Pinterest Perfect

Let’s be honest… Pinterest sets unrealistic expectations for life. Do I love Pinterest? Why, yes. Yes, I do. But, there is a reason why #pinterestfail is a thing. There are over 106,000 tagged posts on Instagram with this hashtag. As mamas, we see these gorgeous images, with “easy-to-follow” directions. Let’s be real, nothing is easy-to-follow when you are chasing a …

The Clutter Basket | MamaLlamaLife.com

The Clutter Basket – Mama Hack

I am a pacer. It drives my husband nuts. Anytime there is something that requires me to make decisions or tackle big jobs at once, I micromanage. I need to make sure everything is how it should be and plan for all contingencies. This translates into pacing. When packing for a trip, I can usually get the majority of the …

Mexican Coleslaw Recipe | MamaLlamaLife.com

Mexican Coleslaw Recip-easy

I have been trying out meal planning. It is a good idea for many reasons. One being that you actually have something planned for dinner – as opposed to standing in front of the fridge… ten minutes before your husband will be home… with a baby on a hip and a huge puzzle on your face. Another is that your budget …

Growing a Human | MamaLlamaLife.com

Growing a human.

My little bug is now 41 weeks and 2 days old. I calculated his due date to be on July 18th, 2017. The doctors said July 23rd. This would have meant that we would have conceived when my mom was visiting. This did not happen. Therefore, I know I was right – he was due on the 18th. Mama is …

Instant Pot Baby Food - Butternut Squash | MamaLlamaLife.com

Instant Pot Baby Food – Butternut Baby Squash

We decided to introduce another item to Auggie’s menu: butternut squash! This fruit (I thought it was a vegetable too) is high in fiber, vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin a, and potassium. It is great for babe’s developing immune system, eyes, and digestion. We are currently at the end of cold and flu season, but many people are developing allergies. It’s …