What’s been cookin’….

While I don’t have a ton of “free time” during my maternity leave, I have had a few moments to cook up some new recipes and luckily for me they’ve all (mostly) turned out GREAT. I’ve been posting a lot of the pics of the meals on Instagram and Twitter and people have been asking “where can I get that recipe?” so I thought I’d share! Granola from The Chow If you are buying granola, STOP NOW! It is sooo easy to make. This recipe from The Chow is a great base recipe. You can make it your own by adding all types of add-ins like dried fruit or nuts! Peanut Butter Granola from Table for Two I bought some Peanut Butter Granola (I know, I broke my own rule) the other day and thought, “I could make this!” so I did! This recipe is perfection and again – so so so easy! Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad from Spicy Southern Kitchen I found [...]

Maggie’s Birth Story

Since Maggie was born via a planned c-section, her birth story is a little bit different than Henry’s. There were no dramatic “it’s time!” phone calls, no tornado warnings, and I did not push for 2 hours. However, that does not mean I was not scared, nervous, or that I was never in pain. My doctor asked me after everything was over if I preferred the c-section over a vaginal birth, and I couldn’t answer yes or no. The two experiences were just different. Each had it’s pro’s and con’s. Each had it’s fears and joys. Each was it’s own experience. And both were experiences that I will remember forever. My c-section was scheduled for 7:30am on Monday morning and I had to be at the hospital at 5:30am. I woke up at 4:15am, showered, dried my hair, and headed out the door with my husband and my Dad. We arrived at the hospital and [...]
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