The First Trimester


A little back story first …

Let me just start by saying that I have wanted to be a mom and nothing else since I was 8 years old and met my baby brother Austin when he was born.  You can ask my mom, I was glued to him and her being the best Mama ever.  Watching my mom with a little baby was I think what made being a mom so magical for me.  I would watch him nurse, I would help with diapers and baths and when he got a little bigger I would want him to sleep in my bed.  I was in love. And I fell in love with every sibling my parents gave me after him too.  Babies are magical, how they come into the world is magical and being a mama is just magical.  My mom gave us a whole family, grown in her belly, what is more mystical or magical than that!

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Mama Products I Am Loving!

Belly Bandit Belly Boost Sleeve


This little number has been so nice to wear during my long shifts bartending. Its just gives my little bump a lift up and supports my back, relieving some pressure. I wear a size small and got it in the nude color! I love that it will stretch with me through my whole pregnancy.



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The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever!!

Who doesn’t love a simple chocolate chip cookie?!

I have to say that it’s definitely been something I’ve missed since going vegan. It’s so easy to run to the store pick up cookies from the bakery section but it isn’t so easy when you are plant based. So, I looked and looked for a recipe that wasn’t loaded with necessary ingredients. I’m not going for “fancy” here, people. I just wanted simple chocolate chip cookies! Also, I didn’t want to use any oil.

Here are the cookies from the Truelove Pantry!


I looked at a few recipes and came up with this tweaked recipe that is super easy and delicious.

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