Go to Africa with Mocha Club

February 7, 2014

Last August, I had the unique and amazing opportunity to travel to Ethiopia with Mocha Club to visit the Live FashionABLE headquarters and Women at Risk. In case you’re new here and unaware, Women at Risk is an NGO in Nazaret, Ethiopia that works to rehabilitate women who were forced into a life of prostitution […]

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Strawberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Squares

February 6, 2014

Happy Thursday! This recipe is kind of cheating a little bit since if you’ve read my blog for awhile you know that I posted a recipe for Greek Yogurt Cheesecake with Peaches and Honey back in the summer of 2011. Well, that recipe has turned into one of this site’s most popular recipes of all […]

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Simple Chicken and Sausage Paella

February 4, 2014

I don’t know about you guys, but I really don’t like to spend more than an hour making dinner on the weeknights. Actually, I don’t really like to spend more than an hour ever making dinner…unless it’s a special occasion meal or something.  I’m sure after the baby comes that hour will whittle down to […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake

January 30, 2014

This sweet little cake was inspired by the traditional cakes made with yogurt found all over France. Most French families have a recipe for a cake such as this, and it’s a popular afternoon snack for little ones. The “real” recipe for yogurt cake is made using the French yogurt jar as a way to […]

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The Big, Long Second Trimester Post

January 29, 2014

So, I didn’t recap week by week this trimester like I did before but I have a few general overall thoughts, which I’ll share with you guys today. Overall, I have felt really great so far this pregnancy! Just as everyone promised, my energy returned around week 16 and for the past ten weeks or […]

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Chocolate Dipped Oranges

January 28, 2014

I am slowly beginning to understand what everyone keeps telling me about pregnancy. You know, how in your second trimester you have ALL THIS ENERGY, can stay up till 10pm {woot woot!} and just feel so darn good all the time. And then….and then……that magical energy sort of starts to wane as you slide into […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Waffles

January 24, 2014

Folks, I am on a serious waffle kick. Before getting a waffle iron for Christmas {thanks, mom and dad!} I was eating those multigrain toaster waffles from Whole Foods every single morning with either a bowl of greek yogurt or a few scrambled eggs. Now I am eating these waffles every day and, naturally, homemade […]

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Recent Reads

January 22, 2014

I’ve been reading fantastic books lately! Some of the best books I’ve read in a long, long time, in my opinion. Because of all our holiday travel over the past few months, I’ve been able to able to crank through book after book. It felt wonderful. Now I’m back in real life and, for the […]

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