Phoebe Buffay’s Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Phoebe's Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every good Friends fans knows the importance of a good chocolate chip cookie recipe. A recipe that’s been passed down through your family’s generations. Maybe even of French origins. Maybe even from your great-great-grandmother, Neselé Toulouse. Or maybe just the… Continue Reading

How McDonald’s French Fries Can Help Your IVF Cycle

McDonald's French Fries are a tried & true IVF superstition -- take them on the way home for a little boost of luck!

There are very few benefits to suffering through IVF and infertility, in general. Like, pretty much none at all.

But, in the name of looking-on-the-bright-side, I’ve got a teeny, tiny, microscopic little benefit to share with you:

McDonald’s French Fries could increase your chances of getting pregnant. Continue Reading

27 Trader Joe’s Favorites for Toddler Moms {2019 Update!}

The Best Trader Joe's Items for Toddler Moms: Frozen Turkey Corn Dogs

My love affair with Trader Joe’s is no secret. I may even go so far as to say that I couldn’t live without it. Without Trader Joe’s, how would I keep my hangry toddlers filled to the brim with snacks,… Continue Reading

Instant Pot Italian Sausage Pasta

Instant Pot Italian Sausage Pasta is a perfect family-friendly, easy weeknight meal.

I wanted to start with something fairly basic the first time I used it, since I pretty much had no idea what I was doing. This was back in 2017, long before the Instant Pot had taken over the internet the way it has now.

After two years of making and testing and making and testing this recipe… it’s finally been perfected. Continue Reading

After Infertility: What to Do with Leftover Frozen Embryos When Your Family is Complete

Frozen embryos are a blessing for many infertile couples going through the IVF process, but what about when your family is complete? What do you do with your frozen embryos?

Ya know what? I feel totally ripped off by this whole infertility thing. Yeah, yeah, the whole, years of treatments and needles and appointments and procedures and buckets upon buckets of tears thing… sure. That was pretty bad.  But that’s… Continue Reading