Hey-o! This Monday came way way too quickly, but I’ve got a whole lot to recap including plates of pie, spa days, and Christmas decorating.

It’s a real tough life. #amirightamiright

Our holiday festivities began on Wednesday evening, when we celebrated with Taylor’s family. He had to work on Thanksgiving day, so we got together early for a delicious dinner and some quality family time. 

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The further we get into the holiday season, the more I find that I’m missing wine something FIERCE. So this year in lieu of my very favorite bev, I swung by the store and picked up some sparkling white grape juice because I refuse to be left out and this is my life now. It was nice to be able to sip out of a wine glass like all the other grown ups, but let me assure you – IT WAS IN NO WAY THE SAME. 

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Thursday morning I headed out to spend the day with my family, stuffing my face and being ever-so-thankful for casserole. 

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After spending the day with my family, I swung by the fire station to give this guy a quick Thanksgiving kiss. 

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After we were good and full, we headed to the Omni for the relaxation portion of our weekend! We checked into our hotel room, watched a little HGTV, and then made our way down to the spa for massages.

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There’s just nothing quite as cozy as a robe that’s been worn by 893 people before you, is there?;) 

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Turkey or baby? The world may never know…

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I had an amazing prenatal massage, and by the time we checked out of the spa, we were ready for dinner! It was miserably cold and rainy, so we opted to stay in the hotel for dinner at their Italian restaurant. A veggie flatbread appetizer and a massive plate of spaghetti and meatballs left me very full and very happy, and we spent the rest of the night holed up in our hotel room gorging on girly TV and laughing our butts off. 

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We slept in a little Saturday morning before heading down to the hotel’s breakfast buffet – because UNLIMITED BACON. 

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We did a little bit of Small Business Saturday shopping before finally heading home where Taylor and I spent the day pulling Christmas decorations out of storage. We managed to get the tree and the lights up before calling it a day and surrendering to lounge on the couch. 

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Later that evening we grabbed an early dinner with some friends and then a later dinner to celebrate another friend’s birthday. Don’t focus too much of your attention on the fact that I just admitted to consuming two dinners, okay? Like, don’t even worry about it. 

Sunday morning I slept in and woke up to the 89th consecutive day of freezing cold rain, but I had plans to meet Madysen to see Mockingjay Part 2, so I threw on my comfy clothes, took a quick baby bump selfie, and headed out the door. 

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Mockingjay was SO SO GOOD. I didn’t expect anything less, but was still pretty blown away. It also made me want to go back and read the entire series over again since it’s been a few years since I’ve done that. 

After the movie, what I should have done was a load of laundry and our grocery shopping. Instead I went home, threw on sweatpants, whipped up some Nutella-filled croissants and then took a nap. I’m a terrible excuse for a grown-up. This I know. 

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Later that night I finally finished what I’m calling phase 1 of Christmas decorating, with absolutely ZERO thanks to my continually unimpressed dog.

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Since we were in an apartment last year, our decorations are pretty limited, so I focused mainly on the tree and our living room area. Hopefully we’ll continue to deck the halls over the next few weeks as we accumulate more decorations because #MERICA.

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And that’s the long Thanksgiving weekend in a nutshell! How was everyone else’s long weekend? I’m trying my very very hardest to get back in the swing of regular blogging – this I PROMISE you. I’m trying to balance the (inevitable) baby posts with a few more topics I’ve got up my sleeve. Is there anything in particular you people want to see?

For now, between the holidays, some serious nursery progress, and my first baby shower this upcoming weekend – it’s an exciting time. So get ready for some oversharing! 

LOVE&HUGS,

Nat

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  • Today was not the day to open the internet BECAUSE EVERYONE HAS THERE HOLIDAY DECORATIONS UP! I’m just hoping that the box of target ornaments is somewhere hidden in my house and that my dog hasn’t peed on it… yet. Glad you had such a fun holiday weekend!ReplyCancel

  • Your mother/daughter day sounds so amazing!! I want one with my mom (and Chuys especially). Also, you are the cutest pregnant person.ReplyCancel

  • that “I’m so pregnant” t-shirt though…love it. my biggest regret from my first pregnancy was not getting a prenatal massage. gonna have to change that with the next one.ReplyCancel

