on miscarriage

on miscarriage

Last week, two days after the election (so talk about terrible timing emotionally), I found out I had had a miscarriage. I was 9, creeping up on 10, weeks pregnant.  It apparently happened around 7.5 weeks, or just a couple of days after my first doctor’s visit. That same afternoon I went in to the … more

post-election day {let’s try to make it through}

I, like much of America, am in absolute shock over what happened last night. I am grieving about it.  I want to say I am angry about it, but I don’t think I’ve reached that stage yet.  Right now, I am just fighting back the tears that come with knowing how many people in this … more

currently {october 2016}

currently {october 2016}

Reading… Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein.  It’s a book I’m so glad exists because I was never a fan of being a girlie-girl when I was younger and I’m not a fan the preschool princess culture now, so this book is a refreshing read.  Up next, the third Neopolitan novel (I’ve loved spreading … more

snickerdoodles {updated}

snickerdoodles {updated}

I have to say that part of the lack in posts recently comes from two reasons.  First of all, I’ve tried to make a few recipes and re-make a few others to post, and nothing was ever working for me in the kitchen.  So I decided not to worry about it for awhile. Second of … more

what i’ve been reading: july & august 2016

{The Story of A New Name by Elena Ferrante} This is the second of the Neopolitan series, and the goodness of them is just blowing me away.  The story is about two friends, Lena and Lila, (who don’t always have the friendliest relationship) growing up in Naples.  While the first book (My Brilliant Friend) took … more