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teeny, tiny, babies.

teeny, tiny, babies.

I don’t think I’ve ever fully written out my twins’ birth story. I’ve written bits and pieces hundreds of times, but since I don’t know if I’ve completely processed the events surrounding their birth, it’s always been hard to put it all out there. So I’m forewarning you, this will probably be long, and it […]

The Best Brownies You Will Ever Have!

The Best Brownies You Will Ever Have!

My husband and I have a major sweet tooth. Basically, we eat dessert every night (doesn’t everyone?) We had a hankering for brownies so we rummaged through the fridge and pantry. We were almost out of our regular cane sugar, so we opted to use light brown sugar. This is a simple recipe that you […]

The day the world got a Riley…

The day the world got a Riley…

I took what felt like a million pregnancy tests and all were a big fat NEGATIVE! I even went to Planned Parenthood in hopes that their “more sophisticated” tests would tell me what I could already feel. But nope… After being seven days late, nauseated and still no BFP I made an appointment with my […]

Coriander Cookies

Coriander Cookies

Ever since I could remember there being a Christmas with my Grandma there has been these amazing cookies. They are basically like crack! You eat one and you will find it hard not to devour the entire batch. Since my Grandma has been so kind as to come help me with my older girls after […]

The Joovy Scooter X2

The Joovy Scooter X2

Product: Scooter X2 double stroller Brand: Joovy Where to buy: Bed Bath & Beyond Price: $199 THE STROLLER WITH THE MOST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK I read a ton of reviews on double strollers before finally settling on the Joovy X2. It seemed to have a bunch of features I was looking for and we […]

Up-cycled Toddler T-Shirt Scarf

Up-cycled Toddler T-Shirt Scarf

So for Christmas this year, I decided I would make as many of our Christmas gifts as possible. I thought it would be especially nice to make the gifts for our extended family members, so that when we gave them their gift, it would have a bit of sentimental value. The fact that I could […]

Butter Coconut Mochi Bars

Butter Coconut Mochi Bars

This last weekend we attended my husband’s company Christmas party. They decided to go with a Hawaiian theme this year, and we were all to bring Hawaiian dishes to share. The party is always pretty laid back, with lots of food and yummy drinks enjoyed around the fire at someone’s house. I have a good […]

Brown butter, sage and pumpkin cookies

Brown butter, sage and pumpkin cookies

I grew a pumpkin this year, so I wanted it to meet its pumpkin destiny, in part, as a batch of cookies. I didn’t like any of the recipes I found online, so here is what I came up with. Ingredients Cookies •1 c salted butter •1/4 c fresh sage (chopped) •2 c brown sugar […]