Toffee Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookie Bars (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Houston, we have a working oven! This is what I screamed to Eric when I turned on our newly installed oven for the first time this weekend. To celebrate this momentous occasion I made something I’ve been craving for the past 6 weeks – warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven cookies. [Fact: store-bought cookies just aren’t the same.] Then […]

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37 Weeks

My sweet baby, You are officially full term!! I can’t believe we are so close to meeting you. You’ve been growing for almost 3/4 of a year in my belly. Look how big you’ve gotten. It’s hard to wrap my mind around the fact that I’m walking around all day with a full size baby […]

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Raspberry Chia Seed Jam Oat Crumble Squares (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

A blog reader recently emailed me hoping to see a gluten-free version of an oldie but goodie blog recipe – the popular Healthy Strawberry Oat Bars from way back in 2010. There’s something about this time of the year that makes me crave jam-filled oat crumble squares (or really, any kind of baked good, who […]

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38 Weeks

After I published my 37 week post last Wednesday, things started to get interesting! Let’s rewind to last week for a moment. Last Thursday, I woke up in the middle of the night with a very strong pain that wrapped around my entire lower back and front. I’ve read about real contractions feeling like a […]

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Thursday Link Love

Still here. Still #readytopop! Food photography has been a bit of a challenge lately (it’s not easy bending over with a 39 week bump), so I thought it would be nice to change it up for today’s post. It’s been a while since I put together a link love or things I’m loving lately post, […]

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39 Weeks

I was procrastinating this week’s post because I thought there might be a slight chance I wouldn’t have to write it! But lo and behold, here we are just 1.5 days shy of 40 weeks. Baby girl is quite cozy in my belly, it seems! I guess it’s pretty common for first timers to think […]

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Welcome Home Adriana

I’m bursting with joy to tell you that our baby girl, Adriana, arrived Sunday September 21st at 1:34pm, weighing 7 pounds and 20 inches in length. She decided to arrive 1 day before her due date – fooling her mama entirely because by that point I was convinced she was coming a week late. Not […]

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10 Of My Favourite Things – September 2014

Oh my, it’s been an exciting week! Our baby girl, Adriana, was welcomed into the world on September 21st. We are so in love with this sweet little monkey. I can hardly handle it. In case you missed it, my announcement post is on the Baby section here. I prepared a bunch of posts in […]

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