Learning From My Husband

Neal and Ashley

I've learned a lot from my husband's diet and habits over the years.  While I wouldn't emulate his diet to a T, Neal has some incredibly healthy eating habits!  Neal is so great about only eating when . . . Continue Reading »

Our Meals Together

Neal and Ashley

Today's post is sponsored on behalf of Tyson Foods. All opinions stated are my own! It wasn't until I left home for college that I realized how special meal times with my family were for me while . . . Continue Reading »

Week 24 Pregnancy Update

24 week Pregnancy Update

The Bump - 15 weeks vs 24 weeks Gender - It's a girl! Movement - Last week I started feeling the baby almost daily.  She moves the most after dinner, from about 6PM-8PM.  Just this weekend I . . . Continue Reading »

Currently: May 2014


Currently: Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!!  I like chocolate chip cookies, chewy of course, but I LOVE chocolate chip cookie dough.  It is probably one of my favorite "naughty" foods.  . . . Continue Reading »

Week 23 Pregnancy Update

Pregnancy 23 Weeks

The Bump Gender - It's a girl! Movement - I'm thrilled to share that I'm starting to feel the baby move in my belly.  It's a really cool feeling and I'm extremely grateful. Maternity . . . Continue Reading »

Long Walks, Markets, and More

Olney Farmer's Market

This weekend was really just perfect.   Neal was in Iowa Wednesday through Sunday, so it was a great opportunity to get downtown, to spend time with girl friends, and to do some of my favorite spring . . . Continue Reading »

Pregnancy Week 23 Eats

eats Ted's Bulletin DC

Sunday, May 4 (21 weeks, 6 days) Breakfast - Breakfast pizza (1 flatout wrap, 2 eggs scrambled with turkey sausage, and 1/4 cup of sharp cheddar cheese) Lunch - Butter lettuce, croutons, and . . . Continue Reading »

Nesting Round 1

Guest Room

Neal and I had an absolutely wonderful weekend last weekend!  Though we had a few plans on our calendar I made it my mission to get a few things done off my "pre-baby to do list".  It started off . . . Continue Reading »

Week 22 Pregnancy Update


The Bump Gender - We're having a girl! Movement - Nothing I can really put my finger on.  I think I felt a legit kick early one morning last week but I haven't felt anything since.  I really . . . Continue Reading »

Pregnancy Week 22 Eats


Sunday, April 27 (20 weeks, 6 days) Coffee - Tall blonde roast with half and half Breakfast - 1 piece of homemade ham, onion, and cheese quiche Lunch - Butter lettuce, ken's honey mustard, and . . . Continue Reading »

May 2014 Goals

May 2014 Goals

I haven't created monthly goals in quite a while and though my goals this month won't focus on weight loss, I feel like setting goals would be helpful as I move into my 6th month of my pregnancy.  My . . . Continue Reading »