Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Bedding for Archer

I've looked and looked for bedding that isn't super cheesy and it doesn't seem possible. For girls, they have some great options, for boys not so much. It's either too cartoony or too frilly. Either way, not for us so we've been looking at Etsy for some custom bedding.










and I've finally made the decision to go with 

Arrows w/Marine teal/blue piping for the bumpers


Maine teal for the crib sheet 

and the arrows for the changing table mattress 

My MIL is making a white crib skirt and then we'll throw together a bunch of special pieces for the walls. We are already hunting for random arrows and random pieces to make it awesome. 




Saturday, September 7, 2013

Week 22 Breakdown

How Far Along: 22 weeks and 7 days

Size of Baby: 7 inches 

Gender: BOY! Archer "we don't have a middle name" Price 

Movement: He is still kicking loads every day.

Weight Gain: 12 lbs

Maternity Clothes: The goal is to go to the seamstress this week to get all of my pants hemmed!

Sleep Habits: Well, with the new bed comes other problems... such as never wanting to leave it. I'm sleeping fine and getting up once to potty, but waking up to go to work are getting harder and harder!

Cravings/Aversions: Nothing, really. 

Emotions: It's been a successful week of no crying.

Symptoms: Still really tired so I'm going to go back to taking naps in the afternoon and see if that helps with getting enough sleep. My hands and feet are still swelling. Trying to cut back on my sodium intake. 

Weddings rings on/off: Off

What I Miss: Normal jeans and my feet and hands not hurting!

What I'm Looking Forward To: Building a fence for Norah and decorating Archer's room The baby bedding has been ordered! Should be here in 4 weeks!


Monday, September 2, 2013

Diaper Bag

I finally found me a diaper bag I can live with and it's actually something I would like anyway. It's by Timi and Leslie. I just got it in the mail and love it. It's an awesome color and lots of room for everything we'll need to stuff in there. There's an option to make it a backpack as well. All of the other bags I saw were too girly or plastic. I understand the need for plastic, but it's just tacky to me. Sign up for Amazon Mom/Prime and get 20% discount, too!

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