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Baked Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal recipe, healthy, daniellebabybliss

After many requests here is the recipe you have all been waiting for!

Preheat your oven to 190c or 375 f


2 Cups of oat meal

2 cups of milk

1 egg

1 teaspoon of baking powder

Alot of Strawberries

50 grams of chocolate

1 tablespoon cinnamon

backed chocolate strawberry oatmeal recipe

Here is a video tutorial on how to make it! The recipe we have been having once or twice a week im obsessed!

toddler room haul, owls, birds rice, cute, nursery, decor

 Olivia’s toddler room project.

So as many of you know who follow me on Youtube we have recently moved to a bigger place and Olivia has her very own room now! I am beyond excited to begin decorating my little daughters toddler room. As many of you know I have gone with a owls and birds nature theme for many of her baby items. I have now decided to add a quilted patch work girly floral flare to her room theme as well!

I hope you all are excited to come along on the journey of creating a super sweet and adorable nature inspired toddler girls room for Olivia.

Now lets get started on some of my recent purchases and surprise gift!

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First and foremost I have a special sneak peak of a very important and precious addition to Olivia’s room. Her very own custom designed wall letters made generously for Olivia by Lindsay who is an etsy shop owner of Lewis&Court. I am so in awe of these beautiful creations! There will be a review and full reveal of all the letters once they are hung to Olivia’s wall. Lindsay has also agreed to a giveaway which there will be more info about that in the coming weeks! Check out Lindsay’s shop she has a lovely assortment of custom made letters to browse through and she is open to special orders. Lindsay is a truly lovely person to come into contact with!


Toddler Room Haul Owls, mushroom pillow, nursery, owls

Two very sweet additions are these adorable pink and polka dotted pillows!

The giant mushroom house is by a line called Room Seven which I got from a shop in Munich ”Engel&Bangel”. The shop is worth a pop inside to browse for unique and lush children products…

Now the Musical Owl which Olivia ADORES I found at a stand in Munich and the owner said its an original so I have no link to share for that.

Those are the newest items I have to share for her nursery but I thought I would show you some delicious toddler eating supplies before I go! 😉

Mushroom toddler plate and fork and spoon set, toddler meals

The four course mushroom toddler meal plate and spoon and fork set is made of a sturdy toxin free plastic. The products are designed in Denmark and made for a fair wage in the third world. The line which the products are from is called ”rice”

Have a peep at their website there are many fun decorative items!

Owl Mug And Floral Plate

The last two fun items is a owl mug which my mother in law gifted to us and another creation by the rice comapany. How lovely is the floral polka dotted bowl? Lovely for a morning porridge!

I do really hope you enjoyed that haul! I will leave you some adorable pictures of Olivia now! She is also excited for mommy to make a nice and safe play environment for her!Read to me

Olivia Willow, room tour, big girl, toddler roomShe loves to read!

olivia willow

Such a cheeky monkey! 😉

Check me out on youtube!

6 weeks Pregnant

6 weeks Pregnant

How far along? 

6 Weeks

Total weight gain:

Same as last week! 154!
Maternity clothes?
 Nope but way bloated
Pretty good actually
Miss anything? 
My energy
Food cravings:
Sill lemons and anything starchy savory
Anything making you queasy or sick?
Alot of things LOL
Still Thinking Boy
Labor signs?
Same as last week just more intense!
Happy or moody most of the time?
Looking forward to:
We didnt get the apartment so I am looking forward to seeing some more places.
Thumbnail 4 weeks pregnant with baby #2

LOL My Pants are way to LONG and loose! Laundry Day!

How far along? 

5 Weeks

Total weight gain:

Same as last week! 154!
Maternity clothes?
 Nope and still not to bloated.
Better but the dreams are weird and pretty scary at times!
Miss anything? 
My energy
Food cravings:
LEMONS! Drinking straight up lemon juice and I just want a nice big salmon fillet covered in lemon juice! 
Anything making you queasy or sick?
I didnt mention this in my pregnancy vlog but after I filmed it pancakes made me super sick and so did oreos. I also dont like ice cream or chocolate like I usually do!
I really think Boy. NO its not because I want a boy vs a girl. Id love to have 2 girls close in age!  But my maternal instinct is telling me boy and I knew Olivia was a girl despite EVERYONE thinking she was a boy.
Labor signs?
TIRED TIRED TIRED! The second I get up I just want to roll right back into bed. Sore boobs and darkening nipples ALREADY! 
Happy or moody most of the time?
Starting to get pretty moody alot of the time. 
Looking forward to:
Finding out if we got the apartment we want! 
 Now For Some “bump” Pictures for this week! 
5 weeks pregnant bump
LOL MY PANTS!!!! Love Laundry Day!

