When I was pregnant, there was no doubt in my mind; I wanted to breastfeed my baby. I had heard it could be hard, and I accepted that idea, but in a very vague and abstract way. I had seen women breastfeeding my whole life, what could really be SO difficult? Put baby to boob,… Continue reading Breastfeeding Lesson 1: It’s harder than it looks.
The fact that I am sitting in my 18 week photo is rather appropriate, as I have sluggish this week. The nausea came back; I want to say with a vengeance, but it probably just felt that way because I am so over it now. In truth, I am still feeling a lot better than… Continue reading Week 18
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
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