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Who Am I When…A Look at My Moods #WhenImHungry

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias Over the years my moods have changed. They've changed drastically with some emotions and not so much with others. Sometimes there are things that make certain moods/emotions better or worse. Recently, I visited Pixar and got a sneak peek at the new Inside Out movie and really got in touch with my emotions and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 37 Weeks Pregnant

It's getting so close! 37 weeks pregnant already! I can't even tell you how fast this pregnancy has gone! This week has been busy and had a lot of accomplishments! 37 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your due date is very close now, but doctors don't consider your baby "full term" until 39 weeks. Spending the next two weeks in the womb allows your baby's brain and lungs to fully mature. So if you're planning to have … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 32 Weeks Pregnant

Wow, 32 weeks pregnant already! Can you believe it?! Time is flying, isn't it? This week had some of the same challenges but I worked through them. Check out my week below... 32 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) By now, your baby weighs 3 3/4 pounds (about the size of a large jicama) and is about 16.7 inches long, taking up a lot of space in your uterus. You're gaining about a pound a week and roughly half of that goes … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 31 Weeks Pregnant

I'm determined to be more positive this week. I know I've been complaining a lot and that's probably just making things worse. SO....it's a new week and I am going to look at things in a more positive light! 31 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) This week, your baby measures over 16 inches long. He weighs about 3 1/3 pounds (about the size of a coconut) and is heading into a growth spurt. He can turn his head from side … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 30 Weeks Pregnant

WARNING: Complaining and info about a bad week below. I'm sorry, but I haven't had a good week. I can't wait til good weeks/days return. 30 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby's about 15.7 inches long now and weighs almost 3 pounds (about the size of a large cabbage). A pint and a half of amniotic fluid surrounds her, but that volume will shrink as she gets bigger and takes up more room in your uterus. Her … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 29 Weeks Pregnant

It's been a really, really rough week. I had my doctor appointment and what a difference three weeks (since my last appointment) can make. I'm at 29 weeks pregnant and praying for strength. 29 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby now weighs about 2 1/2 pounds (about the size of a butternut squash) and is a tad over 15 inches long from head to heel. His muscles and lungs are continuing to mature, and his head is … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 16 Weeks and Nesting?

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Sixteen weeks and I've felt like I have this desire that seems like nesting. I know, kinda early for all that. Seriously though, I've been having bursts of wanting to get stuff done and that not only includes cleaning the house, but it includes things like organizing and cleaning closets and pantries and cooking and freezing! haha! Baby's Size This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Get ready for a growth spurt. In the next few weeks, your baby … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 15 Weeks and Feeling…Normal?

I can't believe it...15 weeks already! This pregnancy really is flying! I can't believe we are so close to the half way point! Baby's Size This Week: (from BabyCenter) Your growing baby now measures about 4 inches long, crown to rump, and weighs in at about 2 1/2 ounces (about the size of an apple). She's busy moving amniotic fluid through her nose and upper respiratory tract, which helps the primitive air sacs in her lungs begin to develop. … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 14 Weeks and Helloooo Second Trimester!

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Ok, ok...so it's the second journal post and I'm late already! I meant to post this Sunday, however, I just couldn't fit it into the schedule. Sunday was the beginning of my second trimester! Time is flying already! 14 weeks...soon to be 15, before we know it we'll be at the half way point and finding out baby's gender, and then it will fly even more and before we know it, our bundle of joy will be in our arms! Baby's Size This Week: Baby … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – Last Week of the First Trimester!

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WooHoo! Today begins week 13, which according to my BabyCenter app it's the last week of the first trimester! I thought I would start a pregnancy journal to remember everything about this pregnancy since it may be my last! Baby's Size This Week: Baby is about the size of a pea-pod this week and weighs nearly an ounce. More from BabyCenter about baby this week: Fingerprints have formed on your baby's tiny fingertips, her veins and organs … [Read more...]

Three Things Thursday Reveals Three More Things About Me!

