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Don’t I Deserve a Break?

My full time job is to parent. At a full time job, say at a grocery store, you leave your home, go to work, and then head home. You get days off, sick days, and vacation time. My job requires me to be on 24/7. No sick days, no weekends, and vacation is double-time because I do all the planning, packing, unpacking, laundry, and usually the driving.

Whole30 for 30

It is April 1st and we are starting Whole 30 again. For us choosing to take part in this food experience is more than just an Instagram post. We already eat pretty healthy. We have two little kids so we also eat what we refer […]

Pros & Cons of Having the Same Birthday as Your Spouse

Pros & Cons of Having the Same Birthday as Your Spouse

This year we are celebrating our 30th birthday! We refer to it as our birthday because we have the same birthday. It generally throws people for a loop when they find out. Even more so when the realize we were also born in the same […]

Brynn’s First Academy of Science Visit

This week we took our children to the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. This was a special trip for us because it was our daughter Brynn’s first visit. At just a year old you may question our excitement in bringing her because she […]

Baby Girl Nursery On A Budget

Baby Girl Nursery On A Budget

Before we found out we were having a baby girl we sort of hoped for another boy. Not only did two kids of the same gender sound like a lot of fun for them but we could reuse all of the clothing and more importantly, […]

Reflections of 2018

We are not the firsts to write a post on the year that is coming to a close and we certainly will not be the last but we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the 2018. This year brought up and downs as […]

Building our Walnut Dutch Door (or “DIY Door-ty”)

Building our Walnut Dutch Door (or “DIY Door-ty”)

Dutch doors were very appealing, but they were only available from custom door builders which drove the cost way up. So, of course, what else were we to do except design and build our own!?

30 Day Self-Love Challenge

30 Day Self-Love Challenge

30 Day SELF–LOVE When you are living a very fast pace and busy life it is easy to let your “me time” slip away. This challenge of 30 days of self-love is intended to help you relax and take a moment for yourself or with someone […]

Dragons Love Tacos Birthday Party

Dragons Love Tacos Birthday Party

Dragons Love Tacos Birthday Party It’s hard to believe our daughter is turning one. This has by far been the fastest year of our adult lives. We had a new baby, our son started pre-preschool, and we sold our home in San Jose to move […]

I’m trying to write…

I find myself struggling to write. Whether it is about a project we are currently doing, preparing to do or a recipe we have made dozens of times. It’s so fucking hard. I struggle so much to put out posts. The projects and crafts and […]