  • heather

    pregnancy looks amazing on you!!! glad u had a great turkey day!ReplyCancel

  • Hi there! I just stumbled upon your blog, and glad that I did! You’re such a cute pregnant momma! I’m also a new mom-to-be (16 and a half weeks!) and I loved reading your post (and could so totally relate to the sparkling grape juice that I too hit pretty hard this Thanksgiving!)– I find putting even drinks like gingerale or milk in a fancy glass help to make me feel like I’m still (kinda? sorta?) in the game.
    Loved reading about your weekend with your mom! That’s totally something my mom and I have done (the spa thing!) pre-pregnancy, and I think it’d be awesome to do as I’m further along!ReplyCancel

  • That Omni room looks HUGE!! Which one did you stay at?? I could go for a massage.. Or two.ReplyCancel

This may come as a surprise, but I’ve actually been up to more than just gestating lately. This past weekend, I hopped on a plane with some of my very favorite girls, and headed off to the NorthEast for a little weekend vacation. 

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Alli, Amanda, and I caught a plane first thing Friday morning, while Jacklyn caught up with us later that night. After a quick (and early) flight, we landed at Ronald Reagan airport, hopped in a car, and headed off to our first destination – PHILLY!

When you live in Texas, the idea of crossing multiple state lines in a matter of just a couple of hours is absolutely laughable. So when we realized that we were less than 3 hours away from the Liberty Bell and endless Philly cheesesteaks, we knew we couldn’t pass them up. Our first stop? LUNCH!

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We hit up both Pat’s and Geno’s in order to do a completely unbiased comparison. They were both delicious, but Geno’s stole first place.

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After lunch, it was time to play tourist! 

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We got lucky at the Liberty Bell, and only had to wait in line about ten minutes. Meandering through the little museum was a great intro to our weekend, and it was so cool to dive in to the history that surrounds the Liberty Bell and all that it has represented throughout the years.

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After LB, we wandered throughout a few historic blocks of the city, just soaking up the history and the gorgeous fall colors. 

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After walking for awhile, we decided it was time to stop for a snack, so we ducked inside Lore’s Chocolates. 

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The ladies at Lore’s could not have been sweeter, so we had a great time chatting with them all while inhaling those delicious chocolate fumes. I really REALLY wanted to take home a chocolate Liberty Bell, but it was actually really warm and humid in Philly that day, and I just knew it would melt if I had to carry it around the city. So I snapped a photo for good measure. 

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As we were driving into Philly that day, Amanda had done a quick Google search of unique places to visit in the city, and she stumbled across The Magic Gardens, an entirely mosaic “garden” right in the middle of the city. We were a little bummed we didn’t catch it before the sun went down, but it was still INCREDIBLE to see. 

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After The Magic Gardens, we were all pretty beat, so we hopped in the car and headed back to our hotel in D.C. to rest up for a weekend full of all things touristy. 

Saturday morning, we were up bright and early to start our day. After a quick stop for pancakes at a local diner, we hopped on the Metro to make our way to The White House. 

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After surprisingly warm temps in Philly the day before, Saturday was nothing but cold and rainy. But when you have less than 48 hours in your nation’s capital, you whip out your umbrella and make do with what you’ve got. As miserable and rainy as it was, I still couldn’t get enough of these gorgeous trees. D.C., you sure know how to do fall.

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The greatest pre-vacation purchase I could have EVER made was these less than fashionable ^ Skecher’s Go Walks. As much as I really wanted to effortlessly traipse around D.C. in riding boots, this extra baby weight just wouldn’t allow for it. They may not have been the cutest, but they were insanely comfortable for the all day walking this trip required. 

After wandering around (partially around in circles) we finally arrived at The White House! I’m going to be totally honest and say I envisioned it to be a lot bigger than it actually was. It just felt so small in comparison to what I’ve seen on Scandal in history books.

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After wandering around Fitz’s Obama’s house, we made our way over to The National Mall. 

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After a hell of a lot more walking, we ended up at the National Air and Space Museum. Our feet were throbbing, so we decided to take a 20 minute break in the form of a planetarium show. 

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After our quick nap educational adventure that we absolutely did NOT sleep through, we headed over to Dupont Circle to do a little shopping. The temperatures had really started to drop, so we ducked inside the adorable Firehook Bakery to rest our feet and sip on tea and hot chocolate. 

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After a little more exploring, we finally landed on The Madhatter for dinner. In inhaled a delicious plate of fish tacos while we rested our feet before finally heading back to the hotel for the night. 

