recipes

Vegetable Bolognese

This Vegetable Bolognese recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner at home. It has been a weekly go-to recipe for our family. After becoming a working mother, I now understand the need for quick and easy meals! I work until about 6:00pm three nights a week and I am not...

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My Engagement Session Advice

Congratulations on your engagement! Okay, not engaged yet? No problem, bookmark this or send it to a friend that is! There is so much advice out there, telling you that you NEED TO DO IT ALL or you have no etiquette. In a timely matter did I add? Well I...

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beauty

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

It is our last chance to enjoy in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale deals! I have been shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale religiously since I was a little girl. My mama would always take me to Nordstrom during the Anniversary Sale to shoe shop! Every year of the sale I have...

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motherhood

Becoming a Mother – The First Trimester

So I guess… I will start from the beginning. It was a September Sunday afternoon; we were watching the football game and relaxing at home. Not knowing that this day would change our life for the better. I felt pregnant; deep down I knew I was pregnant. We walked to...

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recipes

Healthy Honey Banana Bread

When I was a competitive swimmer in college, I use to bake (eat) a lot of banana bread. It all started with my lovely roommate, swim captain, queen bee, dietitian, baking machine and best friend who made banana bread nearly every Wednesday. To put it more simply, her nickname is...

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Ella Frances’ Gift Guide // 2015

It is finally here! Although for Christmas I prefer to give homemade gifts like spiced nuts, cookies, fermented foods or truffles. These are some of the bits I have hinted to my loved ones that I have admired this year or I either own them already! These are all either...

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