Cookies and a Cactus

Saturdays are pretty standard. I take a Bar Method or yoga class, go to brunch with my family and then we shop (or go to Disney…super normal, no?). Saturdays in the suburbs… As newish homeowners we are constantly working on little projects. We’ve been in our house for less than 2 years so we are still in the process of … Read More

How I Plan to Feed My Baby: an organic infant formula review  

Many people have asked me how I plan to feed my baby girl, Piper, when she arrives in February. The question is reasonable considering that my own dietary choice labels me as a ovo-pesco vegetarian (translation: dairy free vegetarian who eats eggs and fish). I get the curiosity. Will my daughter be subjected to my “special” diet? It is something … Read More

Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding + Vegan Biscoff Sauce {recipe}

My husband and I celebrated our last Christmas Before Child (CBC) this year. We made every effort to do very little of anything. Next year, there will be a tiny human involved, so Lord only knows what the season will bring. Surely, there will be an ornament shortage on the bottom half of our Christmas tree and a “My First … Read More

Boston – Vegan Finds

I spent 5 days frolicking the streets of Boston looking for a vegan Boston Creme Pie. When in Rome, right?! Also – when pregnant. I did not find a veganized version of the famous pastry. Boo. But, I did find Jennifer Lee’s Gourmet Bakery hiding inside the Boston Public Market. I walked (i.e. burned SO MANY extra calories) to the … Read More

Cruise Recap: Disney Fantasy

This time last week, Tony and I were exploring the Caribbean Seas on the Disney Fantasy cruise ship. We were celebrating our two-year wedding anniversary. (But, really, who are we fooling? We just needed a good excuse to book a 7-night Disney cruise). The trip was magical (#disneyside)! I spent half of my time trying to sell the Disney Vacation Club … Read More