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Hiya! I'm Stephanie. Mama and Baby Love is all about helping mothers on their own personal health and healing journey and enjoying life along the way. You can learn more about me and what I'm all about. Sign up for my newsletter for more tips, info and inspiration!

How To Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

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Hi Sweet Mamas!  How are you doing this month?  I know how busy and crazy and stressful the holidays can get.  I have just the thing to help!! Just imagine a life where you have all the tools you need to navigate everything life throws at you. Imagine knowing exactly what to do when life… [read more]

Beech Mountain Family Ski Trip!

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  Last spring we took Penelope skiing for the first time and it was such a great experience. Going on family ski trips is something I have been dreaming about for a long time.  We went to Beech Mountain, North Carolina and Beech Mountain Resort. The highest resort in Eastern America, Beech Mountain Resort (Ski… [read more]

Grain-Free Family Table

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Carrie Vitt, of Deliciously Organic, just came out with a new cookbook and it is fabulous!  I met Carrie online earlier this year, she lives in North Florida just like me! She is a super kind and loving mama and an amazing chef.  She get’s it honest, her mama is a long time caterer! Carrie’s… [read more]

Penelope’s Butterfly Garden Birthday Party and Pear Tree Greetings Giveaway!

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How is my beautiful girl 5 years old?! What a milestone 5 is! She really is no longer a baby, and it’s hard to wrap my mind around that fact. I have been feeling a big transition coming on in my life, and part of it is because of her fifth birthday. Being a mother to… [read more]

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

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Who’s getting pumped for Thanksgiving this year?  I used to dread it, because it was just another reminder of what a big failure I was in the kitchen.  But after my daughter, Penelope, was born I made it my mission to teach myself how to cook so that I could make food for her.  I… [read more]

Why My Child Does W Sitting

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W-sitting is when your child sits on the floor with knees together and feet on either side of their hips. It is called that because if you look at them from above, it looks like they are making a W with their body. If you see your child temporarily sitting in this position, or use… [read more]

Chicken and Grape Bake Recipe

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I made this recipe from my cookbook From Your Garden To Your Family a few weeks ago for my family and I thought I would share because it’s one of our favorites and just so dang easy to prepare. I am so excited to be back home in North Florida, I’m looking forward to getting back… [read more]

Host Your Own DIY Spa Party!

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  Have you ever been to one of those parties where you feel obligated to buy something? You know, like Pampered Chef or Thirty-One Gifts, those type things. I personally love those parties and I am always totally down to go and buy while I’m there, because I think the socializing is fun (and socializing… [read more]

Double Your Eyelashes The Natural Way

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If you are in the mood to really let your light shine bright and be seen, check out my new obsession! Younique mascara. After living in Palm Beach County, I started to notice that all the fashionable mamas here had these beautiful, long-but-natural looking eyelashes. Later, I found out they were fake eyelashes and the… [read more]

Back To School Style for Mama

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I am such a HUGE fan of Stitch Fix. Words really cannot even describe how much I love this company. When they first launched, I was one of the first in line waiting for my fix. It was like the night before Christmas. Then my fix came and it was just like Christmas. I have… [read more]

DIY Lunch Box Notes

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After spring break last year, Penelope started noticing that some of her friends had lunch box notes in their lunch, specifically ones with knock-knock jokes.  She asked me to start leaving knock-knock jokes in her lunch box,too. I quickly looked up some knock-knock jokes and asked the M+BL Facebook community for ideas, too, and then… [read more]

Transitions and Turtle Rescue

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I still miss Tallahassee and my friends so much, but beach living is beautiful. Penelope dubbed this summer “Mama and Penelope Camp” because she refused to go to camp this summer and only wanted to be with me. I was lucky enough to be able to rearrange my work schedule and make that happen.  To… [read more]

Freezer Meals To-Go Menu

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All week I’ve been sharing some of my most cherished freezer friendly recipes. They have also all been recipes individual portions with a combo of protein and veggies mixed in to make them fantastic, healthy grab-and-go meal options. Ideally we all want to sit down and have a relaxing meal, but the reality is that… [read more]

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Spinach Pie

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  This is a recipe that is in From Your Garden To Your Family, 50 fresh, grain-free recipes for every season (which is included in my eCookbook bundle that is on sale till July 31st), and it is my mother in law’s recipe, except with more bacon and salt.   This is hand’s down one… [read more]

Freezer Friendly, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Mini Meatloaf

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These freezer friendly mini meatloaves are super tasty and make for an easy meal on the go. It’s so easy to grab a mini meatloaf on the way out the door when I am working outside the home and need to pack a healthy lunch or dinner for myself. And they are packed with veggies,… [read more]

Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Chicken Tenders

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Chicken fingers are a big hit in this house. I have made many different versions that we love dearly. If you are grain free, but can eat dairy, these nuggets with almond flour, butter and parmesean cheese are amazeballs. If you love Chick-Fil-A nuggets, but don’t support that business or want put that junk in… [read more]