Maria is a Step-Mom to 3 rambunctious boys aged 8, 6, and 5. She's a Writer, an Advocate for Infertility and PCOS, and an avid Baker and Cook. Here you can find how she deals with infertility as she tries to add to her family, traditional Italian recipes, and about her Adventures as a Homemaker. Grab a cup of strong coffee, a bag of popcorn, sit back and get ready to be entertained!

The Bystander Phenomena ~ Are you one?


This post is an opinion piece sponsored by Giveforward. The stories told below are true to me and all opinions expressed are sincerely heartfelt. It’s the first day of school and a scared eleven year old girl walks into the classroom. No introductions are made, a seat is shown to her and the whispers start. […]

Cate and Chloe VIP Jewelry Giveaway


Cate and Chloe VIP Jewelry Giveaway! Sponsored by: Cate & Chloe Hosted by:  Savory Savings Co-hosted by: Swanky POV Krista over at Savory Savings LOVES beautiful jewelry – make it affordable and she loves it even more!  Some time ago, she had the chance the check out the jewelry subscription box from Cate & Chloe […]

Six Ways to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel


Accidents happen. It doesn’t matter whose fault it is, they just happen. If you could avoid accidents, you’re already a step ahead. Being a defensive driver already puts you ahead of the game. It never hurts to be over cautious when you’re inside a vehicle and on the road. Whether you are a new driver, […]