VEGAN Grocery List

VEGAN Grocery List

thought I'd list some of my favorite vegan products. It's always hard trying a new diet and not knowing what to cook. Some of my favorite pre-made meals are actually easy to find at most stores! 

Amy's was the first brand I found that carried a ton of vegan options. You can find them in tons of grocery stores as well as Target and Walmart! 

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Aeri Elalia - A Birth Story

Aeri Elalia - A Birth Story

Around 7am I started feeling a lot of lower back pain with each contraction. I knew I was in labor and didn't want to wait too long and be that girl who's baby comes out in the car on the way to the hospital! Sal had just left to take my Dad and little brother Tryst to the airport because Tryst had to get back to Vegas for school. At 9am, I gave my Doctor's office a call and told her I thought I was in labor. She told me to head to the hospital and that one of her co-workers, Dr. Nitz was on call and she'd have a look at me. I was happy to hear that Dr. Nitz was there because she was part of the team that helped turn the baby during our version at 36 weeks when she was breech.

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A letter to a Toddler

A letter to a Toddler

Your sister fell asleep after she finished eating so I put her down. I went to check on you, when I noticed you had fallen asleep, head cramped against the basket, in just your pullup. At first, I felt relief that the both of you were asleep and I could get to the dishes, finish the laundry, or pickup all the dirty diapers lying around. But I just stood there, starring at you. You were so peaceful and so beautiful I couldn't move. 

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Tribal Boho First Birthday`

Tribal Boho First Birthday`

A few weeks ago we celebrated Capri's first birthday in San Diego. I knew I wanted some type of bohemian decor with a  touch of flowers for my little Vegan babe, so I took to pinterest for some inspiration.

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Vintage Baby Romper

Vintage Baby Romper

A lot of people have been asking where I get Capri's clothes and headbands from so I thought I'd share one of my favorite Etsy Boutiques! The Sew Sew Sisters make the most adorable baby rompers ever! We were lucky to have a sunny day here in Jersey so I put on this vintage yellow romper to snap some pics! This one I think is 12-18 months so she has room to grow in it! I can't wait for her to wear it in Vegas when we visit family during the hot summer months! The ruffly butt is soo cute I just love it!

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Rattled Introduction

Rattled Introduction

Having the first Grandchild on both sides can be tricky! Everyone is super excited and over the moon to be involved with the baby. Picking out her name was a hard enough task because everyone wanted to give input and have their say. Don't get me wrong, I love suggestions, but there comes a point when you as the parents make the ultimate decision. 

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Rattled on TLC

Rattled on TLC

We're so excited to be a part of the RATTLED docu-series on TLC! The show follows 4 families and their adventures through parenthood. I can't wait to share our journey being first time parents! Sal and I will be live tweeting during the episodes so be sure to follow our twitter handles @salzizzo and @destinymoniz. I'll also be updating the blog during the season so be sure to check back here!

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Traveling to Maui with a Baby

Traveling to Maui with a Baby

I was a bit nervous about taking an 8 month old, but knew I wouldn't enjoy the trip without her. The flight over from San Diego wasn't bad. Capri has flown so much since she was born so she did great. We made sure to keep little snacks and a few toys to occupy her!

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