20 Weeks

How far along? 20 weeks,  6 days Total weight gain: About 9 lbs Maternity clothes? Maternity + my regular clothes Stretch marks? Not yet. Sleep: Pretty good for the most part. Best moments this week: Our 20 week ultrasound, getting the nursery painted, and Father’s Day! Miss Anything: Not really at the moment. Movement: Yes! Husband has even gotten to feel small kicks… [Read More]

Brother Adventure

Saturday I got to spend some quality time with my three brothers. With life going so fast, I thought it’d be nice for us to carve out some time for just the four of us siblings, and now I want to do it more often! Time spent with these guys is full of fun, craziness,… [Read More]

19 Weeks

How far along? 19 weeks, 5 days Total weight gain: 4.5 pounds (probably more… we’ll see!) Maternity clothes? A mix of maternity + my regular clothes still Stretch marks? Not yet. Sleep: Pretty good for the most part. Best moments this week: Pretty sure I’ve been feeling some movement! Also had a great day spending some quality time with my brothers…. [Read More]

18 Weeks

Happy Sunday! We’ve had a pretty good weekend – got some housework and errands done, had a little ice cream picnic with friends on Saturday, had a breakfast date with out-of-town friends this morning, and a little family birthday party this afternoon. Summers never fail to be nonstop busy! Here’s my 18 week bumpdate! How… [Read More]

Summer 2017 Bucket List

HAPPY JUNE!! Summer usually flies by for me, and I really wonder if this year will be different since I’m pregnant. Regardless, I’ve made a list of summer musts that I can’t wait to dive into! Some of these items we have planned already, and some I’ve already done and want to do again and again. (How… [Read More]

Memorial Day Weekend 2017

Memorial Day weekend was pretty low key around here. Merry came to stay with me and we had a pretty great weekend. We made lemon cupcakes, had breakfast out at Cafe Columbia, went herb shopping with my mom, attended a family BBQ at the park, spent time at the lake in Chelan, had takeout, and… [Read More]

17 Weeks

Happy Memorial Day, friends! I’m eternally grateful to those who have given their lives for our freedom. Here’s a 17 week bumpdate! (I totally cannot draw a pomegranate.) How far along? 17 weeks, 1 day (I’m posting this at 17 weeks and 6 days though) Total weight gain: 4.5 pounds Maternity clothes? A mix of maternity + my regular… [Read More]

16 Weeks

How far along? 16 weeks, 2 days (I’m posting this at 16 weeks and 6 days) Total weight gain: 1.5 pounds – pretty sure it’s more than this. I’ll know how much more at my appointment on Wednesday! Maternity clothes? The maternity jeans I bought are such a nice break from the hair tie trick I’d been using! They’re… [Read More]

Nursery Inspiration

I’ve been thinking a lot about the nursery and figured I should start compiling my most favorite bits of inspiration. I want a room that is pretty and airy, and not too baby-ish. The colors I’m going for are light pinks (blush and flamingo-pink), peaches, golds, and whites. I don’t really want to do a… [Read More]

15 Weeks

How far along? 15 weeks, 6 days Total weight gain: 1.5 pounds – could be more. We’ll see at my next appointment. Maternity clothes? I actually bought a small lot of maternity clothes from Ebay… I’d been keeping an eye out for someone to post their maternity clothes that has my taste and size and someone finally did!… [Read More]