Blogmas Day 2: Simple Lactation Brownies

Happy Blogmas Day 2! This is a ReBlog of my most popular post! Happy to know so many mamas have found this recipe helpful!   Need a milk supply boost?ย  There are endless amounts of brownie recipes online. This is BY FAR the easiest lactation brownie recipe!! I found 2 recipes I liked and changed…

Loaded Lactation Brownies!

Lactation brownies are a perfect way to boost your Milk Supply. You can order brownies online or you can make them at home. I’ve posted recipes for Lactation brownies before, but this one is a little different. This recipe is similar to the first, but with an extra punch of Lactation boosting ingredients! Brewers Yeast…

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 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…

No Bake Dark Chocolate Coconut Lactation Bites

It’s hot in Iowa. Like 112ยฐ heat index hot. “Turning on the oven is out of the question.” Most intelligent thing I’ve ever heard on TV. I was in the mood for brownies, instead I went for the no bake option. Enjoy! I’ve seen many different takes on lactation bites so I thought I’ll try…

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰   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…

Kettle Cooked Beer & Cheese Flavored Lactation Increasing Chips? YES.

Breastfeeding mamas everywhere, put down that bowl of oatmeal, and grab a bag of Lays! Their newest Kettle Cooked flavor is Classic Beer and Cheese. What does that have to do with breastfeeding, well it might not be the life-saving lactation powerhouse snack BUT it has helped me a bit. Here’s why: Yeast, Barley, and…

My Breastfeeding Essentials

We are just about to the 8 month mark for breastfeeding. This time around has been so much easier and more enjoyable. I’ve established a pretty solid supply and baby has formed her own little eating schedule. The early months consisted of LOTS of feeding on demand and cluster feeding. All that couch time and…