The Postpartum Experience

Last night I took a bath. Not a quick rinse in the shower. An honest, hot bath with coconut bath scrub and lavender soap. If you have never had a baby before, you are probably thinking, “And? That’s exciting?” The answer is – Hell yes, it is! I shaved my legs and I got to soak in complete […]

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Chasing Dreams

Chasing dreams require the chase, after all. If it were an easy task, it would be called a stroll instead of a chase.

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Hello one month

Today officially marks one month since I gave birth to my beautiful baby girl, Keira Rosalyn. It has definitely been an adventure of a month! She was born at 10:26am on October 13, 2020. We checked into the hospital the night of October 12th, giddy with excitement. The nurse administered Cervidel by 8:00pm and we […]

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17 Weeks and Counting

Well guys, it is the end of April and this pandemic crisis continues. I hope everyone is being safe and staying home as much as possible. I am now 17 weeks into my pregnancy and, when I am not wearing yoga pants, I am wearing maternity clothes full time. Yea baby bump! Purchasing maternity clothes […]

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Honeymoon: The Last Day

A year ago today, my husband and I were enjoying Scotland on what ended up being the trip – and Honeymoon – of a lifetime! It’s very strange to think about being so far away from home now, as in these quarantine times, a trip to the grocery store seems like an event. To commiserate […]

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Pregnancy and a Pandemic

The last few months have been an interesting mix of happy and terrifying.  We found out that I was pregnant at the end of January.  Instantly we were thrilled and chomping to tell any and everyone.  Andy bought me the most beautiful “Yea, we are pregnant!” bouquet and we went about planning which room would be the […]

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Honeymoon: Day 8

We woke up on the morning of the 4th day in Ireland in time to catch a ferry to the Aran islands. The only catch is, that day, unlike our first 3 days, the weather was frigid and incredibly windy. Insanely windy, in fact. We talked about postponing until the next day, but our time was […]

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Christmas Surprise

Welcome back from the long hiatus! I hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season! Ours was ridiculously busy – as per usual – but it was also amazingly spectacular and special. Along with a much-anticipated French Press, my husband surprised me with another perfect gift. He told me that he is ready to have a […]

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All Caught Up

It’s been way too long since I’ve posted, but, don’t be offended, I have abandoned more than just my blog posting this last month – I have also slid off my diet. Like, slid way off. Slid so far off, I landed on a chocolate covered cupcake. But, just like I’ve picked this blog up […]

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Honeymoon: Day 7

IRELAND Day 3 in Ireland. Given that we were out late the night before, we ended up sleeping in and missed the boat out to the Aran islands – so we decided to take a day drive into Galway instead! Galway is a city I have heard a lot about – in songs and stories – […]

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