Archives for October 2014

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. It also should have been my due date. When I had a miscarriage in March, I decided to share it. We even ended up telling friends about the miscarriage who hadn't known yet that we were pregnant. What struck me most about sharing about my miscarriage was how many women responded that they had also experienced miscarriage. It was comforting. It reassured me that miscarriage is "normal" though obviously I wished it wasn't. The commonness of the … [Read more...]

The Kitchen Reveal: Our Ikea Kitchen Remodel is Finished!

The day has come. I finally have pictures and details to share with you of our new kitchen! Our Ikea kitchen remodel was a long process, but it's finally done. Our home style is "cozy modern" and that's the general look I wanted in the kitchen. Specifically, our kitchen is a blue, white, and woven kitchen with a modern Central American vibe. You can find the kitchen moodboard here. When you come into our house the kitchen is just on your left. And this is the old view that used to nauseate you … [Read more...]