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10 Month Baby Update

Riese turned 10 months old on Monday! She is looking like such a big girl these days - it's weird that she is now much closer to a toddler than she is to a newborn. I say this all the time, but, ahhhh, cue the tears - my little baby is growing up! (I know, I know, wait until she's off to college, you say...) She loves knocking down blocks now so Continue Reading …

Long Weekend Recap Part 2

Thank you to ALDI for sponsoring this post.  Hi guys! I'm back with part 2 of our long weekend adventures. It's crazy to me that it's already September. I know it's still summer, but Labor Day weekend always feels like the close of summer - everyone is home from vacations, back to school, back to work! Anyway - here's part 1 of our weekend recap Continue Reading …

5 Ways to Encourage Infants to Eat More Vegetables

Hi friends! I'm excited to share a guest post today from two fellow Registered Dietitians. If you're interested in learning more about baby led weaning, or looking for recipes or ways to encourage infants to eat more vegetables and plant-based foods, this post is for you! Read on for 5 tips to encourage infants to eat more vegetables - plus, a Continue Reading …

Humid Run Date + Raised Real Baby Food Review

Raise your hand if you're ready for fall weather! It was a tiiiiny bit cooler yesterday and it had me SO EXCITED for all things fall. But... we're not quite there yet. And Saturday was full on summer and thick humidity... but my running buddies and I didn't let that stop us. :) I met up with my friends Diane and Josh for some miles early on Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

Morning friends - happy Friday! I was glad to hear you enjoyed the look of my Berry Lemon Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe from Tuesday! I wanted to mention that I made another variation of it earlier this week that was baby led weaning friendly - the details of what I left out/how I made it baby-friendly are in this Instagram post. Riese likes it! And Continue Reading …

Day in the Life: 8 Month Baby Edition

Hi friends! I thought it would be fun to mix it up and do a day in the life post today. It will be nice to have this post to look back on later so I remember what a day was like when Riese was 8 months old! So, here's what Riese and I were up to all day yesterday. As you guys know, I'm home with her on Wednesdays and Fridays, and they are my Continue Reading …

New Fave Easy Dinner + 8 Month Old Baby Updates

Hi friends! Happy Friday. I'm so glad you enjoyed my round up post yesterday featuring Easy Throw Together Meal Ideas from blog readers! We already used one of them ourselves this week - the Greek Pasta Salad idea. This was such an easy and yummy meal - thanks again for the idea, Lesley! I chopped up green pepper, cucumber, and tomato and Continue Reading …

Our Experience with Baby Led Weaning (so far!)

Hi guys! I've had a lot of requests for more details on how our experience has been so far starting to feed Riese solids (using a baby led weaning approach), so I wanted to talk more about that today! A couple disclaimers before I get into this post: 1) This is our experience and it may or may not be appropriate for you/your baby. Talk to Continue Reading …