A Norwegian Breakfast

A Norwegian Breakfast
  I’m a creature of habit. Extreme habit. Some may say I don’t enjoy change AT ALL, and that would be all too true. This includes more than just moving, changing stuff around the house, or something drastic along those lines. I get into grooves, and patterns and it’s hard to get out of them....

Pregnancy Journal: 17 weeks pregnant with Baby #2

Pregnancy Journal: 17 weeks pregnant with Baby #2
I cant believe Baby and I are already at 17 weeks! That’s almost HALF WAY! Actually, while I’m writing this, I’m ALMOST 18 weeks, and this post may not even go up until then… Whoops. It’s funny since sometimes I feel like I’ve been pregnant forever, and I clearly haven’t been. It just seems that some...

On Becoming a Star Wars Fan: 15 Things I Learned While Binge Watching ALL of the Star Wars

On Becoming a Star Wars Fan: 15 Things I Learned While Binge Watching ALL of the Star Wars
Star Wars, man. Star Wars. Now, if there’s a movie series that has more of a fan-base, I’d like to know about it, because it seems like it’s quite possibly the most popular bit of fantasy this side of space. I say series, but I should just say “entity.” George Lucas’ Star Wars is way...

The Baltimore Sun’s Secret Supper at Cosima

The Baltimore Sun’s Secret Supper at Cosima
This past Wednesday, February 8th was the first Secret Supper event of 2017, and it was AWESOME. Before I get into the details, I’ll quickly go over what The Secret Supper is, if you don’t already know. With the exciting news of Baltimore becoming one of The United States’ premiere cities for great food, actually...

Pregnancy Journal: 14 weeks pregnant with baby #2 & Disney World

Pregnancy Journal: 14 weeks pregnant with baby #2 & Disney World
Week 14 of this pregnancy has FLOWN by at the speed of light, mostly because we took a week-long family vacation to Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL! Oh my gosh, what a magical experience. Now, I’ve been to Disney several times, more times than I can count, as a child. We’d go every year,...

Chicken Pesto Pasta – AKA Ally Special Dinner

Chicken Pesto Pasta – AKA Ally Special Dinner
Earlier this month, my best friend since 5th grade, Ally, left her icy home in Maine to attend the almost-as-cold Women’s March down in Washington D.C. with our friend Beth, and you know what THAT meant?   It meant that I was able to see her! WOO HOO! I was SO excited, and it was awesome getting...

The cat’s out of the bag! 1st Bumpdate: 1st Trimester

The cat’s out of the bag! 1st Bumpdate: 1st Trimester
For the past several weeks, I’ve been holding in a huge secret. I’m talking BIG. I’m not a fan of secrets to begin with. Well, the cat’s out of the bag now, thank GOD. It is with great excitement that I am able to say, our little family is getting a little bigger! That’s right....

Raspberry Upside Down Cake

Raspberry Upside Down Cake
“I really want cake… A decedent cake. If I’m going to eat cake, I want the calories to mean something, with something really awesome. Something really good. Hey, Siri? What are some really good cakes?” This was real life the other night. My husband really wanted a cake, something GOOD to satisfy his sweet tooth....

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
Today, since Major was off of school in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I decided I wanted to do something educational with the boys, rather than just sit on our butts doing nothing, even though that was kind of appealing. Hey, it’s cold out! So we headed to the Reginald F. Lewis...

The Baltimore Sun’s Secret Supper – A year in review

The Baltimore Sun’s Secret Supper – A year in review
March 9th of 2015 marked the first ever Secret Supper event put on by The Baltimore Sun. It would be the start of something great, something exciting, and something to look forward to throughout the year. It’s no longer a secret that the Baltimore Sun restaurant tour offers delicious surprises, but if this is your...

One Pan Chicken Alfredo

One Pan Chicken Alfredo
Do you love reading Slow Down and Savor? Let Baltimore know!! It’s Mobbie time here in the Baltimore area! Yep! Baltimore Sun’s annual blog competition, the Mobbies is underway.  My goal as a Balimore-based blogger is to let the people of the world know how much this amazing city means to me, and how much amazing...