About Anna O'Steen

I'm a Lady who loves to bake sweet treats like cakes, pies, bars, and desserts. I also love to cook savory foods and share my experiences with people so they can have the same enjoyment that I get from cooking.
With my YouTube show lovelyladycakes, I get my creative side out and help others, too.

Recently, a new mom to a beautiful girl, and making her organic food.
Come Learn, Interact and Eat with me.

Veggie Medley Puree

Sometimes my baby gets gassy. I read that it could be the foods that I had eaten, that I then passed on to my baby while breastfeeding. When my daughter was around the 6-7 month mark, I wanted to start feeding her more solids. We started with any vegetable that was yellow or orange – […]

Barley Mash

Barley is a very versatile and nutritious grain and can be used for any meal of the day. You can make a simple barely cereal for breakfast. A savory stew for lunch or dinner. Or, a sweet dessert when combined with apples. Try soaking the barely in water before boiling. It will help increase its […]

Is Your Baby Ready for Solid Foods?

This is so exciting that you are thinking about starting your baby on their first foods. Food can be used as a fundamental way to teach these tiny creatures. Starting this journey of solid food is just like reading to them or playing with colorful toys. The receptors in their brains are hard at work. […]

Green Bean Puree: First Food

If you have a 6-month old baby and you find yourself running low on 4-6 month puree recipe ideas, green bean puree is the next one you need to try out. This makes a great one to test on your baby on the tail end of the 6-month mark. I say wait until the end […]

Quinoa Grain Puree

Do you want to switch up the boring feeding routine that consists of oatmeal or rice cereal? Quinoa puree is a great option to try during the first food trials. I love this alternative because of the awesome benefits quinoa has to offer. Not only is the texture something new for babies. which can contribute […]

To Elf or to Not Elf on the Shelf ?

Happy Holidays! Has your Elf come to visit your home yet? Elfy has come to visit our house, all the way from the north pole. If you are asking yourself: “What is this new man-made holiday that they call Elf on the Shelf?” Well, it’s a book that comes with a small stuffed magical elf. […]

Do You Baby Wear?

My daughter is 3 now and the topic of baby wearing recently came up between myself and a friend. I loved to wear my daughter all the time. If it was in the house doing chores, taking walks around the neighborhood, or at the store shopping, I enjoyed her close to my chest as I […]

Barley Cereal

You’ve heard of oatmeal cereal or rice cereal for babies, but have you heard of barley cereal? Yes, you heard right. Actually, some doctors say skip the rice cereal that you see on the shelves and go straight to barley – as for some babies can’t tolerate the rice as it can give them gas […]

Apple Mash – First Food

Apple sauce is the perfect first food to start on your 4-month old baby. Apples are great on babies tummies. Even to this day, I find apple sauce to be the best on my tummy if I am feeling queasy. This is a super fruit, curing stomach disorders, constipation, and diarrhea in babies. It’s recommended […]

Pear Puree

Pears are gentle on a baby’s tummy and easy to digest. If your baby is suffering from reflux and or constipation this is perfect first food. Starting your 4-6 month old baby on pears is a great beginning in their first food journey. When feeding any new first foods to your baby make sure you […]