I really love to clean. It’s not anything compulsive, it’s just that you can see a difference when you’re through. Not like raising kids or something that you’re not sure how it’s going to turn out for a couple of decades. -Jill Churchill, author of Farewell to Yarns
When I was born my parents created scherenschnitte birth announcements. It is a crafty process requiring mass amounts of patience. They look something like this … In the spirit of tradition I would really like to do something along these lines for our little one. I’ll have to try and find a copy of mine […]
Eons ago I ripped an article called “The Day You Were Born” out of Family Fun. It was a project revolving around the compilation of memories from pregnancy through birth. Looking back on my wedding I now understand how the significant days in our lives pass like a whirlwind and our child’s birth is definitely […]
This was a week of blessings. Daily I’m amazed how God is preparing our hearts and our nursery to welcome this little one. The Kindergarten class is becoming quite the hot spot for nursery deals :) My mom found a family who was selling their youngest’s crib and we got first dibs! I’ve been researching […]
Back in the day, which consists of life pre-January 2010, Nordstrom pumps made my heart beat a little faster. You know, the ones that make your feet feel like a princess? Pumps are now a part of the past, and breast pumps are my future :) At least for a little while … On Tuesday, […]
We haven’t landed on a place to move, but we’re definitely making progress on PROJECT PACK. Home, we’re ready whenever you are!
A few weeks ago I was slumping and needed a pick me up … so I googled “baby blogs” to find some new friends who were/are in the same boat as me. These are my favorites: Dear Baby O My Family Silver Spoons, Paper Plates Don’t Worry Baby Becoming Sarah Who knows, maybe someday That […]
… that I could have a little boy this spunky, troublesome, and SO DARN CUTE?!?!?! If he is anything like his dad, I’ve sure have an adventure ahead of me!
I dropped a tear in the ocean, When it’s found, is when I’ll stop loving you. This quote was engraved on a plaque we saw at Ecola Park and it perfectly summarized our day on the coast. Peaceful, fun, and full of love. It’s amazing to think this could have been on of our last […]
Being pregnant is like getting on a train that whisks you down the track to a destination not precisely known. -Rahima Baldwin and Terra Palmarini Richardson, Pregnant Feelings: Developing Trust in Birth