Shrinky Dinks + Caboodles

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Hi, I'm Tina!

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.

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Another “Quinn and Mumma” day is in the books, and it was an especially fun one for us! 🙂

It started like a lot of our days together with “snugs” on the couch, eating breakfast together, and then getting ourselves ready for the day.

We also had some time to play a few games of Zingo!, which is a new-ish family favorite. We’ve actually broken it out every other week or so since Quinn’s birthday back in June. It’s definitely a fun game! We’re also loving the Peppa Pig match game lately. We had an intense few rounds last night between the three of us. Quinn has a weirdly good memory and even beat Mal and me a couple of times!

Our morning also included a trip to CrossFit. One of Quinn’s school friends was at the gym, so he had an especially fun time playing with him while I worked out. Front Rack Walking Lunges? Heyyyy, my bootay is sore today!

After CrossFit, we headed to Target to buy a birthday present for a party this coming weekend. On the way into the store, a display of Caboodles immediately caught my attention. So much, in fact, I stopped and took a little trip down memory lane. I checked them out and even seriously considered buying one. I mean, owning one now would be so helpful for organizing all of my beauty products. I had one has a kid and wish I had kept it!

Back at home, Quinn and I had some fun with Halloween-themed Shinky Dinks that we found in the Target dollar bins.

I loved making Shrinky Dinks as a kid, and Quinn really loved them too. We ended up turning them into ornaments for a Halloween tree! 🙂

We also drank hot chocolate (with marshmallows!), so it was quite the perfect morning together!

After that, we had some lunch and then Quinn (and Murphy) went down for a nap. How adorable are these two?

I threw on a quick brightening mask before hopping in the shower and getting right to work. Mondays are always a bit hectic on the work front, but I fully intend on napping with my boys on Friday afternoon. They’re just too cute not to join!

Loco Coffee Giveaway

Thank you to everyone who entered to win a case of Loco Coffee. Loco Coffee is available on Amazon, and you can save 25% with code CNCFLASH until November 2, 2018! Here’s the giveaway winner:


I love putting nutpods creamer and Tiny Little Chef seasoning in my morning coffee.

Congrats, Marsha! Please email me at tina@carrotsncake with your full name and mailing address.

Beautycounter Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who signed up for my Beautycounter email list. (FYI: It’s not too late to sign up!) I’m excited to stay in touch over the next several weeks, especially as holiday promos and deals come my way. I’ll be sure to keep you in the loop! Here’s the giveaway winner: Christin Dang! Congrats, Christin! Please email me at tina@carrotsncake with your full name and mailing address.

Question of the Day

Did you own a Caboodle as a kid? Do you want one now? 

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