May 2015 archive

StitchFix Review #1

StitchFix is one of my favorite new finds!  StitchFix allows women to create a style profile accessible to stylists who will send clothes to your front step! WHAT? Yes! It is amazing. My very first fix brought me to tears because they sent me maternity clothes I could actually wear. My second fix was way […] Read more…

The Design Process

We have officially started the design process of our whole house renovation and addition! We are working with a company I absolutely love and they are doing their best to get us through the process of applying for variances, permits, designing and planning as painlessly as possible. They are also fully aware of our little […] Read more…

Peace and Community

Community is a term my church has been focusing on this year, and has been the topic of our last several Fusion bible studies. As I was perusing Facebook I came across a post from Jen Hatmaker that spoke to me: “Paul told us in Romans: ‘Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give […] Read more…

Mother’s Day: The Awkward Stage

What do you do on Mother’s Day when you are pregnant for the first time? Am I a mother? Should I get any kind of recognition on this day? I have been growing this little girl for 7 months and have already experienced many of the sacrifices attributed to mothers of children outside of the […] Read more…

Throwback Thursday: How I told my husband

After three and a half years of marriage, four jobs, two years of graduate school, four years of dental school, a new residency, one house, and two dogs later, my husband, Jess, and I started contemplating the idea of starting a family. While I was GOOD AND READY, Jess was fine waiting a “little longer”. He […] Read more…

Paleo Zoodle Marinara- Quick Version!

One of my go-to paleo recipies is zucchini noodles with meat marinara sauce! It takes about 45 minutes to prepare and is ALWAYS delicious! I whipped this up yesterday post-workout and even have lunch for today! Love it! First, I prepare the zucchini noodles, or zoodles. I have been using Danielle Walker’s recipe and have […] Read more…

3rd Trimester and 4D Ultrasound

Hello 3rd Trimester! It’s good to see you! It’s hard to believe so much time has passed since we found out about our little bundle of joy in November. I’m staring delivery day right in the face and there is still much to prepare! I feel fortunate so far to not have any major symptoms […] Read more…