Gin & Zin

Meet Adriana~ Mom, Business Owner, Gardener, and Soap Maker

Meet Adriana~
I am a fun mom of two beautiful children, wife and a business owner in Placerville.  Since childhood I have been a very creative person I loved creating art, jewelry and anything with color as a kid.  During my teenage years I studied music and opera, attended Walnut Hill Arts School & Berklee College of music studying performance and music therapy.  At 21 I purchased a 40 foot school bus, gutted it, built a home and took to the highway travel the United States and settled in Arizona on an organic farm where my love for gardening really began.  I traveled and I’ve lived all over the country including Hawaii.  At 26,  I met my future husband at Bonnaroo music festival we hardly talked for about two years and finally decided, hey let’s try and make something work.

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Dorothy’s Interview: Type 1 Diabetes

Hi! My name is Dorothy.  I am a stay at home, home-schooling mom to three beautiful crazy stubborn talented girls. Faith is 12, Lilah is 9, and Mabel is 6. My husband is my rock and has been my constant companion for almost 18 years, I couldn’t do life without him.  We live on a pretty little piece of property with a basset hound, a bunny and a handful of chickens.

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Tillie’s Mom~ Adventures with Breastfeeding

Meet Casey~

I’m a playful yet practical, outspoken yet introspective, courageous yet cautious gal who loves making things with my hands, planning parties, playing strategy games and drinking red wine (preferably a good Malbec). Read more

Interview with Jessica~ On the birds and the bees

Hi there! My name is Jessica Peers and I’m a stay-at- home mom of four kids ages 10, 7, 5, and 1.I quit my high school Health Education teaching job to stay home full-time. I love hiking, trail running and eating. I REALLY love eating. Oh, and traveling. How I LOVE traveling! I’ve been married for 12 years and am lucky to have such a sweet, patient husband along for this journey.  Read more

Blessed, burned out, but on the up! Interview with Amanda

Meet Amanda~

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I am creative and emotional stay-at-home mom of three incredibly energetic, spirited, smart, and happy kids.  I love cooking, knitting, reading, and seeking inspiration in everything I see.  I often feel that coffee sustains me, and I could live off of Thai food if the opportunity arose 😉  Read more

Interview with Samantha. ~Marine Mom~

~Meet Samantha~

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My name is Samantha (Sam) Ferrand and I’m the mum (an English one!) to two young men: Alex (soon to be 20) and Josef (soon to be 18). I have been blessed by being able to stay home with them when they were young. We had many adventures with their trucks, legos and trains – those were really fun times. I am a photographer so I was able to juggle my small home business with being a stay at home mom. Read more

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