It has been 6 months since the Siena was born. The time really does go fast; I feel like I just concluded my blog post with her story. At the end of that post I said I was looking forward to telling you how things were getting better. In some ways, they are, but I […]

I am not a fan of oatmeal cookies, however my husband is. He is not into the traditional Italian cookies that my family bakes. Which is totally crazy, I know. He has also been searching for Whole Foods Gingerbread Oatmeal. It is a seasonal item that he looks forward too. I always have to stock […]

  The holiday season is in full swing! The air is buzzing with everyone shopping, planning, and prepping. It seems the days go by faster than we can prepare.  Of course, food is at the top of everyone’s checklist. From cocktail parties to tree trimming snacks and Christmas dinner, there is most likely an abundance […]

  Dr Pepper Snapple Group sponsored this post. I am always looking for a way to give back – especially during the holidays – because I believe everyone should be able to experience the magic of the season in some capacity. There are so many ways to get involved in the holidays: whether it’s volunteering, […]

Christmas morning is full of anticipation and surprises. It is about gathering under the Christmas tree with your family, enjoying each other.  That doesn’t mean no one gets hungry! This cocoa and cranberry oatmeal is warm and decadent. Perfect for a chilly morning and hungry guests. You can set this up the night before and […]

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  Making a turkey can be an overwhelming task.  There are so many different methods and opinions on what makes the best bird. I have always been a fan of brining the turkey. It may take a little extra time and effort but it makes for one juicy bird. Brining a turkey helps it become […]

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The holidays are a wonderful time to start new traditions and keep old ones alive. So much of the holiday season is filled with nostalgia and memories. This is part of what makes it so magical. There are certain types of feelings associated with different smells, sights, and sounds during the holidays. One of the […]

While we were in the NICU I would often think, this situation is not ideal for anyone. However, I wonder if God knew we needed this time. What I mean by that is maybe we needed the time with the NICU nurses. All first time parents have that feeling of not knowing what they are […]

One of the best parts of being part of the blogging community is meeting new people. I have had the honor of following the uber talented Minna Lee of Living Minnaly. I was drawn at first to her gorgeous photography and then soon realized she is total healthy living guru. Not in the way of […]

I have been told many times that a lot times situations like this go unreported yielding different results. Meaning a lot of women do not catch it soon enough or take it serious enough when movement decreases. Simply because just like I thought, you don’t want to overreact. Or you aren’t sure if it is […]

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