Recently I was the lucky winner of two hand-painted, custom-made onesies from Erin Lynn Designs.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Friday, June 10, 2011
I really needed a way to pack in some more nutrients to my maternity leave diet. Most of my daytime meals are whatever I can fix in a flash, often microwave leftovers or quick snacks with a few too many boxes of mac n cheese making an appearance. Veggies are usually for dinner only...if we're lucky.
- 1 large handful of frozen fresh blueberries
- 6 fresh strawberries
- 2+ handfuls of fresh baby spinach
- 1 whole banana
- enough skim milk to cover the blueberries below
I gave it a few pulses, stirred it with a spoon to get the spinach to sink down, and proceeded to blend. This was the result:
My only trouble is I woke a sleeping baby with the blender...oops:
Here it is ready to drink, and wow was it delicious! I like spinach, but even if you are a greens hater this is a great way to hide them from yourself, or your family, because you really can't taste them!
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Friday, June 3, 2011
On Memorial Day we started a new tradition with our new little family: Strawberry Picking!
Claire was blissfully unaware that there was any strawberry picking taking place, but she did sport a strawberry print romper for the occasion:
Then we showed her the crop (apparently, she was not as impressed as we were with her perfect strawberry):
It really was a gorgeous day.
And our friend's daughter, Little Miss O, made sure to sample the goods:
Our pickings. We walked away with 5.75 lbs of berries from which we made strawberry pie, strawberry jam and strawberry mojitos:
Claire was very excited to be creating these family memories:
I think we'll make this an annual event.
We are looking forward to apple picking this fall, too, expecially since Claire will be a little older. Last year we went apple picking in Wisconsin at Apple Holler Orchard since it is quite a bit closer to home, but perhaps we'll trek back to Eckert's this time around. Oh and I already ordered her an outfit for the occasion...these adorable apple dungarees from Boden:
Thursday, June 2, 2011
After spending most of my pregnancy bookmarking and swooning over all the remarkable nurseries featured on Ohdeedoh, suffice it to say that I was more than humbled when they found our nursery on flickr and deemed it worthy to feature.