Mia Photoshoots

While on maternity leave I spent near every morning taking pictures of my sweet girl. I got some good ones and some interesting ones but for the most part she let me take her picture. As she gets older the pictures are better and better because her facial expressions grow and grow ....more

Introducing Mia Sidney!

I can't believe it has been so long since I last posted. I had a difficult pregnancy and realized about halfway through that I wasn't enjoying it. I needed a re-boot, a change of pace and a chance to sit back and reflect on my life and this upcoming bundle of joy.That chance to look at things, where they were going and what amazing miracle was about to happen gave me the much needed boost to get through the rest of my pregnancy!Now I have so many things to catch up on!But let's start by introducing my little love -Mia Sidney born October 10th, 2014weight 8 pounds 11 ounces21 inches longthe greatest joy of our lives.I cannot quite express how in love we are ....more

17, 18 & 19 weeks pregnant!

I cannot believe that I am currently 20 weeks pregnant! I mean - ridiculous how time passes so fast! I was chatting with Brandon about it yesterday and then remembered it has been forever since I updated you all on the "bump" progress ....more

15 & 16 weeks pregnant!

I am officially 16 weeks and 5 days right now but I am going to take you back to my belly 15 and 16 weeks. I feel like now everyday I can see "little" changes in my belly. It is really miraculous ....more

14 weeks = 2nd trimester bliss...or so they say.

Apparently, according to all the books, apps and doctors visits I have had, 14 weeks is the blissful release of all sorts of energy and happiness. Well, bliss and happiness I am waiting. I am feeling better; which is super helpful considering I was a nightmare the first 12-13 weeks, but bliss has not come yet ....more

Belly Updates.

Since the news yesterday I have been overwhelmed with sweet congratulations here, on instagram and facebook. We cannot thank you all enough for the love and support; it means the world!!! So, thank you from the bottom of our hearts ....more

Growing by 2 feet...

We are so happy to share with you that:Baby R will be here October 2014 and we couldn't possibly be more excited! Well, maybe not ALL of us...Rascal is unsure of how this will go. I think he is still on the fence ....more

A building machine...

Since his last tutorial - my husband has been steady building for our house. I am not sure what has gotten into him but he know believes that he can build anything for the house. He man - building machine ....more

How to: Build a Dresser (a guest post by Brandon)

I am so excited to be back to blogging after a little break. We have been going crazy on renovating and working on the house that things got backed up in our camera and in our lives. But that just means MORE projects to share with you all soon!...more

Him & Her

him: vanilla wafer pudding her: french fries him: soccer her: football him: v-necks and shorts her: sweats and baublebar him: ipad her: iphone him: running her: lifting him: espn her: the west wing on netflix him: building things her: designing things him: graphic design her: decorating the house with pictures him: no blankets :: no socks her: all the blankets him: redskins & orioles her: 49ers & SF giants him: blueberries her: strawberries A little fun inspiration pulled from my two favorite gals Theresa & Kasey :: original source Harley & Jane. We have been steady working on the guest room remodel - B is actually making a dresser from scratch, big things happening people, big things ....more