Baby · Food

Mommy and Me Matching Breakfasts

There have been plenty of posts about my daughter and I matching, but we also like to match when it comes to meals.

Before my baby I did not eat healthy. I ate what was convenient. Sometimes that just meant quick and easy spaghetti or tacos, other nights it meant even quicker and easier pizza or take-out. I didn’t think about the different kinds of foods I should be intaking. I would literally go days without consuming a vegetable. When my daughter was born, I ate even worse. Fast food and takeout was so much easier than thinking about what to eat, and those big, juicy burgers filled me up with so many calories when I was breastfeeding.

But everything changed when she began eating real food too. I had to start really thinking about what she should be eating, and it made me realize that I needed to take better care of myself as well. If I was going above and beyond to make sure my daughter was eating healthy, shouldn’t I be treating my body the same way?

Here are some healthier meal options I’ve been using for my daughter and I.

(Disclaimer: I am by no means a doctor. It is important to consult your doctor before jumping into the stage of eating real food. Also if you do begin feeding your child food, make sure you are in the room with them while they eat, as well as give the child appropriate size pieces to avoid choking.)

 

Banana, strawberry, kiwi
Clementines, eggs, avocado, toast
Pancakes, banana, strawberry

Check out this pancake recipe made with baby’s leftover rice cereal.

Peanut butter banana toast with a little cinnamon (coffee for mama)

 

Other matching meal ideas we’ve eaten include:

  • tons of other fruits & veggies
  • yogurt
  • oatmeal
  • omelets or other egg dishes
  • cottage cheese

 

Stay tuned for matching lunch and dinner meals!

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Beauty & Fashion

Florals in the Fall

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Margot’s Outfit // Dress: PatPat Shoes: Gracious May

Mama’s Outfit // Dress: PinkBlush Shoes: Nordstrom

Well, we can’t always match, so when we can’t match we at least have to coordinate right? Today Margot and I each wore some of my favorite fall finds that both happen to be floral.

Her Floral Ruffled Long-sleeve Dress from PatPat is still a tad big on her, but I hope that just means she can wear it for a while! My favorite part about her dress is the adorable ruffle sleeves. I thought they might get in her way while playing, but they didn’t bother her one bit! It is such a great length for her, and the material was very high quality. Currently, her dress is on sale from $34.99 to $24.99. It also comes in a soft gray-blue color as well.

My Teal Floral Fitted Maternity Wrap Dress from PinkBlush is so comfortable and fits like a glove. It’s a great thick material so it hugged those curves in all the right places without making me feel like it was too tight. This dress is on a major sale right now from $57 to $36, and that is an amazing price for how it fits and feels. It also comes in a pink color with burnt orange florals which is perfect for fall.

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Twinning With PinkBlush

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A few months back I received this adorable Peach Floral Striped Knot Tie Maternity Top from PinkBlush and absolutely loved it. It is such a great fit and has been perfect for my growing belly during pregnancy. It’s not only cute but so comfy. I wear it around the house and out and about as well.

Then I stumbled upon this adorable Mauve Floral Striped Toddler Swing Dress for my little mini, and I simply couldn’t resist buying it for her! We bought her a size 3T since she’s just about that size, and it fits her great. It’s a great length and is so soft and comfortable.

She certainly loves matching her mama, and naturally, mama loves matching her right back!

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Classy or Casual Maternity Dress

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Outfit // Dress: PinkBlush | Cardigan: Nordstrom | Booties: Target

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Mama’s Outfit // Dress: PinkBlush | Shoes: Nordstrom

Margot’s Outfit // Dress: Old Navy | Cardigan: PinkBlush | Shoes: Target

There is nothing like having a super comfortable dress that can be worn all the time. My latest dress from PinkBlush is so comfortable that I find myself wearing it out, but also a comfy dress for quick errands or just lounging around the house in.

The best part about this Navy Floral Fitted Wrap Maternity Dress is I will totally be wearing it after the baby is born because it will be so easy to nurse in. This dress is the softest velvet material and is the perfect fit from the bust to the length of the dress.

 

Thank you to Pink Blush for sponsoring today’s post and for always having the best, quality clothing for pregnant and new mothers! All content and opinions are that of my own!

Baby · Beauty & Fashion

Mommy and Me Matching Cardigans with PinkBlush

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Just when I thought I could not love PinkBlush more, I stumble upon their kid’s section. This could get dangerous.

Recently I received the softest, long light gray cardigan from PinkBlush that I am absolutely in love with. It is so comfortable and perfect for this fall weather we’re finally starting to get. It can easily be worn with a cute top and jeans or is perfect to throw on when you’re just going to wear a simple pair of leggings around the house.

The best part is that I found a long gray cardigan that my daughter can also wear during this autumn season from PinkBlush. It is so easy to just throw on her before we go somewhere, and she just looks too cute in it! Although she is still wearing 2T clothes, they are slowly phasing out, so although this 3T is a little big right now, she can wear it for months to come.

I am so excited for this crisp fall weather, and for more adorable matching finds that I’ll be looking for at PinkBlush!

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Thank you to Pink Blush for sponsoring today’s post and for always having the best, quality clothing for pregnant and new mothers! All content and opinions are that of my own!

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The Best Staples to Have in Your Closet to Twin with Your Daughter

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Matching denim and floral dresses linked here.

It is safe to say I’m one of those moms that love to twin with her daughter. Now when I say, “twin” with my daughter, what that typically means is I coordinate our outfits to be somewhat matching. We have a few matching outfits that were either purchased or given to us to match, but most of the time when I match my daughter it’s simple outfits that we each have in our closets that coordinate well together. Most of the items that we use to match I did not purchase for the sake of matching, they were just things I already owned in my closet. I couldn’t match my daughter without these staples in my closet.

Solid Colored Shirts or Dresses

So many times when I match my daughter, it’s just a simple, plain colored shirt that goes well with a shirt she has around that color as well.

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Common Patterns like Stripes or Plaid

I cannot tell you how many times my daughter and I match with stripes. Whether it’s shirts or dresses we each have a few different items in our closets that contain stripes and they are perfect to match each other. We also have a few other patterns that go well together like plaid, floral, palm leaves, etc.

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Mommy and me palm leaf leggings can be found here.

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Jean Jacket

Margot was given a hand-me-down jean jacket which was the perfect staple to easily match with me. If we don’t have a perfect matching outfit, it’s nice to be able to throw this on each of us to bring our style together.

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Mama’s dress is linked here.

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Black Leggings

I love to live in black leggings anyway, so making sure my daughter has a pair that always fits her is a must for matching. It’s easy to pair similar tops or dresses.

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Toddler sweater linked here.

Stay tuned for more coordinating outfits with my daughter!

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