we gave our kitchen a facelift! actually, that was our naive intention when we began this whole process months ago and we got reallllyyyy screwed. what we thought could be an easy facelift, turned into a whole kitchen remodel project and while we LOVE the result, we didn’t expect to go down this path so i want to share my experience…

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week 36 pregnancy bumpdate

i’m wrapping up week 36 of my pregnancy & coming to the realization that he could literally come into the world any day now. this is all out of my control and i’m trying my best to go-with-the-flow and be open-minded for when/how labor could happen. i’m finding peace in thinking of my mama friend’s who have had kids and just reminding…
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the labors of labor day weekend

it’s my birthday month and officially marks the 1-month-countdown of baby boy’s arrival- woooo hoooooo!!!!! i’m 36-weeks pregnant and technically he could come any day now, but my official due date is 10/1….i’m so anxious, the anticipation is killing me! this labor day weekend has already been so fun & productive and we still have another left, yaaaass! dek took off…
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maternity photoshoot in the fields

last saturday at sunset dek & i met our photographer friend amy at arbor hills nature preserve & had a maternity photoshoot. we hadn’t been in front of the camera together since our wedding almost 7 years ago (trip down memory lane here) & i felt a strong desire to capture these moments of our family before adding baby boy to the mix.…
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maternity to the max

you guys, i’m feeling maternity to the max! at 35 weeks my belly is so heavy and the pressure down there is getting real. i think this is the feeling my doctor was describing when she said it will feel like a bowling ball is in between my legs once he “drops.” i’m winded so easily and am getting cramps in my belly…
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black & white stripes for jury duty

so i wore black & white stripes to jury duty yesterday….didn’t realize that probably wasn’t the best choice in style until i was there going through the metal detectors at the frank crowley courthouse. i didn’t get picked which i was kind of bummed about. actually, we were all dismissed after hours of waiting around as it seemed they reached an agreement…
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bohemian dream baby shower

baby boy & i had a shower this weekend with friends and family and i was completely overwhelmed by all of the love and the amount of detail put into making it so beautiful and perfect. it was seriously the bohemian baby shower of my dreams! i’m now 34 weeks preggers (for previous posts about my #bumpdates click here) and it was…
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week 32 pregnancy bumpdate

week 32 is in full swing & i am feelin’ it with suuuuper swollen ankles and legs. my legs are water-logged, ya’ll. my calves don’t even jiggle anymore, they are hard as rocks & my feet only fit into slider sandals, it’s a liiiiittle redic. we went to our 32-week appointment this week and we asked if the numbness and tingling in…
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loving lowest greenville avenue

<dress, vest & necklace- forever 21, purse- from bali , earrings & sandals- sam moon> our friends over at greenville avenue pizza company are always slayin’ the freshest dough, but they’re also always looking for ways to give back to the community and one of the many ways they do that is by hosting an annual “slices for supplies” drive right before back…
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week 28 pregnancy bumpdate

week 28 of my pregnancy is coming to an end and i’m officially in the 3rd trimester, which is nuts! (see previous pregnancy bumpdates from week 17 here, week 20 here & week 24 here) signs that i’m in the 3rd trimester are charlie horses, i’m getting them like every other day right when i wake up and stretch my legs, which is soooo annoying &…
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