• Journey Through Motherhood: Teen Mama

    It’s funny because I hadn’t even realized that I was about to be a teen mom until I saw the way that people were treating me. I was 18 years old and pregnant but as silly as it sounds, I didn’t think that I fit…

  • Sweet Potato Oat Muffins

    Oatmeal is a go-to breakfast for myself and the toddler.  I love to add different fruits, nuts and seeds for variety.  But even with all the toppings, a bowl of oatmeal can get boring!  I recently wanted a really good bowl of oatmeal but didn’t…

  • The Fourth Trimester: 8 Week Postpartum Update

    Four more weeks have gone by and we are still adjusting to being a family of five.  Here’s a look at weeks five through eight: Week Five My husband was home with us this week which was bitter sweet.  Sweet because the toddler is very…

  • Slow Cooker 14 Bean Blend Stew

    Baby, it’s cold outside and we are officially in slow-cooker season!  Nothing is more nostalgic to me than a bowl of bean stew on a brisk winter day.  I remember coming in from playing on snow days, every extremity frozen, nose red, clothes soaked and…