7-easy-steps-to-change-your-morning llbychels

7 easy steps to change your morning

I’ve made an unbreakable pact with myself. no more breaking promises to myself. “I am a morning person” – not quite. maybe there is such thing as a “morning person,” but I am not one of them. I wasn’t given the gift of naturally…

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the 3 grocery staples you can make

I have set out to make 2019 the year of learning + challenging myself. that’s a bold + broad statement, I know. as an example, I have a passion for cooking + want to develop that further. I created a list of goals that…

treat yourself mocktail margarita llbychels

the treat yourself mocktail margarita

I was the child ordering shirley temples with extra maraschino cherries, or a virgin strawberry daiquiri with extra whipped cream. so, it should be no surprise that I’m the pregnant lady mixing up mocktails. you can only drink SO MUCH WATER! it is necessary…

make your own iced americano

make your own iced americano

I am serious about my coffee intake. I look forward to a hot, deliciously smelling cup first thing each morning. I enjoy it while I’m eating breakfast + getting ready for the day. simultaneously, I brew an iced americano to take with me for…

lunch date at dumpling darling llbychels

a lunch date at dumpling darling

it is so important to carve out time to date your other half. especially, once you have kids! as entertaining + fun as our toddler is to be around, the husband + I realize we need to make our “just us” time more of…

32 weeks pregnant with baby two llbychels

32 weeks pregnant with baby two

I am 32 weeks pregnant. I am 32 weeks pregnant. I am 32 weeks pregnant. I am repeating myself in hopes urgency will set in. I have done very little for this one’s pending arrival. I attribute my lack of preparation, up until this…