should all do more of that.

 5. What are the kids’ favorite snacks? What are some snacks you never leave the house without?
My toddler loves dried fruit like figs, tart cherries and raisins. He hasn’t been introduced to candy yet and I’m thinking he is going to have a sweet tooth one day. icon wink What Busy Moms Feed Their Kids He also loves hummus and could eat it by the tub-full! My baby doesn’t really snack much yet because he usually nurses between meals but he really loves everything we are eating so far.

 6. Are any foods off limits?
Since I still create/buy all of the foods my kids eat, it has been pretty easy to control their diets. With that, I’m not buying candy bars, pop, juice, cookies, etc. Can they have ice cream at a party? Of course. Am I going to go out of my way to give them sweets all the time? Definitely not. Since I don’t eat those foods, I’m not going to serve it to my kids but I’m not unrealistic to think that they will never have a candy bar. icon wink What Busy Moms Feed Their Kids

 7. Any tips for picky eaters?
I think it’s important to put a little thought into the foods we serve kids. Instead of steaming cauliflower, try Curried Roasted Cauliflower with Coconut Oil. Instead of boiling green beans, try Za’atar Roasted Carrots and Green Beans. Don’t be afraid of using spices and at the very least, be sure to properly season with a good amount of salt and pepper. Remember, no matter what, when you’re cooking foods from scratch at home you will never have as much sodium as you find in processed packaged foods so don’t be afraid of salt.

 8. Do any of your kids have food allergies? How do you deal with that both at home and when in public?
So far no they don’t, knock on wood. Our baby hasn’t had nuts yet but fingers crossed he will be like his toddler and able to eat anything.

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That’s all for today! Stay tuned for part 2 coming in a few weeks!

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

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5 Traits I Hope Our Son Gets From His Dad

Hi Friends!

Today is hubby’s birthday! He’s the big 3-0! I’ve had this post written for a couple of months now. I thought of it while walking the dogs one day and rushed home to write it…but I decided to save it for a special day, like today!

Over the past few months I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about baby bean (obviously) and the things he’s going to inherit from his dad and me.

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I may be biased, but I think my hubby is pretty much the best, so here are 5 things I hope baby bean gets from his daddy (in no particular order).

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1. Handyman Skills

My husband is quite the handyman. There’s not a project he’s afraid to tackle…in fact it seems he always has a to-do list a mile long of improvements he wants to make around the house! He has a huge tool collection (with more on his wish list) and he’s a regular at Lowe’s and Home Depot. Although he can be a bit of a perfectionist, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been grateful that he knows how to fix a toilet, unclog a drain, paint the walls, remodel the bathroom, etc so that we don’t have to spend the money having someone else do it.  I know he’ll be anxious to teach our son all about tools and DIY skills and I can’t wait to see what sorts of projects they do together.

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2. Musical talent

Hubby grew up playing drums and guitar and he plays them both very well. He knows immediately when things are out of tune, can recognize almost any song pretty much as soon as it starts playing, and has a great appreciation for a wide range of music genres. We’ve spent many a night just hanging out on the couch or the deck listening to music, singing along, discovering new artists, etc. He’s also a huge fan of making up his own songs and loves to serenade me with silly, yet charming, tunes about everything from pooping to how much he loves me. It never fails to make me smile.

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3. Intelligence/Creativity

My husband is, hands down, one of the most intelligent people I know. I mean, he has a college degree in Physics! Who does that?! But beyond being school smart, he’s just smart in general. He keeps up on current events, he’s well-spoken and opinionated and he makes intelligent financial decisions. He’s constantly on a quest for new knowledge- always asking “why?” and figuring out how things work or how to make things work. He’s great at thinking outside the box to come up with creative solutions to problems and always does his research to make sure he makes the best decisions possible. Bottom line, he just KNOWS lots of stuff. I hope our son is the same way.

4. Sense of Humor/Lack of Modesty

Mr. Bean has a great sense of humor and is constantly making people laugh, but he’s also not afraid to laugh at himself. He’s 100% comfortable in his own skin and is not afraid to walk around naked, talk about poop, etc. While this isn’t always desirable (namely the constant bodily function discussion and expressions), it’s part of who he is and I love him for it. He’s constantly coming up with ways to keep me entertained and not a day goes by where I don’t appreciate his wonderful personality and all the smiles he brings to my world. I hope our son inherits that same personality.

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5. Respect for women

The two of us have been together for a long time….like 10+ years. In all those years he’s never once treated me as anything less than his equal. He’s never told he me I couldn’t do something because I was a girl. He respects me, appreciates me, tells me I look beautiful and encourages me to follow my dreams. His parents did a great job raising him and I hope we can instill the same values in our son.

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I could go on and on…but i’ll stop there.  Happy birthday hubby. Baby bean is lucky to have you as his dad.

As far as which traits I hope he gets from me?
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But for real- I hope our son inherits my love of reading, my cooking skills and my multi-tasking abilities!

Let’s chat:
What traits from either parent do you see or hope to see in your kids?

