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.

Child Of Wild

I am just crazy about this line of culturally inspired jewelry called Child Of Wild. In their words, “CHILD of WILD is a brand that believes objects with past lives or cultural relevance have a depth that can be felt.  In this day of accumulating “a lot of cheap” CHILD of WILD comes from the […]

Razor Reef Portable Surf Shower

My very surfalicious friend Mari sent a link to the Razor Reef Portable Surf Shower which I of course had to IMMEDIATELY purchase on I mean, what girl wouldn’t want to rinse off with a portable shower after a surf, especially since said girl cannot lift the cool jerry can she purchased because it’s […]

Full Expression Of Self

I had lunch yesterday with someone whose fashion sense I have admired for years. While we sat and talked, I became obsessed with some clunky bracelets she was wearing that rattled when she spoke. I loved it. So cool. So chic. So unusual. So funny that I must have about ten of those very same […]

Feeling pretty fancy!

I had an astonishing realization today. This is what 12 months and 20lbs looks like. Motivation enough to keep it that way! Yes, I had help in the form of a fantastic clinic called One Life (, but it also took some dedication on my part. High protein, low carbs, really understanding portions, much less […]


The other day I dropped my kids at school when I saw a group of women I know heading off at a brisk pace towards the golf course across the road. I would consider each one of them to be a relatively good friend and yet I have never, ever been invited to go for […]

Madonna’s Boobs

I was recently in need of a mega pair of headphones to block out the sounds in the cafe where I sit and write. And I needed something more striking than my Bose which are fabulous for flying but not so much on the looks department. These headphones needed to fulfill an aesthetic purpose too […]