• As A Creative

    Cornmuffin Stuffin’

    So now that I’m on maternity leave, I watch a lot of daytime cooking shows and get tons of cooking inspo. I saw this stuffing recipe on Rachael Ray this week and had to try it. I love using her recipes because they’re super simple and quick to make…just what a mom needs in this world! I know Thanksgiving is over, but this is a side dish that can be paired with any weeknight entree too! It’s now a household fave. I did amend the original recipe  a tiny bit and obvi you should add whatever your favorite spices. Here is the link to see her prepare it on her…

  • As a Mommy

    4 wks Postpartum: Life with 2 Under 2

    It’s been 4 weeks since our family grew from 3 to 4. Going into this, I knew it was going to be such a blessing to have our boys so close in age (19 months apart). We also knew it would be quite the challenge, especially in the beginning. We set up a support system for the first few weeks: my parents were with us for the week prior to and following baby Carter’s arrival, then my in-laws came for 5 days to help out, and a few close friends came by to visit and play with the babies. Our saving grace throughout has been our amazing nanny, who has…

  • As A Creative

    Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

    Cravings don’t stop after pregnancy ends…or maybe I’m just using it as an excuse. Anyway, I had a taste for caramel and apples the other day, and I had the honeycrisp apples but no caramel. I wasn’t about to run out to the store with the baby just for a jar of caramel soooo I looked up a homemade recipe. To my surprise, it’s pretty simple to make. I thought I’d share it since we’re getting into the real fall weather and this pairs perfectly with apple pie, ice cream and in coffee! I found it on Pinterest, but since the original page is somewhat lengthy, I got right down to brass…