Author Archives: mlown

About mlown

I am a daughter, sister, wife, mother, friend, martial arts teacher, yoga student... I, like everyone else, where several different hats and am learning how to navigate through life balancing everything.

Cheese made from figs

It’s the end of summer time and around here that means fresh figs from my neighbor. Fresh figs mean delicious fig preserves. But fresh figs also mean it’s time to make some more cheese!! So, yesterday I went and grabbed me my … Continue reading

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Onward and Upside Down

My last challenge was easy at first, frustrating for a while, then I pushed through and it got easy and even a little empowering. I find I feel much more feminine and strong and comfortable in my own skin. I … Continue reading

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Project One

Inspired by Jillian Owens (http://refashionista.net/2012/06/18/day-352-lunch-outing-dress/) and the fact that I’m running out of dresses I decided to take one a project. An easy one. So first up… Hmm. Anyone order a tent in stripe pattern? Add one belt, deconstructed Aaand…. … Continue reading

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Who’s wearing the pants? Submission- an unexpected side effect.

I’m coming to the end of week two of no pants and I have to say this last week has gotten a little harder. I think that’s mostly because I’ve run out of dresses now and had to cycle through … Continue reading

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June- 30 days of Dresses

A couple months ago I was with another mom friend and we were talking about our styles and fashion. She was talking about how your body changes after you have children making it imperative to change your style too. I … Continue reading

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