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What’s On My Nightstand: Fall 2014 Edition

What’s On My Nightstand: Fall 2014 Edition

Before fall is officially over (and the heater’s stay on for good), I wanted to get my book list out to you just in case you were looking for something new or inspiring to read (see summer’s list here). The majority of these books were part of my birthday gift from my parents (my mom went a … Continue reading

What’s On My Nightstand: Summer 2014 Edition

What’s On My Nightstand: Summer 2014 Edition

I had this fun idea when I was eight months pregnant with Sophia, to share what I’m reading, but didn’t quite follow through.  Well, now I’m finally getting around to doing this post since I have a lot of good reads cluttering my nightstand. If you know me, you’d know that I’m kind of a book … Continue reading

Decide What’s Important To You

Decide What’s Important To You

…and your family. We met up with some friends last week (who happen to be workout freaks) and I could tell the wife was itching to pick my brain.  She knows I’m Paleo and that I cook all.the.time.  So while I was sitting on the couch, she came to sit by me and asked, “Jess, do you really … Continue reading

Blogiversary I: Get Ready For This!

Blogiversary I: Get Ready For This!

Can you believe it’s been a whole year since I started this bad boy?  Yeah, me neither.  I have to say it’s been a wild ride with lots of learning along the way.  I’m happy that this blog is going where it’s going, but I definitely have plans to make it better. Aww yeah, let’s get your Thursday started … Continue reading

Baby-Led Weaning: Self-Feeding

Baby-Led Weaning: Self-Feeding

Picture it with me…baby girl (or boy) sits down to a meal, feeds herself a bowl of scrumptious salmon chowder (you lovingly prepared) with a spoon, enjoys every bit of it, then asks for more, all the while none of it ends up on the floor. You think you’re dreaming, right? Then you open you … Continue reading

Cookbook Challenge Week 4: Practical Paleo

Cookbook Challenge Week 4: Practical Paleo

Happy November everyone!  I will be back later to post on our Halloween experience or lack there of… Let’s hear it for week 4 of my self-imposed cookbook challenge (see the previous weeks here, here, and here)!  Last week’s cookbook was a VERY informative one to say the least.  If you are even remotely considering the Paleo diet lifestyle and don’t know what … Continue reading