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Pregnancy Update: March (and a Baby Shower)

I will be 32 weeks along on Sunday - I can't believe how soon he will be here! In fact, as I sit here and type this I can see my stomach moving around as our little guy stretches. Pregnancy is pretty amazing. It's starting to feel a bit like the home stretch, as just last weekend my friend Jen hosted my first baby shower! ...

Chicago Botanic Garden 2015

In what has become an unintentional annual fall tradition, Dan and I went to the Chicago Botanic Garden a couple of weeks ago when his parents were in town visiting. It was a gorgeous October day - warm and sunny - perfect for exploring the beautiful gardens and getting some fresh air! We went last year in late September ...

A Weekend Getaway

I have been terrible about posting here the last few months, but I want to get back into it, for myself if nothing else! I love having this blog to look back on and see what we did and share with family and friends. That said, we've been pretty busy lately and the holidays are always full of fun, so I plan to get back on here ...

Weekend Update (blizzard, grooming, food, weaving)

It started snowing last night and hasn't stopped since.  It's supposed to get even worse, so we're bundling up inside today and watching the Superbowl from home (although to be honest I don't have much interest in this year's Superbowl). But! We are making deluxe nachos and pulled BBQ chicken sliders. Yesterday we took ...

Friday Funny

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTRmyXX6ipU#t=11 This is too funny. Happy

Introducing…

...Teddy Ruxbin Waltz! For Dan's birthday a couple of weeks ago, I told him we were headed to a pumpkin patch recommended by a friend - the perfect ruse to pick up our new puppy! It was a gorgeous warm fall day and the changing colors were brilliant, so the drive was great in and of itself. When we got to the pumpkin ...

Friday 5

Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? I want to see Gone Girl and do brunch, but otherwise just chill. Here are some links to enjoy till Monday: Ciao bella! I cannot wait to go to back to Italy, and these photos at Hither & Thither are not helping my wanderlust. The temps are dipping and this sounds ...