Friday, July 30, 2010

popsicles, burpies, and...huge

Here's a look at my day today.

Gotta love popsicles in the summer.

And remember the etsy burpies? Here are my own version. Finally, the last thing I wanted to get done for the baby! BRING HIM ON!!!...

...Because I am super duper HUGE! I don't care what anyone says. This is the biggest, most stretched, most miserable/uncomfortable I have ever been with a pregnancy (and the baby is measuring much bigger than my other two were at this point). I went out to eat the other night, and my server asked if I was having twins. Honestly, I take that as a "compliment." Thank you for acknowledging how huge I am.
I did have to photoshop myself a little before I showed myself to the world. Gotta love a little skin softening. Heaven knows I need it! If only I could photoshop myself in real life!! I still don't think these pictures do my hugeness justice. Am I embarrassed about showing my bare belly? Not really. All complaints aside, I do think pregnancy is an amazing and beautiful thing.

If you are still reading, here is the GOOD NEWS: the date has been set. I went in to the doc yesterday, and was quite progressed; however, as with my other two, I know that pretty much means nothing for me. It has always taken an induction to start the real labor. Let's just say my days are numbered now to the single digits!

And Russ honey, if you read this, I am excited to be able to hug you again soon, too :)

Thursday, July 29, 2010

{something to make you laugh}

Well, I know it makes me laugh!

As Russell said, who ever would have thought you would have seen Yoda and Boba Fett holding hands.
(Mask artwork courtesy of my loving husband, Russ)
(P.S. Bennett thinks a "Star War" is a guy in a costume, and Mylie thinks Yoda is a doll. She puts a toy Yoda my mom has to sleep with a blanket in the crib at my mom's house.)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

wrapping up sessions

I've been wrapping up my last photo sessions before my baby gets here. I just have one left to finish up and I will be done for a little while! Oh, and I still plan on posting that session I did a while ago of my own cuties. Yesterday I did one of my favorite sessions in my Grandparents' beautiful yard with my cousin's cute little almost one-year-old. This picture will probably be cut off a little, but head over to my PHOTO BLOG to see the rest, plus others I've done lately.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

{gettin' all crafty}

I finally did it. I made a piece quilt. I have never made a quilt before, and I've seen some cute ones here and there, so I really wanted to do one for my baby, Coy. I don't know if I did it right, I just kind of made it up. So here it is. Hopefully it doesn't fall apart after one wash!

OK, does anyone really need to take this many pictures of one quilt? Sheesh! That's me for you.
Good thing my August baby will have a nice heavy quilt to keep him warm. (just a little sarcasm)Does anyone else find it extremely, extremely hot outside? I don't know that I've ever felt so hot in my entire life! I now know what a summer pregnancy really feels like. Even though I had Bennett in October and was pregnant through the summer, it was no where NEAR this bad. Oh well, only 3 weeks left!!!
If anything, the quilt will be cute for pictures!!! I am so excited to take pictures of my own newborn. (poor kid...he will be sick of me before we know it!)

I've never made (or sewn) anything for my babies before (except for making bows for Mylie), but I'm finally getting a little domestic with this one. I've also made some burpies (remember the etsy ones? I ended up just deciding to make my own!), and new covering for the mattress and bumpers for the old family cradle my Dad made long ago. I guess it makes a difference when you have a sewing machine (even if it is a cheapy one!)

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

{diaper bag}

I've finally decided on my diaper bag after a long, long, search and much deliberating! Hopefully it is made and sent in time for my little baby to arrive. I know it is kind of girly, but I figure I am the one holding the bag. I found it on the etsy shop Hot Mama Handbags.

It was a little pricey, but no where near as bad as a Petunia Picklebottom (which did tempt me a little bit!) But I prefer a soft bag anyway.

I had to get the matching clutch so that I could zip away my valuables.

Check her shop out. Her bags are so darling...Love all the fabrics! I really have a thing for yellow lately.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010