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Mac is 6 Months!

September 18, 2013 duchessoffork 5

Macaroni Man, As hard as it is to believe, we celebrated your half birthday on September 14th. My goodness. What a joyful six months we’ve had with you! I would swear you’re made purely of sugar because you are the sweetest soul on earth. You have been smiling con …

Celebrating Dr. Smith’s in Chicago

September 16, 2013 duchessoffork 5

This past weekend I had the honor of being a part of Dr. Smith’s nationwide launch celebration in Chicago! Dr. Smith’s is now available at Walgreens nationwide. To celebrate this momentous milestone, the team threw a fabulous bash at RPM Italian and Erin (Blue Eye …

Training for my First Half Marathon

September 11, 2013 duchessoffork 5

First of all, thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your comments on yesterday’s post. I’m really trying to remain positive and focus on being healthy, not skinny. Your kind words and encouragement mean the world to me! I was training for my first half mar …

Body After Baby {6 Months}

September 9, 2013 duchessoffork 16

Mac will be six months old this week. If I’m being completely honest, my post-partum body is nowhere near where I thought it would be at this point. Six months after having Julia I was already back to my pre-baby weight and wearing pre-baby sizes in my clothes. Six mont …

toe meets leather

August 30, 2013 duchessoffork 4

It’s here! It’s here! College football season is here! I’m honestly having a hard time comprehending that it’s football season. Wasn’t it just January? Wasn’t my sweet Mac just born? Regardless, the Carter household couldn’t be happie …

Peanut Butter & Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 28, 2013 duchessoffork 5

Fun fact: I love peanut butter. I really, really, really love peanut butter. I probably love peanut butter more than most. Fun fact number two: I love chocolate. Shocking, I know. You’re just learning so many interesting and mind-blowing facts about me today. Fun fact n …

Are You Ready for Some Football? {JV Clothiers Giveaway}

August 26, 2013 duchessoffork 30

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, I know Christmas is still months away, but college football begins in just three short days. Here in SEC country, college football season is most certainly the most wonderful time of the year. If you’re anything like …

Mac is 5 Months! {a week late}

August 20, 2013 duchessoffork 4

My Sweet Mac, You are truly the happiest baby on the block. All you require is a little TLC and you’re grinning from ear to ear. Unlike your sister, who has always been pretty independent, you require constant attention and affection. We don’t necessarily have to …

twenty-seven

August 14, 2013 duchessoffork 3

My 27th birthday has come and gone. I was showered with love and far too many gifts by my family and friends. I’m definitely feeling blessed as I begin a new year. There isn’t anything very exciting about turning 27. One year closer to 30. Sometimes I can’t …