Wild Arugula Salad
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Salad of Summer 2014

I am 7 months pregnant and now with all of the prenatal tests behind me, am finally able to truly relax and enjoy my Frankenfeet, Cankles and all of the other crazy things that happen to your body when you’re pregnant. You know what? I am just going to go with it. My body is…

Private Jet
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Booking a Private Plane on the Cheap

Aaaaah, what a dream this would be! Going on a trip with friends and renting a private plane. You may think that this is unattainable and granted it isn’t easy but this article  covers how to do it. How cool would it be to not have to fly coach on a long flight? Oh, I could…

Happy People
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10 Things People Who Love Life Do Differently

This is a great article . People spend way to much too much time doing things for the wrong reasons. We should constantly be questioning our motivations and asking “will this truly make me happy?” Also, nothing is worse than friends that tax you more than they contribute to your life. We have all had those…

Working Mom
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Stay Home vs Work

Many of you that know me well know that my 20’s and the majority of my 30’s were spent building a career for myself and NOT on planning to have children. Now that I am expecting a baby boy in October, I often get the question of “are you planning to go back to work?” This…

Statue
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Ten Choices You Will Regret In 10 Years

A few months ago I stumbled across this article and it really resonated with me. Although I don’t feel I am guilty of all of them, there are several I know I am guilty of already for example: 1. Letting someone else create their dreams for me 2. Keeping Negative company 3. Avoiding change and growth…

Olive Oil Bundt Cake
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Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Last July I was in Ravello which is a small gorgeous town on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. It was a rainy afternoon and I wanted to tuck into a cafe, have a cappuccino and eat something sweet. I ordered a slice of Olive Oil cake just to try it. My expectations were low though. I like…

Brownie
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The Best Brownie

I am not an amazing cook but I love baking. I always have. One dessert I have become famous for among my friends are my brownies. Confession though, this recipe is not mine. I have it had it for years and it is from Betty Crocker’s Cookie Book. I know how silly that must sound…

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Prenatal Testing

There have been many advancements in prenatal care. When I tell my mother about all of the tests I have to take she is always surprised. When she was pregnant with me and my brothers she didn’t have any of the screening tests they have now.Since I have been pregnant, I have been taken through…

Bride of Frankenstein
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Frankenfeet and Cankles

So far I have been very fortunate to have a good and easy pregnancy throughout but I have gained weight like crazy especially during my second trimester. Before I was pregnant I have always enjoyed taking good care of myself and exercising including strength training, spin classes and running. This allowed me to eat Nutella…

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