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Family Recipe: Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Now that I’m living nearby to loved ones again, I’m making it my mission to track down and make all the yummy family recipes. One of my favorite dishes my grandmother makes is homemade chicken soup with dumplings, and it’s the perfect time of…

November 5, 2018
Featured Parenting

Preparing for Baby #2

This post is sponsored by Sam’s Club but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I guess it’s about time that we talk about pregnancy #2, yeah? Let’s do it! I took a lot longer (two times as long as my first baby) to…

November 1, 2018
Featured Parenting Travel

The Key to a Happy Family Road Trip

Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan 5-in-1 car seat! Without any exaggeration, my husband and I get at least two comments a week from strangers telling us to sign Fox up…

October 23, 2018
Family Featured Food Holidays

Top 5 Fall Family Essentials

All summer long it seemed like our family was spread out throughout the house avoiding touching anyone or anything — this may sound personal, but I swear it was just because of the lack of air conditioner! Now that the temperatures are significantly dropping…

October 3, 2018
Family Featured Holidays

Getting Messy Indoors: Pumpkin Painting!

Happy October!  The beginning of this month marks the rolling out of our Halloween decorations, scary movie marathons, and the start of fireplace season. Since this is my husband’s first October in Buffalo, I prepped him with a few stories from the past about…

October 1, 2018
Buffalo Family Featured

The Great Pumpkin Farm

We spent the first day of fall at the local pumpkin patch celebrating and we’re sure glad we did! There were lots of first to be had including Fox’s first time having his face paint and heading through a haunted house. This kid’s favorite…

September 29, 2018
Family Featured Parenting

Surprise! Here Comes Baby #2

I guess it’s finally time to let everyone in on the big secret: baby boy no. 2 is en route! After Fox was born, our plans for a second child vanished. I made it clear to anyone who asked that it was not in…

September 26, 2018
Featured Food Marriage

Braided Leaf Apple Pie

I joked on Instagram recently that I was going to go into pie making business to justify my excessive trips to the apple orchards this fall. Well, I made my first pie of the season and, needless to say, I’m lucky that one measly…

September 19, 2018
Featured Food Parenting

What After School Looks Like at Our House

Although my “baby” has been in school for awhile now, he officially started his very first day of Pre-K this past Tuesday.  It feels like he’s grown so much this week alone, reciting full songs and books from memory, doing math (what?!), and explaining…

September 7, 2018
Featured Food Parenting

Our Favorite On-The-Go Fresh Snack (with Recipe)

There’s an ongoing joke between me and my husband regarding my favorite food and cravings. Whenever someone asks him what my favorite type of food is, his reply is always “fresh.” This stems from my go-to response of “something fresh” whenever I’m asked what…

August 2, 2018
Featured Home Parenting

3 Ways to Use Your Dockatot

DockATot was nice enough to send Fox his very own Grand to give a whirl and when I posted a sneak peek to social media, I was overwhelmed with messages and comments about how much readers already love this brand. I can honestly say…

June 2, 2018