Mom (via text): What about Finn Anthony? Gretchen: Dominic, what do you think about Finn Anthony? Dominic: What? Why not name him Bumper or Hubcap? No. No, no, no. Gretchen: Well, I like it. Why can’t you contribute anything new? The conversation went downhill from there. End of the story – we’re not any closer […]
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men. – Martin Fraquhar Tupper
Why do I love these so much?!?!?! It’s probably because today, our baby is the size of a lemon. CRAZY! Lemons on all food, lemonade … GIVE ME MORE!
Last Wednesday Dominic went to apply for our first choice house. A sweet, 4 bedroom in Ridgefield. Upon arrival he found out it had been rented on Tuesday. So, yesterday we applied for our second choice. This morning we woke up to an e-mail saying someone had beat us to the punch …grrrr. The search […]
These things make my heart beat a little faster … they’re full of baby love! From top to bottom, left to right: 1. Ohdeedoh nursery ideas. 2. Baby announcements from Etsy! Only 6 more months until I get to create my very own! 3. Timi & Leslie diaper bags! A steal at the $100-$150 price […]
When it rains, it pours … this is what I am choosing to focus on today: The sweet birds chirping out my bedroom window. I imagine they are chickadees … (Grammy’s favorite birds) stopping by to tell me everything will be ok. Hot, decaf coffee – don’t forget the peppermint mocha creamer (it’s available year […]
Biggest surprise … Seeing the “yes” on January 30th. Biggest stress … If I had to choose just one it would be the move. Favorite foods … Applesauce and cereal. Worst symptom … Tiredness which led to grumpiness. Best event … Easter in Olympia; a RoBo event. Books read … Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn, […]
This is the plan … Nigella Silhouettes by Amy Butler Designs But with these animal shapes from the Friendly Forest at Michaels What do you think?
Post-dinner conversation … Gretchen: What about Levi?Mom: I like it! Where did that come from?Gretchen (whispering): It’s Bristol Palin’s baby daddy’s name … don’t tell Dom, that could taint it.Dominic: It sounds like Levi Jeans … no. And there we are … back at square one :)
32 percent! That’s a 1 in 3 chance of a c-section (which is considered a major surgery). The highest rate ever reported. This baffles me on so many levels … so I’ll let the article speak for itself. The article is originally from the New York Times report summarized on FitPregnancy this week. DISCLAIMER – […]
Between the bouts of sun and rainfall I’m beginning to get the drift … Spring is on the way. What better way to prepare for a new season than a wardrobe update! According to Yahoo! this morning there are officially a “top 6” every gal needs this season in the accessory category. Lucky for this […]