One More Heart

pregnancy announcement

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Kevin and I feel immensely blessed and are so excited to share that we’re adding 1 more heart to our growing family. I’m pregnant! We are eternally grateful for this gift of a healthy pregnancy and another baby on the way.

Though this will be our 2nd child, this is my 3rd pregnancy. Please let this be a sliver of hope for any woman reading this who has experienced pregnancy loss. There can be light after heartbreak and you are not alone.

I’ve been waiting so long to share this news with you! Due in early July, I’m 20 weeks along already. I can’t believe we’re halfway there. (The photos in this post were taken a month ago and my bump is 100x larger now. You show a lot earlier in your 2nd pregnancies!!)

pregnancy announcement

Experiencing my 1st trimester during my busiest time of year (holidays!)– while also chasing around a 2 year old– has made this pregnancy fly by. I feel healthy, strong, and ready to be a working mother of 2. Noelle says “big sister” all the time, though I’m not sure she knows what’s about to rock her world. We count our blessings every single day. 🙂

We know the sex, but are keeping it a surprise for most. We can’t wait to introduce our baby to you all!

I’m already prepping summer content for my time off, so send over any recipe ideas! Thank you for sharing this special time with us as we focus on welcoming another bundle of joy. xo


  1. Congratulations, Sally! I’m so excited for you and your family! Happy Valentines’ Day! ❤️

  2. Paige Cassandra Flamm says:

    Congrats to you and your sweet family! SO glad you have a beautiful rainbow baby on the way to your family!


  3. Leslie Wright says:

    Congratulations to you and your family!!

  4. Laura Lesinski says:

    Many many happy wishes for a healthy pregnancy and baby! So excited for you and your husband! Congratulations Don’t forget to rest and know your fans understand your need to take breaks from giving us all your wonderful recipes. We can wait!
    God bless and we share in your joyous news.

  5. Dear Sally, first, the most important thing: Congratulations!!! All the best to you and your little growing family!

    I loved the articles you published about your first pregnancy and Noelles’ growing up – all the things you found helpful and so on. I was thinking of those when you asked for recipe suggestions above. I would love to read more about baby-/toddler- friendly food that’s more on the healthier side!

    Like how you introduced Noelle to solid foods, what recipes you used etc. I also love the mini oat muffins you baked for her and I would love some more easy, baby-friendly baking recipes, you know, little snacks a baby can eat without me having a bad conscience. Some other muffins would be great, but also cakes or breads or cookies, and maybe also something on the more “savoury” side.

    But I’m also looking forward to all the other tasty things you will be posting about!

    Wishing you all the best,

  6. Congratulations! And thank you for also being frank about miscarriages.
    The husband and I are oddly loving your savoury recipes so more of those would be my request 😉

  7. Congratulations!!! I love all of your recipes, and they have become popular with my friends, family and coworkers as well. Can’t wait to follow your pregnancy journey, maybe the baby and I will share a birthday! (Mine is July 3rd.) Congrats!!

  8. So very happy for you and your family!
    We are so fortunate to have you share your creations with us. Thank you for your expertise and inspiration. It is your blog I ALWAYS come to for my baking creations and now for my meal plan ideas. Thank you immensely, Sally!

  9. Oh Sally, such SWEET news….you look adorable…I can almost hear Noelle say “Big Sister”
    Thanks for sharing this news…we truly are a a Baking FAMILY, not just a baking community

  10. Dear Sally Congratulations.
    You are my go to for cakes.

  11. Awwww… What great news! So happy for you. I have been reading your blog now since 2013 or 14, I remember when your other place flooded, how excited for your new house you were, Noelle, and now this new bundle! You work so hard, are so caring, and deserve every blessing that comes your way!
    Although I am not baking as much as I used to, I still see what new stuff you post, maybe I will find some inspiration. I want to make the flourless cake, haven’t had the time yet. I am doing more clean eating nowadays, if you have some clean eating recipes that would be great!

  12. Congratulations, Sally! Wish you all the best.

  13. Congratulations ! Enjoy every moment ! Remember to take time for yourself! Love all your wonderful recipes and baking tips.

  14. Congratulations to you and your family, can’t wait for the reveal. Stay happy and healthy.

  15. Sally, thank you for your bravery and transparency with pregnancy loss. Congratulations on your new little one. <3

  16. Congratulations to you and your family. May the Lord’s blessing be with you on this journey. As others have said you and your baby always should be of first priority. We will always be here

  17. Such warm and wonderful news. May God continue to bless you and yours in every lovely way.

  18. I am so happy for you! Having children are so wonderful. As you know they give you joy and make all of this worth while. Thanks for all you do.

  19. Congratulations Sally ! And thank you for being so kind to those who have difficulty with pregnancy. My daughter is one of those women. They are now looking into adoption and hopefully soon she and her husband will have the children she they have hoped for.
    Blessings to you and your beautiful family.

  20. Congratulations!! So excited for you all.

  21. Barbara Fortunato says:

    Congratulations and best wishes!
    May God continue to Bless you and your family.
    I love all of your amazing recipes! They’ve enhanced our lives measurably.

  22. So very excited for you! Wishing you all the health and happiness for you, the new baby on the way, and your family!

  23. Congratulations, Sally! What an exciting time!

  24. Congratulations Sally! Your baby will surely be a sweet one 🙂

  25. Congratulations Sally, to you and your family.

  26. OMG I’m so very happy for you!!!!! Congratulations on your newest sweet addition to your family

  27. What wonderful news! Wishing you and yours all the very best.

  28. Oh Sally! Congratulations! How wonderful. I have friends that have had pregnancies that weren’t complete and a few SID losses. I’m sorry for your loss. I pray the rest of your pregnancy is smooth and excited to welcome your blessed new one into the world come July. ❤️

  29. Wonderful news Sally!! Congratulations to you all! I wish you a safe pregnancy and speedy delivery!

  30. Sally Macnamara says:

    just finished making your strawberry buttercream filled cupcakes. Will raise one to you and your growing family tonight with my friends. I ❤️ your recipes!

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