Letter to Chase on his 1st Birthday

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Wow! It has been a whole year! One year of holding you, kissing you, cuddling you, feeding you, changing your diaper, watching you grow. I remember every moment of the day you were born. I had been having contractions for days but your dad was out of town for work. The night he got back, the contractions were getting stronger. In the morning, I decided to go get checked at the hospital while your grandparents were in town to watch Nash. When I arrived they told me I was dilated to 6 and in labor. I immediately started crying. I was so excited to finally meet you.  

I have watched you learn to hold your head up, roll over, crawl and standup on everything. You LOVE to eat and follow your big brother around. Dancing is your favorite! You are always laughing and smiling. You only cry when you are hungry or tired. 

I hope you know that you are so, so loved. Your Daddy and I always promise to do our best to teach you right from wrong and keep you safe. In a crazy world full of so much evil, we promise to show you the good. I hope you always know how precious you are. 

Chase Westbrooke Spears, I am so blessed to be your mommy. I thank God every day for you. I can’t wait to watch you grow. 

Love you to the moon and back. 

Xoxo

Mommy 

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Açaí Bowl Recipe

Y’all! This is my new favorite snack. The whole family is obsessed. Here is my Açaí recipe that Nash asks for almost every day. ENJOY!

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Ingredients:

-1 (100g) packet frozen acai berry blend I   used the unsweetened version from Sambazon

-1 banana frozen

-¼ cup non-dairy milk or yogurt I used Almond Milk

-Fresh berries/coconut/granola to top

Instructions:

– In a high-powered blender, combine the acai berry packet, frozen banana, and 1/4 cup Almond Milk or yogurt. Blend until completely smooth.

– Pour into a bowl and top with berries, coconut, and/or granola.

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