Author: fancypants

I'm Alexia, Alex, Lexi or Lex, depending on who you are. I'm mom to Mia, Maxim and Milan, wife to Darian, the co-creator and CEO known as Fancy Pants at Vuka Energy Drinks. I'm a marathon runner, triathlete, musician and writer, wanna be rock star, all time actress, creative, vocal and sometimes just a little crahayzy. I think that's all. One day I plan to spend most of my time on a boat in the Carribean. Oh, and baciamille means a thousand kisses in Italian. I don’t know any other words in Italian.

No Love Lost

How interesting that a symbol so poignant to Paris’ visitor is considered vandalism by its residents. Locks on Pont Des Arts are soon to be removed and apparent signs are posted detailing the closure of the bridge to do so. Removal starts tomorrow and I’m glad that we got to see it in person. Bittersweet!

Lighting the way

Genius idea from this women run business in Rustenberg, South Africa. Repurpose School Bags takes plastic bags and turns them into backpacks that have a solar charging panel, providing kids with up to 12 hours of light by which to do their homework. Many kids in South Africa walk to school and have no electricity. […]

Yo, yo homie.

My husband was recently looking for a more manly, huge-mega-never-run-out-size body wash and very excitedly told me that he’d found a huge bottle on Amazon. This morning I got into the shower only to find this: He says he didn’t even see that it’s called “Swagger” but at least now I know that he’s got some. […]

Women Who Run With The Wolves

On 11/2/2014 I ran my 8th marathon. 5th New York Marathon. And I finished in 4:45:51 – the second fastest marathon I’ve ever run. It was also the most fun I’ve had running a marathon. I literally had a wall to wall grin the entire way. But this marathon was different, it wasn’t about time, […]