I spent my third trimester transition using the last of my energy on meal prepping for Baby Y’s arrival. Great meals to keep on hand for a family, for a friend in need, or simply for a lazy dinner!
I think there are two types of women in the world: those who love the glitz and glam of Valentine’s Day, and those who prefer to dim the lights at home and snuggle up in some cozy pajamas with some wine. I am the second type of woman, and I know it is us whoContinue reading “Valentine’s Date Night In”
Sharing tips and tricks to my affordable maternity photo shoot!
Everyone’s experience in 2020 has been radically different. Between October 2019 and January 2020 I traveled about once every three weeks for personal or business reasons. I dined in unique restaurants, saw friends who live all over the country, and was planning Mark’s birthday trip to Yellowstone. I was settled in my first home andContinue reading “The ICEing on 2020”
My second trimester is coming to an end! I can’t believe that I am that much closer to having an actual miniature human in my arms every day, or how much has happened in the past thirteen weeks. The second trimester is from Week 13-26. Traditionally, this is when a first time mom’s baby bumpContinue reading “The Fast Paced Story of my Second Trimester”
For me and Mark, this is our third holiday season together. We started dating in October, so our first season together sprung right on us. In fact, the first time we met each other’s families was on Thanksgiving! His mom hosts a Thanksgiving brunch rather than dinner, and I couldn’t stand the thought of himContinue reading “Our First Christmas Tradition”
New/Expecting/Everyday Superhero Mom stumped on what to gift your family or in-laws? This gift-guide will help you add a personalized touch to your Christmas shopping while supporting small businesses!
My growing baby is the first grandchild on my side of the family, and it is unbelievable to think that next year the crowded living room of adults and pets on Christmas Day will also have a baby sitting in the middle of it. By then, he or she will be 9 months old andContinue reading “Gifting for a New Mom Part One”
Thanksgiving is officially three weeks away! It’s about time for 2020 to bring us something to be cheerful about, like the holidays. I don’t think I’ve wrapped my mind around the fact that this is our last holiday season just as me and Mark, your average young couple. Next year we’ll have an 8 monthContinue reading “Thanksgiving Outfit Inspo”
The first thirteen weeks of pregnancy have come and, more importantly, they have gone. These days, it is common to find out you are pregnant even before a missed period. Not me! I didn’t find out I was pregnant until the 6 week mark. I had a hunch that grew stronger by the day, butContinue reading “First Trimester Survival Kit”