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Ms. Princess has a tummy ache :(

 We started some solids with Ms. Rozz... and after a couple weeks of trying different things, I screwed up and gave her a breakfast of fresh pureed organic bananas mixed with rice cereal. *dumb dumb dumb* My poor little lady has been "backed up" to put it nicely... So, I cut the cereal totally and have been giving her lots of fruits hoping to stir things up..... and this morning I even gave her some watered down prune juice... but nothing seems to be helping... I know this isn't the most exciting topic of conversation, but I know lots of you understand it... does anyone have any good, natural tips to helping her out? I have been do proud making all my own baby food... but I just want to be sure I'm not making anything that will constipate her. Feel free to post all your baby pooping tips below, haha. Thanks!
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Swinger Sunday - Pizza & Movie night by NiftyNappy!

So I am a guest here but I wanted to let you into our homes on a typical Friday night!  Even when we are away from home we have to have it. We are away this weekend staying with my sister.  Fortunately they like to have pizza and movie night also. Only tonight we are going to eat pizza and then go to a movie! Fun huh? the kids are way excited! Funny how traditions stick no matter what huh? My kids get upset if we say we are leaving town on the weekends. Even to go visit family!! "What about pizza and movie night?" or "We have to have pizza and movie night!" You'd think they would be excited to go see grandma or play with their cousins. We really hope this tradition sticks though AND that it is still cool when our kids are teenagers. They can have friends over and we can bake like 6 pizzas, but we will know what our kids are up to and be able to have fun with them. That is the end goal of this tradition!Want our recipes?  We have 2 that are the backbone of our tradition!
first the pizza the kids love:1 c. warm water1/4 c. sugar1 Tbsp. yeast(if it is active dry yeast it needs to sit and bloom here for a few min. -instant yeast press on!) 1/4 c. oil 1 eggmix all together, add1 tsp. salt3-4 c. flour till soft doughlet rise to double, roll out. Makes 2- med round or 1- 13X15 cookie sheetbake @400 for 12-15 min. until crust is golden brown
Sauce recipe8 oz. can tomato sauce1 tsp. garlic salt1/8 tsp. chili powder1/8 tsp. onion powder1/2 Tbsp. dried oregano1/2 Tbsp. dried basil1/4 tsp. peppermix and spread on rolled out pizza dough
we use the regular toppings: olives (lots of these)pepperonisausagebell peppersmushroomscheese  
This other pizza is super yummy!  We found it here online while looking for a healthier pizza, since we do eat pizza once a week!  Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza with Mushrooms, Peppers, and Onions*we also like to add a tiny bit of Italian sausage to spice it up!  :) 
SO, gonna try to have Pizza and movie night next Friday night?  maybe you don't like movies, try pizza and game night!  Our friends have "Fun Fridays"  they have Pizza and then watch a movie, only they have popcorn too!  But they mix in mini marshmallows with their popcorn!  (it is YUM!!)So, Party Friday night?  HeCk YeAh!  Thanks lady! What a rad post! (its me, amber again by the way...) What a great way to start off Swinger Sunday! Feel free to comment away... show us pics of YOUR pizza nights... and if you decide to try the recipe you MUST come back and share your thoughts with us!! Heres a pic of our pizza night (different recipe, but still yummy, and loads of family fun :)

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