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how to make baby food.

November 20, 2017
how to make baby food.

it’s strange I feel the need to defend myself + my decision to make our baby’s food. but I do. so, humor me as I share why. (then: the how to). it’s impossible to know 100% what kind of parent you’ll be, until you are one. I know there are many highly vocalized opinions on how you should raise a baby. from what they eat, where they sleep + how, to how you get their boogers out (I’m looking at…

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a day in the life: kara swanson.
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a day in the life: kara swanson.

a day in the life: kara swanson. I recently had the chance to chat with the sweet + highly inspirational, kara swanson. she is the founder + certified health coach behind life well lived. she has found a way to juggle it all! as…

September 27, 2017
farmers market | des moines, IA.
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farmers market | des moines, IA.

everything in life becomes a brand new + exciting adventure when you have a child. like sleeping + time management. just kidding, those tend to go out the window. but really, what you’ve done a million times (i.e. going to the grocery store) becomes…

September 25, 2017
easy weekday breakfast pockets.
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easy weekday breakfast pockets.

breakfast is the hardest meal. there are so many things you must accomplish from the moment you (finally) roll out of bed until you head out for the day. although, I’d love to cook a proper breakfast and enjoy it while sitting at our…

September 13, 2017
being a mom.
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being a mom.

becoming a mom is the most magical, terrifying + wonderful experience. you have no idea what you’re doing, but know you would do anything for your tiny human. I am very new to this “mom” thing. and still have days where it feels more…

September 11, 2017
even better moscow mules.
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even better moscow mules.

if there is one thing I learned this summer, it’s that: moscow mules should be made with alcoholic ginger beer!Β I’ve been making them “wrong” this whole time. let’s just say, these are the types of lessons you learn at a family reunion, in an…

August 23, 2017