Introducing Miss Stella

FINALLY!!! The nine month journey my Wife and I started last year has come to an end.  Baby Stella was born on May 31st.  And if I had a nickel for every time someone told me that becoming a father or mother was the best thing that has ever happened to them, I’d be a millionaire.  But it is unbelievably true.  Even though Stella was born as a nine pound chunk, she is so precious and such a “cuddler”.  Everyday I wake up with a smile on my face when I see her sleeping in her bassinet next to the bed.  Okay enough of the ga-ga and time for some pictures.


"Pre Baby"

A last minute pregnancy photo before we went to the hospital.


Baby Stella finally resting after birth.


"Tiny Feet"

So soft and so small.


"My Chunk"

Instant love. There is nothing like it in the world.


"Ready Set Go"

All buckled in and ready to ride.


"Pink for Girl"

Finally, home.



Our dining table covered with amazing flowers, cards, and gifts for Megan and Baby Stella. Notice the framed portrait of Baby Stella’s Great Grandmother, Stella.



Megan was finally able to get some sleep with her new cuddle bug.



I guess the camera was a little too close.



Hanging out on a pillow



So calm and collected.



This shot was extremely hard to capture. But well worth it.

Needless to say, my wife, Megan and I are madly in love with our little baby girl.  And it is true; this is without a doubt the best thing that has ever happened to me!


Paleo is not a Diet, Its a lifestyle


For about a month now I’ve been slowly getting into the Paleo Diet, also known as the Caveman Diet. The hardest thing for me is letting go of my beloved sweets. Like many, its definitely hard for me to turn down a cookie. But being into Cross Fit and having a supportive wife that is an amazing cook makes eating the “Paleo way” very easy.

There are bunch of greats websites to get you going on this great diet.  One that I like to browse on is Paleodietlifestyle.com. We get most of our recipe ideas from the recipe section. Check it out and you’ll find that its not really a diet. All you are really doing, is eating natural foods that humans have done for a millennia.  Then add Cross Fit, an amazing rigorous workout, and soon you will be in great shape and on the journey that Im trying to follow.


Here was my amazing dinner tonight:

  • Juicy Grass fed Beef-ka-bobs
  • Spinich and Arugula salad
  • Red Grape Tomatoes
  • Portabellini Mushrooms
  • Diced Avocado
  • Sauteed White Onions
  • Sliced Almonds
  • Olive oil and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

(sorry no picture)