Saturday, August 31, 2013

jesus calling.

i sat down on the couch a couple of hours after my last post, and opened my Jesus Calling book to today's date. i am so floored by the timeliness of my reading for today that i have to share it.
Grow strong in your weakness. Some of My children …


i’m not sure where i’m going with this post, but i guess i’ll figure it out as i go. that’s what i really love about blogging.. truly blogging for yourself and getting your thoughts out. oftentimes, i don’t necessarily realize what i've uncovere…
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

23 weeks.

You are the closest I will ever come to magic. - Suzanne Finnamore
how far along: 23 weeks (plus one day). only 16+ weeks to go!!!!
baby is the size of: a grapefruit or ear of corn (1.5 pounds!)
movement: still inconsistent, but getting stronger. and fu…
Sunday, August 25, 2013

loving my tiny family.

we spent most of yesterday at our favorite park, just hanging out and enjoying time together.

it was wonderful.
followed by some much-needed air conditioning.
Saturday, August 24, 2013

mr. guinness.

with the heaviest heart of my life, i am going to try to write this post. we have learned that our beloved G's cancer has returned, very aggressively. he was first diagnosed with multi-centric lymphoma this january, which we treated with the CH…
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

22 weeks.

A mother's joy begins when new life is stirring inside, when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone. - Unknown
how far along: 22 weeks (plus two days).
baby is the size of: a papaya (…
Monday, August 19, 2013

'grams of the week.

1/ me and my sweet babe heading out to brett & kerri's wedding this weekend in chicago. we had a great time catching up with our friends over the weekend and sharing in such a special day. i especially loved watching brian be such a cute gr…
Friday, August 16, 2013

21 (now almost 22) weeks.

how far along: 21 weeks (plus four days now because i am late, whoops).
baby is the size of: a spaghetti squash or pomegranate (weighing 1 lb and 10.5 inches long) ONE POUNDER.
movement: pretty consistent now.. and more kicks than actual movement/wigg…
Sunday, August 11, 2013

'grams of the week.

1/ reminiscing with my beatrix potter collection from my childhood. i am so excited to display them in the nursery and share them with baby.
2/ this cute little cuddle monster posing as one of our many throw pillows. best cuddles.
3/ sweet little p…
Monday, August 5, 2013


i can't believe it... we are now halfway through the pregnancy, which is both thrilling and terrifying at the same time. we have basked in every moment of this pregnancy, for fear of missing a single thing, and even still it has flown by. we ar…
Sunday, August 4, 2013

'grams of the week.

1/ the sleepy "house cat" barely hanging on to the couch during his afternoon all day nap.
2/ the sweetest little handmade gift for baby from a dearest friend of mine.
3/ we put together the rocker for baby's room! well, brian put it …