how to make the most of the holiday season

December 10, 2018

I love having our home covered in twinkly lights + stockings hung from our fireplace with care. the smell of cookies baking in the oven + cups of hot cocoa overflowing with marshmallows. a continuous loop of christmas movies + music playing in our living room. it’s the most magical time of the year and it flies by .. so, each year to be sure we do alllllll of our favorite holiday things, the husband + I sit down and…

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how to solve your lunch rut | littlelessonsbychelsea.com

how to easily solve your lunch rut

the cost-savings of not going out for lunch each day is substantial. but I don’t want to settle for a bland meal that will be completely unsatisfying either. BUT going out for lunch is a production ..let me explain.. if I go into my…

November 13, 2018
our family is growing | littlelessonsbychelsea.com

our family is growing

we are so very excited to finally announce.. our family is growing! in march, we will be blessed with another little boy to cuddle + chase around. to be honest, I’m not sure I’ve entirely wrapped my head around being a mom of two…

November 12, 2018
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chickpea salad sandwich

besides grilled cheese + veggie burgers, try to think of a sandwich that doesn’t have meat? it’s hard, right? when the husband + I made the decision to stop eating meat, I thought I’d never eat another sandwich again! slightly dramatic, but it was…

August 2, 2018
summer is in full SWING! - little lessons by chelsea
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summer is in full SWING!

we go to the farmer’s market each saturday (that we’re home), with the best of intentions: purchase locally grown, freshly picked produce. but, to be honest, I’m not sure we’ve bought anything but a breakfast burrito. (which was DELICIOUS!). the des moines farmers market…

July 18, 2018
gingham for summer
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gingham for summer

I consider it a skill that I can be out the door in five minutes flat during the summer. my secret: I throw on maxi dresses wherever we go! they’re effortless + give off the “put together” vibe while feeling like you’re wearing pajamas…

June 16, 2018