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    Postpartum Must-Haves

    June 23, 2021

    Ah, postpartum life. Let’s be honest, it can be rough. It was rough with baby number one when I lived away from family in another country and had never done it before. (Especially after a traumatic birth, complete with severe blood loss.) It was rough after baby number two, when I was learning to juggle multiple children. And it’s definitely rough now, isolated during a pandemic, with my own zoo of three children, two cats, and a tiny house/construction zone.…

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    Vanilla Rice Pudding with Blueberry Compote

    Pregnancy cravings are real! I had to have rice pudding this week so tried out this Vanilla Rice Pudding with Blueberry Compote from Cosmopolitan magazine. It was published back in 2012 from Sophie Wright’s…

    May 18, 2021
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    Becki’s Mac & Cheese

    My daughter requested macaroni and cheese for her birthday, so I thought it was the perfect time to try Becki’s Mac & Cheese from the Magnolia Table cookbook! This might be the easiest, family-friendly…

    May 10, 2021
  • Life

    A Virtual Baby Celebration

    I don’t even know what to call this thing–a shower, a sprinkle, a girls’ night, a women’s circle? I guess a baby celebration will do, but, when it came to honoring my current pregnancy…

    May 5, 2021
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    Walnut Energy Bars

    I find energy bars a great healthy snack to have hanging around the refrigerator, as well as a great use of leftover ingredients. In this case, I had some old crystallized ginger I wanted…

    May 1, 2021
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    Thai Meatballs

    After trying and LOVING the Greek Meatballs from this AllRecipes master recipe, I had to try the Thai Meatballs variation. I was sure they would be a hit, but…not so much. Details below, but…

    April 27, 2021
  • Fashion & Beauty Life

    Gifts for Moms

    Time for another gift guide!! This one has moms in mind! Whether it’s for your partner, your mom, a nudge to your partner, or just a mom friend you appreciate in your life, this…

    April 25, 2021
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    Sustainable Swaps and Shops

    Earth Day is this week, but shouldn’t every day be Earth Day? The environment really needs us looking out for it, so simple, sustainable actions, such as supporting sustainable businesses and really shopping with…

    April 21, 2021