Joy

People who know me personally might be wondering why they are seeing my Christmas card on my blog before it even arrives on their doorsteps. Well. Let me tell you… I had grandiose ideas for a formal family photo shoot and, well…a photographer didn’t fit into the budget, and we got so busy! I kept […]

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Weekend Roundup

This weekend had something to offer for each of us this weekend – a little self-care, arts and crafts, a birthday party, lots of fresh air, and a fair share of downtime! Even though it was a holiday weekend, my husband still had school on Friday (gasp!) and the kids must have had a […]

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My Happy Place After The Storm

When we first moved here, those first couple weeks/months were rough. It was when my cousin told me about this park on the hill that I discovered my little happy place in the midst of my loneliness. I find that it is still the first place I go back to when I’m having a difficult […]

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4 Months

What a wild and crazy 4th month of life this has been for my little Marshmallow! We discovered how “normal” pediatrician visits go…you know – when you aren’t freaking out about your preemie gaining weight or self-diagnosing his Thrush. Our little dude weighed in at 14lb, 4oz! He is blowing us all away with […]

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1 Month (+ Newborn Photos)

This has been the longest and fastest month of my life, you guys. Unbelievable how much has happened in the first month of my little man’s life. And it’s not even his DUE DATE YET!!! We planned Marshmallow’s due date perfectly. Which is funny because we didn’t really plan it much at all. But […]

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It’s A….

We are thrilled to announce that on May 9, 2017 at 1:00am, we welcomed our third child into the world – a baby boy, who we lovingly refer to as Marshmallow. Although he surprised us by showing up 6 weeks early, he still weighed in at 5 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 18.25 inches […]

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Bumpdate – 33 Weeks

/ HOW FAR ALONG / 33 weeks and 3rd trimester! Baby is the size of a pineapple and gaining about a half a pound a week, if that’s even possible! / BABY MOVEMENT / It’s pretty clear that this kid is running out of room because every squirm and wriggle feels like a roller coaster […]

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Nursery Dreams

Designed by Freepik Now that we’ve hit the third trimester and things are getting realer than real, I’ve finally allowed myself the time to start dreaming about the future a bit. In the beginning of my pregnancy, I was just focused on making it day by day, but the excitement of a new baby is […]

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Bumpdate – 31 weeks

/ HOW FAR ALONG / 31 weeks! We are in the 3rd trimester and counting down the days until we get to meet this little one! Baby is the size of a head of romaine?!? These baby sizes are always so weird to me. / THE NAME GAME / We have settled on both a boy […]

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Bumpdate – 26 Weeks

/ HOW FAR ALONG / 26 weeks and quickly nearing the 3rd trimester! / MATERNITY CLOTHES / My t-shirts officially don’t fit over my growing belly and even though I promised not to wear my hubby’s new hoodie until the 3rd trimester…after he helped me realize how close that was I decided to nix that. […]

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