I am a lover of cooking shows. Masterchef and Gordon Ramsay are at the top of my list. Although I’ve never been to any of his fancy restaurants, I have tried some of his recipes and every single one has been a crowd pleaser. It’s been far too long since I’ve posted a recipe. That’s … More Nina’s Festive Venison Wellington Recipe | nylc11.wordpress.com
Brick Builders Review Upon opening the box a familiar smell of newly printed paper greeted me. I took out my copies of the Brick Builder Illustrated Bible and noticed at once that the illustrator Antony Evans loves his work. Before I could marvel anymore or open the cover my five-year old son grabbed this colorful book with the … More Brick Builders Review
After I started puberty I received lessons on the importance of deodorant (thank you for that). After I started growing more and more hair I got lessons on how to remove said hair from my body parts — which became an obsession until I had kids and zero privacy. I am not kidding you here, … More #Momlife be like…
Postpartum advocacy is very important. I realized throughout my infertility journey I need to speak up and voice my concerns, but only a near-death experience taught me that I will forever and always advocate for myself, for I know my body best. Bumps to Baby by Elizabeth Shaw Join me today on Bumps to Baby, … More Postpartum Advocacy – A lifesaving experience
This morning I witnessed an exchange between a mother and a child. I missed the beginning, but caught on quickly — the debacle was about a pair of rubber boots that had grown too small: Child: *crying snot and tears* Mother (seemingly annoyed): Stop crying!! The boots are too small. I have to take them … More Why crying is good for you
Even at a young age I knew I wanted to have a child, but it wasn’t a priority. I never, not once, doubted that I would have any issues having a baby when the time was right. At 20 years old my life changed when I married a family. I was neither prepared nor did … More EggDonationFriends – Helping you make the best choice
As a toddler I fell down the stairs and busted my head open. I needed stitches. I don’t remember the pain, but I remember blood. A lot of blood. It was a precursor of many more childhood accidents that would require stitches, bandages, casts, and crutches. When I started getting migraines as a teenager, I … More You are worthy!
I’m not impressed by money, social status or job title. I’m impressed by the way someone treats other human beings. -Motivation for Smart People via Her View From Home I read this quote the other night after a few emotional weeks of change. We have sold our home in May 2018, before that we packed … More You don’t impress me much…
Hi! I’m Nina. Leicht-Crist. It used to only be Leicht, but when I got married the then-feminist in me thought, “why should I give up my name?” Also my dad’s father aka Opa sort of nagged me to keep my name. While said Opa really plays no major role in my life and to contrary … More Who do you think I am?
If you look up “sweet tooth” in the dictionary, you will find a picture of me. Yes, I admit. I am a dessert lover. It goes without saying that if you invite me for cake and coffee my heart will be happy. I am a German through and through… in that aspect anyways. Did somebody … More Nina’s fruit cobbler recipe