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31 Days of Cooking with my Kids

October 1, 2013 duchessoffork 5

The Nester is hosting 31 Days of Blogging this month. Participating bloggers write about their topic of choice every day during the month of October. I missed out on the challenge last year and I’m excited to jump on board this year. My topic is Cooking with my Kids. It …

My First Five on Friday!

September 27, 2013 duchessoffork 3

I’ve loved reading everyone’s Five on Friday posts, so I thought I’d join in for the first time. ONE My father-in-law has leukemia and was hospitalized this week with pneumonia. It’s his second bout of pneumonia this summer. We’re not used to him …

Fall {Pinterest} Favorites

September 25, 2013 duchessoffork 2

I’m still pretty smitten with Pinterst. I find myself browsing the site multiple times a week on my phone or computer. Now that fall has finally fell (or so I hear, it’s still in the 80s here), I’m sharing some things I’ve pinned to my Fall Pinterest b …

a brain dump for monday

September 23, 2013 duchessoffork 15

1. I am a sucker for all things Hollywood and never miss an awards show. Last night was the Emmys so of course I tuned in. My best dressed of the night were Sarah Paulson and Katrina Bowden. And I am just over the moon for Jim Parsons’s win for Best Actor in a Comedy. & …

Fun Fall Treat

September 20, 2013 duchessoffork 2

Even though it’s still technically summer for a few more days, I’m already getting into the fall spirit. The air is every so slightly cooler here (85 instead of 90) and I’ve been filling my house with aromas of apples, pumpkin, and cinnamon. I even made beef …

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 …