The Next Time You See a Pregnant Woman, Tell Her She’s Beautiful

Last weekend, my husband and I went to lunch just the two of us in the downtown area of the city we live in. We decided to sit outside and enjoy the nice weather while we shared some guacamole and a Mexican dish. It was in-between lunch and dinner, so the restaurant wasn’t very busy, […]

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Autumn Trail Mix

I’m a huge grazer. Snacks are my favorite and while I’ve been pregnant, I’ve snacked on everything under the sun. Sometimes I’ll crave rich chocolate, and other times I’ll want a Caesar salad (I had both yesterday by the way, thanks to Whole Foods). While I take pride in being a snacker, one thing’s for […]

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Peach & Serrano Salsa

As much as I’m looking forward to chilly weather and our second arriving, I’m really going to miss summer and all of the bliss that comes along with it. It’s been such a beautiful season this year and I’ve relished long walks with my family, cooking dinners on the grill and feeling the gracious summer […]

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Packing a Hospital Bag

After being a week late with our first, I haven’t even started packing my hospital bag yet. Ooooops. I guess I don’t want to get my hopes up! To be fair, I do know exactly what I need in there and have most of it lying around my house. My goal is to get everything packed […]

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Bacon & Date Grilled Cheese

One of the best apps on this planet has to be bacon-wrapped dates. Anyone else feel the same? It doesn’t get better than a salty slice of bacon and the sweet chewy bite of a pitted date. I could easily pop a dozen in a sitting because they are SO addicting. For some reason, the […]

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Salty, Spicy Kale

A couple of months ago, my husband and I ventured off to the East Coast for our babymoon and some time away just the two of us (click here to read all about it). Our first stop was Boston where we visited our good friends and enjoyed walking around the city. Most of our time […]

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Building a Fairy House with Your Child

“There are fairies in the sky. All around you, fairies fly. Flit and flutter, tumble, twirl, when the wind blows, fairies swirl…” The above is a cute little excerpt from A Fairy Friend, an enchanting, whimsical book my husband and I recently purchased for our daughter for her birthday. We came across it after she […]

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One Month to Go!

Guys… I am so ready to have this baby. As much as I love my sleep and our time as a family of three, I am one tired mama. These days, I find myself daydreaming about being able to wear normal clothes and sleep on my stomach again. I can see the finish line! More […]

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Greek Pork Kabobs with Orzo and Feta Pesto

Does anyone else believe that when you dream about a person who has passed away, it’s their way of visiting from heaven? My Yiayia has been in so many of my dreams lately – I think it’s her way of bringing me comfort and easing the heartache I sometimes feel when I think about her […]

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