Mama Circle

John & I have high expectations for our "days off." Expectations that we'll tackle a huge to-do list of things that remain undone from our to-do-lists from days, weeks, months, years, and {seemingly} lifetimes past. So, when it's 4:30 p.m. & all the day has to show for itself are amazing conversations, we struggle to… Continue reading Mama Circle


It's July. That means: ♥ We've been married for six months. ♥ June's over. Whew. What a month. ⊗ Much of our family is moving at the end of the month. (Mama & Papa Roque & all the brothers) ♥ We're a little less than 5 months from littlest Roque's birthday. ♥ We're getting raw dairy products bi-weekly.… Continue reading July.

What’s in my kitchen?

Earlier this week, my fantastic friend/foodie & health mentor wrote a post about what was going on in her kitchen. I thought I'd respond with information about the first interesting thing that's gone on in my kitchen since, well, we've lived here. Yesterday, I did some crazy shopping (replacing foods, buying ingredients to make my own… Continue reading What’s in my kitchen?

Babies, nests, & fish.

Shortly after we made the pregnancy news public, I wrote a post about my heart's selfish response to the initial news. I love that I took the time to write that, because now, I can write about the current state of my selfish heart & have that to look back on. We're 16 weeks pregnant,… Continue reading Babies, nests, & fish.