7 Quick Tips to Breastfeed Successfully

Breastfeed Mom and Baby


I breastfeed my youngest (almost a year now), and while breastfeeding doesn’t require much, I have a few tips that have made the experience much easier. With my eldest I pumped due to a poor latch. I had no idea how to fix the problem. So I exclusively pumped breast milk for a year using my trusty Medela pump in style. While it was rewarding meeting that one year pumping goal (shout out to all of those dedicated exclusive pumpers!), it was also a time-consuming and restrictive process.

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free – Oat Blueberry Banana Muffins

I absolutely love these Oat Blueberry Banana Muffins! They are a mix of my favorite baking ingredients and they are gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free as well. They are light, fluffy and perfect for breakfast or an afternoon treat. Since giving up wheat, oat flour is the closest I have come to duplicating typical baking at […]

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decorated tables at a retirement party

Retirement Party Planning Ideas

This summer we gave my mom a well-earned retirement party for her over 40 years of service in the area of social services. Here are some tips I used to plan a beautiful, fun and heart-warming event that was both cost effective and completely DIY.

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