It’s the first day of Spring! We took the opportunity while Freia’s aunt trifecta was in town to commandeer Aaron’s sister Hannah (ATX photographer) to document one of our now routine herbal baths. And since Spring has officially sprung, we were obliged to accessorize the bathtub with carnations bought for her birth day two weeks ago by her… Continue reading A Spring Soak
At the end of the day, if you have good drinks and good food people are going to have a good time. Booze was a relatively small but crucially important piece of the overall event that was our wedding. As someone who has worked both woefully understocked or overwhelmingly overstocked wedding bars, I wanted to make sure… Continue reading The Wedding Bar: An Exercise in Patience
Planning for a birth is inherently difficult. It’s the final stage of a series of steps biologically designed to send a strong message that you’re not driving the boat any more. As we’ve discussed in our previous posts, we decided early on to do a homebirth. Keep an eye out for a post on my… Continue reading Freia Enters the World!
Composed on 3/1/17 Now that I’m full term, this baby could come any minute! We’re excited and ready and counting down the hours until the unspecified date and time that Freia decides to join us. Meanwhile, here’s what’s going on with me.
Thirty-Three weeks in. Less than a month until I hit “full term” and she’s welcome to make her appearance anytime. wow wow wow. Yesterday I/we marched with over twenty thousand other Houstonians in the local edition of the Womens March on Washington. It was an amazing and empowering experience and I can only… Continue reading Thirty-Three Weeks
Well, we got married! It was chaotic and beautiful and memorable, one of those unique emotions-turned-to-11 kind of days. This post is focused on overall concepts and ceremony, stay tuned for a detailed project list and some delicious bar recipes. The What We wanted our wedding to be small and DIY because we wanted it to be unapologetically… Continue reading The WEDDING
Finding out you’re going to have a child is simultaneously unbelievable joyful and really inconvenient. Fortunately for everyone involved, the joys far outweigh the inconveniences (we’ll see where I stand on that statement in a decade or two). The first inconvenience hurdle we hit was that my bar cart immediately shifted from a regular evening staple… Continue reading Shrubs: A Beacon of Light in the World of Boozeless Liquids for Your Pregnant Lady