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4 Ways to Stay On Track While Working from Home

Although I consider myself to be a driven individual, I used to find myself falling into the habit of procrastination since I seem to work best under pressure. I took a hard look at the choices I make each day and categorized them into…

September 24, 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

Easy Pressure Cooker Apple Crisp

We brought home about 40 apples from the farm over the weekend and I knew I wanted most of them cooked up in dishes that would make our house smell like heaven. My first endeavor would be Apple Crisp. My husband laughed at me…

September 11, 2018
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Apple Picking at Becker Farms

I had a long 8 years without fall in California. We tried to go apple picking there twice and it was hilariously bad — think dust devils and wearing flannel out of sheer disregard of the 100 degree weather. This year, we’re going all…

September 10, 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 Travel

Our Efficient New England Road Trip

A couple months ago, I was talking to my husband and a question came up: if we could go on a one-week road trip right now, where would we go? We discussed driving to Quebec, to New York City, even going down the East…

August 17, 2018
Featured Food Health

Healthy Yogurt Ring Pops

When you think of things that remind you of summer, I bet popsicles are somewhere in the mix. We’ve been dealing with a popsicle crisis in this house — Fox eats one and immediately wants another. If it’s not in his hands, he’s devastated.…

August 3, 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 Health

Adding Plant-Based Nutrition to my Health Journey

About a year ago, I embarked on a complete health journey. As with everything I do, I started with a comprehensive plan to makeover my life from a healthy perspective, not only physically but mentally as well. I started exercising regularly, eating healthy foods,…

August 1, 2018
Featured Travel

A Trip to the Strong Museum in Rochester

Before moving back to Western New York, we would visit my family there at least once per year. The trips involved big family gatherings, wings, and most importantly, a trip to The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester. No matter how packed our…

July 31, 2018