I’m pregnant. After 2 years and 11 months of trying, my husband and I finally got a positive pregnancy test. We spent a lot of money on sticks that I had to pee on, went to doctors, had fertility tests (all came back fine), and even tried in vitro. All with no luck. But, as of 2 days ago, we are 17 weeks pregnant. We … Continue reading Pregnancy and the accompanying anecdotes.
A post about perceptions. Continue reading It’s a fine line between fearlessness and belligerence.
I did something a little wacky. I submitted an article for publication in Brevity Magazine. Now that I’m thinking about it, I don’t know what is crazier: Submitting the article or telling you about all it. The thought of both is making me a little queasy right now. I submitted a short, non-fiction story. And as I think back to when I first started this blog; I would have never had the courage … Continue reading Taking Writing Risks
These have to be the easiest and most delicious cookies I have ever made. The most important thing to keep in mind is, to use exactly what the recipe calls for. Now, this isn’t my normal way of cooking. I like to improvise. And I tried to a couple of times with this recipe and was disappointed with the outcome each time. So, with that … Continue reading 4 Ingredient Almond Joy Cookies
When I was wracking my brain trying to come up with blueberry recipes, I remembered making ice cream in a bag back in my 10th grade biology class. Unfotunately, that may have been the only thing that stuck with me from that class. But, I thought that the recipe was would be perfect to share here. Now, the recipe itself is easy, but you may want to skip arm day … Continue reading No Churn Homemade Maine Blueberry Ice Cream
One question I’ve asked myself from the very beginning is “What is this blog going to be and what am I looking to get out of it?” There’s only so many posts you can do about not knowing what to post, am I right? It certainly seems to be a common theme amongst new bloggers. There must be hundreds of thousands of posts, e-books, courses and probably other super cool types … Continue reading Finding a Place and Purpose For Your Blog. And How To Succeed Once You’ve Found It.
When we found the blueberry bushes in our yard, my mind immediately started racing. I don’t really care for the texture of most fruits, blueberries included. So I needed to be a little creative in what I made out of them. My first thought was jam. I had already been on a toast and jam kick for a while, so it was perfect. A few months ago, my … Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Freezer Jam