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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 […]

Perfect Easter dessert

Perfect Easter dessert

  Carrot cake isn’t for everyone, and I completely understand! It really requires a certain palette.   But, if you happen to love carrot cake (like me!), THIS is the cake to make! It is so moist and loaded with flavor!  There are so many […]

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!

Easter egg fun!

Easter egg fun!

  Coloring Easter eggs is so much fun, no matter how old you are! It’s a great excuse to get the family together! Coloring eggs with G-ma, G-pa & JJ is much more exciting than mom & dad, anyways!  It can really test the little […]

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 […]

An Easter Basket for him…

In our house, the Easter Bunny brings a basket for everyone and I love it! I used to think my Husband thought I was ridiculous for always celebrating all these little holidays but he finally admitted a few months ago on a date night that […]

PB&J smoothie?…Yes please!

PB&J smoothie?…Yes please!

  We just can’t get enough of our smoothies! In all honestly, you really can’t mess up a smoothie! Not, loving it? Add something else! Still not a big fan? Add more! It’s quick, easy, & healthy! In the mommy world it’s a treat, when […]