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.
One year ago. A look back at the last 365 days. Continue reading One Year Ago
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
I found some blueberry bushes on our property a few weeks ago. We only have 2 acres. But those two are filled with apple trees, blackberry bushes, a pear tree and several blueberry bushes. Most of which we didn’t know about before we bought the house. A few weeks ago, when we found the blueberries, we had already missed out on the first round to … Continue reading Foraging Our Little Lot of Land
A very cheesy Mac N Cheese recipe. Continue reading Very Cheesy Mac ‘N Cheese
These three “M” words won’t mean much to most, but to me, they are perfectly entwined. For better or worse. A few people have mentioned recently that I hadn’t done a blog post in a while. And they are right in a way. I haven’t done a public blog post in over a month. But, I have been writing. I have a few posts drafted … Continue reading Mischance, Migraines and Milestones
I witnessed something a couple of weeks ago and have been thinking about it ever since. While a parents love is unconditional, many of the things they do go unnoticed or unacknowledged . I asked my brother if he’d mind me sharing a story about him and he agreed. Thank goodness. JJ’s road to recovery has been at a slow and steady pace. A couple … Continue reading Extra-Ordinary Love