Sunday morning, we slept in a bit, packed our bags, and headed out to find breakfast. 

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We stayed in Crystal City, and nearly every restaurant in the area was CLOSED. By the time we found food, we were both ravenous and slightly annoyed at the time we’d wasted. But we ate quickly and then headed off to our first destination of the day – Arlington National Cemetery. 

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Arlington National may have been my favorite stop of the weekend. The day could not have been more beautiful, and the grounds were absolutely pristine. 

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It was incredible to wander around, soaking up the history and really being reminded of how many brave men and women have sacrificed EVERYTHING for our country. 

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After hitting the highlights (a few former presidents and JFK’s family grave), we decided to explore the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 

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We happened to walk up just in time to catch the changing of the guard and a wreath laying ceremony. 

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It was such an emotional thing to witness (and I swear it’s not just the pregnancy hormones talking). Hearing taps played and reading “Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God,” had me instantly in tears and reminded of just how blessed I am to call this country home. 

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After the ceremony, we wandered down to the bottom of the hill to take in a different view, equally as breathtaking as all the others. 

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It felt a teeny tiny bit weird to be taking photos in a cemetery, but just thinking about the views and the history, we couldn’t help it. And I am SO glad we did.

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And little boy got in on the action too. 

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Once we were finished at Arlington, we made the long trek over to visit the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. 

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After a pretty crappy weather day on Saturday, Sunday could NOT have been more perfect. Even though we were exhausted, we were all so glad that we saved these sights for our last day. 

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After Lincoln, we hopped on the Metro and made our way over to Chinatown for lunch and a quick stop at Ford’s Theatre. 

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I’m really terrible about buying souvenirs when I travel, but I did pick up this set of “Lincoln Logs” for little boy! Even though it’ll be a few years before he can play with them, the fact that he was with me for the whole weekend made it too special to pass up. 

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After Ford’s Theatre, we quickly made our way back to the hotel to pick up our bags and catch our 7pm flight back to Dallas. After a long, long, loong day, I finally walked in the door just before midnight and was greeted by this little ham. 

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It was SUCH a fun and jam-packed weekend. Traveling with friends is one of my favorite things to do, and I’m so glad we were able to get together for this quick trip, my last before this little man makes his appearance in February. Who knows when and where we’ll travel next, but one thing is for sure – it will certainly be a whole new experience! 

LOVE&HUGS,

Nat

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  • Kimberly

    I have those gray shoes!! Aren’t they heavenly! I got so excited that I didn’t even read the rest of your post I just scrolled down to comment! But I’ll go back nowReplyCancel

  • I went to DC when I was in the 11th grade. However, we stayed in Baltimore and took a train one night to get there and back. So we saw everything in the dark, it was also semi raining. I remember the White House seeming very small (from the bus window). There was also no water in the reflecting pool.

    Needless to say, it was an experience but not nearly as cool as yours. I also have no photos to prove it, so did it really even happen?ReplyCancel

  • god bless you girl. I did a DC trip when I was 4 months pregnant, and the walking almost killed me…I mean, I think it was the fatigue, but still. you are a rockstar for keeping up with everybody!ReplyCancel

  • How fun! I love quick weekend trips. You guys packed in a ton of fun sights in just a few days. DC is definitely on my list of places to travel.ReplyCancel

  • Aww!! I love the Lincoln log set!!! Too cute!! I definitely would not have thought about going to Philly, but you have a point! Those pictures of Arlington Cemetary are gorgeous!! My grandparents are actually buried there, but I haven’t been since I was really young!!ReplyCancel

26 weeks y’all! 26 WEEKS!

According to my Baby Bump app, I’ve been pregnant for 182 days. That’s a lot of days. This little boy has been growing inside of me for 6 1/2 months, and it’s getting hard to remember a time when I wasn’t sporting this giant belly. 

Today I’m going to do my very first Bumpdate – which means I’m just going to share all the pregnancy related items that no one really cares about but my mom and my midwife. I feel like I’ve generally been pretty good about not over-sharing on baby news for the past few months, so you’ve been forewarned. And if you get bored I’ll kindly direct you to the tiny little X located in the upper right (or left) hand corner of your screen. 

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How far along?: 26 weeks exactly.

