• Wildflowers on Mosier Plateau (Go! Now!)

    Mother’s Day was a goodie this year. With the wildflowers in full bloom, we headed down the Columbia River Gorge to Mosier. I had heard great things about the wildflowers on…

  • Ride Like a Mother

    It’s 6:10 am on a Tuesday and I’m riding like a mother. I’m in the communion of a pack of fellow bleary-eyed humans who, like me, have decided to wake up…

  • Hello, Spiced BBQ Chicken Rub

    The days are getting longer and the skies are getting (sporadically) drier up here in the Pacific Northwest. And for me that means it’s time to bust out the Weber and…

  • My Strict First Trimester Pregnancy Diet

    I made it to the 2nd trimester! In the life of a preggo, this is a big ole’ deal. Mainly because the 1st trimester is the freaking worst, or has been for me…

  • I’m your Cellulite Comrade

    I’d feel so much better if I could just see everyone’s cellulite. One of reasons I disdain the dreaded moon’s surface so much is that it’s typically hidden by our daily attire. And…

  • 30 Minute Treadmill Tabata

    It’s no secret, I love to kick my own ass. Yesterday I did just that in only 30 minutes by combining two things I love: Treadmill and Tabata If you’re unfamiliar…

  • Quiz: You Know You’re Pregnant When

    I recently discovered that although I’ve been pregnant before, I’m terrible at identifying actual signs of pregnancy. So, I put together a little quiz for anyone who needs some help in that…

  • Other People’s Children

    I have two children of my own. On a regular basis I breathe a sigh of relief and think, “I am so glad I only have two, because caring for any more…

  • Green Sunshine Smoothie

    I was in the Denver airport last month. It was 7pm and my flight was delayed. I was hungry, but wasn’t about to spend another $15 on a crappy airport salad,…