Weekday Dinner Menu: Vegetarian Stay-At-Home Mom

When my husband and I were first married, I liked to think that I was a good cook; however, looking back, I don’t think that was the case. I knew how to throw together quick meals that lacked forethought. We ate a lot of mac and cheese, taco salads, and pasta. After years of eating…

1 Year Breastfeeding as a Vegetarian

When my son was a newborn, I didn’t understand how people could enjoy breastfeeding. My nipples were drier than the Sahara desert, and I literally felt like I had boulders attached to my chest. I was discouraged by how hard it was to get a successful latch, because I thought that it would come naturally…

The Waiting Game: 39 Weeks Pregnant

Let me start off by saying that this baby has taught me to have patience, trust, and an open mind. Like many (if not all) new mothers, I started this pregnancy with little to no expectations. I knew some women got morning sickness while others didn’t. I knew some women truly enjoyed pregnancy while others…

Third Trimester Update- 34 Weeks

I can’t believe I just ordered postpartum essentials for my hospital bag. My little man is going to be here before I know it, and it is blowing my mind. You would think my bowling ball of a stomach would make his imminent arrival feel more real, but I have gotten used to my body…

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 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…