March 2012

Expect the Unexpected: Our Birth Story

March 16, 2012

If ever there was something that I’ve learned from pregnancy it’s that you have to expect the unexpected. For example, expecting to not have morning sickness? You should probably expect that. Or what about gestational diabetes? Even if people tell you the lowest possible risks and say no way! You’ll never have it…it might be […]

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Overwhelmed with Love

March 13, 2012

Good morning everyone!  Long time no blog, right?   I mean, I figure giving birth to and learning how to take care of this little guy is a good enough reason though I’m hoping to write up my birth story over the course of the next day or so (for you guys and for me…mommy […]

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Weston Jay

March 9, 2012

My friends,   Last night at 8:10pm we welcomed our little boy, Weston Jay, into this world.  He weighed in at 7 lbs 10 oz and 20.5 inches long and is absolutely perfect!  I can’t wait to share more, but for now here is his 10-minute old picture: Thank you so much for your prayers, […]

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Here’s the Jig

March 7, 2012

Here’s the jig guys – no baby yet.  YET.  Emphasis on the Y-E-T.   I’m officially 41 weeks along today and beyond ready for the little guy to make his entrance into this world.  If I’m being honest I’m also a little scared…life is never going to be the same again, and I’ve become so […]

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Tomato Basil Quinoa Cups

March 6, 2012

Roasting tomatoes is kind of one of my favorite things ever, and you know who I have to thank for that?   The one, the only…Rachel Ray.  That’s right kids!  She made roasting the heck out of tomatoes just so…so…romantic.   I don’t know.  I don’t have a way to explain myself, but honestly one […]

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The Dude’s Room

March 5, 2012

Well my friends, no baby just yet!  I suppose he’ll come when he’s ready, but making his poor mom wait 5+ days after the due date?  He sure knows how to make an entrance   So I promised a looooooooooong time ago to show pictures of his room once we got it all in working […]

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Gluten-Free Coconut Lime Cookies

March 5, 2012

Yesterday Nate and I tortured ourselves. Why/how?   Oh, just wait, I’ll tell you.   See, we kind of have a thing for going to island destinations.  We kind of sort of love them.  Almost as much as I love Texas…and we all know that’s saying a lot. So when I get the opportunity to […]

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Chobani Review + Giveaway

March 4, 2012

A couple weeks ago the wonderful people at Chobani sent me their newest flavors to review and do a giveaway with you guys for…and since I’m basically obsessed with Greek yogurt I couldn’t really say no, you know? The massive box arrived at work and I couldn’t wait to jump in.  I mean, Apple Cinnamon, […]

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Simple Chicken and Vegetable Enchiladas

March 2, 2012

Good Lord, I need some color in my life STAT. Winter is slowly but surely making me wish for summer like you wouldn’t believe…and not in an ‘I’m depressed with SAD’ way, but the lack of color, the endless snow forecasts and the wind (omg the wind…) is slowly but surely crushing my soul.   […]

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Kale Salad with Cranberries and Pecans

March 1, 2012

I’m going to be honest here:  I don’t even know who I am anymore.  I mean, a kale salad?  When did I get so…so…healthy? Here’s where I sit back and defend myself though…when you read a blog as lovingly and hilariously written as Peas and Thank You and you’ve met and love the daylights out […]

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