In Parenthood · Through Thoughts

A Spring Soak

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

In Libations

The Wedding Bar: An Exercise in Patience

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

In Pregnancy · Uncategorized

Thirty-Three Weeks

  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

In Pregnancy · In The Kitchen

Shrubs: A Beacon of Light in the World of Boozeless Liquids for Your Pregnant Lady

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