Dog-proofing your home during the holidays

Good morning ya’ll! Dogs, babies, and Christmas decorations do not go together. From burning candles, a giant evergreen covered in fragile baubles and even strings of food, to a kitchen with frosting and sprinkles on every surface. If you’re hosting, forget about the nice china and stemware. Sorry folks, we’re using solo cups this year! […]

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Quick Core Workout and Feeling Untraditional

Good Morning Readers! FINALLY getting back into my groove. OK. That’s not true, as far as fitness goes I’ve been grooving for a couple of months, it’s just been a secret. I’m back and ready to share. Before we get into the flow, I just have a few notes…Because this blog also functions as my […]

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A Completely Overwhelming and Selfless Kind of Love

Good morning! Trying to get back into the swing of writing after surviving the somewhat brutal 4th trimester of pregnancy (aka the first three months at home with a newborn). Let’s see how it goes! Just a slight disclaimer here before I scare anyone off; No, I am not going to only write about motherhood […]

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New Beginnings

Ever find it impossibly hard to return to something you have abandoned for some time? Yes. A world of yes. For me? A normal eating routine. A fitness regimen. A writing schedule. Personal relaxation and self-care. These things are often lost in the first few months of parenthood (or so I’ve heard), especially as I […]

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Adapting to pregnancy: Things I look forward to about not being pregnant

Here I sit, 35 weeks pregnant, and the days are flying by. I am patiently waiting for the period in which, according to many ‘helpful’ individuals, time stops and you feel as though you have been pregnant for 5 years. Thank you for the helpful advice *eye roll* but so far I feel as if […]

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Third-trimester

Good Morning Readers, My third-trimester snuck up on me at some point in the last couple of weeks, and now everything is happening at once. It has been more than a month since my last post. Right around the time I was starting to think, “Hey, this really isn’t that bad!” By ‘this,’ of course,  […]

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Dealing with Stress

Good morning everyone! We all have stressors. Sometimes the stress is manageable, sometimes it builds up and you feel like you might explode. You completely give up and hide from the world in a sea of pillows and blankets (super effective technique, by the way). Sometimes we are more able to deal with the stress, […]

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“Showing”

Hi Everyone! As promised, I have a few ‘thoughts’ on the whole being pregnant thing I just can’t help but share. When your bumpin’ and you know it…but no one else does. I’ve been pregnant for a while now (ok, 5 months) and the idea has totally set in. I just exist as a larger, […]

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