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Santa baby!

Introducing our little elf, Kieran William, born December 7, 2017 at 10:31 p.m. Weighing in at 9lbs. 7oz. and measuring 21 1/2 inches long. We’re in love.   Named Kieran after my great-great-grandmother, Jane Kieran, who bravely left her home in Ardee, Louth, Ireland all by herself, came to America at just 19 years old […]

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34 weeks!

Holy freakin’ moly has time flew by.  I’m not lying when I say that this entire pregnancy went by SO FAST. My last update was 6 weeks ago… insane. I feel like I didn’t even have time to breathe let alone do anything before the 9 months is up. Or maybe that’s just the shortness […]

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Poison apple cupcakes (apple pie cupcakes).

  The “Poisoned” apple is best known from the story Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Originally a Brothers Grimm fairy tale (called Schneewittchen) with origins in German storytelling, Snow White has now became synonymous with Disney. In the Disney movie, the poisoned apple makes its appearance when: the Evil Queen declares that Snow White […]

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Breakfast cupcakes.

For most people these will probably not actually qualify as “breakfast food.” But as far as I’m concerned, it has eggs, maple, and milk. So it sounds like breakfast to me. And it looks, smells and tastes like breakfast too.   I haven’t made cupcakes in forever. Truth be told I had to hunt for […]

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28 weeks and counting.

That sounds like another show from those creepy Duggar’s doesn’t it? Haha. So, it’s been a while. Almost two months since I did a bumpdate (get it? Bump update??) and that’s mainly because things have been quiet. Few appointments, mainly just for the glucose challenge (which I passed with flying colors) and bloodwork. Nothing terribly […]

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