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the treat yourself mocktail margarita

February 11, 2019
treat yourself mocktail margarita | little lessons by chelsea

I was the child ordering shirley temples with extra maraschino cherries, or a virgin strawberry daiquiri with extra whipped cream. so, it should be no surprise that I’m the pregnant lady mixing up mocktails. you can only drink SO MUCH WATER! it is necessary to add a little fun + flavor to your beverage selection. or it is for me. there are two tropical + fruity drink recipes on my pregnancy mocktail list. which means: I keep the “bar” fully…

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make your own iced americano | little lessons by chelsea
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make your own iced americano

I am serious about my coffee intake. I look forward to a hot, deliciously smelling cup first thing each morning. I enjoy it while I’m eating breakfast + getting ready for the day. simultaneously, I brew an iced americano to take with me for…

January 21, 2019
a lunch date at dumpling darling | little lessons by chelsea
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a lunch date at dumpling darling

it is so important to carve out time to date your other half. especially, once you have kids! as entertaining + fun as our toddler is to be around, the husband + I realize we need to make our “just us” time more of…

January 18, 2019
32 weeks pregnant with baby 2 | little lessons by chelsea
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32 weeks pregnant with baby two

I am 32 weeks pregnant. I am 32 weeks pregnant. I am 32 weeks pregnant. I am repeating myself in hopes urgency will set in. I have done very little for this one’s pending arrival. I attribute my lack of preparation, up until this…

January 16, 2019
a reading nook fit for a toddler | little lessons by chelsea
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a reading nook fit for a toddler

every night, as part of jackson’s bedtime routine, we read a book he handpicks. he brings it to the rocking chair, where the husband + I read, and he takes off to a stool or the floor. these days, it’s rare he’ll sit in…

January 14, 2019
4 steps to the best hot cocoa | little lessons by chelsea
recipes.

4 steps to the best hot cocoa

this holiday season will go down in history as the one I perfected my hot cocoa recipe. let it be known, I believe FULLY in powdered hot cocoa mixes. I say it’s all about the toppings! once your hot cocoa mix is perfectly stirred,…

December 26, 2018