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Kale Chips That Impress

Kale Chips That Impress

I like kale chips. I like them a lot. I actually love them so much that I’ve come up with some tasty variations that will make you never want to eat a regular potato chip again. Unless you’re my husband, then you will just pass on the kale chips and brush them off as my […]

Mom Monday: Born Without Labor

Mom Monday: Born Without Labor

My daughter Saskia’s arrival into this world is a remarkable story. I had no labor. She was born naturally and without drugs, and with no painful contractions until it came time to push. For six weeks prior to her birth, Saskia was sitting very low in my pelvis, fully engaged. My obstetrician remarked that he […]

I want me to love me: being confident in a bikini

I want me to love me: being confident in a bikini

As women our bodies are constantly under scrutiny. Our friends comment, our peers stare and more concerningly we are giving our own bodies the middle finger. I’m not saying every woman hates their body, but I am saying that a large majority of the population does. The waif will never be curvy enough and the […]

Strawberry Pretzel Squares

Strawberry Pretzel Squares

If your looking for a healthy dessert, this is not it.  I also won’t be held accountable for when the entire pan is gone in 1 night.  I warned you!  My Best Friend made these for me for the first time when she came to visit several years ago….and it’s been love ever since.  They […]

Being A Mom With Anxiety

Being A Mom With Anxiety

  I remember the first time I Googled “postpartum anxiety.” I read through the list  of symptoms, checking off each one off as I read it. Check. Check. Check. “This is so me,” I thought. I have always been an anxious person. I’ve had tingling in my fingertips for as long as I can remember. I have never […]

Easy Buffalo Baked Potatoes

Easy Buffalo Baked Potatoes

If you like buffalo wings, chances are, you are going to love these buffalo baked potatoes. I love spicy foods, and I’ve always wished there were a better way to enjoy that yummy sauce that covers chicken wings without actually eating the wings. So when I came across this recipe on Pinterest, I knew we […]

Different Babies

Different Babies

I know that we have all heard that each baby will progress at their own rate and not to worry when our 11-month-old doesn’t say any “real words,” but that seems hard when your friend’s baby (Coyote) is climbing stairs and damn near walking at 7 months old. All babies really are different though, and […]

How to be featured on Mom Monday

How to be featured on Mom Monday

Each mom has a story, struggle and lust. Whether it’s planning their new ones arrival or sharing their triumphs as a first time parent, some of the moments we experience as moms are unrivaled. Mom Monday is a place where we would like to feature you and your story. You can share your journey of […]

Babywearing: Kanga

Babywearing: Kanga

The Kanga carry is a fairly simple carry that has been the method of travel for African babies for as long as there have been African babies.  There are traditional “Kanga carrying cloths” like you see in the photo above, but you can also use a number of other items that you could find around […]