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Ventura Has A Problem With Their Flexing Power

    Ventura Has A Problem With Their Flexing Power... December 2017, my neighbor texted me, "I see flames in the Saticoy & Wells area!" I did not initially get alarmed, but when she later banged on my door, that all changed. "Didn't you…
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Ventura Harbor Carousel, Where is it now?

     One weekend in early April 2022 I woke up to a very confusing text message from my mom, urging me to get Eli down to the Ventura Harbor Carousel. The text continued to inform me that this would be the very last weekend the carousel would…

Bananas

     It has been awhile and I am going bananas. My brain is always fuzzy and my meals are always short, but it is never boring! Eli is about to turn one and I cannot seem to settle on how I feel about that yet, good thing I do not have a…
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God Forbid You Have a Baby with Hair

     August 25, 2021 at 11:11am the doctors announced, "Look at all that hair!" Little did I know that her hair would be an extra daily chore on top of diapers, feeding and entertaining. Her hair wasn't a problem until I noticed that the…
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Why did I Start this Blog?

     It was early September and Elizabeth was only a few weeks old. I was waiting on a nurse to come by from the hospital that Elizabeth was born at. I scrubbed my house so good that a true OCD person would be proud! I scheduled my morning…
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What it is Like Having a Baby During a Pandemic

     When I found out I was expecting it was the beginning of 2021 and we were almost a year into the pandemic. In March 2021, my husband and I married and then shortly after we started to prepare for baby. Now, the VERY first thing we did…
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Trying to Enjoy it, Whilst Loving on Coffee

   Today I had an epiphany - It was Monday, again. I am not sure how long it has been since I knew what day of the week it was. I had some groceries delivered, washed a load of laundry and failed to get a 4-month-old to sleep (See Facebook…
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Camping With An Infant

    When most parents think about camping with their infant, they instantly have a mini aneurysm. My husband and I did - until we watched a few YouTube videos that inspired us to go ahead take the plunge into the unknown. Was it a good idea?…
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A New Mom’s 1 Month Review

    It's comical, but the reality is everyone in 2021 is reviewing everything under the sun. I thought I'd hop on that train and as a new mom, ride the well traveled review route. In this blog I'll be writing about the expectations I had verses…
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She Has Arrived! (Early)

   It's been a scary journey, but she is finally here - earlier than expected, but healthy! Despite all my complications, especially at the end of it all. She was born August 25, 2021 at 11:11 am, 5 pounds 6 ounces and 17.5 inches long - small…