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Pregnancy Food Pairings

Pregnancy Food Pairings

I am what I like to call a “food motivated” person. Despite being a picky eater as a child (ok, ok, and through college…), I love good food: eating it, cooking it, and talking about it. I’m also a real person who eats Chick-fil-a, Cook Out, and frozen pizza because I believe in all things […]

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Make a Date with the Richmond Beer Trail

Make a Date with the Richmond Beer Trail

My husband wears a t-shirt that reads, “Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy.” If that’s true, Richmond is a blessed city. Richmond was the first city to sell canned beer back in 1935. Today, there are over 20 craft breweries in the RVA and surrounding counties, and even Governor […]

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{Kids in the Kitchen} Eat Your Veggies

{Kids in the Kitchen} Eat Your Veggies!

With summer basically here, you’re realizing more and more how much your kids devour EVERYTHING—in about 5 seconds flat. To help you get beyond the bags of tortilla chips and trail mix {which are both solid staples here} we’ve created another Pinterest Round Up! We love these veggie-packed bites, 100% fruit pops, zucchini pizza, and […]

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bad mama banana bread

Bad Mama Banana Bread

This isn’t the kind of mom I want to be. The realization hit me hard as I balanced uncomfortably on my hands and knees, scrubbing the last remnants of sticky goo from our tiled kitchen floor. My 4-year-old son had found me in the kitchen earlier that afternoon when he was supposed to be having […]

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Mommy, can I have a snack?

Snack. How many times do you hear that word in a day? Seriously?! Every five seconds these kids ask for snacks! As a mom of three kids under seven, I get it. The temptation for convenience is real. But, what if what we are giving our kids is either keeping them healthy or compromising their […]

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A Mother’s Love, as Evidenced by a Banana

In April, Caroline and I flew to Texas for my best friend’s wedding. At 11 months, it was Caroline’s first time on a plane, and my first time taking her on a trip by myself. Being the Type A planner that I am, I researched everything I could get my hands on regarding flying with […]

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