38 Weeks Pregnant | The Push-Pull of Waiting | Maternity Portraits

I woke up ridiculously early again today.  Just couldn't go back to sleep.  So I doodled around online, worked on some projects, took myself for a walk to see the sunrise, came home and painted a canvas.As I approached the house after my walk, I stopped and stared.  Inside held 4 people I love, a … Continue reading 38 Weeks Pregnant | The Push-Pull of Waiting | Maternity Portraits

3rd Trimester Tips | Easing Discomfort During the Last Weeks of Pregnancy

When I hit about 35-36 weeks of pregnancy, changes really started to emerge.  It's common knowledge that your ligaments loosen during pregnancy in preparation for birth.  You need that extra give as bones spread, making room for baby evacuation.  Something I guess I forgot is the very real, very odd sensations these changes create. Getting … Continue reading 3rd Trimester Tips | Easing Discomfort During the Last Weeks of Pregnancy

Addicting Apples | Fall + Winter Recipes | Plant Based / Vegan Cooking with Instant Pot

Let's talk about addiction, shall we?  As in, "I'm ADDICTED TO THESE DANG APPLES!" It's autumn.  The apples are on fleek.  (Let it be noted this is the first and ONLY time I have or will ever use that word.  Amen.)  Especially my faves: Fujis. I asked Brian to pick up a bunch so I … Continue reading Addicting Apples | Fall + Winter Recipes | Plant Based / Vegan Cooking with Instant Pot

The Birthday Experience | Port Aransas For The Family | 36 weeks pregnant

I felt like a totally sucky mom. For both of Tennyson's birthdays I have had to work.  Sure, a 1 and 2 year old won't know you're working on their birthday -they don't even know what birthdays are- but as a mother, you do.  And it feels negligent and rude and kinda gross missing your … Continue reading The Birthday Experience | Port Aransas For The Family | 36 weeks pregnant