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Five Common Breastfeeding Myths: BUSTED

Five Common Breastfeeding Myths: BUSTED

Five Common Breastfeeding Myths: BUSTED Myth #1 – Baby needs to nurse for a specific amount of time on each breast and only every 3 hours. Mama, set the clock down and walk away slowly. Please, I am begging here. Just stop with the timed feedings and the constant clock watching or you’re going to…

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By Madelyn, February 21, 2018
To my friend before the birth of your second baby…

To my friend before the birth of your second baby…

To my friend before the birth of your second baby… I know what you’re feeling right now. I remember it vividly. Excitement. Fear. Doubt. Not to mention the pure and utter exhaustion as you waddle around, desperately praying that baby will just come out of you soon. Just fourteen short months ago I sat in…

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By Madelyn, January 24, 2018
“Porch 50” At-home Workout

“Porch 50” At-home Workout

This “Porch 50” workout is simple and quick, requires absolutely no equipment, and is ideal for tight spaces. Plus, YOU GUYS. I finally did it. I finally got my first workout video created. It’s rough, it’s raw, it’s mostly unedited. But I did it, and I hope this helps in your quest to find an…

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By Madelyn, January 17, 2018
Easy Apple Crisp Dessert

Easy Apple Crisp Dessert

This easy apple crisp dessert is so simple, y’all. As in, ridiculously simple. It is also delicious and I make it for just about every holiday when asked to bring a dessert. I have yet to find someone that doesn’t love this apple crisp, truly. I used this recipe for our big Thanksgiving get together…

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By Madelyn, January 7, 2018
A Mother’s Look In The Mirror

A Mother’s Look In The Mirror

I looked in the mirror. Tears streamed down my face. But not tears of sadness, or disgust, or guilt. No, these tears were different. These tears flowed from pride. Pride for what my body has accomplished the last four years, because let me tell you, it’s been a ride. Over the last four years I…

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By Madelyn, December 13, 2017
Baby’s First Birthday – What A ONEderful World

Baby’s First Birthday – What A ONEderful World

Time is flying! Somehow, some way, my sweet baby girl turned one this past weekend, hence the birthday theme, “What A ONEderful World!” Blows my mind how the past year was both the longest and yet the fastest year of my entire life. But that’s not the point of this post, so let’s stay on…

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By Madelyn, December 5, 2017
Instant Pot “Everything” Shredded Pork

Instant Pot “Everything” Shredded Pork

Instant Pot “Everything” Shredded Pork Sometimes (all times?) you just need a good go-to meat that you can stick in any recipe, any time. Well, this is the one, mommas. This pork tenderloin is tender and juicy, and you can essentially use it in anything and everything – tacos, breakfast items, sandwiches, you name it!…

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By Madelyn, November 4, 2017
Homemade Baby Food (Cheap & Easy!)

Homemade Baby Food (Cheap & Easy!)

Homemade Baby Food (Cheap & Easy!) At one point in the not-so-distant past I had this teeny little chubster who loved loved loved food. He would pound baby food out of the containers with zero regard to how much those containers/jars/pouches cost me. The nerve. So began my desperate, new-mom search for how to make…

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By Madelyn, October 26, 2017
Instant Pot Sweet & Sour Asian Meatballs – Dairy-Free!

Instant Pot Sweet & Sour Asian Meatballs – Dairy-Free!

Instant Pot Sweet & Sour Asian Meatballs over Rice (Dairy-Free!)  What you’ll need: Instant Pot (yes, this has become the cornerstone of all my easy go-to meals lately!) Instant Brown Rice, 1 c dry (I used Minute brand) Fully cooked frozen meatballs, 1 lb (make sure whatever meatballs you buy do not contain dairy if you are…

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By Madelyn, October 25, 2017
A long time comin’…

A long time comin’…

Finally! This blog has been a long time comin’ for me, and I am equal parts happy and tremendously relieved to FINALLY have it up and running! Essentially what you’ll read on this blog will be all real-life stuff. I’ll be writing about family, friends, food, and fitness. My goal with this blog is to…

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By Madelyn, October 24, 2017

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