Making Plans and Achieving Goals

Month: April 2016

First Trimester Secret Keeping (how to hide your pregnancy) Master of Allusion

First Trimester Secret Keeping (how to hide your pregnancy) Master of Allusion

If there was a pregnancy Academy Awards, I like to think I would win an Oscar for my performance in the first trimester, specifically in the category of “fake drinking”. I wouldn’t say that I’m a huge drinker in the first place, but I’m unlikely […]

Book Review: “Mark” by John Mark (we think)

Book Review: “Mark” by John Mark (we think)

The book of Mark is the second of the four Gospels. However, the book of Matthew was probably written very close to it, if not before it.  Most scholars agree that the book of Mark was written by John Mark around 67AD.  Before Mark, these […]

Coping with gaining weight/ feeling fat while pregnant

Coping with gaining weight/ feeling fat while pregnant

Pre-pregnancy, I pretty much weighed the exact same amount for about 4 years. I don’t weigh myself on a regular basis, but every couple months I might check and it would be like, “yep, still the same”. I think it’s because I have really consistent […]

Protein Parfait – Easy Breakfast Meal Prep

Protein Parfait – Easy Breakfast Meal Prep

Breakfast has always been a tough meal for me.  I want something that actually fills me up, isn’t just carbs, can be made ahead of time and tastes good.  Most breakfast foods are difficult to make ahead of time and have it still taste good. […]

Always pay cash for your new or used cars

Always pay cash for your new or used cars

Rant First – Useful content below I wasn’t planning on writing this post anytime soon but was recently highly motivated by one particular finance officer of a car dealership.  Theresa and I spent the past 15 months researching and saving for the purchase of getting […]

Babies: not yet, not yet, okay we’re ready (thoughts leading up to starting a family)

Babies: not yet, not yet, okay we’re ready (thoughts leading up to starting a family)

When we first got married, I distinctly remember Grant saying, “I don’t know if I’ll ever feel ready for kids”. I know he wanted to have kids eventually, but he wasn’t sure if his mind would flip a switch and he would know that it […]