Two Easy and Delicious Leftover Turkey Recipes

Still trying to figure out what to do with all of that leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Yes, there are things you can make with all of that meat besides just signing yourself up for days upon days of sliced turkey sandwiches, as good as they are.


Chocolate-Drenched Marshmallow Brownies Recipe

These Chocolate-Drenched Marshmallow Brownies are featured in my cookbook, Kitchenability 101. If you haven’t tried them yet, you must! They’re a mix of chocolate, marshmallow and peanut butter, and they’re so gooey and good.


Thanksgiving Recipes: Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

I posted about my favorite Pumpkin Muffins Recipe around Halloween, but wanted to revisit it this week, since it’s also a perfect pre-meal snack or post-meal dessert for Thanksgiving! Pumpkin Pie is definitely a fall favorite, but save some of those cans of pumpkin and make these muffins. 

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Ode to the Snoogle Pregnancy Pillow

Are you familiar with the awesomeness that is the Snoogle pregnancy pillow? The Snoogle is a wonderful body pillow that my husband calls “the imposter.” I love it so much! Even when I was in my first trimester and now showing yet, I still made sure to get my hands on one of them. It’s just so great.


Thanksgiving Recipes: Just-Like-Mom’s Easy Apple Pie Recipe

Homemade apple pie is a Thanksgiving must! For this pie, I took a recipe from allrecipes and tweaked it to my liking. I used the basic cooking method, but added a few extra things and coated the apples. I also used Honeycrisp apples instead of Granny Smith apples. Trust me when I say: It was delicious! I hope you give it a try.


Thanksgiving Recipes: Sausage and Mushroom Stuffing Recipe

I wanted to share one final Thanksgiving recipe with you before the flurry of food, friends, family and festivities commences tomorrow. This recipe was originally posted on my Parade blog. It’s a family recipe from my Gram (my stepmother’s mom), which was handed down to her from her mother. So, it’s been well tested over time and with great results — it’s delicious! I hope […]

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Morning Sickness Remedies During Pregnancy

Morning sickness has come out of the woodwork and hit me hard the past few weeks! Weeks 12-14… so far. I have gotten sick not long after waking up, which sucks. It’s no fun when you don’t have much on your tummy, and nothing really is coming up but bile (TMI, I know). But come on, mommies. We are all dealing with this. It’s so […]

Billy and Nisa Cochran are expecting baby Cochran in May of 2016!


3 Must-Have Pairs of Maternity Pants

If you missed our big announcement in last week’s post, you should read it here. Hint: We’re expecting a baby come May, 2016! So, being pregnant has its strange things, as all women know: your boobs feel like melons, and you start wearing loose, cotton grandma bras — because they are the best ever and, god forbid, something touches them! And, cravings strike out of […]


Thanksgiving Recipes: Cranberry Relish Recipe

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there’s no time like the present to start making plans for the Big Day’s main dishes and sides. This is one of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes, which adds the perfect complement to everyone’s plates: My easy and tasty Cranberry Relish Recipe!

Billy and Nisa Cochran are expecting baby Cochran in May of 2016!


We’re Expecting! Baby Cochran Due May 2016

We have expanded our little family, and are adding a little one come May 2016. We are so excited and cannot wait to meet our little munchkin.   We don’t know yet whether it is a boy or girl, but are already in love with this little one!

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