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Instant Pot

Instant Pot

We got a hot pot today during the Amazon prime day sale. I am sooo excited for this baby. As a working mama making dinner every night is hard. I’m hoping this bad boy will make a huge difference! :)))).  Click here to the Instant Pot I bought during the sale!

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Weekday Meals

[photo cred] even before baby mike and i struggled with cooking during the week.  actually…let’s be real, i HATE cooking and i suck at it.  i have no interest or heart (intention) in cooking.  so since we started dating, mike has seriously cooked these past 8 years and he is SOOOO good at it.  i…

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Mommy Mondays: Boss Lady, Boss Bitch, Bad Ass Mom

This is a day late ya’ll, I’m sorry about that.  Work has been absolutely CRAYYYYY.  This summer I was in charge of a high school summer camp and it was seriously the best parent training EVERR.  Teens look like almost adults but their understanding of the world and their common sense has not developed fully….

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Mommy Mondays: Pumping vs Breastfeeding vs Formula for the Working Mama

(I totally wrote this post back in November 2015 and then again in April 2016…lol  so some of this timeline might be a bit off~ but i didn’t want to change too much since it meant more to write things as i was experiencing it.  enjoy!) wow…try saying that title 5 times in a row.  last…

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Mommy Mondays: Bath Tubs and Bath Accessories

Oh Goodness, I can remember the first time Mike and I had to give C a bath~~ we were TERRIFIED.  C was this teeny tiny babe with a fresh umbilical chord and I can still remember how scared we both were of hurting her, getting water where it shouldn’t, and just messing something up!  Looking…

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Fun Things

life has been a cray cray life and schedule over here in the Blair home.  BUT i’m loving every second of it. ^^  C is a full blown toddler now and is on the go every second.  every MILLI-second in fact… she is this little sponge exploring the world around her and i love watching…

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Mommy Mondays: Free Shipping

holy batman if you are not taking advantage of free shopping then you are a crazy person.  free shipping from stores like Target, Amazon, Google Express, etc are life changers.  mike and i were talking to some friends who live in the suburbs and they didn’t know what amazon prime was nor did they see…

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Mommy Mondays: Mom Style

Mommy Mondays: Mom Style

I recently threw out a huge chunk of my jewelry and wardrobe.  These are a few pieces of jewelry above.  I’m pretty sure if you looked at this pic you’d like, “yea girl…throw that out!”  LOL  BUT for me, these resemble my pre-baby prime where I was super into accessorizing, always wearing things in trend…

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Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Everyone! This is my second Mother’s Day and I have to say, this is the first one I’m really enjoying and cherishing.  (first of many I suppose)  Charlotte was born on May 7th and last year I was just not in the head space to celebrate or recognize that I had joined…

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Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self – Exploration

Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self – Exploration

my oldest and dearest friend sent this journal to me and it was something i desparately needed without even knowing it.  i was telling her how i was stuck in this rut and in a bad space when it came to work, career, what i want to be when i grow up… sigh.  can i still…

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Mommy Mondays: Working Mama Struggles

this one is a topic that i’m currently struggling with and i’m not sure if i ever will stop.  i am a working mama and it has SO SO hard.  i constantly waiver back and forth whether i should quit my job and stay home.  i write lists and debate in my head the pros…

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Cooking 

Cooking 

This is the first meal I’ve cooked from scratch since… maybe before Charlotte was born.  Uhh… that is sadly at least 1 meal in 1 year. First off, I’m not a great cook.  I can do my best in the kitchen but I just don’t have the patience for it.  Second, Mike is just a…

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Thanksgiving Week: 9 days of bliss

Thanksgiving Week: 9 days of bliss

  This past thanksgiving break was the best, most needed vacay for this new mama.  I had 9 days of no work and all play.  I made a very conscious effort to not get caught up in a to do list but to sleep and enjoy every second I had at home w C. The break…

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What’s in My Mommy Bag

What’s in My Mommy Bag

I have to share this very random “what’s in my bag” post b/c this is pretty indicative of my life. hodge podge of baby stuff and my normal purse items.   random baby stuff b/c the diaper bag is somewhere inconvenient and i can’t be bothered to get it.  so i keep making new ones~ which…

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Firsts…

this was meant to be posted WEEKS ago… sigh… better late than never right?? ———————————————————————————————– A lot of big firsts have been happening in the Blair household which have been both exciting and bittersweet.  Charlotte is growing like a weed and I can’t believe how fast time is FLYING by! C is 6.5 months old…

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Fun Things…

i have so many random things to say or reflect on that i’m going to try to make this a series of “fun things…”  every week is probably too much, so maybe bi-monthly?  anyway, here’s this new installment. =D i’ve been wearing glasses more lately.  i used to NEVER wear them and thought it was too…

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Work Uniform

Work Uniform

I’ve talked about this a few times this year and since July I’ve been wearing my “work uniform”.  I cannot tell you enough how much I love it.  It is SO FREAKING EASY to get dressed in the mornings.  I know I’m always going to wear black pants and a blouse.  What blouse?  That takes…

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Nail Party

I used to be one of those ladies who painted her nails ALL THE TIME.  I didn’t even know what it felt like to have short short nails or bare ones!  But pregnancy + newborn = no time, no nail color.  =(  major sad face.  I’ve tried getting them done professionally but my problem is……

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Lemon Tree Kids Cafe in Koreatown

went to lemon tree kids cafe a few weeks ago with my coworkers and their families~~ SO MUCH FUN.  C was too small to do 99% of the things there but i’m excited to come back her in a few months when C can run around and play! here are some awesome pics my coworker’s…

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Zara Loafers

Not sure how I feel about these loafers…they are super comfy and easy to match with my new work wardrobe…but I think all shoes this big are just fugs. :T I dunno…what do you think?

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