Christmas Recap 2017 [First Christmas as a Family of 4]

Breakfast with Santa Kansas City

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.

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Reindeer Treats Recipe [Kid-Friendly Christmas Dessert]

Your family will love this kid-friendly Christmas dessert recipe for Reindeer Treats! It doesn't matter whether you call it Reindeer Treats, Reindeer Chow, Christmas Muddy Buddies, or even Puppy Chow... everyone loves a big bowl of this stuff! This holiday version is even more festive with the addition of red and green candies.

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.

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Best Leggings for Moms [Lalabu Leggings + Soothe Shirt Review]

Looking for the best leggings for moms? These leggings are perfect for any new mom, but as a c-section mom, I'm especially partial to the fact that they hide my c-section shelf [aka "mommy tummy"]. I just wish I had them with my first child! Read on for my Lalabu Leggings review, and learn about the Lalabu Soothe Shirt for easy babywearing, too! [ad]

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!

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Holiday Clothes for Breastfeeding [Nursing-Friendly Holiday Dress]

Looking for holiday clothes for breastfeeding moms? Finding a nursing-friendly holiday dress to wear for Christmas parties and other events can be a challenge. Here's the perfect little black dress for breastfeeding moms to wear during the holidays and beyond! Featuring a review of Vida Leche Amor breastfeeding clothes. [ad]

Since we’ve had children, the holiday season is more magical every year. In 2014, we were eagerly anticipating Colton’s arrival just a couple weeks after Christmas. The next year was magical because it was his first Christmas, and 2016 was amazing because Colton understood so much more of the excitement. And now it’s Blair’s first Christmas! However, since Blair is still nursing, I’ve been on the hunt for some holiday clothes for breastfeeding. Since, you know, I’m not so sure about wearing my usual uniform of nursing tanks to holiday parties.

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