Just 2 moms trying to keep things real & cute all at the same time

Author: Natalie

Homemade Cooking with Homegrown Herbs

Homemade Cooking with Homegrown Herbs

For many reasons, summer is an amazing time of year and today, I’m focusing on how summer impacts what we eat. The weather is perfect for grilling, there’s an abundance of fruits and vegetables to be had and we’re adding some fresh, organic spices to […]

Baby Bump or Big Lunch?!

Baby Bump or Big Lunch?!

    Baby bump is just about 16 weeks and this is the stage I’m in; the phase where the belly is not yet a full, obvious baby bump which makes you the subject of a lot of speculation. Any Mom who has ever been […]

Another Baby On The Way!

Another Baby On The Way!

This has been my favorite thing to post so far! So many emotions when you’re pregnant the second time around. Making it through the first trimester with a toddler was much more challenging this time. But we did it! Here we are, 14 weeks in […]

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring But Today will not be Boring!

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring But Today will not be Boring!

Rainy Days with toddlers…. need I say more? Ok, so when you’re locked inside and feeling like there aren’t enough toys in the house anymore to keep everyone entertained, we have a few quick homemade fixes for that. Singing in the Rain If it’s nice […]

Surviving the First Trimester the Second Time Around

Surviving the First Trimester the Second Time Around

We’re finally expecting our second baby! Seriously, we could not be more excited to grow our little family and give our son a younger brother or sister. But inevitably, that first trimester rolled in like a quiet storm, calm at times then full of thunder […]

Spring Painting with Littles

Spring Painting with Littles

One of my favorite activities when the weather warms up is to let my little paint outside totally carefree. As we always joke, one of the best toys is an old cardboard box and that’s exactly what we use. Next warm day, open up an […]

Cowboy Dip

Cowboy Dip

This is one of my favorite appetizers to bring to a party, it’s easy, delicious and healthy… three things that are hard to find all in one recipe! There are a ton of variations of this dip floating around, this is mine: 1 can organic […]

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Easy, convenient and healthy. 1/3 c. oats 1/3 c. vanilla almond milk 1 mashed banana 1/4 cup of raspberries or desired fruit 1 mason jar… obviously things taste better in mason jars Mix up, seal, refrigerate overnight and enjoy in the morning!

Why Basically Sprinkles…

Why Basically Sprinkles…

    Some of our readers may be wondering the story behind our name, “Basically Sprinkles.” Well… Who doesn’t love sprinkles? We sure do! And when we really started talking about our Blog we wanted the name to be a reflection of us, who we […]

Opening Day In Cleveland!

Opening Day In Cleveland!

One of my favorite days of the year!¬†Cleveland is such a summer town and the Indians are a staple of the city. The Home Opener is a sign that summer is just around the corner, the smell of hot dogs on the grill and the […]