Author Archive | Audra Powers

I Tried Whole30 and Here’s What Happened

I completed the Whole30 program after having my second baby. I was eager to wear my pre-pregnancy clothes and feel like myself again. Whole30 sounded like the plan I needed to reset my body and mind.  At the conclusion of my first round (30 days), I continued eating healthy, whole foods for several more weeks […]

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Packing My Hospital Bag the Second Time Around

With two weeks left until my due date, it’s officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I needed for my stay at the hospital. Here’s what I’m packing in my go bag the second time around. Nursing Tanks and Comfortable Pants I lived in nursing tanks and yoga […]

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Albuquerque Botanic Garden :: An ABQ Oasis for the Whole Family from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Albuquerque Botanic Garden :: An ABQ Oasis for the Whole Family

Summer is just around the corner which means outdoor adventures! Our family is enjoying one of our favorite local outdoor spots–the beautiful Albuquerque Botanic Garden. After I had my first baby, I was anxious to get outside in the sunshine and fresh air. I discovered the botanical gardens and fell in love! With 1.5 miles of scenic walking […]

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No, It Wasn't Planned :: Answering the Awkward Question from Albuquerque Moms Blog

No, This Baby Wasn’t “Planned” :: Answering That Awkward Question

When my first baby was just eight months old, I found out I was pregnant. Again. As soon as I saw those two little pink lines, I went from being eight months postpartum to six weeks pregnant. Our babies would be 15 months apart–one year, three months, and 15 days to be exact. My first thought? Skinny jeans. My pre-pregnancy clothes were just starting to […]

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One Pan Italian Sausage and Pasta Casserole :: Easy Weeknight Dinner from Albuquerque Moms Blog

One Pan Italian Casserole :: Easy Weeknight Dinner

One pan dinners are a busy mom’s favorite, right? And this one pan Italian casserole is absolutely delicious! It’s a family favorite and an excellent meal to make for company. If you add a salad and some fresh bread, you’ve got yourself a hearty feast sure to please everyone at the table.  I made this […]

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Baby Food from Costco from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Baby Food from Costco :: Easy, Healthy, Yummy Costco Snacks

What mom doesn’t love Costco?! I sure do! And once my baby started eating real food, I fell in love all over again. Here are some favorite baby food products from mom’s favorite store. Kirkland Organic Applesauce Pouches This is my baby’s favorite snack! I make sure my pantry is always stocked with these convenient and delicious applesauce pouches. […]

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