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Mom Monday {Kitchen Hacks}

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As parents, we are always looking for the quick way to get things done, the simplest. I thought I would start sharing some of my kitchen hacks that I use regularly to get things done quick without compromising on health and nutrition. This is one I just recently started doing and it’s a total game changer. We get a CSA basket every 2 weeks and we always end up with an excess of greens. I typically throw away the beet greens, because I know I just won’t get to using them. Well the beet greens a few weeks ago were so pretty I couldn’t bear to throw away so I threw them in the vitamix with some water, froze them and voila, instant smoothie cubes. They are so easy to add to our morning smoothies, without having to worry about washing and trimming the greens on top of everything else that has to get done in the morning. The perfect short cut. I also have kale and swiss chard cubes now in the freezer. So great!

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Mom Monday {A Few of My Favorite Things}

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Yay! First mom monday since I have returned from maternity leave. So excited to be back at it. Let’s talk about a few of my favorite things. These are things I truly can’t live without, and ended up being some of my all time favorite baby things for miss Greyson. What are your favorite things? Am I missing out on something amazing?

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Let’s talk diapers…the honest diapers are amazing and I LOVE that I get to choose from all those fun patterns. Seriously its the little things, right!? Also, you know how shoes for babies are pretty much a joke? I mean let’s be real, they just fall right off sometimes before you even leave the room. Well these Toms have a velcro strap that you can use to tighten them, and they stay on amazingly well, plus they are super adorable and they come in matching adult sizes too! That swan head for Greyson’s nursery is the perfect finishing touch. The stroller is amazing…she sleeps in it wherever we go. Plus it’s light weight for a full blown stroller, and it’s cute! Lastly the bamboo Aden + Anais swaddle blankets. Truth be told I don’t use them to swaddle her, but they make the perfect blankets. Also they double as a scarf and then perfect to breastfeed discreetly if that’s your thing. Enjoy!!

**this is not a sponsored post. all items are just truly my faves.

Mom Monday {Inspired gifts for kids}

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When I first spotted these gift kits at Seed People’s Market, I was overwhelmed. Made by Seedling, a company based out of New Zealand, each gift aims to inspire a child and give them something to create.

From creating your own boardgame, to designing a tutu, to making your own kaleidoscope, the options are endless. It’s such a great gift to give your child since it’s also something you can do together. I am a big believer in creating memories with your children, and I truly believe these gift sets would do just that. I cannot wait to get some of these for Piper. The average age starts at 3+. I also love that the recommended age always goes to 100! You are never to old to find your inner child. Check out more of Seedling’s gifts here.

Mom Monday {hot list}

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I have put together some hot items for kids that I just absolutely adore.

Handmade wings from Atsuyo et Akiko spotted on the brand new Lucky Kids Mag. The most adorable vintage kids clothes you have ever seen from the Littlest Shop. I must have this wooden book via Acorn Toy Shop also spotted on Lucky Kids Mag. Have you seen the new Stella McCartney kids line? To die for, seriously, this winged suit is just too cute right!? BlaBla kids is ALWAYS on my must have list, and these new Hold me tight smile pillows are just perfection!  You must check out the new Lucky Kids Magazine, packed with the latest trends and fabulous finds for kids!

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