Saturday, January 11, 2020

Something Saturdays (1/11/20)

Well this week has been full of getting lots of things ready and dealing with the fun fun transition of James to his big boy bed. He actually has been doing really well at night but woooo his naps are a rollercoaster (and he frequently skips it entirely which is miserable). But it's going better than I feared it would so yay! And he's so cute.

We also went on the hospital tour today (we switched hospitals from the one where we had James, and this one is a brand new building with birthing suites) and I'm really excited about it! It's lovely, hopefully things go smoothly for us when the time comes lol!

Posts from this week 

Recipes from the blog that I've made lately
Garlic Parmesan Chicken Lasagna (I made a double batch and froze one for post-baby)
Graham Cracker Pie Crust
Peanut Butter Cream Pie

Recent links bookmarked (visit my Pinterest for more)

Movies/TV Talk (assume there'll be spoilers)
The Witcher-Well we finished the season. And "Toss a Coin to Your Witcher" will be in my head for all time. Definitely while we wait for season 2 (SO MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONS!)

Instagram Lately 

Monday, January 6, 2020

Baby #2 Update- 32 Weeks

How far along:  32-33 weeks (I measure 6 days ahead of my due date, etc)

Due Date: (officially) March 1, 2020

Baby's Size: According to my apps a squash or a honeydew. At my ultrasound in December she weighed about 3 lbs 6 oz!

Total weight gain/loss: Like 30 lbs?

Maternity clothes: Pretty much exclusively except for pj's and large sweaters, etc.

Stretch marks: I don't thiiink any new ones.

Sleep: Meh there are good nights and bad nights, I'm usually so exhausted though that when I'm able to sleep I do.

Best moment of this week: It wasn't this week but my favorite moment from the last month was getting to see the ultrasound with my brother and sister-in-law and watch her just pursing and pouting her lips and stretching and being so so cute. This week's best moment is starting to see her nursery come together!

Miss anything: Being able to eat normally-started getting the acid reflux/heartburn if I'm not careful about eating too much in one sitting. And my hips not hurting.

Movement: I love feeling and watching her stretch and nudge and push against my hand. One of my favorite parts of pregnancy for sure!

Food cravings: Meh, still not a cravings person.

Anything making you queasy or sick: Nope!

Have you started to show yet: I am very big lol.

Gender: Girl!

Labor signs: No-hopefully at least not for another month or so!

Belly button in or out: Technically still somewhat in.

Wedding rings on or off: On.

Happy or moody most of the time: Still really overwhelmed but mostly happy.

Looking forward to: Hopefully getting everything ready so I can just chill and wait for her to get here lol. Also seeing her nursery completely done!

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Something Saturdays (1/4/20)

Finally recovering from the insanity of the holidays! I worked all weekend and then worked on stuff at home during the week-I also got a new phone (woo/blech lol). Wednesday we had breakfast with Michael's dad and stepmom and brother and sister-in-law and then drove to Youngstown during James' nap to spend the rest of New Year's day with Michael's mom's family. It was very fun and very crazy. Thursday some of Michael's aunts and his one cousin who is 8 months older than James (his mom is the oldest of 11 and the toddler's mom is the youngest of the 11 lol) were at his mom's house so we hung out there for a bit too and visited. I'm not working this weekend so looking forward to getting lots done (including James transitioning out of his crib to his big boy bed tonight! EEE wish me luck).

Posts from this week 

Recipes from the blog that I've made lately
Slow Cooker Amish-style Shredded Beef
Perfect Roasted Carrots

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Best of 2019 on Instagram

Here we go, it's time for a new year (and a new decade): welcome to the 2020's!

2019 was a very very busy year full of running around with the most fun toddler ever and growing a sweet new little sister for him. 2020 is looking to be another great one.

 There was a lot of snow.

 And a good amount of brunches at Twisted Citrus.

 Lots of trips to the park.

 Someone discovered a love of ice cream.

 There was Easter.

 And Mother's Day.

 And farmer's markets.

 And the zoo!

 We vacationed at Conneaut Lake with Michael's family.

 And found out we're getting another little nugget!

 James was the cutest Halloween turtle.

 And the best helper.

 I turned 30 and ate delicious things to celebrate.

And we had a merry merry Christmas.

And now it's time to face 2020!
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