Maria is a Step-Mom to 3 rambunctious boys aged 7,5, and 4. 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!

Finding Affordable Facilities to Fight Cancer

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Many people seek the help of online sources to see more information about prostate cancer treatment overseas. A number find alternative ways to address breast cancer, while others to be healed from brain cancer. What do these situations tend to say? They point to the same thing: that the health conditions of many have been […]

Showered With Love Giveaway And Fundraiser

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When a cause catches my attention, and I believe in it, I promote it as much as I can. For months I have been holding on to a $20 Target Gift Card. I was either going to use it, or I kept trying to have a giveaway on my Facebook page. Neither happened. I found […]

Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Drawers

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Now that I feel better, and Spring is in a couple of days, I started thinking about which rooms to start my Spring Cleaning with. Since we use the kitchen the most, I decided to start in there. As I’m giving the kitchen a walk through, I opened up all of the cabinet drawers. We […]

Zeppole Di San Giuseppe ~ St. Joseph Zeppoles Recipe

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St. Joseph is to Italian Catholics like St. Patrick is to the Irish Catholics. It’s a very special holiday and a very special pastry was invented. This probably goes back centuries. The recipe is varies in each region of Italy. Today I’m going to share with you the Pugliesse recipe. I’ve made some alterations through […]

Reinvented Anisette Cookies ~ Recipe

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I love to cook and bake…I know, as if you didn’t notice! I occasionally experiment with old recipes and turn them into new recipes, and sometimes I just  invent recipes. I love playing with ingredients that work well together, and also with some that you wouldn’t know would work well with each other. Over Christmas […]

Belated Valentine’s Day Celebration

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**Disclosure: This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS┬« 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them.**   If you read one of […]