• A five month catch up

    I’ve started writing this post about a dozen times in the last four months, but saying yes to blogging means saying no to something else, and the yes never outweighed the no to a whole host of things that, until now, have taken priority. But the husband is away, the baby is napping, the laundry has 40 minutes left in the

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  • The Eve of Motherhood

    Maybe it’s the hormones, but I find myself incredibly nostalgic for the present. I want to savor every single moment — this season of preparation and waiting. The slow walks, the sleepless nights, the lists, the thoughts. It was summer when I found about this baby and each sign of nature’s change since has been like

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  • Maternity Leave Goals

    Baby Girl is due two weeks from today! I am so excited. I am very fortunate to have 12 weeks off for my maternity leave, and while right now that sounds like an enormous amount of time, I know it’s going to go by super fast. My plan is to work up until this baby is born

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  • What we did in Paris

    Paris is always a good idea. Oh Paris. There’s a reason why there are so many delightful quotes about this city. It truly is a magical place! We took the train from London to Paris and arrived in the city around 4pm. We checked into our (amazing!) hotel near the Vendome and decided to walk to

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  • Currently

    ENJOYING the days getting brighter and brighter. Spring will be here soon! WEARING  leggings, this tunic and my new glasses as soon as I get home from work.  LISTENING to this album on repeat. I am always a little bummed after Christmas is over because my house isn’t filled with holly, jolly tunes. This album, however, is getting me excited for Easter

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  • 30-Week Pregnancy Thoughts

    I am 30-weeks pregnant, which means I’m three-fourths of the way there. Yay! I cannot believe it’s just another 10 or so weeks before I get to meet this baby girl. Here’s a brain dump of what life looks like these days.  Nursery: Her room is coming together nicely! I don’t really have a theme, but

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