Valentine’s Day Boxes

Trying to explain time to a toddler can be a tough one, especially when nine months sounds like a short amount of time, but can seem really long. Because the baby will be born around Easter, we tried to give Peyton a better sense of how much time would pass by explaining the holidays that […]

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Kale & Artichoke Dip

Yesterday I turned 30. Yes… 3-0!! The age that used to sound so old to me. I am now that old woman – ha! Jokes aside, there’s a reason the saying, “thirty, flirty and thriving” exists. While the flirty part doesn’t necessarily apply to me in the season of life, or ever because I’m so […]

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Third Trimester With Our Third

We’ve made it to the final stretch!! My bump continues to grow, the kicks are getting stronger and carrying baby girl around is making me more and more tired toward the end of the day. Hello third trimester! This pregnancy has flown by which makes me think that maybe these next couple of months will […]

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Dear High-waisted Mom Jeans: I Miss You

There comes a time in every woman’s pregnancy where we hit a wall. We are done being pregnant. Sure, we still love feeling the baby move, having them close and enjoy all of the wonder that goes into carrying someone we’ve never met before, but at some point, most of us, if not all of […]

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Lemon Pasta with Toasted Pine Nuts

If you read my most recent post, you’ll know my husband and I took a trip to Brooklyn, NY to celebrate my 30th birthday and a little babymoon last weekend. And as I mentioned in the post, my favorite meal was at this modern Italian eatery close to the hotel we stayed at. Before booking […]

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Marina’s Travel Guide to Brooklyn, NY

My husband and I traveled to New York City this past weekend for a little getaway to celebrate my early 30th birthday and spend time away before the baby arrives! We decided on New York because I’ve never been and outside of work, Brett has never been able to explore any of the city or […]

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