Have you heard of MealBaby? One of my good friends just had a baby girl and I was invited to bring her a meal through this genius website. Here is the scoop: Are you or someone you know having a baby? Is someone you know recovering from surgery? Are you just a really nice person […]

No-Go BlogHer

BlogHer. We all wish we could go, because it sounds like grown-up Disneyland. But for those of us who are stuck in real life we’re going to the No-Go BlogHer Blog Hop! Thanks to ToBeThode or Musings of a Marfan Mom for hosting such a grand party! For those stopping by … here is the […]

Post #200

In honor of post #200 here is a bit of something and a bit of nothing about me … just 20 things since 200 seems a bit overboard :) My Dad taught me to drive when I was 7. It was just a golf cart, but still … I buzzed through the woods and up […]

Options, options, options

Post-dinner conversation … Gretchen: What about Levi?Mom: I like it! Where did that come from?Gretchen (whispering): It’s Bristol Palin’s baby daddy’s name … don’t tell Dom, that could taint it.Dominic: It sounds like Levi Jeans … no. And there we are … back at square one :)

A Home for Our Growing Family

The dust has settled. I’m over the tears (I think). I’m ready to move forward … we’re look for a home and this is why: The facts … Last summer we moved from our duplex in east Vancouver to a family friend’s home in west Vancouver. They were moving to Texas and had decided not […]



It’s the big day … our first REAL appointment at Andaluz! I’ll be honest, I have had some major freak out moments leading up to this day. It is hard to believe that a pee stick can define the rest of your life. In and effort to question the validity of the pee stick you […]

Week 10: “Sage Advice”

Woohoo! Tomorrow is the beginning of week 10! Dominic and I have decided to move forward with Andaluz Waterbirth Center. He is coordinating with then to finalize our payment plan and then we’ll be able to schedule our first official appointment. I can hardly wait! When we went in for our meet and greet in […]

Week 9: “The Enchanted Forest”


Hi Family … I’m back with another report :) I’m having a hard time gauging how sick I actually feel. On one hand you hear about people who non-stop throw up for the first trimester; on the other hand there are those who don’t get sick at all. I’m somewhere in the middle and depending […]