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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…

Cozyfy

We made a few updates to the Ventura house guest room… because it was missing something. Isn’t it amazing what a little color, a throw rug, and some pictures can do for a room? BloggingdecorHomeNanopoblanoNanoPoblano day 22national blog post monthNovemberstyle

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.”…

Spend! Spend! Spend!

We have been dropping some serious cash and time on our Ventura Spanish bungalow. The mini-remodel is done, but furnishing the place and getting it ready for Air BnB’ers not so much. I had big plans to hunt for bargains on Craigslist, to take my time to find the “right” pieces. Hahahahaha! Hilarious. Who has…

Fat Pants

I found these adorable owl pajama pants that I just had to have. First, because my daughter’s spirit animal is the owl (she’s obsessed, and long before that obsession an owl in the neighborhood would keep me up when I was pregnant with her). Second, because my body is changing I thought, “Yay! Elastic Waist!…

Can I eat everything? Thanks.

Seriously. I am so hungry ALL the time. Constantly. 24/7. Every minute. Now you would think that this would be a welcome change from the incessant nausea from like two weeks ago. And at first it was. But it’s morphed into something uncomfortable. I have this burning acid refluxie feeling ALL DAY LONG and NOTHING…