Simple Stovetop Applesauce

Simple Stovetop Applesauce 3

So we’re 8 1/2 days into this thing called parenthood and honestly, it’s going really well. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, all I have to do is look at her, hear a coo, or give that baby soft head a little rub to bring me back to this little sliver of paradise called motherhood. And yes,… 

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Spicy Sriracha Shrimp and Zucchini Lo Mein

Spicy Sriracha Shrimp and Zucchini Lo Mein 3

I have been a mom for 5 days and I think I’ve experienced every emotion and feeling under the sun. Complete euphoria, exhaustion, frustration, pain, tearfulness, excitement…everything. Literally. I listened to all the advice given to me as a new-mom-to-be, but kind of like labor, there’s really no preparing oneself for this type of a… 

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5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #4 – Southwest Chicken Chili

Southwest Chicken Chili 2

First things first, thank you for all the sweet messages and inquiries, but sadly, I am still very pregnant. And uncomfortable. And ornery. And growing extremely impatient. My OB visit on Thursday afternoon didn’t go as planned. While I went in expecting details of when to arrive in labor and delivery the following day, they… 

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Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies 4

It’s officially October. As of yesterday, yeah…yeah. Minor details. I really like October. For starters, my daughter will be born in October — and most likely, that will be happening TOMORROW (!!). Wow, just wow. Pinch me. But let’s not talk about that because the past week has moved like molasses and I don’t want… 

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