Week 2: Peter Bennett

Week two has been a roller coaster. Filled with sleepless nights, screaming days, trouble eating and baby tummy issues… it has driven us to our wits end, and the beginning of a new kind of patience. It’s crazy having a tiny human to take care of, who depends on us, who relies on us for […]

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Week 1: Peter Bennett

On Tuesday, November 26, I went to the hospital to get a check-up. Five days over due and I was soooo ready to get this baby out! I had tried everything: walking stair master squats cat/cow bouncing on ball dates spicy food raspberry leaf tea pineapple You name it- I tried it. Still, I was […]

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Saturday Podcast Round up: 3 pods I’m loving this week

Here’s what I’m loving this week: Invisibilia– I went back and listened from 2016 on. I don’t know how I missed this podcast, but I’m completely down the rabbit hole now and can’t stop listening. It’s a beautiful look at the invisible through the eyes of empathy. If you haven’t tried it out yet- DOWNLOAD […]

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Maternity capsule wardrobe

I have never been good at the capsule wardrobe (though it is one of my goals for next year.) But, during pregnancy I was able to curate a usable capsule that I thought I would share with whoever is looking. I think it is really easy to get sucked into “cute bump dresses” or “jumpsuits,” […]

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Pregnancy: morning sickness and restless leg tips.

Let’s talk morning sickness. Or should I call it “all day and all night sickness”?? I told a friend of mine the other day, “I feel like I have had the flu for a year.” My morning sickness lasted 35 weeks, after week 24 it lightened up a BIT, but the rocking/nausea/vomiting lasted up until […]

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Saturday Podcast Round Up: 5 pods I’m loving this week.

Ok here is the podcast round-up for the week. Scamgoddess– “Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it!” If you like true crime and comedy, you will like this podcast. It’s the perfect blend of light (non-murdery) crime and humor. She explores a couple different current scams, or caller-scams, […]

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Migraines Part 2: Pregnancy

My previous post had info on migraines, tips and tricks for when you are able to take meds, and some homeopathic options. As many of you know, I’m pregnant (40 weeks!) and it has been a very difficult pregnancy. Complete with 35 weeks of morning sickness, fatigue, insomnia, restless leg, and migraines. The migraines are […]

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Migraines: Part 1, PRE-Pregnancy

Let’s talk about migraines for a second. Migraines are not just bad headaches. Migraines are not sinus headaches. Migraines are not cluster headaches. Migraines are not stress headaches. Migraines have very specific characteristics that come in different combos and variations, but are unique in their own way. Some characteristics of a migraine: Nausea/vomiting weakness pain […]

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10 things you should know about Goldendoodles

As you all may know, I have a beautiful regular size F1B goldendoodle. We got her from a  farm in Kentucky called Blessed Hope Kennels , they also have bernadoodles. Our fur baby, Saffron, has been a tremendous blessing in our lives, I honestly can’t describe how much she has changed our lives for the better. […]

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Explore Kentucky: Berea

Many of you may know we moved to Kentucky. It has been a bit of a rough transition. We moved twice last year: two very big moves. Alaska- Georgia, Georgia- Kentucky. I found such deep connection in both of those places, it has been difficult to settle in here. I decided a few weekends back […]

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Saffy

Saffy looks up at me, tilts her head, and fluffs her ears forward. She sits and waits for me to pet her head, scratch her belly, speak calmly and lovingly to her. Her tail wiggles her entire backside, wiggle-waggle, back and forth. She finally stands up and licks my hand, or chin, or ear. She […]

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PODCASTS I’m loving these days

  If you know me at all, you know that I am obsessed with podcasts. I listen to them everyday. Here are a few that I have really enjoyed lately. Start Here (ABC News)- 15 minute episodes that update me on daily news, and explain some big things in politics that I may be unclear […]

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the little things.

I drove up to that familiar House, where so many memories are stored- both old and new. Home. Where I learned to roller skate across, into, and between imaginary worlds drawn onto the surface of it’s driveway. Where fortresses were built from piles of chopped firewood, and props were fashioned from original Carolina clay. Where in the summer […]

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A Minimalist Approach to 2017

As the New Year so lovingly tends to do, 2017 stared me smack dab in eye and said, “Abigail, what are your goals? Are you going to make one of those half-finished bullet journals again? Filled with unfinished tasks, lists, recipes, workout trackers, book lists, daily water intake, bucket list…list….lists….lists?!?” Am I painting an accurate picture for you? […]

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