Pastel Rainbow 1st Birthday!

Eleanor’s 1st Birthday party was everything we wanted it to be! We didn’t go overboard on decorations. We spent under $100 on decor! Her theme was everything pastel and rainbow. Most things were purchased on Amazon, Etsy, or at Walmart. I will post a few links to products in this post. These balloons made the…

Baby’s First Year in Photos

I’m so freaking happy I stuck to taking a photo of baby every month. Each picture takes me back to the day it was taken. The thought I put into the blanket she would lay on, the outfit she would wear, and eventually how I would keep in her in one spot long enough to…

The Ultimate Guide to Fall for The Basic Mom

It’s Almost the most WONDERFUL time of the year: FALL! Maybe it’s just me, but when the school supply list comes out, I start to get that sweet, sweet feeling deep in my basic soul. Fall is coming. Don’t let Hobby Lobby fool you with their Fall isle in July shenanigans! Once the school supplies…

The Bump Tells Parents They’re Doing it Wrong

During my daily scroll thorough Facebook I came across an article posted by The Bump, a motherhood and pregnancy website. Normally I scroll on past them but this one really stuck out to me. To get a better feel for who THE BUMP is, here is their description…”Keeping parents ahead of the curve with the…

The Breastfeeding Tool You Should Try

How do I build a freezer stash? How do I increase my milk supply? There are so many supplements, foods, and other things out there to help with freezer stashes and milk supply. Here is one of my favorite tools that can help with BOTH. I really can not say enough about my haakaa. It…

Breastfeeding Resources That Helped Me

I’ve put together a list, in no particular order, of some resources that helped me while breastfeeding. As a disclaimer I am not sponsored by any of these brands, although I wouldn’t say no to a few brownies 😉   Milky Mama Milky Mama LLC is a company that makes all kinds of great supplements,…

How to Create Your Own Tree of Life Breastfeeding Photo

  Mothers all over Instagram are creating the ‘Tree of Life’ Breastfeeding photo. This is a beautiful way to remember your breastfeeding journey. Here is how to create your tree of life breastfeeding photo. In your app store download the PicsArt app. It’s free! 2. Open the app, create an account, and Click the Purple…

Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding

Baby E and I are 10 months into our breastfeeding story…journey…saga…whatever you want to call it so I thought it was time for an update. Instead of just telling you how amazing it is, because it definitely is, I wanted to explain it with a little humor. So thank you Jimmy Fallon for pros and…

Disney Inspired Baby Girl Names

If you’re a Disney addict like myself, you’ve considered naming your daughter after one of the many perfect Disney Princesses. While I would love to have a little Anna and Elsa running around, I can only hear Let It Go so many times. Cinderella and Snow White seem a bit formal. Moana and Merida seem…