My Pregnancy

Sugar cookie glaze

13 December 2012 | 10:51 am
dessert recipes

Ingredients: 1 cup of sifted, powder sugar 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1-2 tablespoons of milk Method: 1. In a bowl beat together the cup of sifted powder sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and enough milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) to make the right glazing consistency. 2. Once you are satisfied with the consistency, decorate […]

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Eggnog gingerbread trifle

12 December 2012 | 2:25 pm
Christmas desserts

Ingredients: 1 (14.5 ounce) package of gingerbread cake mix (and ingredients to make it) 3 cups of eggnog 1 (5.1 ounce) package of instant vanilla pudding mix 2 cups of heavy cream 1/4 cup of white sugar 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract Gingersnap cookie crumbs Method: 1. Prepare the gingerbread cake mix according to package […]

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HG: The HD version of morning sickness

4 December 2012 | 9:57 am
hyperemesis gravidarum

The recent hospitalization of the Duchess of Cambridge for a severe case of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) has put this pregnancy condition into the limelight, but it’s been around for quite a long time. Approximately 3% of pregnant women suffer from hyperemesis gravidarum and 10-20% of this 3% will endure it for the duration of their […]

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Formal winter maternity fashion

30 November 2012 | 8:02 am
Christmas Fashion

Christmas and New Year’s Eve is hot on our heels and it will soon be time for lots of cocktail parties and formal events. Yes, you may be pregnant, but that’s no reason to sit at home in your sweats. You should go out and enjoy yourself every once in a while and Christmas and […]

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Christmas novel tees

30 November 2012 | 8:00 am
Maternity Christmas T-shirts

At Christmas time we get the chance to wear some fun and wacky t-shirts and it’s ok, because everyone is wearing a novel tee to celebrate the holidays. It’s no different for pregnant women, there are a wide range of maternity novel tops that will flatter your bump and definitely put a smile on everyone’s […]

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Casual winter maternity fashion

30 November 2012 | 8:00 am
casual christmas maternity

During winter some pregnant women may like to wear a fun novel t-shirt and other expectant mothers have to dress up for formal events. However, most pregnant women just want something nice and comfortable they can wear around the house, out to a nice lunch or to curl up by the fire on an evening. […]

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Chocolate buttercream frosting

29 November 2012 | 11:50 am
dessert recipes

For any chocolate lover, view some more amazing chocolate recipes! Ingredients: 2 (1-ounce) squares of unsweetened chocolate 2 (1-ounce) squares of semisweet chocolate 1 cup softened butter or margarine 4 cups of sifted confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa 1/4 cup of milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Method: 1. Place the chocolate in the top […]

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Bûche de Noël: yule log

29 November 2012 | 11:30 am
Christmas desserts

Ingredients: 4 large eggs, separated 2/3 cups of sugar, divided 2 tablespoons of water 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 cup of ground almonds 1/2 cup of sifted cake flour 3 tablespoons of cocoa 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar Dash of salt 2-3 tablespoons of confectioners’ sugar Chocolate buttercream frosting 1/2 cup of chopped […]

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Gingerbread men

29 November 2012 | 10:59 am
Christmas desserts

Ingredients: Melted butter for greasing 125g of butter at room temperature 100g/1/2 cup of firmly packed brown sugar 125ml/1/2 cup of golden syrup 1 egg, separated 375g/2 1/2 cups of plain flour 1 tbsp of ground ginger 1 tsp of mixed spice 1 tsp of bicarbonate of soda Plain flour for dusting 150g/1 cup of […]

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