It's Thursday again!! This week seems to have gone so slow yet again so fast! Have you ever felt like that? Thursday means it's time for me to give up three more pieces of information about myself! Are you ready? If you've not been around for a few weeks, you'll notice we've changed it up just a bit and instead of us giving three answers to each of the three questions...we are just sharing three things about ourselves. We hope you are enjoying … [Read more...]

Three Things About Me On Thursday

It's time for me to give up three more things about me since it's Thursday! Are you ready? We've changed it up just a bit and instead of us giving three answers to each of the three questions...we are just sharing three things about ourselves. We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input and we'd love to answer your questions...maybe! … [Read more...]

More About Me in Three Things Thursday

It's time for me to reveal three more things about me since it's Thursday! Are you ready? We've changed it up just a bit and instead of us giving three answers to each of the three questions...we are just sharing three things about ourselves. We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input and we'd love to answer your questions...maybe! … [Read more...]

A Twist to Three Things Thursday

It's time for me to reveal three more things about me this Thursday morning! Are you ready? We are doing things just a bit different this week. Instead of us giving three answers to each of the three questions...we are just sharing three things about ourselves. We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input and we'd love to answer your … [Read more...]

More Things About Me In Three Things Thursday

It's time for me to reveal three more things about me this Thursday morning! Are you ready? We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input and we'd love to answer your questions...maybe! ;) If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by, we hope you'll come back every week! If you are a blogger, please link up! We'd love to … [Read more...]

Learn More About Me in Three Things Thursday

Can you believe it's Thursday again? Already!? It's time for another week of Three Things Thursday!! Are you enjoying this feature? Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by, we hope you'll come back every week! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the ones that were … [Read more...]

Day 22 My Alone Time Behavior in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

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Day twenty-two...my alone time. Alone time is rare these days! With two little ones under the age of three, being a wife, having a job outside of the home and keeping up with our home and blogging there is pretty much no time left for me. I spend nap times blogging. I refuse to blog and let the kids roam around. I will do a few things here or there if they are playing together, but nothing that will take quality time away from them. I love … [Read more...]

Day 21 My Biggest Fear in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

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I managed to get even further behind, didn't I? I am determined to finish this challenge though even if I am late! ;) Day twenty-one asks what my biggest fear is? Hmmm...that's a good question. Why do we even have fears? Wouldn't life be so much easier if we didn't live with fear? My pastor once said that "Fear and worry are the opposites of faith" and I have, in a way, tried to train myself to believe that way. If I am strong in my faith and … [Read more...]

An All New Edition of Three Things Thursday

It's that time again! Another week of Three Things Thursday!! Are you enjoying this feature? Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the ones that were like 20 questions about you and you were supposed to answer them and email … [Read more...]

Day 20 Items I Collect in The 31 Day Blog Challenge

Day twenty was all about things I collect. I think this is going to turn more into a post about what I USED to collect. ;) As an adult, I can't say I really collect anything right now. Is that sad? Do most adults collect something? I don't know if it's just the lack of time or what, but I've not really been interested in collecting for a while. As a late teen/early twenty-something woman, I collected beanie babies. Didn't we all? haha! … [Read more...]

Day 19 Five Blogs I Read On A Regular Basis in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

WOOHOO!!! Another easy post for the challenge! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE reading other blogs and today I get to tell you just which five are my favorite...next to Mama on a Green Mission of course! Hmmm...just five, really? Well, I had to go into my emails to see which ones I LOVE the most because I subscribe to many, many blogs! LOL Here are my top five that I stalk: Eco Baby Mama Drama - my blogging bestie so I read everything she posts! … [Read more...]

Day 18 Where I am Happiest 31 Day Blog Challenge

I know, I know...behind again! LOL This blog challenge has proved to be an incredible challenge! It's HARD to blog about ME everyday! Well, I am playing catchup, so sit back and enjoy the posts! LOL Today I am talking about me being the happiest I can be. Day 18 of the challenge asked where I am happiest. Well, this is pretty simple. It won't be a long post and it's a straight forward answer. I am happiest when I am with my husband and … [Read more...]