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I had the privilege of meeting Kelli while her family was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Kelli has such… • Read More »

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I love, love, love hearing about how other mamas found out they were pregnant. Since it’s very personal… • Read More »

Endless laughs The other night my toddler ran around naked with an empty paper waste-basket on her head. … • Read More »

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Jameson’s Birth Story Mama: Jamila I. Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I… • Read More »

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Simple Swaps for Healthier Eating

Simple Swaps for Healthier Eating

I found a post on Pinterest last summer that inspired me to begin “eating clean.” It basically was a blog post full of simple swaps for your diet that can help you eat healthier and cleaner. Since I was on summer vacation at the time, I was indulging in ice cream, fried foods and too [...]

Maui-Style Banana Bread

Maui-Style Banana Bread

I have loved banana bread since I was a kid. I love it cold or warm, topped with butter or cream cheese or just plain. I prefer it without nuts, but if I’m making it with nuts, I love them to be toasted walnuts or pecans. Once I had banana bread with chopped macadamia nuts [...]

Separating Egg Yolks The Easy Way

Separating Egg Yolks The Easy Way

Separating eggs. No one likes to do it. It’s weird, slippery, and chances are you will get a fleck or two of shell in the bowl. And then, if you drop a yolk in to the whites bowl, good luck fishing that sucker out whole. So when I was baking with my mother-in-law and she [...]

Olive Garden’s Knock-Off Pasta Fagioli

Olive Garden’s Knock-Off Pasta Fagioli

I found this recipe on Pinterest over a year ago and it’s become a meal that I make in any season and have brought to many different parties and dinners. It makes a huge amount, so make sure you have room in your fridge or freezer for leftovers. In fact, I halve the original recipe [...]

Poached Eggs in Silicone Cupcake Molds

Poached Eggs in Silicone Cupcake Molds

Poached eggs on toast can be such a yummy breakfast for a relaxed Sunday morning. We used to only enjoy poached eggs when we’d visit my parents because my dad has a fancy egg poacher pan insert. But we wanted to have them sometimes at home, too, and one morning, we didn’t want to have [...]