5 weeks pregnant bump

Dont Forget To Watch My Youtube Video Update:

4 weeks pregnant, pregnant belly, second pregnancy, daniellebabybliss, pregnancy blog, pregnancy vlog, danielle zavala

I am so very excited and happy to announce that I am expecting my second baby June 2014! My estimated due date is June 18th! 

 We are so happy and shocked we conceived so quickly. Basically I spontaniously decided to go for it and have un protected sex though I was unsure if we were ready… but ready or not! 😉 For more details on the full story of ttc this baby check out my youtube video where I talk all about it in detail.  But long story short first try BAM here comes baby #2!  😀 😀 😀

I have decided to do the same questionaire I did with Olivia’s pregnancy weekly on my blog and youtube channel!

How far along? 

4 Weeks

Total weight gain:

My pre pregnancy weight from 2 weeks ago is 157 pounds but I lost 3 pounds since then so this week I weigh 154.
Maternity clothes?
 Not yet I have been bloated alot in the evenings but nothing to bad yet 🙂
Sleep has been pretty bad. Between Olivia and I being sick its been rough. I have also noticed very vivid dreams.
Miss anything? 
Not being sick 😉
Food cravings:
Nothing that stands out so far. But I have been really enjoying mushrooms as they are in season and also cashew butter on rice crackers is my new favourite treat!
Anything making you queasy or sick?
Coughing up mucous all day is pretty gross!
I think this time I really want to find out like we did last time with Olivia. It was a wonderful experience! To clarify no we have no gender preference that is a very FAQ.
Labor signs?
SORE nipples and breasts! It was not this bad this early with Olivia maybe its because I am breastfeeding still. Nursing is challenging every day it gets more painful. I am also tired but I cant tell if its because of the pregnancy or the flu. Sometimes my tummy feels a bit upset as well. I have already started noticing the round ligament pain this is happening WAY earlier than it did with Olivia also!
Happy or moody most of the time?
Though iv been sick I have been in such a great mood I am so excited!
Looking forward to:
Feeling 100 % healthy again and the weekend!
Now For Some “bump” Pictures for this week! 😀
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4 Weeks Pregnant Bump Full Side Shot

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4 Weeks Pregnant Full Side Shot!

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4 Weeks Side Belly Shot

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4 Weeks Front close up

Dont forget to watch my 4 Week pregnancy vlog on youtube:

 For This mommy Monday I have a very potent and effective diaper rash healing cream recipe to share!


Recipe Ingredients

25 Grams Shea Butter

15 Grams Coconut Oil (Olive oil will not give the same effect)

5-10 Drops of Calendula essential oil or extract

My Calendula essential oil was purchased here:

Video Tutorial Here:

39 weeks pregnancy blog post

how Far Along: 39 Weeks!!!

Weight Gain: Total of 28 pounds!

 Stretch marks? I have my first official stretch marks from pregnancy and my old ones from my teens are continuing to get worse.
Movement: So So So Painful! shes is tired of waiting for my cervix to open shes decided to just try to push it out of the way. :p
Food cravings: pancakes again! and been loving dark chocolate & peanut butter!
Anything making you queasy or sick: NOPE
Gender: GIRL
 Symptoms: Parts of my mucous plug has been coming out since Thursday in bits and pieces. I havent got much patience these days and I am pretty mood swingy and of course I am very huge and uncomfortable.
Belly button in or out? OUT and sooo raw
Wedding rings on or off? On.
 Best Moment of the week? Taking our maternity pictures was alot of fun and they turned out really good thanks to our new camera!
Looking forward To… Olivia arrival! 39 weeks means her lungs are fully developed and shes truly ready for the outside world. I am hoping she will come on Wed the 22nd as our wedding anniversary is on the 22nd of September. 

38 Weeks Pregnant!

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how Far Along: 38 Weeks!!!

Doctors Appts: I had my last doctors appt tuesday to run some lab work and everything came back great! This coming Tuesday I am seeing my birth mid wife for a regular check up.

Maternity clothes? I am getting so huge. currently living off of one maternity skirt and pair of stretch pants. 

 Stretch marks? Same as last week.
Sleep:I keep waking up soo soo uncomfortable!
Movement: shes still a wiggler. feels like shes trying to push herself out. hurts my pelivis, bum and cervix really bad!
Food cravings: pancakes again!
Anything making you queasy or sick: NOPE
Gender: GIRL
 Symptoms:fatigue, emotional whenever I think about olivia’s arrival I get so emotional. increase in discharge and this is going to be TIM but Iv noticed pooping has become more frequent its not diarreah 
but Im usually constipated so…
Belly button in or out? 50% 50%
Wedding rings on or off? On.
 Best Moment of the week? Having that weird day of pre laboring was very exciting and really opened my eyes to how though there is 2 weeks til my due date she can really be here anytime. so excited my body is gearing up for labor. ALSO our stroller finally arrived!
Looking forward To… Still just looking forward to meeting olivia I can wait!
Pregnancy Video Diary:  

how Far Along: 37 Weeks!!!

