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There is so much controversy about crib bumpers... and everyone seems to have a different opinion about them. So with that in mind it has always been important to me to cater to all the different preferences. I have the overstuffed boutique style bumpers that we started with... then we added a thinner 1 inch option. Later, we came up with a really cool RockAIRByeBaby ultra thin design that has no padding at all, just breathable cotton fabric. Even with those options, just people just prefer nothing at all... but they feel like they're crib doesn't look complete. It was then that we decided to start making our "Bite Me" teething rail protectors. They are an awesome combo of fashion and function... giving you the look of a complete set adding in more of the design while still protecting your crib from a teething tot! I have made a LOT of these sets... but this one has to be my favorite. So I just HAD to share. Thank's to Joseph for sharing these great pictures with me! If you want a similar one for yourself - you can find them here!
I am always on the hunt to make packing lunches easier and more eco-friendly... now with that sometimes means losing things that either you love, were expensive or both... (like when Izzaq accidentally threw away my favorite StellarCheri sandwich bag... boooooo)... Nuby offers so many great lunch options. And this Travel set of Spoons and Forks can be added to that list. At just $5.99 per set they are super affordable... and its not the end of the world if one ends up in the trash. Sometimes I pack the boys mandarin oranges, cottage cheese, etc. Things that need utensils. And I don't want to risk losing our dinner silverware.... and I don't like the idea of the plastic throw away stuff... so this was the perfect solution! And they even match some of our other nuby lunch goodies like that yellow cup with the carrots in it :) I just toss em in the dishwasher when they're dirty... then store them in the travel container so they don't get mixed up with everything else. (Because I am OCD and like keeping their lunch stuff all together...)
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Hi friends! So while I was in Canada my friend Jen was making bread. As a low-carber it made me miss bread. A lot... So when I got home I made it my mission to find a healthier and low(er) carb alternative. It turns out Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour was the answer! I found tons and tons of recipes for making the low(er) carb bread from scratch. I keep saying low(er) because I don't want you think its like 0 per slice and you can eat it with every meal... but it is 6 carbs per slice depending on how thin you slice them. Each loaf of dough is approx. 78 carbs... divide that by however many slices you get out of the loaf for a per-slice carb count. It is easy to get 10-12 slices out of a 5x9 loaf pan. In my last loaf i let it cool overnight and was able to get 20 perfect slices... the breakdown was about 4 carbs each. I limit myself to 1 a day... usually with breakfast.
(Borrowed from the One Degree website. This is the brand of sprouted whole wheat flour I buy.)
Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread
4 cups warm water
1 tablespoon yeast (heaping)
1/4 cup coconut palm sugar, honey, or sweetener of choice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons salt
7 1/2 – 8 cups One Degree Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour
Yield: 4 loaves (depending on loaf size)
In a large bowl of an electric mixer, combine the yeast, warm water and coconut palm sugar. Let sit for at least 10 minutes, or until frothy. Add olive oil and salt and mix.
With mixer on low to medium speed, begin adding the Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour about half a cup at a time. Keep adding flour slowly until dough begins pulling away from the sides of the mixer but is still sticky to the touch.
Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface and continue kneading by hand and adding small amounts of flour as needed while dough is still moist and slightly sticky.
Place dough in a large oiled bowl, turning dough once over to coat with oil. Cover the bowl with a clean dishtowel and let rise in a warm place until dough has doubled in size.
Empty dough onto lightly oiled surface and divide into three equal pieces. Form into loaves and place in lightly oiled bread pans. Allow to rise until dough has topped the pans by one inch.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes, until loaves are golden brown.
**I brushed it with melted butter about 5 minutes before it was finished baking, then threw it back in for the last few minutes for a nice soft & salty crust. **
Allow to cool slightly before removing loaves from bread pans and placing on cooling rack. Wait until loaves are completely cooled before slicing.
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