Green Pan Review: Padova Reserve Blush Pink

Greenpan Padova Reserve collection, 10 piece set in blush. Pan set box.

For this Green Pan review, we’re going to be taking a looksie at the Padova Reserve collection in blush pink. Just one look and you can see that the Greenpan Padova cookware set in pink is a beautiful, aesthetic collection. The blush pink pots and pans with gold-tone handles are the epitome of many millennial…

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Egg Retrieval for IVF: Tips & Recovery

Egg retrieval- ultrasound machine.

Egg Retrieval Tips for your IVF cycle. Today I’m sharing my top tips to help you prepare and recover from an egg retrieval for IVF. It’s so exciting to get to egg retrieval. You finally get another step closer to your baby. You get to see just how many eggs you grew, how many are…

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Excision for Endometriosis Surgery: How to Prepare

Endometriosis Excision Surgery How to Prepare photo of hospital room. Bed, door, sink.

Are you preparing to have an excision for endometriosis surgery or are just considering one? These are the things that I did to prepare for my recent robotic-assisted laparoscopy surgery to remove endometriosis and adhesions. It should give you a good idea of what you need to do to prep for your own procedure. I…

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Stress of Infertility: 6 Ways to Cope with It

Stress of Infertility 6 Ways to Cope: Woman writing in journal.

This morning I was thinking about having a fertility mindset. What that means and how to cultivate it when you are dealing with the stress of infertility. If your body is your baby’s first home, what do you want that home to be like? We talk about nesting when you’re pregnant, but what about when…

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Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups with Turkey Recipe

Mini meatloaf muffin cup recipe with ground turkey. Served with side salad and baked sweet potato.

For as long as I can remember, my mom made meatloaf cups instead of a whole loaf. With mini meatloaf muffin cups this go-to dinner was simple and convenient for a busy family. This worked out really well with us 6 kids since they are so easy to portion out and they cook quicker than an…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her 2022

Valentine's Day gift Ideas for her blog post with hearts and wrapped gifts.

These Valentine’s Day gift ideas for her 2022 are sure to make her feel so special and loved. Whether shopping for your wife or girlfriend, your sweetheart will surely appreciate getting a thoughtful and fun gift. These unique ideas will help you to find the perfect gift for your special lady. This list is also…

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Red Dresses at Amazon | Valentine’s Day Fashion

Cute red dresses at amazon for valentine's day. Woman in red dress and gold hearts.

What happens when you’re recovering from surgery & can’t sleep? Look for cute dresses, of course! I found these red dresses at amazon, all for under $50. I figured since I couldn’t sleep, might as well search for red dresses for Valentine’s Day. It should be about a month after my endometriosis surgery, so I…

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5 Tips for Dealing with Infertility During the Holidays

Dealing with Infertility During the Holidays photo with syringes.

The holidays can be a difficult time- especially if you’re going through infertility. You likely feel a slew of emotions as you go through each day with no shortage of triggers- a pregnant woman at a register, someone complaining about their children, kids crying or giggling in the next shopping aisle.  And then there’re the…

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Fall Mocktail: Apple Cider Spritzer Recipe

Fall mocktail caramel apple spritzer in glasses with apple slice garnish and candle behind.

Fall is usually ushered in by the scent and flavor of pumpkin spice everything, but I’ve always preferred apple cider. This caramel apple spritzer is the perfect fall mocktail (or cocktail) that’s sure to please apple cider fans everywhere. It’s simple to make, tastes great, and will impress guests for the Holidays from Halloween to…

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