Food

6 Tips for a Successful Freezer Meal Day

Meal-planning, cooking, grocery shopping… these are things I easily fall behind on. And when a newborn is thrown into the mix, my guess is none of these things are going to happen regularly. So in preparation for Rosalie’s imminent arrival, I decided to make myself a stash of freezer meals! The hope is that while Scott… Continue reading 6 Tips for a Successful Freezer Meal Day

Health

Say “Bye Bye” to Canker Sores with This Easy Trick

I used to struggle with canker sores in a very big way. I’d say in recent years, I had a painful canker sore in my mouth about 60% of the time. These sores made it difficult to talk, eat, and even kiss my husband. I’d had canker sores frequently as a kid and teenager as… Continue reading Say “Bye Bye” to Canker Sores with This Easy Trick

Life

What We’re Reading: Secrets in the Dark

This “What We’re Reading” entry comes from our wonderful friend Jenny Miller.  Jenny is an empathetic, hardworking nurse with a wonderfully dry sense of humor. She is also a kindred spirit when it comes to books; she has long been someone I can go to when I’m looking for a book recommendation, or need someone to share… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Secrets in the Dark

Home

4 Thoughts on Painting my Kitchen Cabinets 4 Years Later

When I renovated my nearly 100 year-old home, there was no kitchen to speak of, and a brand new kitchen was definitely not in the budget! Thankfully, my amazing friend Jess found me an entire kitchen (cabinets, counter tops, and some appliances) on craigslist for just a couple hundred bucks! The counter tops were white… Continue reading 4 Thoughts on Painting my Kitchen Cabinets 4 Years Later

Life

6 Things Pinterest Didn’t Tell Me About the First Few Weeks of Pregnancy

Pinterest has a lot to say about how to prepare for a baby. There are a million blog posts out there about things to do while pregnant to get ready for your little bundle of joy. What’s missing, though, (at least from what I’ve found) is helpful information about what to do practically in those… Continue reading 6 Things Pinterest Didn’t Tell Me About the First Few Weeks of Pregnancy

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Setting up a Nursery: Martha’s Unofficial Decorating Tips

When Ellie first told me I should make a post about our nursery, I didn’t want to do one. That’s because I am NOT someone who home decor has come effortlessly to, and did not want to come across that way! When we were first married in a duplex and again when we bought our… Continue reading Setting up a Nursery: Martha’s Unofficial Decorating Tips