finally. here's the post on how to spruce up a play kitchen for your little one. it doesn't have to be the ikea kitchen; it can be any play kitchen. i'm just going to show you what improvements i made to penny's kitchen so you can incorporate some (or all!) of these ideas into whichever… Continue reading diy play kitchen
like any first-time parents, dennis and i were beyond excited for the arrival of our little one as soon as we learned of the good news. as we anxiously spent the next nine months preparing to welcome a baby into our lives, we made many decisions. some were major like finalizing my birth plan and… Continue reading penelope’s newborn photo shoot
d+5 - penelope was due may 8th, and here we are five days later still waiting for her arrival. in all honesty, i had a feeling she wouldn't arrive before the 12th. why the 12th? i had been keeping track of my cycle using an app called 'pink pad' since may 2014 and discovered that… Continue reading penelope, where art thou?
baby P is currently 4.4 lb. which puts her in the 36th percentile - a little smaller than average but she's healthy. My 32-week check-up was two days ago and I was told to come back today for an ultrasound because she seemed small. That was two long days filled with unease for me... thrilled… Continue reading ct baby shower
i hope everyone had a lovely weekend. today is my last day of a 4-day weekend. normally, i would've had a week-long february break but it was shortened to two days due to our district having 9 snow days last year. i'm pretty bummed to be returning to work tomorrow but at least it's three… Continue reading diy decor
our daughter's name will be penelope. we had a girl and boy name picked out a few weeks into my pregnancy so it was either one or the other when we found out the gender. ^_^ I hit the 6 month mark this past Friday. ALREADY. I thought the nine months would drag but it… Continue reading