Why Do I Blog?

I Blog Because of Ms. E Let’s call her Ms. E (just for the sake of this blog post). She was small, adorable, and dressed for success. She was my high school English teacher. Ms. E was the type of teacher who made you want to sit at the front of the room. I instantly […]

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Beautifully Bipolar

       One of my favorite fictional characters of all time is the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland. He’s such a weird character isn’t he? But somehow I relate to him. I have many favorite quotes from that movie but I especially love, “Your entirely bonkers! But let me tell you a secret, […]

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Smudge VS Fridge

I want to tell you a story today. My favorite story. The day Smudgy decided to head butt the fridge. You see, my smudge likes to eat. And eat. And eat. Sometimes, not the best things. Like that day; he wanted 3…yes 3 ice cream sandwiches. I gave in to the first two and let […]

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Juicy Ranch Crusted Chicken

Our new family favorite! Ranch Crusted Chicken. Smudgy demolishes it every time we have it. For me that’s a win all in itself! It is extremely easy and only takes about 15-20 minutes. Perfect for a busy mommy! Try it out and let me know what you think! Ingredients (1 cup) Ranch Italian Bread Crumbs […]

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Mommy Isn’t Ready

Mommy Isn’t Ready. Tears of joy streamed down my cheeks as two little pink lines stared back at me. Daddy and I embraced in joyfulness, jumping up and down at the new adventure lying ahead. We had waited a year for this moment and we were ready. 9 months in my tummy and you decided […]

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Easy Pesto Pasta – From Scratch!

A new family favorite is my homemade Pesto Pasta! I hope you try it and enjoy! Ingredients: 1/3 cup olive oil 3 cups of fresh basil leaves 3 cloves garlic, peeled 3 tablespoons pine nuts 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan 1 (16 ounce) package of pasta – I used regular spaghetti Kosher Salt and ground […]

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She’s My Little Red Butterfly

Let me tell you about my butterfly.  She’s red. She’s beautiful. She shows up when I need her the most. She is my grandma. My Nani. My grandma passed away when I was 23. I was 8 weeks pregnant and only got to tell her a few days before she passed. She was the epitome […]

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