Love surpasses time

colorpalette[eightmonthsmadie]

Eight months old and I still can't stop kissing your perfect little face. My heart is full every time I look at you sweet girl. Even when you are getting into things or crying or screaming milk. Madie, you are an expert crawler. You crawl all over the house at the speed of lightning. You gave me … [Read more...]

Baby’s first hair cut

baby girl's first haircut | pink purple blue green | colorfulcravings.com

My sweet baby has been unusually fussy all week. But this afternoon she had a moment after eating and napping that she was her happy self again. Being the wise mother that I sometimes am, I decided to snatch the moment up and do something that was long overdo. My baby, a week away from being five … [Read more...]

Baby Girl Nursery Take Two

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Now that my daughter is here (she is 8 weeks old - that's so crazy!) and her personality is starting to shine through, I made some updates to her nursery to better reflect her. It also give me something pretty to look at those many house I spend in there nursing her. The artwork was the final … [Read more...]

Birth + the first 2 weeks with baby

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WARNING: Skip this post if you are a guy, or squeamish or just not interested in the reality of birth, babies or super long posts. I've recently learned a few things from giving birth to my first baby and surviving the first few weeks. I thought I would share, just in case there are any first … [Read more...]

Madie’s Nursery

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Hipster fox. That's the theme I choose for Madeline's nursery. I also wanted it to be girly so I added pink and a pretty green and blue. I think it came together beautifully. It looks better in person than in my crappy photos but here is a peak. I'm 31 weeks along now. I'm feeling pretty … [Read more...]

Buying Baby Girl Clothes

color palette | green, pink, purple | colorfulcravings.com

Hubs and I got married 7 1/2 years ago. We knew we wanted kids; I wanted 6 kids and he wanted 4. We wanted some of each gender. We shopped in advance, mostly for girl clothes cause they are the cutest. Turns out we shopped WAY in advance. A couple years ago I thought all those baby girl clothes … [Read more...]

Yahtzee and Dinner

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Our sweet Madie is growing, growing. I'm on week 25 now. I love feeling her move and imaging what she will look like. I'm still sick in the morning, but it usually goes away. I even have some energy from time to time. I still watch way too much TV and I have tons of laundry waiting to be washed. … [Read more...]

Hi, I’m Madeline!

color palette | pink, green | colorfulcravings.com

We found out the gender of our baby last week. We are having a GIRL!!!!!! It's what Hubs and I both wanted. We've had a name picked out since we first got married. We've talked about our little Madie so much, we feel in love with her before she was even conceived. To think that I'll be holding her … [Read more...]

Bird Songs in Spring

color palette | spring blue bird | blue, green | colorfulcravings.com

I'm sitting by a window, and though it's not even open, I can hear birds chit-chattering away. It sounds like spring. It looks like spring. It smells like spring. I'm a winter girl; I love all things winter. But still, even though spring means that winter is over, I can appreciate the beauty … [Read more...]