Saying you should get an award when you make it through your first trimester is an understatement. It’s a rough one! There are a few trusty things that helped me feel better throughout my pregnancy with Blaire that helped me out again this time (my friends, triscuits and gatorade). And some things on my list this pregnancy were not things I even owned yet during my first trimester of my first pregnancy (hello, snoogle & maternity leggings!) Speaking of maternity leggings, with Blaire I preferred full panel leggings, but this time they’re making me feel a little claustrophobic.
I am so, so excited to finally share our exciting news! We are expecting baby no. 2! We are so excited/happy/nervous for Blaire to become a big sister. She talks about the baby every day… including telling us that the baby in her belly is making her tummy hurt. (Maybe I shouldn’t have tried to explain my “morning” sickness to her?! lol.) We have been praying for baby 2 for quite awhile now, so we feel incredibly blessed it’s finally happening. God’s timing is the best!
I have said it before, and I’ll say it again, I’m no amazing chef. I enjoy cooking anything fast and easy — it’s rare that I make a big, fancy dinner. With a two-year-old who loves something one day, then hates it the next, I just don’t have it in me to cook anything too crazy. I was excited when Mezzetta asked me to share a recipe using one of their Marinara Sauces because the recipe below immediately came to mind. It’s been a hit with my friends for years! What is it?! Little crescent roll pizzas! They’re super simple and they’re delicious. You only need a few ingredients, and they’re ready in less than 20 minutes… Making them the perfect dinner on a busy week night.
I was super excited when Burt’s Bees Baby asked me to partner with them to show off their gorgeous fall collection. As I browsed through their fun prints, I couldn’t help but be excited for fall! The lace, stripes and wildflowers all remind me of a beautiful, crisp, cool fall day. Have a boy? Don’t worry! The camo, rugby stripes and heathered colors make them just as adorable as the girl pieces. This collection has me so, so ready for fall!
Blaire was a sweet little frank breech baby, which means she was butt down, with her head, hands and feet all up in my rib cage. …This resulted in a scheduled C Section for me. I had several friends who had C Sections, and I did tons of research, so I felt really comfortable with what I should expect from my C Section. Well… Some things I was right about some things and wrong about others.
When I was putting together my baby registry, I focused entirely on things for our baby. I knew I’d need things for myself, but just figured I’d grab them at some point before Blaire was born. A week or two before my C Section, I hit up Target for the things I thought I’d need: one nursing tank and one nightgown. I thought I was set! (Insert crazy laugh here.)
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