The Tale of the Bear and the Monkey

The Tale of the Bear and the Monkey

So we recently celebrated my Little Girl’s First Birthday. Whoa! Can someone say “Milestone”!!! For her actual birthday, we visited my in-laws and brought together the hubster’s family for a small get-together. It was a lovely afternoon spent with cake and presents. But I must admit: leading up to the main event, I seemed to be going through a bit of an emotional few days. If you haven’t read about my journey to finally welcoming my Peanut to the world in 2015, go ahead and read it here. So as I prepared for the big milestone of the 1st Birthday, I think my hormones kicked in big time 🙂 Anyway, I knew that I wanted to be the one to make my Peanut’s first birthday cake. I consider myself an ok baker and just felt it was...

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50 Shades of Pink

50 Shades of Pink

I have a confession to make. And yes, I know that once I say it, then it’s out there in the webisphere and it cannot be taken back. And yes, I also know that perhaps one day, some day, my Peanut will happen across my blog and read this post. But as I write this post, I find that I am not worried. I am in fact at peace with what I am about to write and have no regrets when I hit the “publish” button. So here goes: I always wanted a son. A boy. And when we first found out that we were pregnant, I imagined bringing home a little boy, putting him to sleep I his powder blue painted room that is decorated with sailing boats and a lighthouse as his nightlight. How can I add fire to this confession, you ask? Well, at my 14 week scan which I had to...

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