Friday, November 18, 2011

About to Pop!

So I realized that I never did a post on a baby shower that I threw before summer started.  Oops!  Our theme was Kendra is About to Pop!  We LOVE the way it turned out and I ate about 4 pounds of popcorn on accident.  Oh well!  I will blame it on the fact that I was preggo?!  Anyways, Kendra had a TON of great family and friends there to celebrate sweet baby Asher!  And now that he is here I can say that he really is a DOLL!!

So here is the main set up:

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I am SO sad that this turned out so dark.  BUT, I do have other pictures that show what everything is.

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Our blow pop centerpiece.

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I LOVE the balloons as the cupcake toppers.

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More food and simple d├ęcor:

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We had a Blessing Tree that I am sure Kendra loved getting to read all of her guests blessing/prayers that we had for Asher!

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Look at all those gifts!!

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One of Kendra’s cousins made these ADORABLE cookies as our favors to our guests.

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Here is Kendra and all of her hostesses!

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I am planning another baby shower as we speak but it is all a secret until the invites go out!  SO EXCITED!!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

OOPS!

I haven’t posted in well over a month!  Oh life.  We are doing well and Emma is growing and growing and growing!  We go for her 2 month check up next monday (tear) and I am going to bet that she is over 12 pounds already.  I love a chunky baby! Smile

Poor E has reflux and we haven’t gotten under control 100%.  She has really good days and then we have a spell of a few bad days in a row.  Today has not been a great day.  We can’t get 2 ounces down without crying and crying.  Sadness!  Poor thing is used to drinking at least 4 ounces at a time.  Anyone have any suggestions?  We are on Nutramigen and she takes Nexium in the morning and at night.  I guess we will see what the good old doc has to say!

I knew that getting back into shape was not going to be easy but this is RIDICULOUS.  I feel so fat that it is overly depressing.  I got the okay to workout at 6 weeks so I am on week 3 of working out at least 4 – 5 times a week and guess how much weight I have lost!  NONE.  Not even a damn pound.  Are you f-ing kidding me?!  Angers me.  Can you tell?  My mom took me to Kohls yesterday and bought me two pairs of pants because I am SO tired of wearing hideous maternity jeans.  The size that I had to buy was horrendous.  I have NEVER been that big, even when I weighed more than what I weigh now.  SO, Jeremy and I are going paleo!  I hear nothing but great things about it and a lot of people at Crossfit do it, so we are going to give it the ol College try.  Anyone do Paleo?  We won’t be 100% but as close as possible. 

These pounds better be coming off asap or I am asking for liposuction for Christmas. 

But, seeing this sweet smile makes all of this worth it!
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Love my sweet baby!!