Articles by Maria Bradley


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Maternity Photos

Everyone has been asking me if I plan to get maternity photos done and frankly I am just not interested. I think pregnancy is very beautiful but many of the maternity photos I have seen are just so tacky and frankly, horrific. This is a great link on PopSugar of some very funny maternity photos. Needless,…

Newborn
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Labor Prep & Anxiety

Recently Q and I took a childbirth class at Tribeca Pediatrics in NYC. A friend of mine at work recommended it and I am so glad she did. The class was very helpful in preparing us for what to expect when I go into labor. Up until I took the class, I have purposely been…

Marble Loaf Cake
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Marble Loaf Cake

As you know, I am a huge fan of Marble Cake. I felt that after making this recipe that it just wasn’t exactly what I was looking for. I really wanted something a bit more dense and moist. The other recipe was really good though but this one is different. I felt this cake was…

Buttermilk Waffle Recipe
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Buttermilk Waffles

I am a huge fan of buttermilk waffles and have tried numerous waffle recipes over the past few years. I recently stumbled across this recipe from MarthaStewart.com and it’s a gem. They came out absolutely crispy and perfect just the way I like them. I feel like I can stop searching for the perfect recipe now…

Marble Bundt Cake
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Marble Bundt Cake

Living in NYC, just about every deli has slices of marble loaf cake available. You will also see it at Starbucks too. I love marble loaf cake but I am not a huge fan of buying sweets at delis since I never know how long they have been sitting out or what’s in them. The…

Chick Pea Salad
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Chick Pea Salad

I am a huge fan of chick peas. Q and I made some baked fish last night for dinner and I wanted a salad but I had a salad with Mesclun for lunch so I wanted something a little different. Sometimes I feel like a rabbit if all I eat is greens even though I…

Ravello- Amalfi Coast Belvedere of Infinity
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Ravello

~1,000 feet above the Bay of Salerno sits the very refined and elegant village of Ravello. To get to Ravello we boarded an Amalfi-bound ferry from Positano. Once we arrived in Amalfi we purchased bus tickets to take us up to Ravello. You can purchase tickets at the Bar on the waterfront, the bus will…

Pregnant-on-subway
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Subway Manners & Pregnancy

I am in my 8th month of pregnancy and have been astonished as to how frequently women jump out of their seat for me. It’s so nice. Thank you ladies! But men, what gives? It breaks my heart to see so many men pretend they don’t see me so they don’t have to get up….

Q Amalfi Coast
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Exploring the Amalfi Coast

If you are going to visit the Amalfi Coast you have to explore, well… the coast. There is a reason that they call it the Amalfi coast. Check out the coast for god sakes. We decided to rent a boat and explore the Amalfi coastline by ourselves. We figured this would allow us the option…

Brooklyn Bridge NYC
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NY’ers Trade Happiness For Money

This is an interesting article I stumbled on recently. I am still pondering this but they do make an excellent point. You pay a price to live in this great city there is no doubt about that. I have friends that live in other areas of the country that get out of work at 5. I however often…

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