The Ultimate Christmas Movie Watchlist - glass ornaments.

The Ultimate Christmas Movie Watchlist

By Katy | December 1, 2020

The holiday season is full of magic.  Everyone seems to be in a better mood and the joy and wonder of children spreads delightful cheer. Time spent with family, singing along to well known songs and wrapping presents while watching beloved Christmas movies. If you’re like me and have had concerts and other commitments canceled…

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IVF Cycle Cancelled What to do Next - Couple hugging in field

IVF Cycle Canceled? What to Do Next

By Katy | November 19, 2020

Have you had an IVF cycle canceled recently? Girl, I’m with ya. It sucks. It just does. Your hopes are up that this will be the cycle you finally get that beautiful, positive pregnancy test. You’ve already been injecting yourself with expensive meds daily and your hormones are going crazy. Then all those hopes come…

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Pumpkin Spice Swedish Pancakes on a plate with mini puumpkins next to the plate.

Pumpkin Spice Swedish Pancakes

By Katy | November 5, 2020

This time of year you can practically smell pumpkin spice in the air. It’s one of the fall flavors. And these Pumpkin Spice Swedish Pancakes are sure to fill your cravings for this delightful flavor.  I came up with this recipe for last Thanksgiving, when we celebrated with brunch at my in-laws.  For me, it…

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Hello Fresh Meal Kit Review | Unopened box sitting on floor.

Hello Fresh Meal Kit Review

By Katy | October 29, 2020

I’m so excited to share this Hello Fresh review with you. I’ve tried to include all the info about our experience so that you know what to expect and can decide if Hello Fresh is the right meal delivery service for you. A few weeks ago, hubby and I decided to give Hello Fresh a…

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Affirmations for Embryo Implantation | Journal that says "Make it Happen" on the cover.

Affirmations for Embryo Implantation

By Katy | October 1, 2020

These affirmations for Embryo Implantation can be used anytime on your fertility journey, whether you’re trying naturally or doing an IUI or IVF. They are perfect to use after ovulation, during the luteal phase of your cycle. I compiled this list of affirmations during the 2WW (two week wait) following our embryo transfer. You’ll notice…

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Red berry delight smoothie recipe | Rinsed strawberries and Raspberries.

Red Berry Delight Smoothie

By Katy | September 17, 2020

This red berry delight smoothie is jam-packed with flavor and antioxidants. Not only are raspberries low in sugar, they’re high in vitamin C and have anti-inflammatory properties. Spinach helps cut the tart flavor profile the raspberries and cranberry can have and provides extra fiber. It also has vitamin K, iron, and folic acid. You can…

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How to Slow Your Dog's Eating | Dog kibble in bowl and scattered around it.

How to Slow Your Dog’s Eating

By Katy | September 10, 2020

When you have a fast eater, it can be important to slow your dog’s eating. Pups that eat too fast can risk choking and bloat (a serious medical condition in dogs). If your precious pup inhales food then you are in good company. This is B.B. She loooves food. She snarfs it down as fast…

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Garlic Roasted Green Beans

By Katy | September 3, 2020

Garlic roasted green beans make a great side dish for any meal. You could easily prepare them in advance and pop them in the oven to roast shortly before your meal. You only need a few ingredients for this tasty veggie dish! Green beans are one of my favorite vegetables and good, roasted green beans…

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How to Prep for IVF Cycle. Stimulation shot vials, syringes and needles.

How to Prep for an IVF Cycle

By Katy | August 28, 2020

We’re getting ready for our 3rd IVF cycle, so today I’m sharing some tips on how to prep for an IVF fresh cycle. For our first cycle I was blissfully unaware how difficult it was going to be on my body. We actually had to cancel that very first cycle, since the stimulation phase did…

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Sunscreen Comparison: Biossance vs. Versed

By Katy | August 18, 2020

These are both fairly new discoveries for me. Like 4 months ago.  You see, I didn’t know that you could get an actual facial sunscreen that wasn’t full of that artificial coconut smell and made you look like a ghost. I was only familiar with the types of sunscreens I grab for a day at…

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Fertility Affirmations

By Katy | August 7, 2020

Using fertility affirmations can help you to maintain or create a positive and receptive mindset towards your fertility. This journey can be long and hard in every way – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Affirmations are statements that you use to help keep you from going into or staying in a dark place. They can…

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Blue Pine Smoothie Recipe

By Katy | July 21, 2020

I came up with this blue pine smoothie recipe when we were out of bananas, the avocados weren’t ripe and we didn’t have any greek yogurt. As a result, this recipe is not for a thick smoothie. (Feel free to add any of those thicker ingredients though!)  About the Ingredients The main components of this…

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Katy from Katydidliving.com

Hi, my name is Katy. I started this blog to help you infuse life with ease and joy by sharing recipes and tips for your fertility and lifestyle.

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