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

10 Minute Sweet Potato and Apple Saute

This post is sponsored by Pompeian. I was compensated for my time. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Hi Friends!

Today is the latest in a series of posts as part of my partnership with Pompeian. In case you missed the first few, be sure to check them out:

Broccoli with Olive Oil Cheese Sauce
Sweet & Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges
Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

Today’s recipe uses one of their new OlivExtra Special Blends-

Their OlivExtra California Select is a blend of Safflower Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It has a super high smokepoint (500 degrees) which makes it great for high-heat cooking.

This recipe came to mind when I was looking for a way to repurpose some leftover pork tenderloin. Hubby and I love to grill pork tenderloin. It’s easy, healthy and makes a lot of leftovers so we can use them throughout the week. I try to get creative with the leftovers so we’re not just eating slices of pork every night.

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This time I decided to make use of some of my Fall produce and make a quick saute that I could use as a topping for the pork. Since apples and pork go really well together, I started there…and then I added some leeks and sweet potato that I had on hand, along with some apple cider!

The benefit of being able to heat the oil to high heat means that this comes together quickly and dinner was ready in no-time!

Here’s the recipe:

10 Minute Sweet Potato and Apple Saute
 
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A quick, easy topping to jazz up leftover pork or chicken.
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Serves: serves 4

Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon Pompeian OlivExtra California Select oil
  • ½ cup leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup sweet potato, finely diced
  • 1 medium apple, diced
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon paprkia

Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a saute pan over high heat.
  2. Add the leeks, garlic, sweet potato and apple and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining ingredients.
  4. Saute another 5 minutes or until sweet potatoes reach desired tenderness.
  5. Serve over sliced pork or chicken.

The key to this recipe is dicing the sweet potatoes fairly small. You want them to cook quickly so little chunks are best!

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This topping would work well on pretty much any protein. It adds some Fall flavor without being super labor intensive. Quick and easy is what it’s all about at 37 weeks pregnant!

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Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

September Foodie Penpals Reveal Day

Hi Friends!

It’s time for another foodie penpals reveal day!

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I took the month off- trying to focus on getting ready for baby, but if you want to participate next month, here are the details:

-On the 5th of every month, you will receive your penpal pairing via email. It will be your responsibility to contact your penpal and get their mailing address and any other information you might need like allergies or dietary restrictions.
-You will have until the 15th of the month to put your box of goodies in the mail. On the last day of the month, you will post about the goodies you received from your penpal! 
-The boxes are to be filled with fun foodie things, local food items or even homemade treats! The spending limit is $15. The box must also include something written. 
-Foodie Penpals is open to blog readers as well as bloggers. 
-Foodie Penplas is open to US, Canadian & European residents.  Please note, Canadian Residents will be paired with other Canadians only. Same with Europeans.  

If you’re from the US or Canada and are in participating for October, please CLICK HERE to fill out the participation form and read the terms and conditions. 

You must submit your information by October 4th as pairings will be emailed on October 5th!

If you participated this month, link up below and go check out a few other posts to see what they got!

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

 


 

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Hi Friends!

Time for another round of Bean Bytes!

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Monday

Love this behind the scenes look!
Food Photography: Behind the Scenes via Handle the Heat

Workout on the cheap:
How To Build A Home Gym for Under $100 via US News

Fitness stuff:
6 Yoga Poses For Runners via Love Life Surf
How To Return To Post-Partum Running Safely via Mommy Run Fast
High Fat Diet for Endurance? via Feminine Muscle

Must Reads:
1 Simple Lesson: On Making Your Dreams Come True via Healthy Aperture
What If You Could Go Back To The Beginning via Scissortail Silk
Our Marriage Isn’t 50/50 via The Shine Project

Truth:
10 Things Only Your Childhood Best Friend Understands via Huff Post
10 Things I’ve Learned From 4 Years Of Blogging via Fitting It All In

Helpful:
Guide To Dehydrating Herbs via Zen & Spice
Toddler Reading Engagement via Yes I Want Cake

The Instagram on is life-changing:
15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media via Buffer

These could help you:
Changes I’ve Made To Tame A Bloated Belly via Eat Spin Run Repeat

Tuesday

Good tips:
35 Tips For Flying With A Toddler via The Avid Appetite
10 Tips For A Healthy Fall via Grapefruit & Granola

Fitness:
5 Reasons To Keep A Fitness Journal via Fit Knit Chick
5 Reasons To Use A Treadmill via Reach Your Peak

Love these:
Broken Crayons Still Color via The Wannabe Athlete
What I Learned At Blog Brulee & Why It Matters To You via An Avocado A Day
The Four C’s of a Great Blog via 20-Nothings

Sometimes it’s on them:
What Your Personal Trainer Can’t Fix via Thrive Fit

Get moving:
Strength Training Workout For Runners via Your Trainer Paige

Nutrition:
It’s All About Portion Size via Lauren Lives Healthy
IBS & Digestion Reading List via Fitting It All In

