3 Steps to Low-Tech Parenting

I’m not sure how Josh and I stumbled across the notion of low-tech parenting however, when we did we knew it was something we wanted to put into practice. I for one can’t stand to see a child glued to any screen. Besides my personal opinion, all the devices of today are MADE to be…

My Birthing Center Horror Story

My birthing center journey didn’t start off in the horror category. Sequentially it was more like rescue ➡️ romance ➡️thriller ➡️horror. Rescue The birthing center we chose actually rescued us from our very non-supportive, conveyor belt of an OB/GYN office. Well, in all actuality we rescued ourselves, the birthing center just happened to be the…

From the Birthing Tub To The Operating Table

This is the tale of how I started labor in a birthing tub and ended on an operating table. Part 1: We’re Pregnant! I actually started my pregnancy under the care of an OBGYN. Why? Because I didn’t know any better. If my husband and I really thought about a birthing plan before getting pregnant…

What 19 Hours of Natural Labor Felt Like

This is what 19 hours of natural labor felt like for me. When I say natural, I mean drug free. When I say labor, I mean ACTIVE labor – not the mild symptoms before it. So, this is what 19 hours of drug free contractions, headaches, hunger and exhaustion felt like for me.   As…

Vegan Jamaican Jerk Glazed Baby Carrots

I just put my own spin on an Emeril Lagasse recipe for Glazed Baby Carrots and OH MY GOSH is it good!! Now a spin for me means to make it vegan, organic and Jamaican lol. I’ve never had glazed carrots quite like this. They’re spectacular! I’m calling them “Jamaican Jerk GBC’s!” I’m now realizing…

New Organic Market

We are so happy! An organic market opened a new location near us a few weeks ago! Josh and I went shopping there on Friday and we are in love. We’d been trying to eat as clean as possible which has presented difficulties as seemingly every product in chain supermarkets is genetically modified.  We certainly…

Nursery Décor

We are in the early phases of decorating our nurffice (nursery/office). By early phases I mean, we haven’t done much at all except choose a theme. We’ve decided on “Whimsical Secret Garden” which is exactly what you might think it is, a fairy tale set in bloomed flowers. For our first installment we decided to…

Entrepreneur Blues

If I’m being honest I’ve been feeling the “entrepreneur blues” for a while now. It’s a feeling of stress I’ve been putting on myself while I work on landing that first client. It’s a feeling of guilt I’ve been putting on myself for making Josh our sole provider. It’s even the feeling of irresponsibility I…

Patti Pie Experience

After watching James Wright’s notoriously viral YouTube video we just HAD to try Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie! Of course after Mr. Wright’s review the pies were sold out everywhere! We live and work in South Florida so Josh and I visited numerous Walmart’s all over Broward County and Palm Beach County. After about a month…

Just Our Asparagus Salad

Yum, would you look at that! This is one of our favorite salads and also, one of the first salads I ever made for Josh. This creation is an ode to a salad we enjoy at one of our favorite restaurants here in South Florida called Sette Bello Ristorante located in Fort Lauderdale.  A restaurant…

Welcome!

The iPad decided we were done with our video, nevertheless WELCOME! We are so excited to be sharing our journey with you. As we mentioned in the video we are Josh and Alicia. A little history: we were born under the same moon (Aries 1986), met when we were 15 years old, dated multiple times…