Life: 2nd Trimester

It is easy how quickly we can forget what seemed like our whole world in the moment.  I am trying to take some note of this journey that brings us beautiful little Fynlie Autumn, as it really does go so fast, and you want to […]

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Lotions & Potions

coming soon (at some point) a few things I whip up on rainy days Salt Sugar Sea organic body scrubs an edible blend of natural brown and cane sugars to gently exfoliate the skin, puréed oats to soften and calm, organic coconut and apricot oils […]

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Boy or Girl? Girl or Boy?

It’s a b…..aby! I love surprises and, right now, am totally content with not knowing, but the husband wants to know.  Since I get pretty much all the “firsts” carrying the baby, I didn’t want to deprive him of a” first” if he wanted one. […]

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Yoga for Relaxation

Once my snow pants were not even pretending to stay snapped, and I found myself holding my breath to bend over and tighten my bindings, we decided snowboarding season was probably over for me.  I needed a new activity.  The RV resort was closing the […]

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Top 8 First Trimester Snacks

Your Moms will swear by plain crackers and gingerale, “keep some saltines by your bed and nibble one before you even sit up in the morning”, they’ll say.  That’s fine advice, but not very exciting, and when you don’t feel good, you deserve something exciting! […]

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Texas Breakfast BBQ scramble

Every time my brother comes to Texas there is somewhat of an agenda with one main goal in mind, sometimes starting before the sun is even up.  “BBQ” This last trip, him and a few friends arrived in Austin at 2:30am and headed straight for […]

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SoCal in December

With one day to sit still before getting back on the road, we parked it at the beach.  Gorgeous, and unlikely sunny for December, I spent nearly the whole day on this rock, soaking up sun and vitamin D, trying to scare away the stupid […]

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Highway 10 to CA (again)

It was 2am, a week later then we planned to leave, and we were still packing.  A migraine took me down and we decided there was no sense leaving now, we’d just sleep and go in the morning.  A full 12 hours later and finally, […]

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