Our first Christmas as a family of four is officially in the books! And wow, this holiday season was a complete whirlwind. For starters, various combinations of the kids and I were sick for about the first 2 weeks of December. Between recovering from illness and having a baby who doesn’t sleep through the night, I felt like I was on auto-pilot for most of the season.
Of course, I still wanted to do all of our favorite holiday traditions with the little ones. We just had to cram everything in super fast once we were all feeling better! I knew this would be a really fun year, since Colton is at an age where he thinks Christmas is really magical. Plus, it was Blair’s very first Christmas! And there’s nothing better than a baby’s first holiday season.
One of my favorite holiday traditions is spending time in the kitchen with my little ones. Earlier today, we used this Reindeer Treats recipe to whip up a big batch to take to Grandma and Grandpa’s house for Christmas Eve. I’ve heard this stuff called Reindeer Treats, Reindeer Chow, Christmas Muddy Buddies, and even Puppy Chow… but in the end, it doesn’t really matter what you call it. All that matters is that you make it.
Christmas is a week away… which means it’s time to share our DIY family Halloween costume, because why not? Look, I have 2 little ones. Hence, why I’m posting Halloween costumes in December. But when they’re as cute as this Ms. Pac-Man and Ghosts costumes ensemble, I can’t let the season pass by without sharing. [And by “season,” obviously I mean “the last 3 months of the year,” which is totally a season in my book.]
Long time no talk, friends! I’ve missed blogging a lot these past couple of weeks. The flu hit our house with a vengeance, and we’re just now coming up for air. No better way to get back into my readers’ good graces than with a yummy recipe, though… right? This KitKat cookie recipe is amazing. The cookies are soooo soft, and the KitKat adds a little something different from my usual chocolate chip cookies. Trust me, this is the perfect unique holiday party dessert.
Whether you know me in real life or online, you’ve probably heard me talk about one thing… I am incredibly self-conscious about my c-section pouch. [And if you don’t know what a c-section pouch is, consider yourself lucky.] I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time trying to find pants that camouflage my c-section shelf, typically with little-to-no luck. But today, I’m sharing one of my secrets: the best leggings for moms. And yes, they actually hide the mommy tummy!