Waiting for Baby

I literally cannot believe I’m still pregnant. After our scary pre-term labor news at 20 weeks, I never in my wildest dreams imagined we’d make it this far! This last phase is a total mix of emotions. I’m feeling…

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5 Spring Wellness Trends to Try

Summer is almost within reach, and chances are you’re thinking about looking and feeling your best. I know I certainly am! With baby girl’s big debut any day now, I’m soooo looking forward to getting back on track with…

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Healthy Slow Cooker Taco Soup

I’m so hesitant to call anything “healthy,” because 1) I work in marketing, where that word immediately raises tons of legal red flags without the proper claims; and 2) because I think each person’s definition of “healthy” may be…

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5 Simple Ways to Support Expecting and New Moms

I have had a lot of pregnant friends in my life lately. I mean A LOT. Slowly but surely, those moms-to-be are turning in to new moms. From pregnant coworkers and friends to my own family, it’s been wonderful…

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Handling Adversity at Work

Everyone experiences adversity in the workplace. Regardless of how successful or high ranking someone is in an organization. It could be with clients, coworkers or vendors. But it’s happened to us all. And the unpoetic truth is, it always sucks.  But…

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Preparing for the Third Trimester

The third trimester is a rollercoaster of elation, discomfort, gratitude and utter fear. Today marks 34 weeks for me — a milestone which we, at a point, were scared we wouldn’t make it to. Now, just two weeks away from when…

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Butternut Squash Noodles with Spinach & Grilled Sausage

So, despite my best efforts (best = not giving into my donut cravings on every occasion), I am — according to my doctor and online resources — already at the weight I should’ve gained for my whole pregnancy with a ways…

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10 Tips for Working from Home

Our generation of Gen Y millennials is totally changing the way companies incentivize talent. It’s now less about the titles and the grind to get there, and more about offering quality experiences along the way. For many, that means…

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First & Second Trimester Favorites

It’s hard to believe I’m officially in the third trimester! Now that I’m nearing the finish line, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my first and second trimester favorites.  The first trimester is hard, because you’re…

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Apple Pastries with Dulce de Leche Sauce

For Christmas, I decided to make one of my favorite appetizers: Asiago Pepperoni Pinwheels. Given my newly immobile state, I Instacart’ed the ingredients instead of making my poor husband run to the store (again). These joyous little pinwheels require…

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