The Labour Games


  The Labour Games May the Doc’s be ever in your favour! The Labour Games, my own spin off of The Hunger Games, only with a much more appealing ending. Once you hit 37 weeks, you are considered full term. Being my first baby, my doctor keeps telling me that I will NOT be early, […]

February 18, 2014

Recipe – Cinnamon Buns


I decided to bake something fun for Valentines day and looked up some recipes online. I found a fairly simple cinnamon bun recipe and decided on that as the MR loves these (Me too). If you want to see the original post, click here. Read on for ingredients and directions. I tried to be all […]

February 17, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 37 Week Update


  How far Along? 37 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? Yes. Not too ecstatic about them, but I will survive. Sleep? Wake up several times a night now for bathroom runs. Best Moment? Making 37 weeks means I’m full term and baby is grown and ready for the world.  Worst Moment? Realizing there is still so long to go […]

February 14, 2014

23 Days Until Baby


I can hardly believe it’s only 23 days until our due date. Where has the time gone? I remember finding out I was pregnant yesterday it seems. And now we are well under a month away. But at the same time it seems as if time is taking a stroll around the block and telling […]

February 12, 2014

DIY – All Purpose Cleaner with Vinegar


This was the first DIY all purpose cleaner recipe that I used. It works just as well as the other version, I just preferred no vinegar. this also makes double the amount than the other version, so when preparing, keep this in mind. Materials Needed: 2 tsp Borax 1 ts Washing Soda 4 Cups Hot […]

February 11, 2014

Book Review – How to Live Like a Lady


3.5 Stars How to Live Like a Lady by Sarah Tomczak is a 21st century guide on how to be lady. With little to no more finishing schools around, how is a girl supposed to understand how to present oneself in the most pleasing of ways? By reading about it. This is a very fast […]

February 10, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 36 Week Update


  How far Along? 36 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? Got a few coming in now Sleep? It hurts to lay on my side, which is the only way I can sleep. My belly pulls now, ouch. Best Moment? At my doctors appointment it was fun to listen to his heartbeat speed up as soon as he heard […]

February 8, 2014

Dream Baby Clothes Style


Without further adieu, here is a selection of photos that I love for the style. Of course, I doubt I’ll get any of these items, but a girl can have a dream baby clothes styles, can’t she? Etsy: mamamegsyarnshoppe Etsy: SewAdorbs Etsy: MaeAndJane Etsy: KraftsbyKizzy Etsy: Mabelretro …You can see the style I dream about […]

February 5, 2014

Book Review – The Dude’s Guide to Pregnancy


4.5 stars We bought this book soon after realizing I was pregnant. Adrien wanted a book to read that would help him cope and get through this pregnancy, where he could turn if he had questions or worries. Do you realize how many pregnancy books are out there, geared towards men? A fair few. He […]

February 4, 2014

DIY – All Purpose Cleaner


I was thrilled with how my DIY Laundry Detergent turned out, I figured it was only about time I made and used my own all purpose cleaner. Overall I like this mix. My only problem is the smell… which comes from our dish soap we use. The sensitive skin. Adrien has sensitive skin and when […]

February 3, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 35 Week Update


  How far Along? 35 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? Two small ones on my side Sleep? Uncomfortable, but getting a decent amount still Best Moment? He moves an incredible amount now. So its fun to see. Also I had my last infusions at the hospital, so as far as I know I am done with those. Finally. […]

January 31, 2014

Nursery Reveal


The long awaited nursery reveal.   Quick colour breakdown Walls-Grey Trim-White Furniture- White Chair- Green Colour accents- Orange, Green and Blue The white strip on the wall is a light. There is one picture on the wall not hung up, which will be a coloured picture of Bean when he is born. I thought it […]

January 29, 2014

Painting the Nursery


You’ve no idea how long it felt like I waited to paint my baby’s nursery. We had to wait until the spare bed was moved out of the room, which was planned to be out before the wedding in December. But then we had people stay with us over the wedding and that was put […]

January 28, 2014

Painting the Crib


If you are anything like me, you try to be as thrifty as possible. I like nice things, but also know that money doesn’t grow on trees. So when it comes to buying things, if it makes more sense to buy second hand and put my own special touch on it, that is what I’ll […]

January 27, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 34 Week Update


  How far Along? 34 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? One on my side, but it blends in quite well with my teenager growing stretch marks. Sleep? Napping like crazy, over night I wake a billion times. Best Moment? Adrien let me order my cloth diapers instead of buying them second hand. So picking out all the patterns […]

January 24, 2014