Baby Bod: Little boy is approximately 14 inches long, around a pound and a half, and about the size of a head of lettuce, only MUCH cuter. His teeny tiny lungs are developing and he can now hear my voice, Taylor’s voice, and the constant sound of Max snoring. Sorry kid, better get used to it.

Mom Bod: Large and in charge! I’m up 15 pounds (feels like 50) and I swear 2/3 of that is in my boobs. I’ve been told to expect to gain anywhere from 25 to 35, so medically speaking, I’m right on track. No stretch marks as of yet, but with 14 weeks left to go, I’m sure they’ll be making their appearance soon. My belly button is still technically an innie, but it’s getting flatter by the minute. Basically I’m five feet tall and 6 1/2 months pregnant, so literally everything is enormous.

Moving: This little guy has been moving around since about week 18, but his kicks are finally big enough to feel (and see) from the outside. He’s most active after meals and right before bedtime, which has these two constantly glued to my belly waiting for action. I love feeling his sweet little kicks, and I swear he’s growing stronger by the minute.

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Sleeping: Sleep has been good, for which I am ETERNALLY grateful. It might take me a few minutes to get comfortable, but once I’m out – I’m OUT. That is, until I wake up to pee, which happens at least 1-2 times a night.

Eating: Um, everything. My appetite has been pretty crazy as of late, but I’m getting to the point where I feel like I might burst halfway through meal, even though I’m still hungry. It’s infuriating and has me starving half the time and miserably full the rest. If we’re talking cravings, still, everything. Breakfast sandwiches. Juicy burgers. Baked potatoes. Grilled Cheese. Cereal. Tootsie Rolls. All of it.

Loving: THIS LITTLE BOY. And our birthing class. And any time someone is kind enough to tell me how great I look. I know they’re lying, but I really do appreciate it. 

Hating: The fact that vacuuming feels like a full on CrossFit level workout. 

Missing: Shaving. At least the effortless kind of shaving. And running. I had a dream last week that I was running, all skinny and easy like back in the good old days. I can’t imagine ever making it back to where I was before, but man, do I miss it.

As far as food goes though, absolutely nothing. Truthfully, I’m still enjoying blue cheese, medium-rare meat, shrimp, lattes, and even the occasional sip (GASP!!) of someone else’s wine. Because it’s delicious and also because I’m a grown-ass woman and pregnancy is not a disability. And if you have a problem with that please feel free to email me at noneofyourdamnbusiness (at) gmail (dot) com.  

Symptoms: Nothing too bad! I feel like I’ve been pretty lucky so far. Days that I’m on my feet a lot, I definitely have the typical low back pregnancy pain, and I’m really thirsty lately, which means I’m peeing a lot. But in general, I’ve had an incredibly normal, healthy, low-risk pregnancy and I’m blessed to be feeling pretty great! 

Other Baby-Related News: Even though we’ve made ZERO progress on the nursery, our registry is complete, so I feel like I’m making teeny tiny strides on the baby to-do list.

This fall has been such a whirlwind of traveling and unexpected bursts of energy, it’s hard to believe I’m just two weeks away from the third trimester. I SAID THE THIRD TRIMESTER, PEOPLE.

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And that’s how I feel about it. 

LOVE&HUGS,

Nat

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  • YOU LOOK GREAT. And you will probably never get stretch marks so you’ll always be cute.

    (You’re gonna love this comment).ReplyCancel

  • lattes are great for the baby, milk is chock full of proteins and vitamins! that’s so funny, I gave out that same email address to my coworkers when they told me I was going to have to give up coffee when I got pregnant…as I held a coffee cup and was about to announce to them that I was pregnant.ReplyCancel

  • I never lie. Don’t think I didn’t see you calling me out there. I NEVER LIE. That picture of Max though… get used to that face because I think that’s how he’s going to feel when his BROTHER arrives.ReplyCancel

LISTEN – the preposition at the end of that sentence bothers me just as much as it bothers you. But it’s Monday. And on Monday, we forgive things like poor grammar, grainy iPhone photos, and a general crappy, sleepy attitude. 

This weekend was rainy and drab and perfect for doing just about anything, whether lazy or ambitious. So I did a little bit of both.

Friday afternoon, Taylor and I received a gift certificate to a local baby boutique that was itching to be spent, so that evening we headed out in the midst of torrential downpour to do a little baby shopping. Amidst $50 onesies and $88 piggy banks, I managed to find something I loved – this precious Lucy Darling baby book that I’ve been eyeing for months. 

