- Cry until your spouse suggests you might wake the kids, and it's 1am; go to bed and continue in the morning.
- Redesign your website (check).
- Play Plants vs. Zombies (you win! Again!).
- Look at ultrasound pictures (*smile*).
- Sew like a maniac despite your hate-hate relationship with your sewing machine (yup, did it).
- Talk to your grandmother on the phone (*hugs*).
- Post inanity to the World Wide Web (ongoing).
What is decoupage? It's a decorative technique that involves covering something with glue-soaked fabric, paper, etc. and topping it off with a clear finish.
The best thing about Craigslist is finding treasures for cheap. The worst thing: cheap treasures often need a good helping of TLC.
This time last week ... photos from our new baby's first days!
Picture it. Almost eight years ago I'm much like I am now. Huge, pregnant, gearing up for a hospital delivery. Oh, and add in a nasty head cold that just won't go away. Three weeks before baby I go in for an office visit hacking and sniffing. "I think my cold has morphed into something wretched," I say. "Uh huh," says the doctor. "We'll want to keep an eye on that."
Two weeks before baby I go in for an office visit hacking so hard my...
I'm deep in the third trimester, I can tell. I spend much of my day feeling annoyed for no particular reason. Oh, I find reasons - the mail being late, clothes left on the floor, no healthy snacks in the house (because I ate them already), rain on the carpet of leaves outside, the dog breathing too loudly. Truth is, I'd be annoyed even if
Thirty weeks puts me in the final countdown, and tosses me into the number one recreational activity of expectant mommies, Name That Bump! Toward the end of every pregnancy I've tried (and failed) to figure out exactly which way little peanut was sitting in the womb. With Fish the doctor told me around 28 weeks that he was transverse, which explained the odd recurring dream...
Six years ago when I was expecting Mud Pie, I was all out of nesting opportunities. We had a nursery (from Fish and St. Nick), diapers, clothes (we didn't know Pie would be a girl), car seats, dishes, toys, everything. So what did I do?
I tie-dyed all my prefold diapers. And a heap of onsies. And...
Happy birthday to me,
every hour I go pee,
my ankles are tree trunks,
and I can't see my feet!
I treated myself to a Birthday
We had the 20-week ultrasound last week. Looks like we'll be shopping for pink!
Mud Pie is beside herself with glee, St. Nick is relieved (I think he considered a boy another rival), and Fish...