Friday Favorites: Sweet Things

Focusing on sweet things to wrap up our Mon-Fri. I’m sure I’m not the first one to say it, but can you believe it’s already March? Spring is well on its way, so much that I can nearly smell the flowers awaiting their ‘blooming’ arrival. This week, I’ve been all about the sweet things in life. My recent trip to…

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10 Chocolate Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Does your sweet tooth ever taunt you with chocolate-y desire? Okay, maybe I’m being dramatic, but who can say no to a good serving of cocoa? Recently, I visited Cacao70 and it was quite the thrill for my sweet tooth. In fact, even my cravings for savory breakfast items were satisfied all thanks to their diverse brunch menu. Lately, I’ve been…

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Cacao70 Brunch

When your sweet tooth and savory cravings are going head-to-head, treat yourself to a Cacao70 brunch. Now that Joe and I are parents, we find ourselves getting up really early in the morning. I was always an early riser (even as a child), but this habit is very new for Joe. A few Sundays ago, Joe and I were craving…

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Friday Favorites: The Best in Sleepwear

Celebrating Friday by recognizing the best in sleepwear… because weekends are all about hitting the snooze button more than once. Hey there, Friday! Welcome – we’ve all been waiting your arrival. For this edition of Friday Favorites, we decided to place our focus on sleepwear. This week, I finally got around to treating myself to a delightful face scrub. It…

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Parenting Basics: Lactation Cookies

Lactation cookies that are delicious and effective: a nursing win-win. (I may have been heavy-handed with the chocolate chips.) When Leo was born, one of my biggest challenges was getting the hang of breastfeeding. Leo struggled with his latch, so much that nurses highly recommended we cut his tongue-tie. Joe and I graciously declined the procedure and so it took a couple of weeks before…

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The Best in Bras and Bralettes

Is your underwear drawer due for an update? Here are my suggestions for bras and bralettes – I’m looking forward to my shopping spree! Every year for Valentine’s Day, Joe includes a Victoria’s Secret gift card in my V-Day package. It’s a tradition that I look forward to because it’s a great way (and a good reminder!) to update my…

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Friday Favorites: Embracing Motherhood

Motherhood may not always be easy, but I wouldn’t trade it for a thing in the world. As I write this edition of Friday Favorites, I can’t help but feel extremely gushy because it gives me the chance to look back on my first month of motherhood. Becoming a parent was everything that I expected: lots of cuddles, lots of love,…

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Lush Face Mask: Cup O’ Coffee

My skin always craves a good Lush face mask and their Cup O’ Coffee is my kind of java! Sometimes, the best gift to offer a new mother is something that she can use for herself. When one of my besties came over and handed me a Lush face mask pot, I was ecstatic. To think: I had an official reason to take…

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Leo’s “Firsts”: Harry Potter Baby Photoshoot

Hogwarts house scarf? Check! Time turner? Check! A good dose of magical cuteness? Check and check! Here’s Leo’s very own Harry Potter baby photoshoot. I have been a long-time fan of the Harry Potter franchise. I was twelve years old when I first discovered Rowling’s take on the wizarding world. Even as a youngin’, I was always big on reading….

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Friday Favorites: Footwear, Polishes and Feet Upkeep

We’re halfway through February and I’m already booking my next mani-pedi appointment. Sandals and summer-weather: I’m waiting for you! This week, I professed my newly-found love for footwear. I have always been one for handbags, but ever since I outgrew most of my shoe collection, I’ve been shopping around for new kicks. Most importantly, I’m on the hunt for the…

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