Baltic Beauty

I tore the World Wide Web up looking for this photo! I found it years ago, clipped it and vowed to have a picture of my baby taken just like it. All I remembered was I thought I had found it in National Geographic and I was pretty sure the baby was from Mongolia. Well, […]

Just Because

This is my idea of maternity chic. I love the belt. I have gold sandals that would match perfectly. I saw this somewhere a few weeks ago and saved it to my desktop. Labeled it “Pregger Fashion”. Now I have no idea where I found it. If you know, or run across it … fill […]

To combat stress

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety. –George Mueller You will never learn faith in comfortable surroundings. God gives us the promises in a quiet hour; God seals our covenants with great and gracious words, then He steps back and waits to […]

A fortune for me, a fortune for baby

I had a craving for Panda Express today. Something about that orange chicken is incredibly tempting. Good thing I did, because I got two great fortunes (you know because, preggers can’t have just one fortune cookies) … Your confidence will lead you to success. The wise thing to do is to prepare for the unexpected.

Week of the Amazing Aunts – Hannah

Hannah doing her stylin’ thing, downtown Olympia You can read Hannah’s blog here. I was 5 years old when Hannah was in utero. This same year brought about my first meltown … or at least the first one I vividly remember. Mom and I were at Fred Meyer standing the check out line when she […]

Week of the Amazing Aunts – Katie

Katie and her skydiving trainerYou can visit Katie’s blog here. I’m telling you baby, you have a fun aunt waiting for you to arrive! Your Aunt Katie skydives, rock climbs, participates in the January Ice Plunge, slacklines, bowls, and runs in the rain for fun. If I’m not something, your Aunt Katie will fill in […]

Week of the Amazing Aunts – M’Lissa

M’Lissa, Bishop and Mike You can visit M’Lissa’s blog here. – I’m telling you all right off … your life isn’t complete without a big sister. Scratch that, older sister. “Big” is not a term appreciated by older sisters (take note, Katie and Hannah). Most of my early memories with M’Lissa are documented in pictures […]

Week of the Amazing Aunts

One of the most encouraging things about embarking on motherhood is being surrounded by fabulous women who “get” you. They know when you just need to vent, why you are silly, when you just need to shop … it is a good place to be. This entire blog could be dedicated to the amazing women […]