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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

7 Gift Ideas for What New Mamas REALLY Need

This post is sponsored by Babbleboxx.

New mamas need all the help they can get, am I right? Whether you're looking for a gift for a "seasoned" mama or one who is welcoming a little one for the first time, I'm here to share with you what I like to call the "unsung hero gift ideas" for new mamas and their babies!

These are gifts that a new mama really needs - or at the very least a gift that she won't get a million of (I'm lookin' at you, baby socks)!

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Pancakes & Pajamas Party

The post is sponsored by Hostess With the Mostest.

After a long week, some times you just have to throw your jammies back on, make some pancakes for lunch and throw yourselves a Pancake & Pajama Party! Guys, it has been a week. The kids have been troopers and I really wanted to surprise them with a super fun lunch. Lucky for us, Hostess With The Mostess is the perfect place to find great party printables for impromptu (as well as planned out) parties! 

PS. Stay tuned for a special discount code at the end!

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Bunny Baskets for The Little Babes

Easter is just a few days away and in true Noelle fashion I *ahem* just finished getting the kid's baskets together. It's Sienna's first Easter so I may have went overboard with all the cute girly things and for the boys, I really wanted to get things they'll need/want for the warm weather! 

I know I'm sharing this a smidge late but I'm 99.9% sure everything listed in still available either on Amazon or drive-up through Target.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Saturday Morning Bunny Breakfast

This morning, Ant had to work so I decided to live out all my Pinterest dreams and create a (super simple) bunny breakfast for the little babes. I say super simple because besides the bacon, I didn't cook anything else. The pancakes? Pre-made and warmed in the microwave! You can do the same with frozen waffles or even french toast. Follow me for more recipes! 😆

Seriously, though, this is genius. I'm going to do this way more often, especially for holidays. The boys got so excited for the plates and the food cut into a bunny's butt. Honestly, it's what they normally would eat but just presented in a fun way. Usually, the boys will have a pancake or two each and call it a morning. Which, when you think about it, makes sense!


  • cute bunny plates + napkins (these were each a $1 a pack in Target's dollar area)
  • bacon (okay, I lied. I microwaved these too but it's because they taste better like that 😂)
  • pancakes, waffles, french toast, toast, eggs
  • raspberries, bananas, strawberries, blueberries, kiwi
And that's it! Easy-peasy. Basically, you're taking what you make for breakfast already and just popping it on a cute plate. #easyparentingwin (and I'll take what I can get)!



Monday, March 15, 2021

How To Make a Leprechaun Trap

T-minus two days until St. Patrick's Day! Guys, we've had some weird stuff going on in the house. Shamrocks are showing up everywhere. Toilets are green. The boys are convinced a leprechaun has been pranking us this past week and we need to make a trap to catch it!

Here I am, thinking we can Pinterest this thang up - but the boys had other plans. In fact, they had complete creative control over the whole thing! Although, I did try to jazz it up...just a smidge...but they veto'd just about everything:

"The pom poms need gold in them."

"Wait. That's way too many pom poms." 

"We don't need decorations on it." 


Saturday, March 13, 2021

The Yummiest Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins You've Ever Had!

Banana muffins are always a crowd pleaser over here - even for my oldest and he doesn't even like bananas! We always seem to have a few bananas hanging around that are getting a little too ripe but don't toss them just yet. Those are the best kind for a killer banana muffin. In fact, the riper (is that a word?), the better (and sweeter). These are also awesome in a mini version for BLW!

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