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

Author: Rachel

Finding time

Finding time

Once I had baby #2 (in January), I feel like my brain has been fried.  I have become so forgetful.  I am always trying to find time these days.  As moms, we juggle so much, trying to keep the kids doctor appointments straight, finding time […]

Slides are the new flip-flop

Slides are the new flip-flop

Have you been noticing lately that everywhere you shop, slides are everywhere? Dressy slides, pool slides, casual slides…it’s everywhere.  This is something I can run with.  They are so comfortable! I do have to admit I was introduced to them by my new neighbor.  She’s […]

Engagement gift ideas

Engagement gift ideas

I have recently had 2 close people in my life get engaged.  One is my sister and the other a good friend.  Do you ever wonder what to get them for a gift, when they get engaged? Of course, you want to celebrate them and […]

Baby/Toddler muffins

Baby/Toddler muffins

  Is it a struggle for you to get your kids to eat veggies? Some days, my little one will have no trouble eating all her veggies and other days it is a struggle.  These muffins are so easy to make and you can be […]

Cooking with Toddlers

Cooking with Toddlers

What to do with your child while making dinner, isn’t that the question! Well, if you have the patience and a little bit of extra time during your meal prep, cooking with them can be a great way to bond, keep them busy and teach […]

Buffalo chicken sammies

Buffalo chicken sammies

These sandwhiches have worked their way into our rotation for dinner! My husband is a huge buffalo chicken fan so I knew they would be a hit.  These are SO easy to make.  Throw some chicken in a crock pot, let it cook on low […]

More exciting news for Basically Sprinkles!

More exciting news for Basically Sprinkles!

Things have been pretty quiet around here lately…there is good reasoning for it too!   We are due with #2!  January will be here before we know it!   The first trimester was pretty rough with the food aversions, not keeping food down, and all […]

How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

We decided to plant some herbs so we can use them for cooking and in our drinks this summer! I am such a rookie when it comes to this, I don’t have my mom’s green thumb, (maybe one day!) Natalie has done this before, so […]

Delicious Banana Bread

Delicious Banana Bread

    My love for banana bread is real.  You can never go wrong and it is THE BEST right out of the oven!  I kept starring at the brown bananas on my counter.  I already had plenty of bananas frozen for smoothies, so I […]

Sprinkles & Rainbows

Sprinkles & Rainbows

My birthday has always been one of my most favorite things to celebrate, that is, until, I had my daughter! Now her birthday is my most favorite thing to celebrate! Every morning, when I get her out of bed, I ask her what she dreamed […]