Yesterday marked 36 weeks… and honestly my mind is blown that we’ve made it this far. Next Thursday, at 7:30am, we meet our little Bean IRL. I am both terrified and excited at the same time. We are as ready as we can possibly be: we have about 8 freezer meals all ready to go… Continue reading Nine Months
I know I’ve posted here before that I am not really a fan of subscription boxes. That hasn’t really changed. However. A few months back, in a fit of joining Instagram, and not long after a particularly challenging OB appointment that resulted in a spike in my feeling like a ticking time bomb with this… Continue reading Oh Mother Care Kits- A Review!
This past week has been full tilt nesting, baby readying frenzy. Following my baby shower, we finally figured out what else we needed and bought bought bought- all the big stuff (stroller, diaper bag, cloth diaper starter amount, sling) are purchased. On my list of little things was some DIY projects such as diaper rash balm… Continue reading DIY Diaper Balm
For the past three years Andrew and I have used nothing but the homemade soap that I (and sometimes “we”) make from scratch. It now seems ridiculous to actually purchase soap when I can make it for a fraction of the price and have gorgeous, luxurious soap that I know has no nasty chemicals or… Continue reading DIY Buttermilk Baby Soap
Today I went to a Mama Blessing event in the city. It was a disaster. Oh, not on their front, the organizers and mamas there were fabulous. It was all an internal emotional snafu for me. And it took me completely by surprise. It did make me realize a few things- even though we’re pregnant,… Continue reading Mama Blessing- Infertility on Mother’s Day
Today marks 27 weeks… and next Thursday will mark SEVEN months of pregnancy. It’s been a crazy roller coaster and I am continuously amazed that we were successful, that she’s still wiggling and thriving in my belly. As awful as IVF was, as many scares we’ve had, I am so thankful that in the end… Continue reading S’well Water Bottle- Review
When it comes to “dressing for the bump”, I had no idea that I would find the entire experience so stressful. Which I should have, since I don’t generally have an easy time choosing and purchasing clothes. My clothes shopping hangups: I really like well made, high quality materials (re: expensive) I really hate buying… Continue reading Planet Conscious Maternity Wear- Hazelnut & Rose