Cookies & Cocktails

Cookies & Cocktails

I married a baker. Not really. He’s a lobbyist, but he bakes for fun. Some people like to put their feet up and watch TV when they get home from work, others might relax with a book… My husband likes to bake. Every year, he makes 20-30 different kinds of...
No Place Like Home for the Holidays

No Place Like Home for the Holidays

It’s almost that time of year again. I love the holidays, but sometimes they can be super stressful. It’s hard to squeeze in visits to both sets of parents and families, especially when you’re hundreds of miles away from both. My husband and I have...
The Thrifty Mama’s Guide to Buying Baby Gear

The Thrifty Mama’s Guide to Buying Baby Gear

My husband I love a deal, and looking back, I think we managed to do a great job getting ready for baby without spending a boatload of money. Here’s what we did. I hope some of these ideas work for you, too. Spare Change – it adds up! When I first moved in...
Our Black Friday Tradition

Our Black Friday Tradition

I have never been on of those people that lines up outside of a store for hours on Black Friday to score some big deal. Maybe it’s because I haven’t had kids so I haven’t been searching for THE toy of the season. Maybe it’s because my mom has...
Pregnancy Regret: Pictures

Pregnancy Regret: Pictures

I should have taken more belly pictures when I was pregnant. I took the requisite picture of my belly every week for 40 weeks. But what I mean is, I should have taken some naked belly pictures when I was pregnant.  Demi Moore did it on the cover of Vanity Fair....