During my first prenatal appointment my doctor strongly advised me NOT to read any pregnancy related books. Sound advice, but at that point I already had one book in my possession, a used book that a good friend of mine gave me shortly after I found out. M and I only read the pages on [...]
I know that it’s stupid to cry over a turkey.
But I’m going to cry anyway.
Like last year, I opted to only cook a 5lb breast. Unlike last year, this breast was boneless.
I thawed it according to the directions, brined it, threw it in [...]
I’m so happy that it’s Thanksgiving — I love Turkey Day! M and I are celebrating at our home in Oakland where the temperature has dropped down to the 30′s at night. Yes, it’s cold, and we miss our families back East, but we’re making the best of it. We have so much to be [...]
The amount of clothing that I can no longer fit into has increased (see pile in corner of photo) — I finally bought my first pair of maternity jeans (oh so comfy). And my belly button has disappeared. Weird.
She’s officially more than half cooked and growing fast! I’ve been wearing maternity shirts for a few weeks now (bought a bunch of stuff on old navy maternity for cheap) — alas I can no longer wear my long tanktops as undershirts because they ride up (see photo). I’m carrying high, so I can still [...]
We hired a dog walker to take Bradley out for a few walks during the week. I should clarify, she doesn’t just take him out for a walk, he attends a group adventure with up to 5 other dogs around local hiking trails and beaches. He loves it! Not only has it been a win [...]
M and I were killing some time in between my prenatal and ultrasound appointments last Monday so we popped by one of our favorite vista points in the city, Twin Peaks. We used to live near these hills and I miss them terribly. The first shot of me is the usual side view, second is [...]