Shelter In Place And Slow Your Roll

Source Well, it’s official, the CA Governor has issued a stay-in-place order effective midnight last night.  In reality, we’ve already been in self-quarantine for how many days and I already have cabin fever. I started off this journey by launching into potty training my twins, but who is keeping score? A good idea in hindsight…

This Homely Little House

Photo credit to our wonderful neighbor, Larry Tonight I found myself standing at our crappy little stove thinking, we’re going to miss this. There’s a really fun upgrade to the oven temperature electronic panel that makes it almost impossible to select the desired bake temperature. For example, if I’m going for a bake temp of…

Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

I made passion fruit ice cream today. It was my first time making ice cream- as an adult. I was totally convinced I would need to purchase rock salt because that's how we did it when I was a kid (*old lady statement right there). Instead I bought this freezable mixing bowl assembly that works…

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

Photo cred: Tyler Dobson “You no longer get vacations, you get trips” This was a piece of soberingly true advice I received once we were promoted to parents. After a rough family vacation to Cabo last year I was more than a little weary to reattempt family travel. Thankfully, now older and wiser, this year’s…

Yoga Thoughts: Get Em While They’re Young

Source Unknown I’m not sold on the work hard, play hard mentality with a double shot of sharing everything with your 1,000 closest friends. In my candid opinion that sounds like hard x hard with a side order of external validation.  When, where and how do we learn the softer side of Self Care and…