35 Weeks

35 weeks

Max snapped my photo at the state park yesterday while I hobbled around trying not to lose my footing. He turns 5 this week and I can hardly believe that 5 years ago I was just days away from birthing a 10 pound, 4 ounce little boy … and now he’s just. so. big. And awesome. […]

The Just Between Friends Sale Is Happening NOW!

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End of summer/early fall means lots of things, but one of my favorites about this season is that Just Between Friends sales are happening … hallelujah! What is Just Between Friends? Well, let me tell you! JBF is by far the best way to shop for kids. From clothing to books to toys to baby essentials … JBF […]

Jemma’s Big Sister Babymoon

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New babies bring lots of changes. And not just for me and Dominic, for our whole family. The big kids are very much anticipating this new baby, but I think they’re sensing the growing responsibility of having a new little one around too. Currently they tag team Reid like champs. That boy can’t get in […]

What I Never Knew About Cord Blood Banking

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I’m expecting my fourth baby and don’t think I could accurately answer the question, “What is cord blood banking?” I mean, I know it has to do with birth and there is prep work beforehand in regards to signing up and talking to your OB or midwife about the actual event, but to give you […]

Reid — 18 Months Old + a Giveaway!

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  My Reid, my little love.  For 18 months now you’ve been such a light in our family. A constant smile. A joyful laugh. A funny bundle. Seeing your personality come alive is our favorite thing. You dance and sing, love Mickey Mouse, and would spend all day, every day outside if you could.  And […]

Style File — Heat Wave

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September babies mean one thing … a summer filled with the third trimester and massive efforts to stay cool.  And, I’m really, really good when it comes to complaining about the heat. Like, if my lamenting wasn’t so annoying, I could probably win some kind of award for all the heat-hating reasons I think on a […]

Annual Mother’s Day Interview

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I know Mother’s Day was a good month or so ago, but I totally forgot about posting our annual interview. And, what’s a month late in the long run? Nothin’ absolutely nothin’! For Mother’s Day we went to the Pacific Science Center, but shortly after Mother’s Day I took the kids to the zoo. That was our just […]

28 Weeks

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  Petunia dress c/o Paisley Raye, shop more Paisley Raye pretties here! Helloooooo third trimester! I can’t believe you’re back … again. I’m totally tired, feel GINORMOUS, and am oh so thankful that it rained again today. One more day I haven’t had to survive the sweltering summer heat — hallelujah! I keep thinking that […]

6 Questions To Ask Before You Invest In a Really Nice Stroller

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Today’s post is sponsored by Baby Cubby. Cross my heart, I don’t mean to sound uppity, but when it comes to strollers … you get what you pay for. This, I know from experience. This, I have schooled Dominic on. And that says a lot seeing that he is Mr. Budget. Here’s the deal … invest in a […]

Style File — Be Bold!

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Today’s fabulous mama fashion is sponsored by Pink Blush. The perfect place to shop whether you’re expecting or just on the prowl for summer pretties! Happy last day of May! Once June arrives it’s crazy town here, because I say hello to my third trimester! And that’s kind of surreal, because the third trimester leads […]