Now that I am in my third trimester, I would like to share my updates and lessons from my second trimester. During my second trimester, my grandmother on my father’s side came to stay in my parents home for hospice care until she took her last breath. While she was still with us, I volunteered … More My pregnancy journey: Second Trimester
This was originally a vegetable soup recipe I came by and added my own twist to help with the taste and flavor. I use shredded cooked chicken but if you do not eat chicken, this will also be a great veggie soup to make. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1 large green, … More Chicken Tortilla Soup
This is my copycat recipe of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana soup. Very easy to make and very filling. Ingredients: 1 lb. of Hot Italian sausage 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves or garlic, minced salt ground black pepper 6 cups of low-sodium chicken broth 4 large russet potatoes, diced 1 bunch of kale, leaves stripped … More Zuppa Toscana
This recipe is one that I learned from my grandmother that you most likely have had when you go to a traditional “Tex-Mex” restaurant and order enchiladas. They are super easy to make and very inexpensive. Ingredients: Corn tortillas Vegetable oil Chili powder Sharp Cheddar cheese (Mild or Mexican Style is fine too) Diced onions … More Tex-Mex Enchiladas
It’s taken me a full year to write this. My fingers shake as I type. It has been a full year without my best friend Joshua. He took his life one year ago today. I still remember everything about February 5th, 2019. From the moment I woke up until the moment I cried myself to … More One Year
It’s been awhile since my last post and I took some time off from my social media outlets because I found out that I was expecting and since it is very new to me, I wanted to take time away and not have any distractions and truly embrace this intimate time. I kept my pregnancy … More My pregnancy journey: First Trimester
Life before marriage was busy, now that I am married it seems that life is even more chaotic. I remember being engaged and overwhelmed with the idea of what it meant to be a wife. Not to just have the title but to actually carry the weight of what a wife is. To cook, clean, … More For the brides and future wives….