Wednesday

Helpful!
Using Google Trends To Create Popular Posts via Katy Widrick
9 Kitchen Items You’re Forgetting To Clean via The Cutting Board
How To Clean Wooden Cutting Boards via Simply Nicole
10 Steps To A Greener Home via Kate Moving Forward

Keeping it real:
It’s Official- Readers Don’t Like Sponsored Posts via Will Write for Food

Truth:
How Small Substitutions Lead To Big Changes via Katrina Elle

Love:
13 Ways To Simplify Your Day via Energy We Bring

Thursday

Great reminder:
On Being In The Weeds via Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Love this workout:
Duality Workout via Feminine Muscle

Anyone can participate in this virtual race for a great cause:
Cabot Legacy Virtual Race via Fit 2 Flex

Great tips:
How To Grow Your Instagram Following via Sweet Cayenne

Need some new blogs to read?
20 Reasons To Start Reading Food Blogs via The Foodie Dietitian

Friday

Good tips for bloggers:
How To Update Your Nav Bar To Increase Pageviews via Blog Clarity
29 Tips To Make Your Blog Posts Better via World of Wanderlust
So You Want To Be A Full-Time Blogger? via London Beauty Queen
9 Tips To Avoid Blogger Burnout via The Deliberate Mom

Yes:
6 Beliefs Women Need to Unlearn via Huff Post

Helpful!
Quick Guide To Every Spice In The Cupboard via The Kitchn

 

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Caramel Cookie Dough Oatmeal
Pear Crisps with Pumpkin Dip
Pumpkin & Raisin Peanut Butter Cups
Maple Ancho Carrot Straws
Maple Cinnamon Zucchini Chips
Turkey Kielbasa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Spiralized Cinnamon Apple Chips
Roasted Broccoli Chickpea Burgers
Apple Popcorn Trailmix
Pumpkin Chips
Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Blondies
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles
Pear Ginger Preserves
Heirloom Grain Salad
Banana Marble Muffins
Crockpot Vegetable Lasagna
Salted Caramel PB Apple Dip
Lentil Sloppy Joes
Curried Pork & Quinoa Stew
39 Healthy Muffin Recipes
Lemon Garlic Basil Spaghetti Squash
Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki Noodle Bowls
Tuna Avocado Brown Rice Bowls
Buffalo Chicken Hash
Hard Cider Porkchops with Apples
Oatmeal Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
Apple Crumb Coffee Cake
Crockpot Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin Creme Bars
Cinnamon Roll Blondie Bites
Roasted Red Pepper Soup With Corn & Feta
Rainbow Chopped Salad with Apples
Baked Pumpkin Protein Pancakes
Ravioli Lasagna
Raw Pumpkin Brownies
Snickerdoodle Cashew Butter
Apple Pumpkin Bread
Single Serve Caramel Pecan Breakfast Cookies
Vegan Chai Hot Chocolate
Asian Fish and Chips
Pumpkin Monkey Bread

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Found this cool little guy on our back door.
So excited to go shopping for our Salvation Army family.
It’s my fav shopping trip of the year!
Fun goodies from Cabot (#freebies). Thank you!
We had dinner at my inlaws’ for early bday celebration for hubby.
His actual bday is Wednesday!

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Saturday was our 6th wedding anniversary and I also hit 37 weeks pregnant. We had a great weekend celebrating. We started the day having breakfast with friends, then headed to the Rogue Fitness garage sale where we scored a plyo box, med ball and kettlebell to add to our home gym- saved $125! Afterwards we did a little shopping and I picked up some nursing tanks. We also bought a maple tree to plant to replace the dead one we had to cut down. We enjoyed a late lunch, took a glorious nap, walked the dogs and cooked ourselves a delicious dinner at home.

Sunday we did some major cleaning. Cleaned out all of our junk drawers and cabinets, plus the pantry! It was much needed.

I also tried to spend some time with my feet up. I’m dealing with some pretty bad swelling in my feet and ankles. Drinking lots of water and wearing compression socks, as well as elevating my feet seems to help so I’m doing my best to keep it under control. Tuesday is our 37 week appointment! We finally took some pictures of the nursery so stay tuned for a post soon!

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The Expanding American Waistline
Morning Rituals of Effective Social Media Strategists
61 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Friends
Defrosting Food Safely
Dressing Up Veggie Burgers
Words Of Wisdom For Moms
Why Do We Keep Apologizing For Being Slow
6 Smartest Things You Can Do Every Morning and Night
10 Easy Ways To Sneak In A Workout At The Office
Best Way To Fit In A Workout
Easy Food Art Ideas
Teaching True Beauty
15 Amazing Things We Did As Kids That Will Make Us Better Adults
38 Ways To Simplify Your Life
50 Pictures That Will Take You Straight Back To Childhood
Don’t Skip These Steps When Pitching A Guest Post
10 Ways You Can Actually Help A New Mom
17 Food Bloggers Share Tips For Picky Eaters
What Is Mindful Eating?
Be A Game Changer

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In case you missed it, check out Saturday’s post where I shared our Baby Bean Maternity Photos!

That’s all for today!

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

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