Meet Your Hostess

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!

Astroglide TTC™ Month 3 – Preparing Your Body For A Baby


I’m honestly not surprised that there is still no BFP, (or was there?) after three months of using Astroglide TTC™. Please note, that results are all different for every couple. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t prepare your body for a baby. Preparing Your Body For a Baby Take Prenatal Vitamins You don’t have […]

Chipotle and Cilantro Sliders and Jalapeno Cilantro Papitas


Summer is definitely a time for parrilladas, family get togethers and parties! I was blessed in growing up in an area that was literally a melting pot of culture. In fact, at home, my parents taught me Italian and Spanish and English is actually my third language! While most of you know that I focus […]

Capital One 360 – Helping Us Learn To Save For Our Family’s Future


When you have kids (and even if you don’t) you can’t help but think about the future. All sorts of questions start running through your mind, almost taking over your daily routine. “Will we have enough to cover this bill, or that bill?” “Can we pay for school pictures?” “How are the groceries going to […]

Lubricating the TTC Wheels With Conceive Plus


For the past seven years Conceive Plus® has been the product of choice for any couple who is trying to get pregnant. It’s not just for couples facing infertility. Conceive Plus® is a personal lubricant that is made with you and your partner’s needs in mind during your journey. **Please Note: This is an over […]

Trend-proofing your Home Interior


The idea of re-decoration can a scary prospect at the best of times. The systemic packing-up and safety-wrapping of furniture and valuables, the long long hours of sweating away with a drippy paint roller and a clingfilm-coated baking tray… But when trends in home interior design sway wildly from one end of the spectrum to […]

Major Health Issues That Affect Men After 30


There are certain diseases and conditions that we rather don’t want to talk about. Some of them may seem funny or amusing but in the end, like any other medical issues, they can lead to various problems and complications. One of them is anal itching or anal irritation. This itching (medically known as pruritus) is […]