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After a quick round of baby shopping, we picked up wings for dinner, and then headed back to my favorite place in the world to relax with the world’s MOST HIGH MAINTENANCE DOG. 

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We (Me, Max, and that guy I live with) crashed embarrassingly early that night, but I managed to get nice and rested for the highlight of my weekend – Saturday morning at the SPA.

On Friday, our friend Jordan called me looking for advice on a local spa, because he wanted to surprise his wife Morgan with a little pampering. After a big long “AWWWWWWW,” I gave him some suggestions for a few local places, and much to my surprise, he invited ME to be a part of the surprise! After picking my jaw up off the floor, I happily accepted, and the two of us were treated to facials, massages, manis and pedis at Hideaway Spa. It was absolutely luxurious, and I could not have been more excited to spend the rainy Saturday being pampered from head to toe. 

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Only tea but I pretended it was sangria.

After spending the morning at the spa, I met my mom for lunch, and then a bit more baby shopping. We tested out strollers and car seats, and just about DIED over every teeny tiny onesie we saw.

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A full day of pampering followed by shopping really takes it out of this pregnant chick, so I was more than happy to spend Saturday night with my sidekick cuddled up and my feet propped up.

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Sunday morning came with zero plans or expectations, so I spent it lounging around in my PJs with a warm cup of apple cinnamon tea and my most recent reads.

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But I was eventually forced to put on real clothes that evening, for Mimi’s 78th birthday celebration! Mimi is the little old lady actually managing to look at the camera, in case you were wondering.

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We met the family at Olive Garden (the fanciest place we know) for dinner and cake to celebrate our very favorite person.

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I celebrated with double servings of soup and salad and then CRIED because apparently a 6 month baby bump is the new 9 month baby bump for this girl. 

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We eventually made it back home where I spent the evening cleaning (nesting whaaaat) and then collapsed on the couch. I’m going to start referring to the couch as home base, as that is what it has gradually become. Around 9, Taylor got a hankering for sweets, so he left the house to pick us both up our second desserts of the night. 

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These weekends are somehow getting lazier AND more productive, all at the same time. We knocked out a few big and small purchases, picked out car seats and strollers, landed on baby boy’s name, and about a million other things. This week we’ve got birthing class, a 24 week check-up, and chiropractor appointment, along with the usual day-to-day craziness, so needless to say, I’ve got baby baby baby on the brain.

How was everyone else’s weekend?! 

LOVE&HUGS,

Nat

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  • I LOVE YOUR BABY SO MUCH IT PHYSICALLY PAINS MY HEART WITH THE STRAIN. In the least creepy way possible.ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      QUIT IT YOU’RE GOING TO HURT YOURSELF.ReplyCancel

  • I headed out of town on Friday after work to a ridiculous amount of traffic which left me getting to my destination later than expected. However, I was more than ready for my tradition with my friend for Mexican & Margs. When I told her I was ready for margs, she opened a folder and said “I’d love to have one with you but I can’t” and showed me her sonogram!

    So my brain is all baby baby baby too – and we kept it low-key because I remembered how you said first trimester all you wanna do is nap, so that’s what we did.ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      AWWWW YAY FOR YOUR FRIEND (and also a BIGyay for you because YOU got to enjoy a margarita you lucky bastard!!) You are so selfless to be so supportive of the first trimester napping :)ReplyCancel

  • I love how you throw it in there- oh yeah landed on a name! I MEAN I FEEL LIKE THAT IS MASSIVE COMMITMENT RIGHT THERE! Major props :)ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      Hahahaha – that was sorta kinda on purpose because I don’t know if I’m ready to tell people yet. People can be SO AWFUL about names! And we still have to tell our little circle of family and friends first before it’s public knowledge. But the important thing is that WE love it ;)ReplyCancel

    • Bryn

      haha my thoughts EXACTLYReplyCancel

  • I don’t know why but your updates remind me so much of when I was pregnant that it makes me laugh when I read them! they bring me right back to those days. I’m fairly certain that my home base (couch) has a permanent groove from my ass I sat there so often.ReplyCancel

  • Max is my favorite. He pretends to be docile, but he has so much sass! Why are you so cute? Pregnant and all, you’re still radiant!!ReplyCancel

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It’s Friday! We made it!! The rain is coming down and this photo is the only one in the world that understands me. And, this is my third post this week! Dare I say I am hopping back on the blogging bandwagon?

