Author Archive for BabyChin


Entering the World of Boosters!

I cannot believe how fast my little girl is growing! Years ago, I didn’t even know there were so many car seat options – bucket infant seats, convertible seats, boosters, oh my! I seriously thought you just needed ONE car seat to get you through all of childhood. Boy, was I in for a surprise! At […]


Organizing Art With a Utility Cart

In recent months, Noelle has taken less of an interest in her toys, and more of an interest in art, and being the little brother he is, Jaren has followed along! Before she even gets dressed in the morning, she’ll head directly for her papers and markers.  Right when she comes back from school, the first […]

2015-10-20 18.24.22

Destination: Maui, Hawaii

With summer fast approaching, I thought it’d be a good time to blog about the Maui trip we took last fall – you know, just in case some of you were thinking about Hawaii as your next travel destination. We didn’t know what to expect on our trip, but it turned out to be the best […]

Travel-Gear-for kids

Destination: Seattle/Portland with a 2 and 4 Year Old

We kicked off our summer this year with a 5 day/4 night trip to the Pacific Northwest – one of my favorite destinations in the U.S.! We were a little ambitious, and wanted to kill two birds with one stone by visiting our friends who just made the move to Portland, so this trip involved […]

cauliflower cheese recipe

Delicious Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Mmmm I love finding new ways to eat cauliflower because it has such a neutral taste and can be transformed a hundred different ways. I’m always finding ways to up my vegetable intake, and chopping, blending, and hiding cauliflower in my food is one of my favorite ways to do it. It’s like eating mac […]


The One Kitchen Gadget I Can’t Live Without

Ok ok, I actually have about five kitchen gadgets I can’t live without… buuut… I caught your attention didn’t it? My friends came over this past weekend, and since their boys love soup noodles, I had the perfect quick meal for them – instant udon noodles. All you do is add hot water and soup base to […]

Thoughts on a Third

Even before we were married, my husband and I talked about our future family and what it might look like, as so many do. Besides throwing out imaginary future kid names, our other favorite debate was, “how many kids would you want?” I came from a family of 2, but liked the idea of three children because […]

© copyright 2011-2014 Hellobee