The weekend was as awesome and filled with tummy-butterflies as I anticipated. I felt so fulfilled (and quite tired) when we were all safe at home on Sunday evening. I let my boys go away for an entire weekend with their auntie, my generous and wonderful sister. This was huge for me. I spend so much time with my monkeys these days that letting them go so far away and for two whole nights was, well, a big deal. Ultimately I knew I had to let go, and let them have fun with their auntie and cousins, away from me, for a few days. It was the right decision. They had a blast. They are still completely exhausted from the fun that was had.

And the other huge part of the weekend was that I made my first skydive in four years. I honestly cannot believe it had been that long. Before Elijah was born I was skydiving every weekend in the summer-time. Since the summer I found out I was pregnant with Sammy, I hadn’t made a single jump.

I knew the boys were going to be with my sister for the weekend, so I made the decision to jump! Skydiving has always been one of the only things to make me forget my worries and to make me feel free, at-peace, liberated, empowered and wonderful (and on and on). I found out on Saturday that nothing had changed. It felt incredible to be back in the sky again. And to make it even better, I was able to make my first jump back with my wonderful husband!

Salted Caramel BrowniesIngredients:


  • 15.5-oz. box brownie mix with chocolate chunks
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, plus 1/2 teaspoon for sprinkling
  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  1. MAKE THE BROWNIES. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8×8-inch baking dish with parchment paper, letting at least 1 inch overhang on all sides. In a large bowl, combine the brownie mix, butter, milk, egg and vanilla. Mix with a spoon until combined. Pour into the prepared baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely.

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