book report / year of yes

  Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes (4/5 stars) This book is written by Shonda Rhimes, creator of hit TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. I used to watch Grey’s Anatomy religiously in the early seasons, so Shonda’s name was familiar to me. She chronicles how saying YES for one year changed her life. I […]

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    spending time with grandma and grandpa O and playing games at their house. Uncle Mark was in town visiting. going to a baby shower that was catered by The Habit burger (yummy) with an under the ocean dessert table theme (so cute) going to Mila’s 1st birthday and she was so adorable eating […]

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book report / one true loves & everything everything

    One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid (4/5 stars) This is like the Cast Away movie, but in this version Tom Hanks comes home just before the wedding. Emma Blair married her high school sweetheart Jesse in her twenties: they traveled the world together and were blissfully happy—until Jesse’s helicopter disappeared over the […]

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  visiting Eric Carle kid’s exhibit at our local kids  museum. It’s our 3rd visit in the last 2 weeks volunteering as a parent chaperone to H’s pre-school field trip. This month’s trip was to the post office. going to the park and playing with the ducks bringing food for our picnic. It was H’s […]

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{recipe} gluten free banana bread

When given a choice, I would like to lean towards gluten free eating. After doing Whole 30 for a month a few  years ago, I learned which food triggers reaction to my body, such as bloating and headaches. Sugar and gluten (in that order) is something I try NOT to have on a daily basis. […]

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