Mixin’ It Up Gluten Free Bakery

Hey Guys! I am SO excited to tell you about a new bakery that I got to visit this week. But before I get to that I have to tell you it was an amazing weekend because I was off Thursday and Friday from work. Extra snuggles with my baby and lots of time catching up with family. On top of all that, my house is clean, meals are planned for the week, and I am actually getting a few minutes to work on a blog post! Life is good.
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Allergy Friendly Halloween Treats + A Giveaway From Enjoy Life Foods

Hello everyone!! I hope you had a lovely fall weekend! Like usual our weekend was busy with things around the house and soaking up lots of baby time. All of you working moms out there know how much you miss your baby during the week. By the time the weekend gets here I don’t want to put her down. I am pretty sure I snuggled with Rowan for 5 or 6 hours on the couch on Saturday. Brandon spent lots of time cleaning up leaves in the yard. Rowan and I had a bunch of mommy daughter outings today…coffee and breakfast at my favorite Dunn Bros in town, grocery shopping at Target, and then a walk to the grocery store by our house. Just us girls. I also got caught up on lots of laundry and cleaning…I know, I am so exciting! I truly am a complete homebody and I cherish weekends like this where it is just me and my little family hanging out.
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I’m Still Here!

Hello Everyone! How are you? I just realized I haven’t posted a new recipe since September 10! The theme of every post lately seems to be about how busy I am. I never could have anticipated how hard it would be to keep up with Gluten Free Jess on top of a full time teaching job and being a new mom. The good news is I love all of it. The school I started at in September is awesome. Being a mom is literally the best thing in the entire world. AND whenever I sneak in the time to blog I am so thankful that each and every one of you take the time to stop by and read what I’m up to or try one of my recipes. So hang in there with me because in October and November I have posts coming up with some of my favorite brands and I can’t wait to share the recipes with you! In the meantime here’s what I have been up to.
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Extra Creamy Vanilla Pumpkin Protein Shake {GF + Hidden Veggies}

First pumpkin recipe of the season!! Last fall I waited until October before I bombarded you with pumpkin recipes. This year I am starting early because, why not? I know some of you may be trying to cling on to summer, but as a teacher once the school year starts I am in fall mode. How have you all been doing? I am staying busy like usual. I made it through my first week with students at my new job. I am working as special education teacher for students with emotional and behavioral needs in a middle school. This is my first time really working with this age group but I am loving it. It also helps that my new coworkers are incredibly friendly and helpful.
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