Fitness, Pregnancy

My 5 Favorite Pregnancy Workouts

I’ve never been a gym rat, we even have a membership to a gym where the average age of members is about 75 and I’m still scared to go. Then I got pregnant and my body got big and weird and heck NO I’m not going to attempt to workout in front of strangers! So as always, I did it…

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Books

Books I Read in June

I read some GREAT stuff and some meh stuff in June! I didn’t read nearly as much as I wanted to…isn’t that always the case? I’m really having to reign myself in this summer because I’m pregnant which means I’m super hormonal and also off of my anxiety medication which means my imagination is running WILD and I can’t inhale…

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Books

Books I Read in May

May was a big month for me in the book world. I got a new library card. Now, this may be insignificant to you but prior to a few weeks ago, I had the exact. same. card. I’ve had since I was 5. It had my first cursive signature on the back with my maiden name (obviously), I had the…

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What I Learned

10 Things I Learned in May

Here are a few fun things I’ve learned this month. I love reflecting on the goofy and meaningful realizations I’ve come to each month. Let me know in the comments what you’ve learned in May! 1. If you want to get lost in a YouTube maze of amazing people – you MUST go to Great Big Story. All of the videos…

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Preggo & Paleo

Preggo and Paleo: An Introduction

It’s pretty self explanatory. I’m preggo and I’m eating paleo. Boom. But there are a few things I should explain.   So why am I doing this? First off, It’s not new to me so I know it’s not impossible. I ate paleo before I was pregnant (No grains, dairy, legumes, sugar or processed food), then I ate Ketogenic (low…

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Freezer Friendly, Recipe Basics, Recipes

Basic Shredded Chicken

You know how every recipe calls for basic cooked or shredded chicken? I never remember that until I’m mid-recipe and then it’s like “WHAT? NOW I HAVE TO COOK THE CHICKEN?!” and then we eat dinner at midnight because I didn’t plan ahead. Don’t get me wrong, a rotisserie chicken can absoLUTEly suffice, but I usually don’t have that on…

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Fill-In-The-Blank Recipes, Recipes

Fill-in-the-Blank Candy Cookies

I had a bunch of M&M’s to get rid of, that’s how I’ll start this, don’t ask me why. So I Googled a cookie recipe and found one that had 4.5 stars with 942 reviews….uhhh let’s start there. This was the raved about recipe I started with, MAD props to Robbi for sharing this wisdom. Here’s what I changed: Butter…

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Recipes

Brunch at Home

Sometimes I pick my favorite brunch foods and make them at home. That way I don’t have to pick out a dress or get a last minute gift off the registry and I still enjoy the delightful finger foods. Everyone wins! My favorite simple breakfast dish that’s easy to share (or not share) is pigs in a blanket. It seems…

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Recipes

Change Your Life Brownie Recipe

Warning: these brownies will change your life. On Tuesdays we host a home group at our house and I’m trying to make time to bake something fun to share with our friends. And this week, I just felt like brownies. The thing with Pinterest recipes is that I can never find the same one twice and I can never find…

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