Gardening 101: Get Started!

So you want to start a garden… but where do you start?  This is something I get questions about every spring, but it’s especially relevant this year with us all stuck at home in quarantine.  Here are five basics to get you going: Know your USDA plant...

Third Trimester Pregnancy Journal

Finally, the home stretch.  I heard that second trimester is the best, and for me that was true.  Third trimester brought with it a lot of new aches and pains, but it also got us closer to meeting our baby.  All-in-all, I think I had a relatively easy pregnancy....

Second Trimester Pregnancy Journal

After what I’d describe as an unpleasant first trimester of pregnancy (not horrible, but not fabulous), I am happy to report that I got a physical reprieve in my sunny second trimester. However, just as the physical symptoms got lighter, my emotional load got much...

How to Make Pasta with a Machine

Fresh pasta is one of my favorite things to make. It’s relatively simple, but it takes a little practice. It’s one of those things you have to get a feel for… but a pasta machine definitely makes it easier. For a long time, I rolled pasta by hand (I know…), but I...