Thirtylicious: Celebrating my 30th birthday in Baltimore

Thirtylicious: Celebrating my 30th birthday in Baltimore
Wow, it really has been a long time since I posted. And for that, I’m sorry. I promise to step it up here with the holiday season. Thank you so much for understanding. A lot has been going on around here, including my 30th birthday. I mean, WHAT?! How did that even happen? Seriously though....

Baby Journal Update: Month 2

Baby Journal Update: Month 2
Baby Jack is now two months old… TWO MONTHS?!? When did that happen? It must have just passed by during all of the feedings, crying, fussing, feedings, changing diapers, lots of poop, burping, finding the pacifiers, feedings, crying, fussing, Major’s 7th birthday, Major’s baseball games, practices, baby snorting (yes, snorting), SMILING (!!!!), baby wiggling, more...

Baby Journal | Week 1: Baby Jack is here & My Labor Story

Baby Journal | Week 1: Baby Jack is here & My Labor Story
I’m in a lot of pain. Like, a LOT. From no sleep to my cracked, dry and bleeding breasts, to my stitched up lady-parts, to my back spasms to my stomach cramps, it’s safe to say that the past few days have seen a constant battle between me and my body. But you know what?...

Pregnancy Journal Update: Week 27/Third Trimester, here I am!

Pregnancy Journal Update: Week 27/Third Trimester, here I am!
Hey everyone! Sorry it’s been a while. Actually, it’s almost been 3 weeks since I’ve updated my pregnancy journal. We’ve been really busy between getting ready for Christmas, enjoying our amazing week-long Philadelphia vacation, and then actually settling back home, and having Christmas. It’s been a couple of outstanding yet jam-packed weeks which left me...

Pregnancy Journal Update: Week 24

Pregnancy Journal Update: Week 24
Hey everyone! It’s that time again! Yay! I love Pregnancy Update day. Keeping this little journal is a lot of fun for me, and I know it’ll be great to look back on when Baby Jack has been born and later on when he’s older, and thank you to everyone who has emailed, messaged and...

Best Ever Green Bean Casserole

Best Ever Green Bean Casserole
Hey everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know we did. There’s something about this holiday that just makes me feel so warm and fuzzy inside. Maybe it’s the turkey. Or all the yummy sides. Just kidding. Obviously the warm and fuzzies come with spending time with family, but there really is...

Christmas Cookies before Thanksgiving. It’s fine.

Christmas Cookies before Thanksgiving. It’s fine.
So, I’m really not one of those people who has that super early Christmas Spirit that so many of our favorite retailers do. You know what I’m talking about. Those stores that are all decked out for Christmas with their tinsel, snowflakes, and Santa Clauses everywhere right after, or sometimes even before, Halloween. No. I...

My Pregnancy Journal: Week 20 Update

My Pregnancy Journal: Week 20 Update
Twenty weeks! Half way! Baby Jack is half-baked at this point, and guess what?! I FELT HIM MOVE! I FELT BABY JACK MOVE!!! And guess what again? Michael felt him too! How cool is that? On Saturday evening as I was laying in bed, I started feeling these weird little feelings in my lower belly....

My Pregnancy Journal: Week 19

My Pregnancy Journal: Week 19
Hey, guys! So, I’m actually 20 weeks now, but when I wrote this, I was already well into my 19th week, which puts me at the midway point of this pregnancy. CRAAAAYYYYZZZEEEE. How crazy is that? I seriously feel like it was just days ago that I saw the positive test result on my ClearBlue...

The State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas
This past week, my family and I were able to sneak away to the magical land that is Dallas, TX, and the State Fair of Texas! YAY! I have always dreamed of going to the State Fair of Texas. Ever since I saw an episode of King of The Hill so many years ago, featuring...

The Best of the Best Food and Drink Pitches for April Fools

The Best of the Best Food and Drink Pitches for April Fools
Happy April Fools Day everyone! I don’t know about you, but over the past few days, I have been on high alert, looking out for suspicious and wild new products hitting the Internet. Once again, the food world didn’t disappoint, and made this goofy holiday their field day. I’ve rounded my top 3 favorite food...