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How the loss of my best friend changed my outlook on life

Here's to friends

Earlier this year, I along with many others — including a mother, a husband, sister, brother, son and countless friends, were faced with a terrible tragedy and the loss of a loved one to cancer. I had never lost someone so close to me before. I wasn’t sure how to feel. I was filled with a […] Read more…

Differences Between Baby #1 and Baby #2: Finding Out

Siblings, best friends

One thing that I really wanted to do for the blog during my pregnancy was a series of posts that documented the differences between my first pregnancy and my second one. Well, it just goes to show how much time I had as a working, prego mom of a 2 1/2 year old. But now that I am finding […] Read more…

Lemon-Basil Chicken with Almond Skillet Broccoli

Almond Skillet Broccoli

This recipe is a more exciting take on the traditional chicken and broccoli dish that Brett and I seem to always default to when there’s nothing else planned for dinner. It was another recipe that I scouted from the No More To Go Meal Plan.  The marinade was delicious, flavorful and made the chicken so juicy […] Read more…

How to Feel and Look Great After Having Children

Baby and the Beach

If you think you have just stumbled upon the secret diet and fitness plan to lose the baby weight after having children, keep looking. I am sorry to tell you that this is not that kind of post. What I am here to tell you is that every mother is different and you will find a way to achieve […] Read more…

Chicken Souvlaki Skewers with Pan Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Grilled Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Any meal on a skewer is one that I get excited about. I love the variety of ingredients that you can include on a skewer, it’s such a fun meal to prepare! This recipe is a delicious take on the Chicken Souvlaki, in a flavorful marinade, skewered and grilled. I found this recipe on the weekly […] Read more…

Back to Blogging after Baby #2

Baby Reece is Born

Well, the last time I posted it was almost exactly one month before I had my second child, a beautiful baby boy, named Reece. He was born on February 6th and weighed in at 7lbs and 1oz. I can’t believe that was 6 months ago! So as you can see, being a mom of two […] Read more…

Modern Master Bedroom Makeover on a Budget

Master-Before-and-After_2

One of my main goals for 2015 was to redo our master bedroom. Well, as 2015 came to a close, I can finally say that it has been done! Being the frugal shopper that I’ve become, I didn’t want to spend a fortune, but still wanted to have a luxurious feeling, modern and comfortable space to escape […] Read more…

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