32 and a half weeks cooked

All right, I keep getting behind on these… haven’t gone later than Wednesday of a week yet, but by then I’m 4 days into the next week! So… I need to try to do Tuesday next week, then Monday, etc… Saturday is really the “changeover” day for the weeks. haha. This week has been pretty

Sweet Zora – Loving this Weather

Lately it’s been sunny, not too hot and not too cool. Basically, this is the gorgeous California weather we were so excited about when we moved here. And since Zora’s black fur, though trimmed, generally makes her uncomfortable quickly in the heat, it seems as if she knows she needs to take advantage of this

30 Weeks Pregnant – 3/4 of the way there!

75%… 3/4… 30/40 weeks… so crazy! I took these pictures yesterday but because of the lighting and the dog and stuff, the editing took longer than usual. Anyway, here’s the note! Like I said before… as I get closer to the finish line, I am feeling more like a “Mom” than a “Mommy.” So I

Throw Blankets from a Bedspread!

For the last month or so, my main priority for decorating the living room has been to find throw blankets and pillows that I like that will go with my new color scheme/look for the room. I haven’t had a lot of luck. I’ve found LOTS of pillows online that I love/want but they’re mostly

Week 29 – Letter to Baby

Once again, allergies have hit me HARD this week and it’s hard to feel photogenic and smiley when you can hardly breathe!!! This took a LOT of makeup to cover up my under-eye circles from hardly getting any sleep and red nose from all the congestion & nose-blowing. ha. I think I managed to look

Week 28 – starting the Final Stretch!

I just finished my “baby note” but have to run to the post office and then to work, so I’m not writing much here… like the way this one turned out though! I might have to edit it a tiny bit later, because the d in “and” is almost touching my nose which bugs me

Week 27 – Crazy Pregnancy Dreams

Seems like not much happened with the pregnancy this week, but when I looked back to write my note, I realized the baby is getting bigger, more active, and more intrusive. haha. I’ve been having to get out of bed to pee, which I don’t appreciate, and sometimes she pushes so hard into my ribs

Snip and wash. And my Velvet Dog

Our dog gets really puffy … well, maybe not puffy, but kind of… shaggy. And thick-furred. And if it’s warm out, she gets HOT. And then little bits of dirt get trapped in her fur. So eventually… We bust out the clippers and give her an all-over haircut. Nothing fancy.. No fading or different lengths

How Does My Garden Grow?

Last year, I promised I’d be better about updating y’all on my garden. And so far, so good! My iPhone definitely helps – I can snap photos on it, edit them using my new favorite app, TiltShiftGen, and upload them with the (not so smooth, sometimes buggy) WordPress app. Then I just come over to

Week 26 – and Happy Easter!

We did our pictures today after coming home from a friend’s Easter dinner party, which was very nice. I love just getting together with friends and relaxing with some good food and great conversation. After writing this note, my husband and I settled onto the couch for a little bit of “Heroes” via Netflix instant.

25 Weeks and Counting…

I just gotta say, it’s hard to take decent photos when you’re congested and sniffly and your eyes are watering and you’re sneezing and… Yeah, when you’ve obviously spent a lovely chunk of time outside in the gorgeous weather over the weekend, and “caught” allergy symptoms out there. Stinking pollen! Also? I win the prize

Little Green Friends – and How NOT to Grow Broccoli and Cauliflower

The plants are all doing pretty well. They look bright green and very happy – they get hours and hours of sunshine every day. The biggest tomato plant has a few yellow flowers on it, and everything else looks perky. These little guys poking up are the first of the basil. Grow, little green friends!

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