A Look Back at the Second Trimester


My first trimester was not so fun, and being my first pregnancy, I had no idea what to expect in my second. Depending on when you count it, the second starts at around 13/14 weeks, and ends at 27/28 weeks. All I can say is ‘Whew, we’re on the home stretch!’ I can’t wait to […]

December 11, 2013

DIY – Christmas Ornaments


Christmas tree ornaments can be so much fun. I love going to all the different stores and seeing displays of all sorts. Plastic seems to be in the running as the #1 choice this year as I can’t find many glass or clay ornaments. So I decided to make some clay ornaments of my own. […]

December 10, 2013

Baby Bean Pregnancy 27 Week Update


How far Along? 27 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? Just a few shirts that are size Large. I seem to be making do with what I have otherwise. Stretch Marks? No Sleep? yes! easy to fall asleep Best Moment? Gestational diabetes test came back with good news for me. Also it’s great to know that I’m far enough along that if […]

December 6, 2013

This Rad Week


This week at our Rad house has been a busy and eventful one. Lets get to it. So as for the whole ‘no pregnancy log update’ thing for week 26, this is what happened. When we set up the Christmas tree, I had to move the chair and mirror because that is now where the […]

December 5, 2013

DIY Wedding Bouquet


It’s just after 6pm right now, and I only have 11 more sleeps until my wedding day. I am so excited and busy getting our last minute details together. Today my task was to make the bouquets for the wedding. There is only myself and my maid of honor, as we are doing our best […]

December 4, 2013

DIY Teeth Whitener


I anticipate many pictures will be taken this upcoming month. What with the wedding, Christmas and new years. So many smiles… my face already hurts. I want to make sure my teeth are as presentable as my baby bump, and got to looking for easy at home solutions that might make my pearly whites a […]

November 30, 2013

Christmas in the Kitchen Tutorial


I say why not! The more Christmas in the house, the more Christmas in the soul! The picture is slightly blurry, I couldn’t get a real good clear one, sorry. Decorating is so much fun, and this one is cheap and easy! You need not to spend lots of money in your home to make […]

November 29, 2013

Oh Chistmas Tree


  17 days until the wedding. I am getting extremely excited, and only slightly nervous that things wont be finished and ready in time. Oh well, it’s about the marriage, not the wedding, right?  This week I’ve started to decorate the house. It only feels as ‘Christmassy’ as you make it feel. I remember when […]

November 28, 2013

Baby Bean Pregnancy 25 Week Update


How far Along? 25 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No, but broke down and bought some Lrg shirts to wear Stretch Marks? No Sleep? Only a few hours every night all week, then last night I passed out and woke up over 12 hours later. I think I’m reset now. Best Moment? My wedding dress is in the building! I should […]

November 22, 2013

Christmas 2013 Has Arrived


I went out this morning to enjoy a nice walk while running some errands. I left the house around 8:30am and man was it ever cold! I went out all bundled up in my hat and scarf. About 5 minutes after I was out of the house, I wish I had brought gloves. My hands […]

November 21, 2013

DIY – Laundry Detergent


  Materials Needed: 1- storage container 1-2kg box of Baking Soda 1-3kg box of Washing Soda 1-3kg box of Borax   Optional materials: Washing Bar soap Scent boosters Oxi-clean So in hopes of saving some money, I decided to make my own Laundry detergent. The MR. is still contemplating if it will truly work, but I […]

November 17, 2013

Baby Bean Pregnancy 24 Week Update


How far Along? 24 weeks 2 days Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? No Sleep? Hard to get to sleep, hard to wake up. Best Moment? Spending time with my mom Worst Moment? Realizing no amount of cereal is enough for me. Missing anything? The ability to go longer than half an hour without having to think about going pee Movement? Lots […]

November 17, 2013

Easy DIY Face Scrub


Who doesn’t love beautiful, soft, exfoliated skin? The start of my pregnancy I had not so attractive skin. My skin got dry, I kept having mini breakouts, my skin was just looking tired. How ’bout them hormones. I did some face masks at home, the store bought kind. My skin started to love me again, […]

November 10, 2013

Baby Bean Pregnancy 21 Week Update


How far Along? 21 weeks 1 day Gender? Mr. Bean Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? None yet Sleep? Hard to get comfy Best Moment? Started sanding the crib for painting Worst Moment? just being super uncomfortable whenever I try to sleep Missing anything? Not that I can think of, aside from a good sleep. Movement? Like crazy! He’s one strong little boy. Cravings? Ice cream, […]

October 26, 2013

Baby Bean Pregnancy 20 Week Update


How far Along? 20 weeks Gender? It’s a boy! Maternity clothes? Nope Stretch Marks? No, lotion is my friend. Sleep? Fine. …I wake up with cramps some nights. Best Moment? Revealing the gender to my family Worst Moment? Had a pretty good week. Missing anything? Not at the moment Movement? Mostly at night, or right after I eat for 5 minutes Cravings? NONE!  Symptoms? Just a […]

October 18, 2013