We’re Getting Ready…

30 08 2011

Here is a picture of daddy learning how to change a diaper and swaddle a baby at one of our birth classes.


Baby Shower in Maryland- 35 Weeks

28 08 2011

Clare threw a wonderful shower for us in Maryland on Sunday August 21st. She had a friend cater it with delicious food and yummy cupcakes. We played five different baby shower games and the winners selected presents White Elephant style. Clare had cute baby decorations including a “new mom” tiara for me to wear. We laughed a LOT, especially because most of the ladies do not already have kids (aside from Amy and Aunt Brenda.) Most of the guests gave book gifts to populate our baby’s library. We love them all and can't wait to read them to our little girl!








My Best Friend

05 08 2011

I hope one day my daughter has a best friend as amazing as mine. I also hope my daughter will grow up appreciating the simple and important things in life like how amazing color is, and find comfort in being whoever she wants to be just like I learned from my best friend Erin. We've been BFF since the third grade.

Erin came to visit me to help me bring shower gifts home from Indiana and also help me finish decorating the nursery.



During our visit together we visited Baltimore on a spontaneous overnight trip. We stayed at a fancy Inn on the waterfront.

We checked out the Visionary Art Museum.

We also turned our hotel room into an art studio to paint some pictures for my kitchen. So fun!

Erin is by far the most kind, generous, and creative person I have had the pleasure to know...I am so thankful she is in my (and my daughter's) life!