BBQ Pulled Pork

Yumm in my tum.

BBQ Pulled Pork

That’s all I’ve got to say about this recipe.  One of my new go-to’s when I’m needing to entertain a crowd.  It’s delicious, savory and made in a crock-pot so you know it’s easy.

BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This is a great recipe – I promise you’ll love it!

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10 Things To Do While Pregnant

Pregnancy

I got some sweet snail mail from my BFF today.  We have been fortunate to go through this whole pregnancy thing together – she’s 10 weeks to the day behind me.  I can’t wait for our kiddo’s to grow up and become friends.  She included a great little list of ways we should treat ourselves during pregnancy.  I loved it so much I had to share.

I’ve only got 6-10 weeks left until T arrives so I better get on it.

  1. Do something you enjoy that you don’t do often… time, cost, location… just do it.
  2. Get a prenatal massage! (and invite your spouse to a massage for two – he’s stressed about being a new daddy, too.)
  3. Take a bath.  Add aromas you love, oils, candles – dim the lights and rest… sanctuary!
  4. Give yourself a block of time – or a day – to do your favorite hobby. Work on a creative project, or read a book cover to cover.
  5. Aside from a massage, go to the spa.  Let them know you’re pregnant, and let them pamper you.
  6. New Undies! Treat yourself to cute ones you’ll enjoy wearing, even tho they’re larger than norm.
  7. Find other pregnant friends and go to a “happy hour!” Chat about all things pregnancy, and trade cocktails for chocolate and desserts.
  8. Go for a walk with your spouse.  Daydream about your future babe and reconnect.
  9. Treat yourself to a new accessory! (a new baby bag isn’t on this list… think shoes, jewelry, polish, etc)
  10. Let your spouse cook you dinner – or take you on a date for a great meal. #comfortfood 

Hey Moms – what did you do while pregnant to treat yourself before baby came?  Anything not on this list?  I’d love to hear your ideas.

Web Gems

Web Gems 1.29.15

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A Pregnancy Sweet Tooth

Fudgy Brownies

Man o man – this pregnancy has given me a major sweet tooth.  I used to be a lot of crunch and salty and now I’m all, “cookie – get in my belly”. I’m not ashamed to admit my husband is out of town and I made myself a “little” pan of brownies this weekend. […]

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Top 5

BFF

Happy Friday! It seems like forever since I’ve done one of these posts.  It’s been a great week and I’m excited to head into the three-day weekend. Cheers! Have a great one. 1. Quality Time. Weekends with your best friend are so special and as one gets older, they grow even harder to come by.  With growing […]

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Pretzel Bread French Toast

Pretzel Bread French Toast

I was visiting my college roommate Chelsey  a couple of months back and she made me the most amazing breakfast while staying with her.  Pretzel Bread French Toast.  Who would have thought a simple twist to a regular breakfast favorite would be so good.  {Insert shameless plug for my favorite French Toast recipe here – […]

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Peanut Butter Crack

Peanut Butter Crack

Oh my goodness. If you don’t know by now, I have a large obsession with anything peanut. The fact that this delicious sweet treat has peanut butter and salty party peanuts might make this one of my favorite winter treats. I’ve got to thank my co-workers Ashley and Jessica for introducing me to this easy, […]

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Baby Boy Blue

Baby Boy Blue

Happy New Year everyone! I’ve been MIA from blogging lately and I hope to change that starting with the new year. We have so much to look forward to in 2015! Baby T is due April 9th and we are patiently waiting and getting ready to meet him. That’s right – him! We found out at […]

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Baby + Guac = 1 Amazing Weekend

Guacamole

 {WARNING: this post contains lots of pictures of the most amazing little baby.} I got to meet someone very special this weekend.  Her name is Eva Rose.  She is absolutely amazing. My dear friend Jacque and her husband Jim had a beautiful, baby girl in June.  It’s so exciting to see them be parents – they […]

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Loves. of. my. life.

Wedding

I’m going to be reunited this weekend with some loves of my life + one beautiful new baby. It’s crazy to think how life has changed.  It seems like yesterday we were watching our favorite episode of FRIENDS while drifting to sleep at the KKG house.  Next year we’ll turn the big 3-0.  We’ve got wonderful […]

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