Three Delicious Alcohol-Free Mocktails

The Good Elf Mocktail on www.MilliGFunk.com

Happy (Birthday) Friday! I’m writing you today from the other side of the halfway point to 70 years old. From the medical definition of “high-risk pregnancy.” From the ripe old age of 35! That’s right, you guys, I’m 29 weeks pregnant and 35 years old, so I’ve spent January celebrating … Continue reading

Three Healthy Pregnancy Snack Recipes from FittaMamma

Trying Out FittaMamma's Energy Ball Recipe on www.MilliGFunk.com

Hey! It’s #FittaMammaFriday on MilliGFunk.com, and I’m here today with three healthy snack recipes from FittaMamma. Oh, and I’ve got a 26 week Bumpdate for you, too! Seriously, is it 26 weeks already?! Dang, this pregnancy is going by fast. Let’s start with my bumpdate… 26 Week Bumpdate Can I … Continue reading

Delicious and Healthy Christmas Breakfast Foods

FittaMamma healthy pancakes

Merry Christmas! I hope that tonight’s blog post finds you uplighted and loved. It’s been a relaxing Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at our house. We watched the Opus & Bill movie, On Christmas Eve afternoon, we watched the Opus & Bill movie, A Wish for Wings that Work. After that, … Continue reading

How Can I Solve My Horrible Morning Sickness?

12.5 Weeks Pregnant Doing Yoga - MilliGFunk

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active Mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Well, friends, the cat is out of the bag: We’re expecting Bavarian … Continue reading

Making Our German Easter Bread Wreath

Easter Bread Wreath - MilliGFunk

Germany has been such a fascinating place to live during Lent and Easter. I’ve written already about many of the German Easter traditions (see bottom of this post for links), but today I want to talk about the German tradition of Easter bread wreaths. My research (and by “research”, I … Continue reading

The Lamb Cake: A German Easter Tradition

Happy Easter from Germany! It’s Easter Sunday here in Bavaria, and we’ve had a weekend full of family, food, baking, and Easter egg-dying. Easter, and the renewal it represents, is my favorite part of the Christian calendar. Every year, I find myself thinking about how blessed I am by the … Continue reading

All the Baking!

I may have over-committed myself near the end of 2014. I volunteered for a few things, made some family plans, got excited about hosting our “Army Orphan Thanksgiving” again this year, and then saw a big influx in freelance work. Suddenly I was in over  my head. Juggling work and … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Our First Turkey

Our First Turkey

It took 21 months of marriage before my husband and I were able to celebrate our first married Thanksgiving together. Here we are, with our first turkey. One thing is certain about starting marriage with a deployment: It makes you immensely thankful for the time you have together.

Veggie Pulp Sandwich Bread

Veggie Pulp Sandwich Bread

Juicing seemed to be a big trend in 2012-13, and like so many people, my curiosity got the best of me. I found a reasonably-priced juicer, and I gave juicing a shot. One of the things that kills me about juicing is that by juicing your vegetables, you lose so … Continue reading

Asparagus Leek Soup

I love hearty, healthy soups. And because I’m allergic to soy, it’s really tough to find store bought soups that won’t upset my tummy. (Check just about any mainstream soup brand, and you’re likely to find soy products/proteins listed in the ingredients.) Several years ago, I was given a soup … Continue reading

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