How Pregnancy Changed My Perspective of Food

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that recently I have been enjoying baking sweet treats and cooking delicious vegetarian food. It’s not that I just decided to start taking pictures now for the first time. It’s that this is the first time in my adult life that I am not afraid of…

How I’m Processing COVID-19

This first section was actually written after the rest of the post. Noah and I woke up early yesterday morning to have some productive self-time and to start shifting our routine for when the baby comes. I knew I wanted to write, but I had no direction or topic in mind. Fully equipped with a…

How to Have a Peaceful Relationship: Quarantine Edition

I’ve always said that I could be with my husband Noah 24/7 and be happy.  Thanks to COVID-19, I’ve pretty much had the opportunity to put this notion to the test. Due to the nature of my husband’s job, my extended stay at home started before his. Those 8-5 hours dragged by with just me,…

It’s Time to Love Each Other

I was watching a cooking documentary the other day of an Indian woman who owns a restaurant in the UK. Normally, I would think about how different her life is from mine and how her perspective on life must be so rich compared to my mid-western, young self. This time was different. Even though our…

The Best Thing We’ve Ever Made

Let me just say… My life has been filled with so much love and joy since telling the world about my precious baby. For someone who feels especially loved via words, there is nothing better than having those around you give support and wisdom. Even though I still have two-thirds of my pregnancy left to…

Coming Soon: The Greatest Gift

Growing up, I wasn’t the girl that fantasized about being a mother. Baby dolls weren’t really my thing, and I didn’t grow up in a family with a lot of children. If I’m not mistaken, my now husband told me in the first year of our relationship (junior year of high school) that he wanted…

Goals for 2020- An Attitude Adjustment

Hello 2020! It has taken me awhile to pull together what I want to say to kick off the new year, but I finally made it.  One year used to seem like such a long time. To wait a year for something would mean to wait forever. I’ve always been told that time goes by…