What We Ate: Spicy Giardiniera Chicken

I’ve heard from people that sometimes your tastes change during pregnancy, and then those tastes stick around afterwards. I can absolutely attest to this being true. Before I had Dane, I loved candy – the sour/fruity kind (lemon-heads, skittles, sprees etc), but sweets weren’t really my thing… we didn’t even have cake at our wedding! […]

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The Importance of ‘Writing It Down’

Over the past week I’ve really gotten going on Dane’s baby book. I have been putting this off for a few months now and it feels great to put it all down on paper, and add all the adorable pictures! I have always loved my baby book, which my mom so thoughtfully filled out while I was […]

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What We Ate: Cilantro Lime Rice

Hi friends! This side dish is one of the standards in our household. We have taco night at least once a week – it doesn’t matter what protein… beef, turkey (our latest fave), chicken, shrimp, steak or pork (check out my pork carnitas recipe here – YUM). This goes with them all. Cilantro lime rice […]

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Summer Essentials: Floral, pleated midi-dress

Today I’m featuring this gorgeous midi-dress that I wore to a wedding over the weekend. I found this dress at Kohl’s, and it’s by one of my all-time faves – Lauren Conrad. Is it just me, or does she always make clothes that fit in all the right spots? I have a ton of her […]

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Coping with Sickness & Growing Pains

I’m well aware that Dane is pretty cute. He smiles, and giggles and has this adorable spiky hair that makes him look like he stuck his finger in a light socket. We love him so much and feel very blessed we have him. But this post isn’t about all the gushy, happy things. I’m going […]

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Summer Eats: Ramen Salad

You know, people always say Mondays are hard… but I feel like Tuesdays are the real ugly/evil step-sister of the week. The week is nowhere near over with, and it’s just as hard to stay awake at the computer than a Monday! Bring on the coffee!! Anyway, onto the good stuff! Over the weekend, our […]

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Stripes + A Summer Scarf

Hi friends, happy Thursday! I hope you’re all surviving your week back after the long weekend. I have to say I love Monday holidays – it makes the week just fly by. Right now I don’t work office hours on Fridays so I always look forward to my slow morning with coffee and baby snuggles! […]

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