I was looking for a cute gift idea for a baby (diaper) shower (sprinkle), but I was a little short on time and hesitant to go all out with a multilayer diaper cake…so I did some online searching and found out how to create a diaper bundle! I’ve also seen it referred to as a stork bundle…imagine the top being where a stork would carry it in its mouth. The great thing about it is that it doesn’t take a ton of time, diapers or a whole lot of “know how.” Anyone can do this…in minutes!!! So the first...

53 Weeks is OFFICIAL! This new Mommy Blog isn’t as much about its creator as it is about the huge network of Mommy’s who make the world go ’round! 53 Weeks is all it took for site creator Aubrey Aquino to become a mother to two beautiful baby boys, and now “53 Weeks” has become her platform to showcase anything and everything that happens in the realm of a Mom’s world! 53 Weeks will share first hand stories in Mommy 101, spotlight the diverse lifestyles of all types of Moms through Q&A profiles, check out and...

Name: Aubrey Aquino Children & Ages: 2 boys! Raef (16 months) and Isaiah (4 months) Hometown/Current Location: Originally from Bay Area, CA…now residing in Miami, FL About: Before having children I was working as a TV Host and Reporter. I still continue to pursue that career path, but becoming a Mommy is my dream come true! I love sports, so whatever free time I get often involves attending sporting events of watching them on television…and pre-Mom I performed on the sidelines of NBA & NFL as a pro team dancer. I also...

I recently started contemplating on when is the right time to take my boys to Disney. Well since Isaiah is still an infant, I wasn’t necessarily thinking if it was right for him, but I decided to wonder aloud on my Facebook page to see what my circle had to say about it! Raef is officially a toddler now at 16 months, and I am so anxious for him to experience all the fun perks of being a kid and I definitely look forward to all the great places I can take him…Disney being one of them! Plus, of course I’d like to take...

Every newborn needs a cute crochet hat and Huggabeans has all the cute styles you could want from holiday to sports-themes, animals and pom poms! Huggabeans uses the softest variety of yarns and have all the colors you could ever want in your baby hats, complete with flower and bow embellishments…as needed. I love to gift Huggabeans hats for baby showers or as gifts for new arrivals, as they always make baby’s first photos picture perfect! Check out my two favorite guys in their newborn Huggabeans hats! BEAR-y cute, right?? And...

This healthy “Oven Fried Chicken” recipe comes courtesy of Chef Courtney. 8 chicken breast tenderloins 4 cups crushed corn flakes 2 tbs olive oil Salt/pepper/garlic powder 2 eggs beaten Place the seasoned chicken breast in the eggs and shake. In ziplock bag, mix crushed corn flakes and olive oil. Add chicken breast and shake. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a pan with Pam. Place chicken tenderloins in pan and spray the top with Pam. Bake for 15 minutes, turn them over and bake another 15 minutes. Serve with two sides or...

 

Happy Halloween

How in the world did the photographer get all these “Halloween Cuties” to sit on the couch for a picture perfect  BOO-DAY shot!?!? 🙂

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