• Bring home baby checklist

    Easy Bringing Home Baby Checklist

    It is hard for me to believe that we are only a few short weeks away from bringing home baby! This summer is very literally flying by! The last time we welcomed a baby into our home was three years ago! And while it might not seem like that long ago, I feel like a new mom all over again.…

  • 8 months pregnant

    8 Months Pregnant Bumpdate

    It is feeling so very real now! We are 8 months pregnant! It is unbelievable that this new little one will be joining us sometime NEXT month! Ahh! I am so excited! Baby Update Littlest lady is doing great! She helps to calm my nerves by being super active. She loves to make use of all the space she has…

  • Simple gender reveal fun for baby number three

    Old Wives Tales and Third Pregnancy Gender Reveal

    The time has come! We are finally far enough along to learn the sex of little baby three! We are excited to share our gender reveal! Yesterday we had our anatomy scan and thankfully the little one was cooperative in letting us know which clothing to take out of the attic. With both of my previous pregnancies I had a…

  • Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

    2 Year Old Construction Birthday Party

    It feels far too official now…I am the mother of a two-year-old! Over the weekend we had his official construction birthday party fit for our construction loving toddler. I waited until mid-month because I was hoping to have better weather so we could move the party outside and we were very blessed with beautiful weather this weekend! Construction Birthday Party…

  • 8 months pregnant

    Baby Two Bumpdate: 8 Months

    How Far Along: 8 months Feeling Physically: Oh man, these last few days have been rough. For starters, I feel like a whale! Also, our little lady is now head down (yay) but that means kicks to the ribs and knee bumps to the abdomen. It is getting cramped in there and sometimes I wonder how she will continue to…

  • 7 months pregnant. Pregnancy number two

    Bumpdate: 7 Months

    How Far Along: 7 months! Say what!? Feeling Physically: I am feeling huge! Even though I feel like a walking whale though, I still feel pretty good physically! I am feeling pretty energetic and that has been useful considering the toddler I have to chase around. The hip/sacrum pain has subsided for the most part. I have done some research…

  • 6 months pregnant

    Baby Two Bumpdate: 6 Months

    How Far Along: 6 months Feeling Physically: I feel okay most of the time. Over the last month or so I have had some hip and pelvic pain. It comes and goes but when it comes…yikes! Feeling Mentally: Work has been slow which has allowed me to get caught up on some home to-do’s and I am feeling great watching…

  • Working out while pregnant

    6 Tips for Working Out While Pregnant

    Always check with your physician before doing any new physical activity. When I got pregnant with Asher I really didn’t miss a beat with working out until 20 weeks. I kept up with regular running and lifting, paying mind to how I was feeling and being sure to listen to my body. I stopped running at 20 weeks at the…

  • Little Lad or Little Lady: Round 2

    When I was pregnant with Asher I knew I wanted to do a gender reveal party to share the fun news with all our friends, but this time around we didn’t find out what we were having until early January and with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays I just wasn’t up to hosting another party so we set out…