I’m one of those people that look forward to bed time all day but once it’s here I can’t sleep. I don’t know if it’s because my mind races or the fact that I just enjoy time to myself without having to worry about anything. I’d like to say it’s a healthy mixture of both,… Continue reading Somewhere Between a Forced Smile and a Dark Place
I’m not one of those people to blast my feelings on Instagram if they are negative. I strive to pour out happiness and self acceptance to the thousands of women that follow my journey. I’ve taken a few breaks from @fitgirljfox because it’s exhausting for me to keep a positive image up whenever I’m fighting… Continue reading The Social Media Facade
When you’re pregnant you’re warned about postpartum depression and the baby blues. You’re told to seek help and talk to your doctor and partner about it. No one explains what it actually feels like though. You go through the whirlwind of giving birth, or in my case, surviving an emergency cesarean section. We were in… Continue reading Life with Postpartum Depression
Ingredients: 12 fresh jalapenos 1 pk. 12 ounce cream cheese 1 pk uncooked ground sausage (I used Owens hot brand) 1 large bag of imitation crab meat 2 pk bacon Directions: 1. Clean jalapenos and cut off the tops. 2. Cut the jalapenos long ways and clean out the middle and all of the seeds.… Continue reading Stuffed Jalapeno Recipe
We did extensive research on bengals before we got Lily. Everyone talked about how she would be a hyper breed, jumping on top of every surface to get higher and higher, barking, fetching, and destroying things. At which point we asked ourselves, “why aren’t we just getting a puppy?” We determined that a mini leopard… Continue reading Life with a Bengal
Ingredients: ½ cup butter 1 cup water ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 eggs Oil for deep frying 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar Preparation: In a medium saucepan, melt the butter in the water. Add salt and flour, and stir until a sticky batter is formed. Beat in the eggs, one at a time,… Continue reading New Orleans Style Beignet Recipe
What if I told you that I didn’t have to pump once to get these 11.5 ounces today. Would you believe me? Okay, so I didn’t use a traditional “hook yourself up to the flanges and use the dial to cue a letdown” pump, but I did use a silicone pump to catch my excess.… Continue reading Turning water into liquid gold one ounce at a time.