Happy 1 Month Layla! We survived 30 days….

Happy 1 Month Layla! We survived 30 days….

That’s right, it’s been a month since I gave birth to this little human. It’s also been a month since I showered without hearing a baby cry as soon as I get out. It’s been a month since I ate a meal in peace, instead of shoveling it in my mouth in an effort to … Read More

New Mom Essentials

New Mom Essentials

You’ve given birth. You have been preparing for baby’s arrival for what seems like forever. You are overly prepared! But are you? I was ready for baby, but I didn’t think about myself. The things that I would need for my transition from pregnant, to mommy. So here is a list of items that I … Read More

An Open Letter To My Husband

An Open Letter To My Husband

Dear Husband, I know that I have said this to you everyday since the birth of our daughter. Looking at you with tears in my eyes after a long day, in my sweats, on the couch, breast milk stains all over me, and hair in a messy bun. But I will say it again. Thank … Read More

Meet Layla!

Meet Layla!

Meet Layla. The love of my life. The hungriest human I know. And the youngest and cutest model ever. I wanted to do some newborn photos of her, but didn’t want to spend a lot of money. I had full confidence that I could do them without hiring a professional photographer. For this photo, I … Read More

Well Hello Hormones!

Hormones. A word that has been prevalent in my vocabulary for about 10 months now. I am lucky though. I don’t have huge PMS mood swings or cramps, and I really didn’t see much of a shift in my mood when I was pregnant. Now, there were a few times that I may have been … Read More

3 Things I Have Learned In My First 4 Days Of Motherhood

3 Things I Have Learned In My First 4 Days Of Motherhood

I have been a mother now for a whopping 4 days! Woo hoo! My baby is the most beautiful thing that I have ever laid my eyes. I could, (and do) just stare at her for hours.¬† What have I learned in 4 days? Needless to say, I haven’t even scratched the surface, but it … Read More

Chicken Adobo Enchiladas

Chicken Adobo Enchiladas

I love this time of year! It’s crock pot season! For this recipe, I am going to cook the chicken in the slow cooker first. Why? Because I love cooking chicken in the slow cooker! It doesn’t take a ton of skill, and the chicken always comes out moist and flavorful! Which isn’t usually how … Read More

Being Induced Was Not In My Birth Plan, But May Be My Reality

I’m at 41 weeks today. We went to the doctor yesterday, with high hopes that I would be dilated and the doctor could scrape my membranes. Scraping the membranes could potentially send me into labor. Unfortunately, I am not dilated yet. My doctor will not let me go past 41 1/2 weeks. She explained to … Read More

Her Tropical Paradise Nursery

Her Tropical Paradise Nursery

¬†Have I mentioned that I love everything tropical? I knew if we were having a girl, that I wanted to do a tropical theme nursery. Here’s a peak into our little girl’s room. I am obsessed with this wallpaper print. I knew I wanted to incorporate it into our house somehow, so why not our … Read More

Cranberry Lemon Glazed Muffins

Cranberry Lemon Glazed Muffins

Since cranberries are in season, let’s live it up! I found this recipe because I was looking for new ways to use fresh cranberries. I always buy too many when I make my cranberry pie. You would think I would learn after 10 years! Anyway, I found this recipe so I gave it a shot. … Read More

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