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

Our doula Shelley is absolutely incredible and a seriously gifted healer. Pregnancy is extremely physical but it is equally as emotional. I think that all too often the emotional body gets forgotten in our current model of pregnancy. Shelley really nurtures that part of the journey. She is the least […]

Why You Need a Doula

LowCarb Pancakes
One way we are trying to get back in shape for our adventures is by going on a lowcarb, aka Atkins, diet.  Normally, making things like pancakes means finding some tricky recipe, strange ingredients, and then hoping it tastes KIND OF OK.  But this recipe may be our favorite one […]

You Have To Try This Amazingly Simple Low Carb Pancake ...

Paulica in the Fisher Price Animal Party Bouncer
Guess what???? We have officially made it out of the fourth trimester. Paul and I are ready to share with you some of our baby must haves! Humidifier – I never knew how crucial a humidifier was. We received some sage advice to never let the humidity drop below 50% […]

7 Baby Must Haves – Baby, Mom, and Dad approved!

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California has a lot of high demand for most of its campgrounds which always makes camping an adventure. This makes it nearly impossible to book a trip less than 6 months in advance. Reserve America has had a hold over all the desirable campgrounds and would open reservations all at […]

Goodbye Reserve America! New Camping Reservation System In Place!

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!!