The Phoenix Series

May is mental health awareness month. I plan to use this month to primarily focus on my personal journey. I have openly talked about my diagnosis for a while now, but I am going to go a little more in depth. As mentioned in my previous blog post (Where have I been lately? ), I … Continue reading The Phoenix Series

Open Letter To My Beau

Dear Zaine, First off thank you for always keeping the toilet seat down. As a young girl I don't think I ever dreamed much about marrying prince charming because I didn't think that I would ever get married. My amazing husband, you are the man that decided to marry my crazy ass. I believe you … Continue reading Open Letter To My Beau

Salt Life: The Glow Up

Those who know me, know that I can be very analytical, caring, and pretty structured all while being unstable (ha-ha). I am opinionated, strong willed, and compassionate. I do lose my shxt sometimes like most human beings, but usually I have it all together. I make sure my kid’s needs are met and they are … Continue reading Salt Life: The Glow Up

K.I.S.S Recipe: Fried Rice

Love take out fried rice? This is the recipe for you! This is very easy to make even for someone who doesn't cook often. Keep in mind you can add or omit whatever you want to fit your taste profile. Okay so let's skip the drawn out stories that most blogs share before they get … Continue reading K.I.S.S Recipe: Fried Rice

Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

 I really LOATHE when people just assume that being a mom and all things momming are my entire life. I do have a life outside of (7) kids.  Life did not stop when I became a mom. But...at one point it kinda did and guess what? Anxiety, depression and motherhood don't mesh well together. I … Continue reading Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

Fat Mama Part ii

 I am guilty of being obsessed with "snapping back" after my previous pregnancies. I share each postpartum journey to motivate other mommies and give them a realistic look at a true average postpartum body (Fat Mama). Not the body of a woman who was a fitness model or had a full on 12 pack before … Continue reading Fat Mama Part ii

The “Easy” Way Out

**This is a lengthy post** So this isn't going to be your typical super cute and perfect birth story full of professional vibrant dramatic photography and dainty cute details. This birth story will have camera phone pics and plenty to read. I personally find birth stories to be a bit meh and I am not … Continue reading The “Easy” Way Out

K.I.S.S Recipe: Shrimp and Lemon Oil Pasta

* my adaptation of Giada De Laurentiis Recipe for Linguine with shrimp and lemon oil * This is dish is something special that I make, that my beau absolutely loves. This is coming from a guy who wasn't much of a seafood and veggie eater before he met yours truly. The first time I made … Continue reading K.I.S.S Recipe: Shrimp and Lemon Oil Pasta

2nd trimester recap: Baby 6&7

This won't be a lengthy post, but it is a overdue post since I am about 5-6 weeks away from delivery now lol! So my second trimester wasn't really any better than the first. Things got crazy and I definitely have gotten bigger. The 2nd trimester starts once you hit week 14 in your pregnancy and … Continue reading 2nd trimester recap: Baby 6&7