Monday, February 27, 2012


2.27.12 . 2:33pm
6lbs . 8oz . 19.5 in

Saturday, February 25, 2012

38 weeks

Pregnancy Highlights:
How far Along: 38 Weeks and lucky for me there will be no more pregnancy posts! Wohoo! :)
Size of baby: Size of a Leek
Total Weight Gain/Loss: + 24 lbs
Maternity clothes: Not this time around
Gender: It's a GIRL! Holden Claire Pack
Movement: She is still very active but she definitely doesn't have any more room
Sleep: I've not been sleeping as well the last few weeks. I think it must be my body preparing me for many sleepless nights ahead :)
What I miss: Exercising
Cravings: Anything food. I eat anything and everything, ha!
Symptoms: Nothing new really. Just the usual heartburn.
Best moment this week: Scheduling an induction date! Holden will be here February 27! Two more days! I can't wait to meet this little girl--seriously SO EXCITED!!!

Friday, February 24, 2012

A Bedroom for Two

I finally got around to making the finishing touches on the girls bedroom. Lucky for us we pretty much had everything girl from Hattie's nursery and the only big purchases made were a big girl bed (which still has yet to be slept in...ha!) and the Expedit bookcase. I bought a few little things here and there and made the letters that hang above Holden's crib but other than that I just moved stuff around. I can only imagine if we were had been having a boy--oh man! Things definitely would have been a lot more stressful (and a lot less PINK!) around the Pack household :)

LOVE the Expedit bookcase in the closet! It gave us so much more storage space!
No, unfortunately there really is nowhere else to put momma's shoes...

Hattie's quilt is one that I had growing up that I got from my Grandmother
I will soon change this out to a picture of both my girls :)

Found this little wreath in the Target Dollar section the other day
Pink tray and blue birdie also from the Target Dollar section

I still LOVE the AMAZING job Mr. Pack did on the crib! He spent countless hours refinishing it!
The bedding / curtains were sewn by my mom when I was pregnant with Hattie and they are even more beautiful in person.

Bows much? This isn't even half of them...ha!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

36 Weeks - 9 Months

Pregnancy Highlights:
How far Along: 36 weeks -- where has the time gone? Seriously this pregnancy has gone by so fast!
Size of baby: Size of a Crenshaw Melon
Total Weight Gain/Loss: + 20 lbs (No weight gain at the doctor this week!)
Maternity clothes: No sir! But I'm definitely getting to the point where all I REALLY want to wear is Mr. Pack's sweats and t-shirts.
Gender: It's a GIRL! Holden Claire Pack
Movement: She doesn't move as much during the day but starting at 10PM she wakes up and is ready to go run a marathon! It's so funny! She also seems to get the hiccups a lot lately which is super presh.
Sleep: I've not been sleeping as well the last few days. I think it must be my body preparing me for many sleepless nights ahead :)
What I miss: After my Negative Nancy post last week (sorry about that!) let's just stick with sleep.
Cravings: Definitely back to Mexican food for me. We went to one of my favorite restaurants, Maria Bonita, last week and I've been wanting more ever since!
Symptoms: Nothing new really. Just the usual heartburn.


So the other night Hattie was helping me do some laundry. She really is such a big helper I might add--she absolutely loves putting the wet clothes from the washer into the dryer and then "pushing the button" so she can watch the clothes go "round and round." It's pretty darn cute. Anyway, I digress, back to the story. I was mindlessly folding clothes when the next thing I know Hattie excitedly says, "Mom, look! Big girl panties!" I turned around not only to find one pair of my "big girl panties" on her but 3! I just about died laughing and grabbed the closest camera I could find. She most definitely had some fun quietly going through my unmentionables! Haha!

And to my dear sweet Manhattan, you are never allowed to wear this kind of "big girl panty" as long as you are under my roof! Love, Momma.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

35 Weeks

I'll be's getting harder and harder to post these pics.
Hopefully she comes early so we don't have to get to 40 weeks...ha!

Pregnancy Highlights:
How far Along: 35 weeks
Size of baby: Size of a Cantaloupe
Total Weight Gain/Loss: + 20 lbs (Yeah I gained 5 pounds in 2 weeks...that was a really fun day at the scale)
Maternity clothes: Not yet! I've decided things better keep fitting these last few weeks cause it's not worth buying anything now :)
Gender: It's a GIRL! Holden Claire Pack
Movement: You can tell she's getting a little crammed in there but still moves like a champ
Sleep: I'm still sleeping really well...I just don't get enough of it!
What I miss: Lately I'm missing my pre-pregnancy body. Now, I'm NOT saying that I've EVER had some killer body because I KNOW didn't--I never even got back to my pre-prego weight after I had Hattie. But, I'm a girl, and I like to feel un-whale like. I just miss being able to wear ALL the clothes in my closet and I miss looking in the mirror and seeing "me" and not just a "belly". Pretty please don't get me wrong--I am SO SUPER BLESSED to have had a normal, healthy pregnancy so far and the entire 9 month process is truly a MIRACLE and I cannot WAIT to hold another beautiful baby girl in my arms--but for me, it's hard to watch my body change.
Cravings: Pizza, pizza, pizza. Now, understand this: I NEVER used to like Pizza much, BUT this entire pregnancy I've never turned it down. Not once. And I love it. Like, a lot of it. My faves? Papa Murphy's deLite Chicken Bacon Artichoke pizza and Domino's Chicken Bacon Tomato (create your own) thin crust pizza.
Symptoms: Feeling very whale like at this point. Pretty sure my bum (yes, you read that right) grew overnight and I never was lacking in that area to begin with, prego or not, ha! At least the Mr. likes a little junk in the trunk. Maybe it's all that pizza...hmmm! LOL!