I wanted to bake during yesterday’s snowstorm, but we lost electricity! It was kind of nice to just slow down and not have anything to do all day. However, as soon as the power came back this morning, I went straight to work in the kitchen. My favorite thing about baking? Getting to enjoy the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
When I look at myself in the mirror now, I see a pregnant mom, and it feels wonderful. I tend to smile at myself a little with a sense of peace and joy – tinged with a little disbelief, and mentally say “hi little girl,” to my daughter growing in my now obvious belly. I… Continue reading Week 17
I am very grateful to be enjoying a fairly peaceful second trimester, after a pretty tough first one. Right around the 6 week mark, I started to feel quite nauseous and had no interest in food. It made the holidays tough, as I was too sick to really enjoy time with my family and friends. Things got… Continue reading The First Trimester (Plus Banana-Nut Oatmeal Recipe)
Hello again world! It’s been such a while since we talked. Shortly after my last post, I found out I am pregnant!!! What a crazy 16 weeks it has been! We wanted this baby for a long time, so it was incredibly exciting to get that positive test result after many months of negative ones. I… Continue reading Pregnancy Announcement
Last year I bought the Oh She Glows cookbook, and in many ways it changed my life. It lead me to a new, healthier diet and to my eventual decision to go vegan. It inspired me to create this blog, and to pursue my passions. I even did my own version of “Julie and Julia,”… Continue reading Oh She Glows Every Day – Thoughts so Far
This vegan gingerbread cake will put you in the festive spirit!
I’m a lucky girl who’s photographer husband likes to take pictures of her all the time. Well, actually, it can be a little annoying at times hehe. But for the most part, it’s very flattering and sweet. This one was taken a few weeks ago in a beautiful local park. So hard to believe we… Continue reading Home Renos and Vegan Woes