26 weeks large

26 weeks, that’s 6 1/2 months what!? i’ve been negligent of belly pictures lately. probably because at this point in my life attractive is not a word i use when describing how i feel. i usually just stick to large. i’m also lazy. but i’m trying to be better/more positive and i do want to … Continue reading

a room for baby boy (nursery update)

we’ve made some progress on little Q’s nursery. the hubs managed to squeeze a little painting into his busy schedule for me, he knows i’m neurotic and need it done NOW. he’s so sweet. here’s some updates on where we are… before (haha like the onsie?) i’ve got big plans for this wall. i’m building … Continue reading

shower for baby Q – Maryland Style

while visiting my family and friends in maryland a few weeks ago my mom and my sister threw me a baby shower. it was the perfect day. i was surrounded by people i love and miss constantly while celebrating our little coming attraction. my mom and my sister did an amazing job of planning the … Continue reading

snippets of lately

“laid back. with my mind on my money, and my money on my mind” …this dog cracks me up. the print i ordered for the nursery came, i love it! the hubs and i had an exceptionally busy week last week, both dressed up and down. nursery prep has begun (updates soon)! we emptied and … Continue reading

shower for babIES

on sunday i co-hosted a baby shower for a dear friend and her babies (twins!!!)! it was somewhat of a nontraditional shower. we threw it on the beach, on father’s day and there were minimal games and no gift opening. the weather was gorgeous, albeit a bit windy, but the beach was beyond crowded! there … Continue reading


first, thank you all so much for your sweet words about our baby boy. we are so very excited and still in disbelief that in a few months we will have a son. the hubs already has big plans for this little man and it is the sweetest thing i have ever seen. ok, so … Continue reading

what’s your guess

today baby Q is supposedly the size of an apple. (what?) whatever. we find out the sex on monday! what’s you’re guess???


is there anything better when it feels like a monday but its actually tuesday! only when monday was actually spent shopping and enjoying the day with girlfriends. i hope you all had a wonderful weekend. we certainly did around these parts. i have some fun posts lined up for the rest of the week, but … Continue reading

such a boring blogger

2 posts in a week, how pathetic, right? i’m sorry i’m a boring blogger. this week was a little rough, bigger belly (which means lots of smaller clothes), lots of sleepless nights and that bitch nausea again. just as i’ve started feeling great again i feel like i’ve taken 10 steps backwards. with that being … Continue reading


this is what our patio looked like when we moved in 9 months ago… this is what our patio looked like 8 1/2 months after living in our house… for months i’ve been wanting to fix things up on the patio, living in beautiful southern california you need to have some space to eat outside. … Continue reading