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
Beginning solid foods with your baby can be really overwhelming. It's just like any other other thing you'll teach your baby to do, but it's most likely the first big thing you'll be doing with your wee one, aside from bottle feeding and sleeping all day. When I started solids with my first, I truly … Continue reading Meal Ideas + Tips: 6-9 Months
If you are a mother, then it isn't news to you that pregnancy and breastfeeding change a LOT about your old body. Things that were taut and smooth are now saggy and textured... it's a big old bummer, but as there's nothing you can do about it that isn't crazy expensive, most of us are … Continue reading The PERFECT “mom-bod” undies
My hubby loves anything that has to do with meat. If that was the only food group I fed him from, he would be very happy. Italian Beef is one of his favorite meals, but it always intimidated me... until I realized it's the simplest recipe! There is practically nothing to it. You just stick … Continue reading The Best Italian Beef