Baby Boy Blueberry was born one day before his due date a few weeks ago! I won't go in to his full birth story, but I will share with you that I had a successful VBAC! Labor was really really long, which makes sense when you think that even though he's my second baby my… Continue reading Baby Boy Blueberry is here!
I am doing everything in my power to get baby boy Blueberry out in a natural way. One of the things I'm doing is eating 6 dates a day. According to studies, women who eat 75 grams of dates (approximately 6 deglet noor dates, or 3-4 medjool dates) a day for the last month of… Continue reading Due Date Cookies
Chocolate mousse is our tradition around here for New Year's. The only issue for New Year's 2019 was that I had just found out about baby #2's existence & my mousse recipe has raw eggs. This does not bother me one bit on a 'normal' day, but I do eat more carefully for my little… Continue reading Pregnant Chocolate Mousse
Yesterday was my first Mother's Day...that I knew about. One year ago today we found out about our sweet little Cupcake. May 15th will always be a special day for our family. We bought a house in 2015. We became godparents in 2016. We actually became godparents on the same day we realized we were… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
I have been pretty good this pregnancy about following the guidelines of what not to eat. Not too paranoid, but definitely avoiding the basics. No alcohol. No cold cuts. No sushi. Limited caffeine. Nothing with raw eggs. Raw eggs is one that seems straight forward, but isn't. Meringue frosting? Raw egg whites. Homemade mayonnaise dressings?… Continue reading Pregnant Tiramisu