a lunch date at dumpling darling | little lessons by chelsea

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…

32 weeks pregnant with baby two | little lessons by chelsea

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…

a reading nook fit for a toddler | little lessons by chelsea

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…

merry christmas from the diehls | little lessons by chelsea

merry christmas from the diehls

our little + growing family is calling this christmas a victory! for the first time ever, we finished our gift shopping + wrapping well before christmas eve. we crossed every item off of our holiday bucket list. we baked dozens + dozens of cookies.…

the EASIEST holiday cookie recipe | little lessons by chelsea

the EASIEST holiday cookie recipe

I have the fondest memories of baking holiday cookies with my grandma as a young kid. they were sugar cookies masterfully cut into snowmen, reindeer, santa hats + bells. then covered in powdered sugar frosting + decorated in an obnoxious amount of sprinkles. I…

how to make the most of the holiday season

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…