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Maternity Wardrobe

Looking at this picture, I realize I don’t look as big as I feel. But dear God, I feel HUGE. Especially at night. Oh and the scale hates me. I’m almost up 30 pounds. I might need to reel it in… Anyway, I attribute not looking too big here to a good maternity outfit. For…

18 Random Thoughts

1. After the baby is born, I’m cutting my hair and going platinum blond. 2. I’m hungry. 3. I want the apple cinnemon shake I just saw on Facebook advertised by NutriBullet. 4. I need to make a big batch of nut milk when we get home. I wish someone would do it for me.…

Frolic Friday

In Carmel Valley, everything is green. The hills. The trees. Our daughter’s desire to explore the outdoors. It all feels new. Like California’s been old and dead for far too long. And now everything’s awake, as if the West Coast’s winter is really a special kind of summer. Today, our girl child wanted to be…

Will the Cuff keep you safe?

Sometimes I joke that if I could implant my daughter with a microchip like I have my dog, I’d sleep better at night. Just a little GPS chip sown in somewhere, behind her ear, under her armpit, beneath her scalp, a little square of safety that could be activated if there were ever an abduction or…

The Roller coaster

“Enjoy it,” the lady behind me in line at Target says, “It goes by so fast.” It’s not the first time I’ve heard this. I’ve also heard, “It’s over before you know it.” “She’ll be a teenager in the blink of an eye.” “You’ll wake up one day and she’ll be about to get married.”…

Making The Mealtime Madness EASIER!

Not too long ago, I wrote about a day in my life right now – that of a Stay At Home Mom, Property Manager, Home Renovator, and Aspiring Novelist. In that post, I cooked and cleaned up two meals before noon. Realistically, that is not what most days are like, because most days I prepare…

10 Secret blogs I adore!

Someone once said that a good blog is hard to find, and I tend to agree with that. I’m always on the hunt for blogs that hook me, enchant me, and blogs that keep me coming back for more like a good restaurant. But I’m also looking for blog friendships too, people who support my…