"Two are Better than One!" ~Ecclesiastes 4:9

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


We are so pleased to introduce our sweet baby, Rhys!!!  He was born on May 14th.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013


Cooking, cleaning, laundry, list-making, organizing, sewing.....

Burp Cloths

Matching receiving blankets

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Awaiting Baby Hood's Arrival.....

I sit here anxiously waiting for this baby to decide to make his grand entrance all the while thinking I want to soak up every last second of this pregnancy and our last days of being just Todd & I.  Yet, while I try to relax, enjoy the ride, rest, and soak in the quiet.....I can't help but feel anxious and wash baby clothes, add to my hospital bag, make final touches to the nursery, and wonder about every twinge and pain.  It is finally May and I am one excited Mommy!!

Todd and I have made a real effort to go on dates and enjoy our time lately.  We have seen several movies over the last few weeks, and have done a few dinner dates to some of our favorite places that aren't so baby or kid friendly.  In addition, we have been madly completing projects around the house and in the nursery.  You would think everything would be absolutely pristine by now, but believe it or not, I can still add to the list!

In fact, I do believe that is my excuse for not posting as much lately.....too much going on!  So, I will use the rest of this post to share some pics of the progress we have made in the nursery.....

Friday, January 11, 2013

Nursery Progress

...or should I say, shopping progress?  I have done a bit of both lately!

While our child still does not have a name (sheesh - different story all together), he has a nursery theme!  We are going with an antique plane theme using the colors navy, cream and brown.  I went ahead and ordered/purchased several large elements for his room.....

I ordered his crib from Restoration Hardware and it arrives tomorrow!  It seems a bit surreal that there will be a crib in OUR house!!

To make feedings a tad easier, I splurged on this rocker and ottoman from Pottery Barn Kids in Organic Walnut....

It will be in this color.....
Then, to kick off the airplane theme, I purchased this wooden propeller for his wall:

We also purchased these two lights for his room.....

...and the final purchase was new closet doors for both upstairs bedrooms to be installed in the next month (fingers crossed).  The old doors are brass and mirror sliders that have been broken and off their tracks since day one.  They have been on our reno list since then, too!  However, they just weren't a priority until now!  The new doors will double hinged, six panel to match the rest of the house.  Im sure the closets will feel much bigger and useable when we can actually access the entire thing!

Once the new doors are up, we will paint the middle section of the wall navy to match whatever fabric I am sure I will have picked out by then! ;)  This boy stuff is turning out to be so much more fun than I originally thought it could be!  It's certainly not pink, ruffles and whimsy, but it is still so fun to prepare for our little man!