Category Archives: DIY


Chocolate Chip Muffins

July 29, 2015


2 cups of organic all-purpose flour

1/2 cups organic sugar

3 teaspoons organic baking powder

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Agua Fresca- easy, natural fruit juice

July 13, 2015

watermelon 2

All summer we’ve been enjoying the great taste of agua fresca. Agua fresca is a Mexican traditional all natural fruit drink. I usually buy it but recently came across an easy DIY recipes on Pinterest. My absolute favorite flavor is watermelon. Next on my DIY agua fresca list is a spinach and orange recipe. I’ll make sure to update and add the recipe here once I perfect it.

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sister sister… DIY animal bread with the kiddos

June 30, 2015

jj hands


I have to say I lucked out in the in-law department. This week my sister-in-law and nieces came into town and we all created some amazing memories. For starters, my sister is a teacher and a mama of 3 (two adults and one 17 year old). That means she is full of wisdom, fun projects and love. Awhile back she told stories of fun activities she did with her three when they were little, most from a book titled, “The Rainy Day Activity Book”.

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beauty… natural armpit detox

June 28, 2015

armpit 2

Now that I’m officially back to blogging I thought I’d start a new category dedicated to beauty. For starters if you don’t already have ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) in your pantry it’s definitely time to go out and grab you a bottle, preferably Braggs Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. There are tons of health benefits from using ACV, everything from weight loss to relieving heartburn. Another must have in your pantry is Bentonite Clay. Bentonite Clay also has tons of natural benefits, especially when you mix with ACV.

For starters lets talk underarm funk and the many deodorant options out there both antiperspirant and natural.

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making my own baby food

June 22, 2015

cutting board pot

chopped food in


I take pride in making my own baby food for each of my kids. Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve occasionally feed them those squeezee pouches when we are on the run, but I truly love making their food. It’s actually pretty easy and usually takes no longer than 15 minutes, most of which is the vegetable or fruit steaming.

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late night pinning sessions & the kiddo’s playroom makeover

February 6, 2015


Mo room

I LOVE Pinterest. Late night pinning sessions are currently my thing. For awhile now I’ve been searching for a piece of furniture to add to the kids playroom that would help with organization and also the ability keep the kids away from certain things I like to watch them with… like their montessori counting items that seem to always get lost if I’m not monitoring. read more


DIY laundry detergent

August 19, 2014

DIY Laundry Detergent


One of the best decisions I’ve made for my family was recently saving money by making our own laundry detergent. It’s seriously so quick and easy and another way to rid my family of potential toxic chemicals that can be found in everyday laundry detergent.  read more

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hello + welcome to sincerely mama

August 1, 2014


Family Photo

hello + welcome to Sincerely Mama. I know I mentioned this in my “About” page but my name is Kelly McKnight. I am married to the man of my dreams Jason and together we are raising two little ones ages 3 & 2 and another is due to arrive this December.  Although this is the “official” launch of Sincerely Mama this little space has actually been a dear diary of mine since 2011.  read more