Archives for June 2012


Simplify! I’ve been talking about it for awhile but really noticed it on our recent trip to new Zealand. I love living in a single story apartment. The parking is easy with an underground garage. Elevators, pools and hot tubs are always a bonus. Recently, we moved out of our 4 bedroom 2 bath house […]

Japanese Dock Lands At Agate Beach In Newport Oregon

We spent last weekend at Agate Beach in Newport Oregon as a family for a surf trip. It just so happens that the ginormous dock from Japan was there too. It was so surreal to see something so massive and structured of a concrete frame. It’s hard to believe that it floated and traveled all […]

Portland Zoo Is Wonderful

I love the zoo! Kai is still talking about the bear, the elephants and the girffes at the Oregon zoo almost a month later. I can’t wait to go back. We were there about 10 minutes before it opened and I wouldn’t want to do it any other way. We spent a good 2- 2 […]

5 Tips To Surviving Morning Sickness During The First Trimester

I’m not an expert in morning sickness but have a fair understanding of what it involves from personal experience. For me, it’s a real drag to feel sick all day long! But, I discovered some good coping strategies to get me through the day and wanted to share them. Hope they help! 1. Workout I’m […]

Naked Painting

Kai has been really into painting these days and what better way to feel inspired than to do it naked! Kai painting at 7:30am.