Pregnancy for me didn’t start the way we always see it begin in the movies. The woman suddenly waking up, rushing to the restroom and vomiting her life away or being at work or casual restaurant and suddenly vomiting projectile-style and sometimes violently all over the place. Vomiting , vomiting , vomiting. That’s pregnancy right?Continue reading “The Pregnancy & My Early Signs.”
Author Archives: D. Nicole
Sunday Homemaking: A Simple Way to All Butter Flaky Pie Crust.
It has been such a long time since I’ve baked anything. Mainly because I’m great at baking but not the biggest consumer of baked goods. My husband, however, has a big sweet tooth and can devour an entire pie or cake by himself every single week and almost always comes home with on or theContinue reading “Sunday Homemaking: A Simple Way to All Butter Flaky Pie Crust.”
Sunday Homemaking : A Giant Healthy Pot of Vegan Potato Curry (Super Spicy)
One of many recipes I am known for among family and my few vegan friends is my Super Spicy Potato Curry. Outside of the restaurants, I am a very healthful and conscious chef and this, in my opinion, is one of the healthiest meals I have in my arsenal and it is so hearty, affordable,Continue reading “Sunday Homemaking : A Giant Healthy Pot of Vegan Potato Curry (Super Spicy)”
Wanderings: The Seattle Marketplace. A Photo Bomb.
A Rainy Day Date in Seattle, Washington.
We woke up early Friday morning and began getting ready for a day in Seattle. We took a spontaneous trip to this city when we first starting dating 8 years ago so it is crazy to see how we’ve come full circle, now married, and spending our first year of marriage living here. I knewContinue reading “A Rainy Day Date in Seattle, Washington.”
Sunday Homemaking : A big pot of Homemade Chili and Apple Cider from Scratch.
This past Sunday was our first Sunday living in our new place. Although I spent 7 years of my adult life as a classically trained ‘culinary artist’’, these days I feel like a fraud telling people that I AM a chef still especially since my favorite job I ever had was when I was 15Continue reading “Sunday Homemaking : A big pot of Homemade Chili and Apple Cider from Scratch.”
Housewifery : Preparing to leave one Life to Enter the Next.
Before I got married I had questions that were never answered by anyone when I asked. Questions of what’s the point of marriage? What is there to gain that cannot be gained without officially being married? What changes after marriage that makes marriage a marriage? These endless questions without answers that swirled in my headContinue reading “Housewifery : Preparing to leave one Life to Enter the Next.”
Life in The WetLands… So Far.
There is an active volcano in our backyard. Mt. Rainier, a lady volcano by popular opinion, is right outside of our house. It’s a strangely beautiful thing to experience waking up everyday and seeing an active volcano right in our backyard. It hasn’t erupted in about 1,000 years but if it does, the sleepy suburbanContinue reading “Life in The WetLands… So Far.”
Roadtrip : North Texas to The Pacific Northwest
We made it! After a long 3 months of being apart , My husband and I were reunited in late October and prepared for the long trip up to the Washington state. We took the long way. The quickest way from North Texas to Washington is up through Denver, Colorado, Colorado Springs, Through Utah, EasternContinue reading “Roadtrip : North Texas to The Pacific Northwest”
Texas: A Love Story. How Moving to Texas Allowed me to Fully Embrace my Conservative WorldView.
I made the trip halfway across the country from Sacramento, California to Dallas, Texas in February of 2021 with my 8 year old dog & grandmother in tow for good company and driving help. Along the way we stopped in Las Vegas to help my family move into their new home and a week laterContinue reading “Texas: A Love Story. How Moving to Texas Allowed me to Fully Embrace my Conservative WorldView.”