Or should I say, I’ve happily allowed my pregnancy cravings to take over my life…LOL. The latest and greatest craving that I had was for some homemade chicken and dumplings. I can’t even remember the last time that I had some but I do remember that my aunt made it, I was probably about 9 or 10 years old, and it was the best damn chicken and dumplings EVER!
It would’ve been easy enough to call up my aunt and get the recipe from her but I decided to do my due diligence and dig around on Pinterest to see what kind of recipes that I could find on there. Low and behold I came across a picture of some and instantly knew the recipe would be a hit. Even my husband loved it and he’s very particular about trying new things when it comes to his food and had NO clue as to what dumplings are…LOL. Continue reading “Chicken & Dumplings”
Being pregnant with twins so far has been the most amazing, scariest, strangest, physically demanding thing I’ve ever done in my life up to this point — and I’m only 20 weeks in. Well technically, 19 weeks and 6 days to be exact. My appetite has picked up tremendously over last two or so weeks which is a night and day difference between how I’d been feeling over the course of the pregnancy.
Weeks 1 – 7 were smooth sailing. I remember I was in the grocery store picking up something for dinner one day, while talking to my husband on the phone, and coming to the realization that I hadn’t started my cycle yet! Naturally like I’m sure every other woman has done when thinking she may be pregnant – I bought two pregnancy tests because I mean, can you REALLY just trust taking one?? Sure enough they both were positive and the very next day I called my OB and excitedly made my first appointment which was set for when I entered into my 9th week!