Coffee

Love reminds me of: A cup of coffee Some prefer theirs black Lost in a fog They need love to be Dark and bold Strong enough To make them feel Something again Still others want Their love on ice Cold brewed and caramelled Smooth to the taste Their blood already runs too hot They need…

Starved

I am hungry I am starved I am craving Love Soft and gentle A song on the radio Your fingers in my hair Your hand tracing the curve of my neck A quiet breath along my collarbone A smile A quiet morning Spent with You I am hungry I am starved I am longing for…

Unwritten

Some stories never get written Some words will never pass your lips They are the stories that haunt you Starting as a whisper, or a prayer Growing in your head Dropping roots down Nestling in to the curves of your heart Hope, possibility, promise Warming your bones, fluttering in your soul But almost too quickly…

My Breastfeeding Journey

Whether or not to breastfeed is something every expectant mother thinks about. Just over 80% of mothers leave the hospital with the intention to breastfeed, but less then half are still exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months. Like many first time moms, I heard breastfeeding was “natural”, but I had no idea how challenging a biologically…

Unbelievable Banana Nut Bread

Ingredients 2 leveled cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar (dark brown sugar preferred)2 large, room temperature eggs1/3 cup Greek yogurt or sour cream 4 large, overripe bananas*1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts2 tablespoons vegetable oil Method Set oven rack to lower…