Guys, this is one of my favorite recipes of all time! I absolutely love how quick and easy it is. And I ALWAYS have a great response when I make this for potlucks or family get-togethers. Not only is it yummy and quick to put together, it has all the food groups except for grains … Continue reading Berry Spinach Salad
I've been contemplating writing a post like this for a long time... for myself more than anything. My childhood was spent growing up on a farm in the middle of rural midwestern America. No crazy adventures, just good old country life with both biological family and neighbors that felt the same. It was in my … Continue reading 10 Places That Shaped My Heart
I don't remember when I had this salad for the first time, but I will always remember my reaction to it. Sitting among the potato and macaroni salads at a potluck, I just didn't expect it to be that good... but I saw apples, so I thought it would maybe be the tastiest option. And, … Continue reading Snicker Apple Salad
I'm almost positive that your very first question when reading this title was "What the heck is a Whipple?" Every time I talk about my surgery, people get confused. What a funny name for a far from funny procedure. But before I explain what it is... let me back up a little bit and tell … Continue reading My Whipple Journey
When I got pregnant, there wasn't a question in my mind. There wasn't a long discussion with the husband. I wasn't having a battle in my mind about what I wanted to do. I was going to stay at home. The way my mama did. The way my mother-in-law did. The way I had always … Continue reading Why Be A Stay At Home Mom?
I love summer. Days spent splashing around at the pool, walks around town at any time of the day, outdoor parties and cookouts... there are some parts of summer that are just all fun and leisure. Yet, at the same time, summer is so hectic. We try to take advantage of the nice weather and … Continue reading 10 Quick Summer Meals
Whew, you've made it past the 1st trimester! Hopefully you are feeling a little less nauseous, a little more energized, and looking more pregnant than bloated. The 2nd trimester is honestly my favorite, and I've heard that other mothers loved it too. Look forward to this season as it is probably going to be the … Continue reading What To Expect: The 2nd Trimester