After struggling with overwhelming emotions preparing for motherhood, heightened by a pandemic, I wanted a space to share my experience to help other Mamas feel prepared and confident in all that motherhood brings.  I hope my insane tendency to over-research, test and trial everything simplifies the many choices you're in the midst of making!

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COOKING Zucchini, Pea and Goat Cheese Orzo WATCHING Nothing! I enjoyed a TV free month for the first time ever MOVING Robin Arzon’s Postpartum Core Strength Program on Peloton PLANNING Return to work from maternity leave REFLECTING August in Tuscany How do you measure your own success? The definition for me has changed drastically. For […]

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COOKING Sesame Chicken Thighs WATCHING Only Murderers in the Building MOVING Robin Arzon’s Postpartum Core Strength Program on Peloton PLANNING August in Italy  REFLECTING Our week at #TahoeBearDen enjoying Truckee summer Disclaimer: This post was written in the beginning of August prior to my trip to Italy, so it’s a bit less “Top of Mind” […]

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Dad Bod: I crowdsourced favorite Peloton classes from a few friends. Find one that’s right for you, and make some new friends for the ride. This is part of a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! To kick off this list of favorite Peloton classes, let’s first be […]

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Starting from complete scratch when furnishing a home is overwhelming to say the least, here’s an inside look at how I tackled each room. As soon as our offer was accepted on our Tahoe Vacation Home, the Tahoe Bear Den, I started on my DIY interior design process.  We had to furnish 4 bedrooms, 2 […]

DIY Interior Design
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#TahoeBearDen Available to Book Now! Jason and I have been coming up to Lake Tahoe every year for the last 10 years, often several times a year.  Lake Tahoe is gorgeous in both the winter and summer, and is conveniently only 3.5 hours from San Francisco making it a nice weekend getaway. We even did […]

Tahoe Bear Den vacation rental #TahoeBearDen
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Half Baked Harvest Recipes are seasonal, bold and approachable for any busy modern mom! Half Baked Harvest is my FAVORITE food blog right now.  If you follow me on Instagram (please do), you’ll see that I cook and bake from Tieghan Gerard’s food blog a lot… like almost exclusively.   My husband and I are borderline […]

Favorite Half Baked Harvest Recipes

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Dad Bod: Stay motivated to hit your fitness goals with these Peloton instructor sayings and workout mantras This is part of a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! It’s no secret, I’m a huge fan and might even say “love” Peloton. Peloton’s home fitness technology has changed the […]

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Best Peloton Motivational Quotes
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Nursing friendly clothing to stock your closet with this Fall for easy breastfeeding One of the things I most certainly hadn’t thought about while I was pregnant was the clothes I would be wearing in the weeks and months following the birth of my son that would accommodate breastfeeding.  I had not stocked up on […]

Nursing Outfits: Fall 2020 Capsule Wardrobe
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Peloton releases Barre classes on its fitness app, here’s my review Barre became a fitness obsession of mine prior to my wedding – I was going 5x a week leading up to my big day and never felt fitter.  Just like cycling classes, Barre classes really vary in format, flow and energy based on the […]

Peloton Barre Review

Dad Bod: Stay motivated to workout at-home with a baby during COVID with this list of top Peloton instructors This is the first in a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! Thinking of purchasing a Peloton?  If you are struggling to keep up with your at home fitness […]

Top Peloton Instructors Based on Your Mood

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