Category Archives: motherhood

Strawberry Shortcake \\ Sweet Laurel

  Strawberry Shortcake Who doesn’t love Strawberry Shortcake? They’re the perfect summer dessert, and not too sweet. These are delicious, gluten\grain free, refined sugar free and vegan! Take advantage of summer’s beautiful berries ASAP! Enjoy. MAKES EIGHT 3-INCH Strawberry Shortcakes 2 tablespoons coconut butter, cubed 2 tablespoons coconut oil, solid 2 tablespoons maple syrup 21⁄2 […]

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Nico’s CocoYo \\ Sweet Laurel

  What is CocoYo anyway? CocoYo is the name I have given to Nico’s first favorite food: coconut yogurt. If you have ever purchased coconut yogurt at the store, you know it is quite expensive. I realized one day that I could easily make my own coconut yogurt and have been making it each week […]

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Nico’s First Birthday Cake \\ Sweet Laurel

I cannot believe Nico is one! It certainly does not feel like a year has past. Now, birthday = cake, right? I’ve been sharing quite a bit about Nico’s first foods via Instagram and the blog, and now that Nico has started to eat more food, I will be sharing more! As a cake maker, […]

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The First Seven Months with Nico \\ Sweet Laurel

The last seven months have been an absolute joy! Nico is a bright light in our lives and a constant reminder of the goodness and love new life brings. I wanted to share a bit about my recent transition from life as a wife and business owner into life as a new mom, wife, and business owner, and the balancing […]

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Baby Beautycounter \\ Sweet Laurel

Beautycounter is my go-to for all things safe beauty. I don’t wear a ton of make up, but when I do, everything I wear is from Beautycounter.  I am happy to say Beautycounter is a company we’ve worked with regularly at Sweet Laurel. They have partnered with us at events, hosted workshops with us and […]

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