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American flag sugar cookie

American flag sugar cookie

Happy 4th of July everyone! Hope you get to spend it with the ones you love! We will be cooking out, doing some slip n’ slide, and spending it with friends!  I have to share this American flag sugar cookie with you, because it is […]

Homemade baby food

Homemade baby food

It’s that time again for me…where my baby grabs everything I try to eat or drink, mimics my mouth while I eat.  She has all the signs of being ready for food!  I made all my own baby food for my first so in my […]

DIY Fireplace Makeover

DIY Fireplace Makeover

Making Our New House Feel New It’s funny buying an older home with “character” because a lot of the things in the house that give it  personality are things we would have never picked out ourselves. It’s been a fun challenge and has us constantly […]

Pancakes & Pajama party

Pancakes & Pajama party

  Everyone loves a good theme for a party, right?  Having a theme makes it so much easier to plan, in my opinion! Pinterest has really been a life saver!  When I heard of a pancake & pajamas party, I was sold immediately! We did […]

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 […]

Fruit and Spinach Salad

Fruit and Spinach Salad

Spinach and Strawberries My new favorite salad, I can’t get enough of: Spinach Leaves Sliced Strawberries Blueberries Cucumbers Almonds Dried Cranberries Goat Cheese Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing Mix up and enjoy!

For Real, Easter is NOT Christmas

For Real, Easter is NOT Christmas

Isn’t One Christmas Enough? Does anyone else feel the same way? Seriously! I heard myself tell my son in Target the other day to put down the hotwheels because the Easter Bunny is coming soon… WHAT?! Wait, am I even putting Hot Wheels in his […]

RE-Launch!

RE-Launch!

Basically Sprinkles is Back! We know… we got all excited, launched our blog, created a Facebook Page, Instagram and Pinterest account, got lots of positive feedback then we got pregnant, got tired and we totally dropped the ball on our blog. Ahhh! #fail #youknowyouramomwhenyouonlyusehashtagsinyourblog When […]