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Thoughts This Mother’s Day

Thoughts This Mother’s Day

Artwork by: Venice Happy Mother’s Day, Mommas! I know it has been a bit since we have connected so I wanted to take a moment to explain our brief hiatus.  Recently, I lost two very dear friends to me.  I loved them like family and […]

Follow Your Magic

Follow Your Magic

“During pregnancy, we are stripping away the maiden and stepping into the role of mother.  It can throw the ego into a frenzy causing us to question our self identity.  Pregnancy, for the woman, is her initiation into motherhood.”

Highs and Lows

Highs and Lows

Happy Friday, Mommas! I don’t know about you but this week has crawled by for me and I am sure the rest of my household would agree.  I feel like the list of things to do with a third child has not only tripled but quadrupled. […]

Men who cook: Turkey Chili 🌶

Men who cook: Turkey Chili 🌶

Turkey Chili By: Danny ( my beautiful chef of a husband) Note: My husband is an excellent cook! Excellent. He spends hours upon hours in the kitchen making sure the flavors are perfection. I would argue any day of the week that cooking is one […]

Finding Yourself Outside of “Mom” Again

Finding Yourself Outside of “Mom” Again

None of us go into motherhood thinking that it will change us. Next thing we know, we’re standing in the checkout line of the grocery store in the same sweatpants we’ve been wearing for three days, ponytail disheveled, with that vacant expression staring into the […]

Happy Monday!

Happy Monday!

Why do Mondays always roll around so much faster than Fridays!? Since there seems to be no stopping this whole Monday thing, I’ve decided to take on the whole if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em type mindset. It’s way better sailing into Monday thinking […]

Savannah’s Nursery

Savannah’s Nursery

Savannah’s Nursery Reveal

Let’s Talk Oscars!

Let’s Talk Oscars!

All in all, I really enjoyed them this year.  Probably, better than any other year despite some blow-your-mind type moments.  One moment blowing my mind is seeing Warren Beatty at almost 80.  Wtf? The other, of course, being the Best Picture debacle.

Cheers!

Cheers!

Well folks, today is World Bartender Day!  Woo hoo!! This day is not to be mistaken for Bartender Appreciation Day which is celebrated on December 6th.  As a former bartender, I am very pleased that we have, not one, but two holidays dedicated to our […]

Breast Isn’t Always Best

Breast Isn’t Always Best

While I love all of the beautiful photos of women nursing newborns and am a huge advocate for breastfeeding, it is a FULL TIME job and not an easy one. With my son I had an extremely difficult time producing enough milk so I had […]