Today was hard. period. Kate screamed all. day. long. Nothing could soothe her. For 3 hours she screamed. It is so hard on your nerves when this tiny little baby is screaming bloody murder and you can't figure out what's wrong. I fed her, burped her, changed her panties, gave her gripe water, snuggled her, walked around with her..did everything under the sun I could think of. I am a patient person, especially when it comes to Kate but this was a testing day for sure. Finally she fell asleep in my arms after 3 long hours. The problem: gas. Lots of it. She let it rip and was back to her happy self. Once she was asleep I called our insurance company. A little history on our insurance story. Our insurance is through Chris' work. It's really expensive and it's our only choice for now because of Kate's infection. No other insurance company will cover her until she is clear from her infection for 3 months. We have been going to this doctor that we love and paying cash because she is not in our network. The network that we are in is horrible and we will never be going back to the doctor there. He misdiagnosed her when she had a staph infection and I am 90% sure she has this new infection because of him. (he was touching and squeezing it last month) So anyway, I called our insurance company this evening to see if we could change Kate's primary care doctor. And just for the heck of it I asked if we could change to the Dr. that we have been going to and love. Without hesitation, she said yes! They changed our network around and she is now all covered!! Thank you Jesus! I can't even tell you how thrilled we are. This was such a blessing and the perfect way to end this trying day.
Summer is in full swing and Kate and I have a super fun, easy and delicious breakfast or even dessert idea for you to make! First things first, go find some Goodie Girl Birthday Cake and Magical Animal cookies. They’re gluten free and to die for. You can make this recipe gluten free by replacing the All Purpose Flour with Gluten Free Flour. Or if you want to skip the homemade dough all together you can use pie crust in the refrigerated section at the grocery store! Here’s what I did.. HOMEMADE POP TARTS YIELD: 9 servings PREP: 1 hour COOK: 25 minutes TOTAL: 1 hour 25 minutes These are simple and SO delicious! A flaky, buttery pastry with strawberry and brown sugar cinnamon fillings, and they’re frosted, of course! INGREDIENTS: For the Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Filling ½ cup light brown sugar 1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour For the Strawberry Filling ¾ cup strawberry jam 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon wat