Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is sneaking up on us! It’s just over a week away so I thought I would get some ideas out there for those struggling for a gift. Whether its for your mother, your step-mom, MIL, grandma, great-grandma, we celebrate ALL the moms out there next week! Momming is the hardest job I have ever had, and I always knew it was going to be hard, but I have a new level of respect and appreciation for my own mom now that I’ve become a mom myself. Here I am, 31 years old and I STILL call my mom… Read the rest

Fresh Edamame Salad

With the temperatures dropping in Denver, our house has been busy cooking and prepping some healthy snacks for the week. One of my favorite salads is this Edamame salad that is so colorful, healthy and bursting with flavor! You can have it as a snack, a side, or a meal depending on how hungry you are 😛 A fresh, healthy, colorful salad I hope you all enjoy, I know its a favorite here in the Tamminga house! *Jamie*… Read the rest

5 Ingredient Pancetta Red Sauce

You guys- I am always looking for an easy pasta sauce recipe to have on hand and one that I can find majority of the ingredients already in my house. I always have diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, etc. on hand. This recipe is 5 ingredients, super easy, and so tasty! No special meals for the kids in this house- but my girls loved this recipe and asked for seconds! Ingredients: 1 package Egg Noodles4-5 cloves garlic1/2 cup diced onion2- 14.5 oz. cans diced tomato1/2 lb. pancetta, chopped1 tsp. basil1 tsp. oreganosalt and pepper to taste Place pancetta in… Read the rest

Completing a Nursery in 4 Simple Steps

For those of you who have a hard time figuring out decor for a nursery, or don’t know where to start- this is for you! Having a baby is already overwhelming, but completing a nursery for them? It gave me anxiety and I honestly didn’t even know where to start. We didn’t find out the gender on either of our babies, and I now have two lovely little girls! I have gotten tons of comments from my Instagram stories that show Blair’s room on where I bought things so I thought I would create a post to help those of… Read the rest

Baby Registry Checklist

Are you expecting? Are you feeling overwhelmed with what to register for? Gosh, I remember with my first pregnancy I walked into Buy Buy Baby and had a breakdown because I felt so overwhelmed with all of the different options, brands, and items to register for. It honestly felt like the most daunting task and was looming over my head as a to-do item on top of everything else (for example, getting the nursery ready, working, morning sickness, baby safe classes, the list goes on.). Luckily, I have an older sister who came to my rescue! She offered me SO… Read the rest