Nursery Planning

Today I decided that I should start collecting all of my random nursery thoughts & start putting together a plan for what I want to do with the big empty white room upstairs. I want to get some of the basic items picked out & in the room so that I can focus on accessorizing! We wont know the gender for sure until September 7th, our big 3D/4D ultrasound, so none of the accessories can be bought until then anyway.Every...
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12 Weeks

How far along? 12 Weeks, 3 DaysTotal weight gain/loss: 3.5 lbs (from 111 to 114.5)Maternity clothes? 2 pair of maternity leggings - why don't people normally wear these?! So comfortable!!Stretch marks? NoSleep: In the late afternoon I get pretty tired, but sleep great at night stillBest moment this week: Our 12 week ultrasound, getting to see the little babe!Have you told family and friends: Yes!Miss Anything? Beer, Hot Dogs & Sushi!!! Would love to have a few of each right...
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Baked Potato Soup & Confetti Cupcakes

11 pm on a Saturday night... bacon in the frying pan & cupcakes in the oven. Gotta replace my hundreds of cocktail calories with something! I'm already getting excited to fall off my bar stool when I have my first beergarita after the babe arrives.This week we get another ultrasound, where the tech told us that if the baby is in the right position, we just might get to find out if little Marvin is a he or a she!!...
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Giraffe Love

I'm not really sure what the general rules are as to how long you are supposed to wait until you start buying baby stuff...But I can not stop buying Giraffe stuff!! I know that I don't want the nursery to be themey in any way, but all of the adorable Giraffe baby goodies out there just melt my heart!My first ever baby purchase came from Von Maur. This is the BestEver Giraffe Play Mat. It is sooooo soft & snuggly,...
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Bump

I thought I would document the growing bump each week via my beloved chalkboard! The first pic we took at 8 weeks after my first ultrasound. I wanted one picture with the chalkboard the way it was when I announced the news! Also happy to get one picture in our old apartment before we moved to the townhouse :)Now for the real deal. I wouldn't say it is necessarily a cute baby bump yet, it is merely a collection of...
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SURPRISE!

Tuesday afternoon, June 28th, while feeling so tired I could have fallen asleep with my head in my cereal bowl, I decided to make an afternoon pot of coffee. Hot coffee.. hot, yummy, Dunkin Donuts hazelnut coffee. My favorite. Until now... until I took two sips & gagged. Yep.. I am one of those people who didn't realize that I was pregnant until I was nearly six weeks along, gagging in my yummy coffee, with a cold for over two...
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