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The Elfing Package

Hoooray! Christmas season is here, and it’s time to spread all of the Christmas cheer! How many of you do “Elf on the Shelf” with your kiddos? Or maybe you’re a teacher and you do it in your classroom! We have “Jolly” who is our elf that starts on December 1st around our house, and... Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s soup and crock pot season! It’s also fall, which means it’s busy season too. I love having crock pot recipes to easily throw in, that will be ready by the time we are home from after-school activities! I do try and use organic veggies and spices when I can. My extra ingredient in this... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Energy Balls

Next Play With Mrs. J

I’m all for quick bites, and it’s a bonus when you can make them a little healthy too. This recipe gives you that extra crunch you need to keep your afternoon going, while also keeping all of your fall vibes in full gear. Now enough chit chat, let’s get to the recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1/3 cup flax seed
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup pure pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the oats, cereal, flax seed, chia seeds, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  2. Add the almond butter, pumpkin, honey and vanilla, then fold in the chocolate chips. Just like with my Protein Ball recipe, feel free to get your hands a little dirty to help mix…

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Don’t Forget the Brakes…

And when I say don’t forget the brakes.. I mean literally.. the brakes! Motherhood. Some days you’re thriving and on top of your game and other days you’re just not. As a new mom of three I’ve had a mix of these days lol.. I feel like I’m getting the hang of things one day... Continue Reading →

Postpartum Products & Essentials

I feel a little more confident as a mom of three as we take on each day. Well.. with a newborn anyways! I know things will change as Levi gets older, maybe that’s when I grow another arm to help me lol! But right now, we’re adjusting well even in the chaos. Having our third... Continue Reading →

Levi’s Birth Story

It’s been a little over a week since we brought our sweet Levi home from the hospital. It’s been a whirlwind adding another little boy into our family and I’m so excited to share more about that special day we finally got to meet him. If you want the short version, head over to my... Continue Reading →

Mint Watermelon Mocktail

If you’ve been following me throughout my pregnancy, you’ve see that watermelon has always been well-stocked at our house! It’s been SO delicious this pregnancy. One of my main cravings has been cold fruit, and tonight while making tacos for dinner, I decided to make a little refreshing watermelon mocktail! Try it out, and for... Continue Reading →

It’s Baby Month!

Somehow it's June already, and we are officially in our due date month! I am beyond thankful that this pregnancy has went by fast with having our other two little's to chase after. We've been busy with the end of the school year, warm weather, outside projects and more. I was so excited to tell... Continue Reading →

Easter Basket Ideas

I’ve been wanting to share some really cute and unique Easter basket gift ideas! Most of these items are from small shops, with owners I have connected with through my blog. Not only do they create and carry really neat products, but they also are supporting their own families too through their small companies! I... Continue Reading →

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