Oat Flour Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Recipe

Oat Flour Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Recipe

I have tried at least four or five different lactation cookie recipes so far and these oat flour chocolate chip lactation cookies are BY FAR the best! They don’t taste different than normal chocolate chip cookies and are super easy to make! The recipe doesn’t make a very large batch, so I’ll double it next time I make them. The measurements below made about 32 cookies for me {including the few cookie dough balls my husband ate before I got them baked}. I don’t buy oat flour – I just buy old fashioned oats and…Read more …
Ellie’s Birth Story

Ellie’s Birth Story

For the last year or so, I've been sharing my pregnancy with all of you.  Our sweet Ellie was born on Thanksgiving (ohmygoodness, how has it been two months already?!).  I'm finally starting to come out of the postpartum blur and re-join the modern world - so without further adieu... My contractions began on the evening of Sunday, November 20, 2016 (39 weeks, 4 days).  The inconsistent contractions continued through Wednesday, November 23 (40 weeks), varying from 5 to 30 minutes apart.  I stayed home from work Monday through Wednesday, convinced that I…Read more …
DIY Baby Shower Invitations

DIY Baby Shower Invitations

My mom and I are both pretty crafty, so when she offered to host our baby shower I knew we would be in for some fun projects!  One of the simplest projects we've done has been the baby shower invitations.  They were completely frugal and fit our theme perfectly.  I might have a slight obsession with elephants, hence the elephant theme for both the nursery and the baby shower. Supplies: -Card stock paper -Envelopes -Printer -Silhouette Cameo machine -Cricut cutting mat Instructions: Design invitations.  I used the Silhouette design software to make the…Read more …
Custom Nursery Closet Dividers with the Silhouette Cameo

Custom Nursery Closet Dividers with the Silhouette Cameo

If you've followed me for long, you know that last Christmas I went Cameo crazy.  With this baby coming in less than 3 months, my nesting and decorating urges have definitely hit a new high!  I'm so excited to be able to use my Cameo to decorate and organize this baby's nursery!  As we started to accumulate baby clothes, I hated them all just hanging in the closet together.  I knew I wanted some sort of dividers like they have at retail stores, but the plain jane ones are just boring.  I found…Read more …