Maternity clothes? I am getting so huge. currently living off of one maternity skirt and pair of stretch pants. 

 Stretch marks? Same as last week.
Sleep: Sleep has actually been good but I am still getting up loads in the middle of the night! 
Movement: Movement is almost always painful at this point… lol shes so big and feisty in there.
Food cravings: pancakes again!
Anything making you queasy or sick: NOPE
Gender: GIRL
 Symptoms:I have been feeling pretty tired. One majorly new symptom is my feet swell up a bit sometimes. Between pregnancy and the hot humid summer weather its guaranteed to keep up!
Belly button in or out? 50% 50%
Wedding rings on or off? On.
 Best Moment of the week? Meeting our birth mid wife and seeing the center where I am giving birth! I am so excited!
Looking forward To… Meeting my little girl! I hope she cooks a little longer but at the same time I am just so eager. Also our stroller better be here this week 😉
Olivia’s Growth & Fluid Scan: So Olivia aprox. weighs 6 pounds 2 oz already and her estimated weight at birth is 8.2 pounds. She is very very healthy she has very long legs and a perfectly shaped and sized head! :)
Check Out My Pregnancy Video Diary On my Youtube Channel:

Birth Plan

Name: Danielle Zavala                 Partners Name: Johannes Klose

I would Like The Following People Present for the Birth:

-My Partner Johannes Klose                 -My Midwife: Wallburga Muller- Cyran (if she is available)

During labor I would like:

-Dim Lights    -Few interruptions   -few vaginal Exams    -Wear my own clothes    -Partner stays with me at all times

-To film and take pictures   -use a tripod to film the delivery      -Stay hydrated naturally (no IV)

– To be able to eat and drink   – Move around as much as I want   -Use the Birthing tub   –take a shower

I would like fetal monitoring to be:

– Only with a Doppler or stethoscope

– Only If electronic fetal monitoring is necessary I wish for the external fetal monitoring where I can move freely.


Labor inducing methods:

-Only natural methods such as nipple stimulation   -I do not want my birth to be rushed or put to a time limit

– I would like to be able to go home if labor stops or slows down.    -I DO NOT want to be offered pitocin

For Pain Relief I would like:

-Only to use natural methods Such as using the birthing tub, taking a shower, moving around, massages.

*DO NOT ask me if I want pain medication   *I would Like encouragement when I feel hopeless, not to be tempted with drugs

For Delivery I would like:

-To have a water birth in the birthing tub (optimal birth wish) –Encouragement to get in the water

-Do whatever comes naturally to me at that time

 I would Like to try other techniques & positions to push as an alternative to water birth as well such as:

– squatting  -using a birthing stool –a birthing ball –side laying etc.

As the baby is delivered, I would like to:

-Push instinctively  –Be offered coaching help   -Touch the head as it crowns  -either me or my partner help catch baby   -my partner get into the water with me   -my partner be with me at all times

-film the delivery using a tripod  –Deliver Placenta Naturally  -avoid forceps   -avoid vacuum extraction

– A midwife help deliver the baby

After The Birth Of Baby

As soon as my baby is born I would like to:

-Immediately hold my Baby   -Bond with my baby as long as I wish so long as she is healthy

-Breast feed right away   -wait for the cord to stop pulsating before cutting it off

I would like my baby’s medical exams & procedures be done:

–Only after we have bonded   – In the presence of me and or my husband    -always ask me and my husband for permission before performing any procedure.

Do NOT Give my baby:

-Vitamin K   -Formula   -sugar water   – A pacifier

I would like to feed my baby:

-ONLY with my breast milk   -On baby’s demand   -With the help of a midwife or lactation consultant

I would like my Baby to be with me:

*AT ALL TIMES and sleep in my room if I need to stay the night.

I would like my partner:

*To have unlimited visiting time and stay with me over night.

*After Birth I would like to stay at the hospital as briefly as possible. I would like to go home within hours after birth if it is possible.

 If my baby is not well, I would like:

-My partner and I to accompany her to the NICU or another facility

-To breastfeed or provide pumped Breast milk   -To hold her as much as possible

If a C-section is necessary, I would like:

-A second Opinion   -To make sure all other options have been trialed   -To stay conscious  – My partner remain with me the entire time  -My hands left free so I can touch my baby  –My Partner holds baby after birth  –baby held to my face after birth  –breastfeed in the recovery room  –get extra help with breastfeeding   -use an epidural as the form of anesthesia

If my baby is breech I would like:

-To try to flip the baby –try movements and positions to flip my baby – try to deliver vaginally and naturally if baby is still breech.