Life · Parenthood

A gift to myself

A couple days ago my husband took Celeste and I to the beach to enjoy the beautiful warm day we were having. Since Celeste’s birth we hadn’t really been out much with her and most of the outings we did have with her had been for doctor appointments, so it felt great to be out together… Continue reading A gift to myself

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Holidays · Life

Christmas Memories

One of my favorite things this time of year is seeing the Christmas lights on people’s homes, especially when it’s the traditional standard colored lights because they take me back to the early 80’s and so many wonderful memories of Christmas with my parents. There’s something so comforting about tradition, and as I was walking Biggie around… Continue reading Christmas Memories

Life · Parenthood

Hungover, except without the alcoholic fix

I remember back in my 20’s I could go out with friends after a shift at the restaurant, have some appetizers and drinks, come home, sleep for maybe 4 – 5 hours and feel rested and ready to conquer the new day. Fast forward to my mid 30’s and these last 3 1/2 weeks of sleep deprivation. I feel as… Continue reading Hungover, except without the alcoholic fix

Life · Our Pregnancy

Rainy Days and Round Bellies

It’s been a cloudy, overcast, rainy day in CA and I LOVE it! I know I’ll be moaning about the cold soon enough and missing the warmth of the sun, but in the meantime I’m feeling refreshed and happy with this welcome change in weather. I’m still very much pregnant and going strong with no real consistent… Continue reading Rainy Days and Round Bellies