October 18th, 2015, Paul and I embarked on one of the biggest adventures of our lives!  We stood together, in front of our friends and family, and committed the rest of our lives to one another.  It would be an understatement to say he year has absolutely FLOWN by.  I […]

One Year Wedding Anniversary



Sleeping Baby
Postpartum life; Okay, so this is HARD; like really really hard. I know that every new mom says this, but it is true! At the risk of sounding like a broken record, really NOTHING prepares you for postpartum; the mysterious 4th trimester. I mean you hear about the lack of […]

Postpartum Musings


Paulica's Little Hand 3
I knew that birth was going to be a profound experience. I made a point to appreciate the power that lies within birthing your baby. Prenatal yoga at Yoga Jai Ma was crucial in helping me get into this head space. People always tell you that there is no such […]

Birth Story – The Coming Of Paul III


Baby Cliches?
Baby Cliches? Don’t panic; we’re not turning into a baby blog (and we’ll tell you why not soon) AND we’re not turning into Buzzfeed.  BUT, over the last few weeks, we couldn’t help but notice some cliches JUST DON’T APPLY to babies. Some are just general cliches that we hear […]

Top 5 Cliches Babies Refuse To Follow



Kern River Rafting
If you looked at pictures from our Kern River adventures, you wouldn’t think it’s the deadliest in California.  But that placid look is part of what makes it so deadly, and it claimed 3 more victims this weekend, and 26 more had to be rescued from the roaring river, as […]

California’s Deadliest River Claims 3 More Victims


Penny Arrives At The Shop! 1
We love a good DIY project, especially when it involves a sweet vintage trailer, and even more when there’s a bar involved!  So, let’s say Hello, Penny, and tell you all about this project! When we first met Scott, we were snowed in at Mammoth Mountain learning everything we did […]

Amazing DIY Conversion of 70 Year Old Trailer!


Fresh Bread
This title may sound like a bit of hyperbole, but if you try this unbelievable 4 ingredient no-knead bread recipe and don’t agree with us, we’ll eat our words! There are two things that make this recipe really stand out; just HOW EASY it is, and HOW GREAT it actually tastes! […]

Best Bread Recipe You’ll Ever Try!!



We’ve given you a few of our favorite recipes before, but this Romanian Roasted Eggplant Salad recipe (Salata de vinete reteta in Romanian – it’s really more of a spread than salad) is hands down our favorite, along with a side of roasted red peppers (ardei copt)!  We have made […]

Recipe That Will Change How You Thing Of Eggplants! Plus ...


Fine Dining and camping or skiing don’t always go together.  And, while we love to cook in our RV when we are up in the mountains, when we go to destinations like Aspen, our little foodie hearts just can’t bear the thought of missing out on all the cool food […]

Fine Dining Aspen Culinary Adventures – THE Places for 5 ...


One of the things you learn when you have a baby on the way is that you need a whole new batch of THINGS!  We are so lucky to have a great and supportive family that just threw a baby shower for us, and this weekend, we started the unboxing […]

The Unboxing Begins!



One of the first DIY upgrades we usually to to a new vehicle is upgrade the lights; you can never have too much light! So, when we realized how useless the OEM fog lights were on our Subaru WRX, we set out in search of an upgrade.  We read quite […]

Upgrade Those Terrible OEM Subaru Fog Lights!