The other day, I was on the phone with one of my oldest and closest friends. We were talking about whether or not to have kids. Quick background: I already have one. She’s 10 months old. It feels like I’ve been a parent forever. My friend, on the other hand, is still unsure about the whole child-rearing […]
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Cooking a 15-pound turkey is no joke. I would know— my husband just cooked one for Thanksgiving. Of course, after all his hours of basting, I graciously volunteered to take the next holiday. Which left me in charge of the Christmas ham. Here’s what I love about ham: It’s delicious. Also, it’s EASY. Since my in-laws are in town this week, we […]
This time last year, my husband and I were living and working in New York. Also, I was seven months pregnant. Then, just before Christmas, we packed up the last of our two-bedroom apartment, threw our cat in the car, and drove all the way down to Texas. On January 1st, we pulled into the driveway […]
Black Friday. Some people spend months planning for it. Some people spend months planning how to avoid it. If you’re one of those who would rather skip the rush, the crowds, and the early wake-up times, here are a few low-key ways to spend the day after Thanksgiving. GIVE BACK In the true spirit of Thanksgiving, […]
This one goes out to all the new moms… It’s been one year since Taylor Swift released her record-breaking album 1989. A year that most of us spent jamming out to songs we thought were about the emotional journey from heartbreak to self-discovery. However, after many a sleepless night, I’ve come to a conclusion I […]
Are you a mom? Do you like coffee? Well, have I got a list for you! In my short time down here, I’ve come across a decent number of cozy, quirky, artsy, and even upscale coffee shops. Each with its own unique menu of deliciously caffeinated drinks. As a WFHM (Work From Home Mom), there are few things I […]
Surely, you’ve heard of the “Freshman 15.” That well-known term for the extra pounds that magically appear the first year of college. What you may not have heard of is the “Breastfeeding 15.” That new term (yeah, I just made it up) for those extra pounds that magically appear the first few months of breastfeeding. When I gave birth […]