Milkaholic.ย 

I think about you all day, everyday. How much will you make today?  When will you be replenished?  What should I wear for easy access?  Where will you be consumed? Anything I should eat or drink? Mamas – do you get me? Boys – see what we go through? 

Soo, here is what I discovered on what we can eat & drink to up our supply. Disclaimer: this is what worked for me, but we all know everybody is different. 

I have the 3 things I ate/drank that I believe did the trick. 

    Boobbix lactation cookies – I found a delicious company called Boobbix and they ship worldwide!  Katie started making these delicious cookies because she saw that USA made these but here in the U.K. It was harder to come by. So true since I didn’t discover I could eat cookies to produce more milk until my 5th week. 

    These cookies are tasty (4 flavors) and now I don’t feel bad with this dessert I have daily. Oatmeal chocolate is my personal favorite out of the 4. They’re so tasty my little wants a bite too. 

    Panda bear having some milk dreams while mum has a crazy sweet tooth. 

    Seaweed – this can be made as a soup (popular for Koreans) or salad. I prefer the Japanese style wakame salad. I made the sauce with the following ingredients: 

      Malt beer – of course the one I’m consuming is an U.K. Brand but any malt beer will do. These are non-alcoholic, caffeine free with a high content of Vitamin B. Tasty without the alcohol in it sadly. 

      And since seaweed salad and malt beer aren’t easy to pack for travels, these Boobbix cookies worked its magic on our recent holiday to Spain. I barely supplemented and nursed with my bebeaulait infinity muslin scarf. #thankyou for minimizing my cleaning of bottles!

      Cheers for now and thanks for reading about #momlife in this post. xx

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      Relaxing with Lavender.ย 

      Ah, the smell of lavender and the oils it produces. It helps in relaxing your mind and muscles. I’m hoping it will do the same for me at now 36 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes. I know there have been articles about the safety of oils and after reading on babycenter, I decided it would be ok as I’m well into my 3rd trimester and it says it helps with lowering blood pressure (mine is a tad high ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ)


      ๐Ÿ“ท: She’s so ready for baby sister to come – loves to giver her hugs and kisses daily. Also, wearing the #upsiebelly by Belly Bandit here – so helpful for this big ‘ole belly of mine and walking we did.

      We headed out with another family to go to Mayfield Lavender Farm (1.5 hours away) on a gorgeous London day so it was worth the trip out to the “burbs.” I will note we went on a weekend and it was pretty packed so getting nice photos in can take a bit of time (it’s also quite a tourist spot with people dressing up to take pictures in the fields).

      A couple things to note:

      • Fat bumblebees galore in the fields but they’re pretty occupied with the lavender so don’t bother you. ๐Ÿ
      • Sitting at the tables (only place to really sit) means you purchase cafe/bbq from the farm. No picnicking. Don’t worry, the food is good! They even have homemade lavender ice cream which I heard was really tasty.
      • Take the ยฃ2 tractor ride (sit on the right side when you enter to take pictures with lavender in the background) and if you’re real nice, the driver can drop you off on the other side and there are some greater photo opportunities with taller lavender.
      • Kids can have fun looking for beetle bugs (green bugs) with the jars.

      ๐Ÿ“ท: Beetle hunting. Mission failed. They found bumblebees & snails instead. ๐Ÿ๐ŸŒ

      More on lavender (you can even make your own lavender oil from this informative read)

      ๐Ÿ“ท: On a mission to make her own lavender.

      Product LOVES: A in one of her gorgeous dresses from this amazing shop: Ele Storyย ๐Ÿ‘€ She wil have mommy and daughter twinning dresses soon (Tutus already) which I can’t wait to get!

      Of course, it’s not complete without a bow from this amazing shop with very well made bows (we vouch for the clips since that’s the only thing A will wear). ย Mia Heartmadeย ๐Ÿ’Ÿ



      Last thing before signing off – happy birthday to my Dad. We miss you everyday & the real reason we came to the lavender fields. โ™ฅ๏ธ