• Kids

    My baby turned One! A victory for me, not him.

    Baby Kai turned one today and I have a whole array of emotions going on in my brain. While I was trying to keep him alive, he grew up and is now this blabbering, walking, eating, shitting tiny dictator that we are all obsessed with. He is a kind ruler who only yells when  he is hungry, or tired, or inconvenienced slightly. When you do as he commands, he rewards you with open mouth kissy’s and blowing slobber filled raspberries on your chest. His journey to his first birthday began way before he was born. Tim and I were living together and knew marriage and more babies were on the…

  • Marriage

    Why Our Low Key Wedding Was the Best.

    Like most women, I had fantasies of a “fairy tale wedding.” I dreamed of walking down the aisle in the most beautiful wedding dress, my father at my side. I imagined my future husband, weeping, because he couldn’t believe he was lucky enough to marry me (#weddinggoals). When Tim and I met, he caught my eye right away.  We were servers at the same restaurant and because I liked him, I always gave him a hard time. He took it like a champ and always came back for more which made me like him even more. But, we rarely worked together and he started dating someone else, so I let…