• We made him from scratch!

    Our son is here! We've named him Storm. He made his arrival two days before he was due, and came through labor like a champion. He weighed just over 3.5 kilos and measured 51 centimeters. And

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 36 and 37

    Week 36 Between weeks 35 and 36, my belly noticeably grew. And so, I guess, did my general discomfort. Luckily, week 36 started out with Thanksgiving weekend, which meant I could stay home for four

  • Things I Ate

    I haven't been very good in writing about food and cooking during most of this pregnancy. I guess I got out of the habit a bit during the first trimester

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 34 and 35

    We're getting so close! Week 34 This week started out with Veterans Day. I stayed home and got lots of work done, which was great, since everything is taking longer than expected, as it always

  • Sicilian Pistachio Pizza

    About a month ago, Paulus and I had lunch with some friends at a restaurant in La Jolla that we hadn't tried before. Their thing is Italian food and amazing ocean views. The restaurant had a number of

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 32-33

    Week 32 During weeks 32 and 33, we made some serious headway on our remaining baby related to-do items. In week 32, we got a crib, courtesy of one of Paulus' colleagues and his family (a big thank

  • Third Trimester: Weeks 28 – 31

      We've arrived at the third trimester. That's both exciting and scary. Long-term scary and short term scary, at that. Long term scary because now is the time to think about what kind of

  • Second Trimester: Weeks 23-27

    They weren't lying when they said the second trimester is the golden time of pregnancy. I've generally felt good during this trimester, and in the last month of it, I even started looking and feeling

  • Cauliflower Steaks and Stuff

    On the weekend, I cooked something that required a recipe. I sat down and searched for ways to cook the cauliflower that we had in the fridge, I sifted through recipes and suggestions until I found