Author: Julie Byrd

Drinking and Pregnancy

Drinking and Pregnancy

The last week has been incredibly eye opening. Over 200 of you took my survey about pregnancy and drinking and not only answered the questions, but came back with some incredibly insightful feedback. I included many of your comments (arguing both sides) below. I also […]

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Charleston Packing List

Charleston Packing List

So how about this snow, eh? In case you live somewhere warm or under a rock, let me update you. It’s been dumping snow since 3am this morning and there are no signs of it slowing down through tonight. We’re supposed to get 18+ inches […]

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Let me preface this post by saying it’s really hard to take appetizing pictures of chocolate pudding! I tried, but you’ll just have to trust that it tastes way better than it looks. Last week, my friend Gabi was cooking for a big party and […]

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Our Kitchen: Before

Our Kitchen: Before

Inspiration image via Over the weekend, I shared some videos on Instagram Stories of our kitchen, and what are plans are to remodel it on a budget. You guys were so excited about the project, that I thought I’d share more details with you today […]

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Three Delicious Mocktail Recipes

Three Delicious Mocktail Recipes

It seems as if every person I talk to has a different opinion about drinking while pregnant. When I asked my doctor on my first visit, she said a glass of wine every few days is totally fine. I couldn’t stomach any liquor at all […]

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20 Weeks

20 Weeks

Sweater c/o / Jeans Today marks the halfway mark of my pregnancy, and I can hardly believe it. I’m officially five months pregnant, and it’s been quite the whirlwind. While on some days, I can’t remember ever not being pregnant, it also feels like just […]

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My First Trimester

My First Trimester

It has taken me so long to write this post in part because a part of me doesn’t want to relive my first trimester. But finally sitting down to do it made me feel so much better about where I’m at today. When we left […]

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Zika-Free Florida Vacation

Zika-Free Florida Vacation

Last week was pretty great. Anel and I took off five full days, something that we never do, to spend some time alone and under the sun. I’ve mentioned my struggle with seasonal depression before, but this year it was even more intense. I think […]

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Living Room Refresh with Birch Lane

Living Room Refresh with Birch Lane

Happy Monday, friends! I know it’s a holiday, but I was so excited to share pictures of my updated living room, that I’m doing an extra post this week. As you might remember, I shared photos of my formal living room shortly after we moved […]

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Sarasota Packing List

Sarasota Packing List

I’m so excited to be up and away to Florida today. The snow and ice as of late has really gotten under my skin, and this baby girl and I are both in major need of some Vitamin D. I’m hoping she’s just like her […]

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