Showing Gratitude Thankful November- Day 2

Thankful November- Day 2

Over the summer, I made a gynecology appointment due to my normally regular period being absent for a few months. After an ultrasound and some testing done on my husband’s end, we were told to get a second opinion from a new fertility specialist. The absent period was probably PCOS related, so she wanted me …

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Showing Gratitude Thankful November – Day 1

Thankful November – Day 1

Holidays can be a challenging time of the year for me, especially when trying to conceive. I love holidays, the traditions they hold, and the time spent with family. I love to decorate our home for Christmas (my biggest collection of holiday items AND we live near a Christmas tree farm!)  but it’s a reminder …

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Mental Health Issues How I Mentally Prepare for Winter

How I Mentally Prepare for Winter

It’s 7:54 p.m. and I just finished mowing the lawn. In the dark. A month ago, mowing the lawn after 7 p.m. wasn’t an issue. We did it regularly to avoid the hot weather. However, tomorrow is the first day of fall and I’m not ready. I’m in a love/hate relationship with fall. I love …

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Goals Saturdays


Saturdays mean different things to different people. Starting in August, it means a weekend of football to my husband. To the Monday-Friday working crowd, it means sleeping in, catching up with friends, family, Netflix and enjoying the city they live in. To parents, it means it’s just another day (according to the memes and stories …

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Health Tips Road Trip Prep

Road Trip Prep

In a few days, I’m heading to the beach for vacation! I firmly believe the beach and ocean have magical healing powers. Growing up, my mom would start to prepare for vacations weeks in advance. She would make a list of what to take, help us pack our belongings and then make all of it …

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Fitness Week 4 of the 30 Day Challenge

Week 4 of the 30 Day Challenge

I’m down 2 more pounds for a total of 7 pounds lost in one month! Read on for my final week of the 30-day challenge, plus my closing thoughts of this 30 day challenge. June 24th: Do a 45 Minute Workout 3x a Week Basically, I’m doing change number 17 for 45 minutes instead of …

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Fitness Week 3 of the 30 Day Challenge

Week 3 of the 30 Day Challenge

I’m down another pound this week (5 total so far!) My changes weren’t too big this week, but there’s one that I did not participate in. Read more to find out which one I did not do and what I did instead! June 18th: Don’t Eat More than Three Servings of Food with More than …

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Recipes English Muffin Mini Pizza

English Muffin Mini Pizza

Tomato Mozzarella Basil Mini Pizza Growing up, my mom would make mini pizzas using English muffins. She would add sauce, cheese and other toppings.  I introduced this creation to my husband, who never had one of these mini delights. I make these for a quick dinner and today I decided to change up the ingredients. …

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