Registry Must Haves

Filling up our baby registry was a little overwhelming. I think I just googled baby registry checklist and went off a few of them. There were some things that I was like, “Nope, don’t need that”, but for the most part it helped me feel like I wasn’t forgetting anything. There are so many things… [Read More]

Emilia’s Birth Story

As promised, here is the novel that is my baby girl’s birth story. :) Where ever to begin? The first week of our little one’s life was easily the hardest week of our lives. The moment she was born was perfect and magical, but it wasn’t long before she was taken away from us and we were absolutely terrified… [Read More]

Thanksgiving Fashion: Mama & Mini

Is November flying by for anyone else? Now that I have a newborn – more than ever I just want time to slow down. My baby girl will be one month old on Sunday! (Sob.) I’ve been thinking about what I want to dress her in for Thanksgiving, and what I will wear to match her. :) I’m really… [Read More]

Halloween 2017

I really love this time of year, when fall melts into the holidays. And now that we have our baby girl, I know my love for this season is going to really grow! It’s so crazy to think that I was due on Halloween, with no clue of whether or not I’d actually have her… [Read More]

Emilia’s Newborn Pictures

I could just take pictures of this baby girl all day long. (And I do…) I really wanted super simple newborn photos with lots of white and dreamy lighting. I ended up taking these myself in our guest bedroom, and I love how they turned out! I may have to do a lot more of these… [Read More]

She’s Here!!

Our sweet, sweet baby girl – Emilia Belle Wachtel – was born on October 19th at 9:55 am, weighing 6 pounds 9 ounces and measuring 19 3/4 inches long! We love her SO MUCH! Every little thing she does melts us, and I swear – the girl is pure magic. I ended up having to… [Read More]

Fall Baby Shower Brunch

On the last day in September my mom hosted a beautiful fall baby shower brunch for me and baby girl. I got to help with the details which I love, and it went flawlessly. When we were discussing how to seat everybody, I mentioned how I’d seen short tables where people sit on pillows on… [Read More]

Sweet September Shower

In September my hubby’s mom and step-mom threw a very sweet baby shower where I got to celebrate with lots of the lovely ladies on his side of the family. The weather was beautiful, and it felt like summer wanted to stick around just a little longer. There were lots of pink decorations, a gorgeous… [Read More]

37 Weeks

How far along? 37 weeks, 2 days (posting this a couple days late) Total weight gain: 21 pounds Maternity clothes? Yep – loving leggings and cozy sweaters lately. I’m going to have to pull out my scarves again, it’s getting chilly! Sleep: It actually got better in the last couple days – weird right? Although last night sleep was… [Read More]

Baby {Girl} BBQ

In early August we had a baby BBQ at our house with friends to celebrate our sweet baby girl. Other than super hot temps and smoke that had recently rolled into our valley, it went off without a hitch! I knew right away when we got pregnant that I wanted to have an event that included my… [Read More]