Perhaps, y’all. Perhaps.

I’ve got a handful of Friday Favorites to share with you this week, so let’s hop to it!

New PTX Album

Pentatonic released their newest album last week, and I am OBSESSED. Taylor and I went to their concert back in March, and were just blown away, and this album feels like it may be their best one yet. Can’t Sleep Love and their cover of Cheerleader are my top favorites.

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Pioneer Woman’s Orange Chicken

I don’t know what the hell has come over me, but I am cooking up a storm these days. Of course, when I say “up a storm,” what I really mean is more than I did in the first trimester. Because really I’m only cooking 3ish nights a week, but still. It’s all relative man. Last night for dinner I dove headfirst into PW’s Orange Chicken and it turned out deliciously. It took me a little less than an hour to whip up, but it was super easy, and went great with fried rice and some leftover SBA Oatmeal M&M Cookies

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Blueberry Cobbler Latte

I managed to escape the house a couple days this week to get a little bit of work done. Yesterday afternoon I met my good friend Morgan downtown at Buon Giorno Coffee, where the barista introduced us to the most life changing latte I’ve ever consumed…called a Blueberry Cobbler.

Y’ALL. It’s like pie in a mug. And don’t even bother asking ask me about the nutritional value because I just.dont.care.

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Rainy Forecast

After what’s felt like a pretty pathetic “fall,” we’re finally getting some cooler temps. The next few days are predicted to be overcast, rainy, and cool – and I could not be more ecstatic. Last night the rain came in hard, and we opened every window in our house and let that cool rainy air come right in. Sure, today my house smells like a wet dog, but it’s so cozy that I don’t even care.

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Time with This Guy

I don’t know what it is about this last week or so, but I’m extra, extra sappy. I feel like I could cry at the drop of a hate (or any minor change of plans). I find myself sitting around counting the minutes until this baby arrives, and even in all the excitement I’m realizing we are in our final days of “just the two of us.” Every minute minute spent lazying around with this guy feels more precious than it ever has, and every little errand is starting to feel like a date. I’m working hard on a little “Before Baby Bucket List” for the two of us, and just counting every minute as a gift.

Ooops. I’m crying.

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Since we’re staring straight into a rainy weekend, I think I’ll enjoy a lazy night at home on the couch with my husband, and then I’ve made plans to meet up with my mom for a little bit of baby shopping, and spending time with friends in Dallas. 

What’s everyone else up to this weekend?!

LOVE&HUGS,

Nat

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  • YUM I want that orange chicken. And thank you for sharing the ~delicious~ cookies with me the other night! Also, you and Taylor are precious and adorable and I love you the end goodbye.ReplyCancel

  • you have officially made me hungry for homemade chinese. also, i so fondly remember those days before baby…we did a lot of sleeping in and a lot of lazy snuggling.ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      PW knocked it out of the park with the orange chicken!! LOVED it!And as good as baked and crock pot chinese recipes are, I’ve got to be honest, chinese is just BETTER when it’s deep fried in oil.ReplyCancel

  • Bryn

    Yes to all of it. :) Also, I’ve never noticed before how perfectly matched Taylor’s beard is to your hair! lol.ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      hahhahahah – we did that on purpose :)ReplyCancel

  • I love Penatonix, too – so good!ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      Did you see their On My Way Home documentary is on Netflix right now?!!! SO GOOD.ReplyCancel

  • I can’t decide how to feel about that blueberry latte. At first I got super excited, but then I was like ew, coffee + pie. Who knows. BRING ON THE RAIN. It’s going to keep my neighbors from hating me. Because the sprinklers have been off since we started renovating. Oops.ReplyCancel

    • natalie

      NO LISTEN – I am with you. It sounded so weird, but my friend ordered it first and after a tiny sip of hers I was like WAITYESGREATESTIDEAEVER. It was more of a vanilla latte with just the slightest hint of blueberry, but so so good!!ReplyCancel

  • YES! Enjoy those moments with your darling. I can honestly say that being a parent with my husband has been one of the most fabulous things to happen to our relationship. However, I do miss our time together. We of course do not have family here with us so it is literally just us raising baby boy and no help, but soak up all the time you can with the man! Lazy days at home will become far and few between but soon you two will have a baby boy to snuggle with and your family will morph into something you didn’t even know was missing.

    New follower & cannot wait to read about your new journeys!

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