5 Postpartum Nutrition Survival Tips

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while, but I didn’t quite feel like I was out of survival mode yet! I *think* I’m starting to get my head a teeny bit above water (granted we haven’t hit the dreaded 4 month sleep regression yet) and feel like I have enough clarity to […]

Better Infant Sleep with a DockATot


This is not a sponsored post. I received a DockATot for review purposes and all opinions are my own. There are affiliate links below, but as always, I only promote brands and products I’m truly passionate about!   I want to go on record that if you have one of those babies that is just […]

My Top 10 Newborn Baby Essentials

This is not a sponsored post. Some of the below products I received for free and there may be affiliate links, but all opinions are my own and as always, I only promote brands and products I’m truly passionate about!   Being a mom has been a blend of everything I thought it would be […]

Joy’s Birth Story


This birth story and photos wouldn’t be possible without my amazing doula, Ashley. Thank you for all you did throughout my pregnancy, labor and postpartum time. We are forever grateful for you!   For years I’ve been fascinated by reading other’s birth stories. Every time I read one I couldn’t help but wonder if I’d […]

25 Freezer-Friendly Meals


It brings me great joy to announce that we are now a family of three! Our sweet baby girl, Joy Elisabeth, was born on June 2nd and our lives have been forever changed. I can’t wait to share more details on her birth, our newborn essentials and much more in the weeks and months to come! […]

What I’m Packing in My Hospital Bag

It’s getting real, y’all. Our baby will be here… really soon, and I’ve finally put the finishing touches on my hospital bag. I figure there’s so little I can control in pregnancy and parenthood so I’m relishing in the handful of things I can be totally type A about without it blowing up in my […]

Including Choline in My Personal Pregnancy Diet


Disclosure: I am thrilled to partner with Balchem, a nutrition ingredient supplier for this post. As always, all opinions are my own.   Happy New Year, y’all! I couldn’t be more excited about this year and all that’s in store. Y’all will continue to find simple recipes here at KISS in the Kitchen (remember, KISS = Keep […]

Pregnancy Power Salad with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

Let me start by saying that if you’re not pregnant, you can still enjoy this delicious salad and it’s truly a salad that’s healthy for everybody (men, women, children- I think that covers it) because it’s packed with nutritious ingredients. Y’all might have seen my recent post about this new essential nutrient and how it’s […]