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My Pregnancy Essentials

Hey guys, remember when I looked like this…. I was 39.5 weeks pregnant with Eleanor here. Two days before I went into labor (!) …If you couldn’t tell by the size of my belly. Yowza. I can only be proud.

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Baby Bump Shoot Continued…

I know Eleanor is here and all and therefore I no longer look like this, but I thought I’d share them anyway. Patrick did too good. Here are some more pictures from the maternity shoot when I was almost 36

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Eleanor Rose: A Birth Story

I went into early labor 4 days before Eleanor was born. Friday, February 3rd, at 1:45am I woke up to my water breaking. I woke Daniel up to tell him what was going on and I’ll never forget his disoriented-half-dazed-look

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37 weeks

Sorry I’ve been a little MIA lately, friends. Getting ready for a baby is a little more consuming than I anticipated. Wonderful blog ideas about New Years resolutions, things I’ve been cooking lately, and all the home projects I’ve been

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34.5 weeks

At 34.5 weeks: -Baby has most likely begun to drop… Meaning, the waddle has officially arrived my friends. Mmm hmmm, the sexy waddle. The husband loves him some sexy waddle. -But stay in there little love. We want you nice

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30 weeks

At 30 weeks: -Baby is now the size of a squash. Sorry no pictures…I forgot to pick up a squash at the store (pregnancy brain is real) and when you’re 30 weeks pregnant making another trip anywhere is just not

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Life Lately According to My iPhone…

Between re-doing/organizing our apartment to make room for our little babes and decorating for Advent I think Ikea has officially become my second home. I did it. I bought my big preggo self a nice, roomy winter coat. Even though

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Re-thinking Horizontal Stripes

Pregnancy is a strange phenomenon. I am fully aware I have a belly, but it still kind of surprises me when I look in the mirror or ┬átry and squeeze between spaces that I used to fit though and…nope, I

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Thoughts on Birth

(October 6, 2011. 22.5 weeks) Last weekend was a cloudy, rainy one. The kind that’s ideal for crafting, organizing, getting pizza delivery, and watching a good guilty sci-fi pleasure (like the new TV series Terra Nova). But also for baby-book

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Tricks for Maternity-Land

Watching my belly grow has been nothing short of amazing. I can’t believe I can stretch this much! That statement is going to be laughable when I’m at the 9 month mark, I’m sure. And the best part about my

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