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mommy & baby loves

 Happy Wednesday everyone!  First off, thank you everyone that was thinking & praying for Ollie!  He is pretty much back to normal (which makes me so happy)!  Yesterday, he was on the graham cracker, oatmeal, applesauce & water diet.  I did not want to chance his tummy getting sick again!  Plus, lots of rest & Baby Einstein ;)  

This morning I wanted to share a little mommy & baby loves.  I haven't done this since March & wanted to try & keep it up.  I have always enjoyed getting ideas from other people that have tested out products/books or anything else!  Plus, Oliver will be 15 months in a couple days & I wanted to share what he has been loving lately!  I hope you enjoy!

MOMMY LOVES

1.  Trader Joe's Cold Brew Coffee   You GUYS...!!!!  Ok, if you love iced coffee as much as I do, then you will LOVE this!  My cousin showed it to me & I have been hooked ever since.  For $7.99 it says it gets about 12-8oz of coffee.  I push that a little, so I will probably get more drinks out of this bottle ;)  Seriously, you just add the ratio 1:2 (1 part coffee concentrate, 2 parts milk of your choice)... I like to add Unsweetened Coconut Milk (Trader Joe's has the best one in my opinion) and pour over ice!  Super simple & very smooth tasting!
2.  Classic Organic Hommus Singles  I bought these singles at Costco and it is such a healthy snack if you are on the run!  It comes in a 16 pack & as a busy mom, these are a perfect size to take anywhere with my veggies.  I've only seen this big of a pack sold at Costco, but let me know if you find it elsewhere!  
3.  Suave Dry Shampoo  At less than $3.00 this is an awesome dry shampoo.  I really try and space out washing my hair & this comes in handy for those semi-greasy hair days ;)  Plus, it gives added volume to my limp hair which is always a plus for me!


BABY LOVES



1.  Books!  Oliver is really into books right now & I am thrilled!  I've bought so many books, just waiting for him to be interested & now he is!  His favorite book right now is Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman.  He points out the different animals & likes when I make their noises :)
2.  Playtex Training Sippy Cup  I never leave the house without this sippy cup!  My mom bought this for Oliver a few months ago & right around our road trip, he really started to know how to use it.  We haven't been giving him anything else besides rice milk & water, so we just use this sippy for water.  Easy to use & to clean!
3.  B Woofer Hound Dog Guitar  We love the simplicity of the B. toys!  While road tripping to Virginia, we bought this guitar at Target for Oliver & he LOVES it!  He is really into music & dancing, so it is fun to watch him explore all the fun musical buttons on this guitar!  Plus, the music isn't super annoying & we really like that it doesn't have all the flashing lights!
4.  Brio Toddler Wobbler  Oliver loves this push cart!  He puts toys & books in the cart & pushes it all around the house.  What I really like about it, is that it has an adjustable handle bar & brake system.  You can adjust the wheels to go how slow or fast (depending on what your baby/toddler can handle).  We mainly have carpet & it glides really smooth on that surface!

(Oliver reading his favorite book upside down)


p.s. all these products were either purchased by myself or given as gifts

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