Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Happy January!

Hello Everyone!
Thank you for all your sweet comments and emails while I have been away for the past...WAY too long! But, I am back for good! In case you don't know why I have been gone for so long you should check out this Facebook status, this Instagram picture, and this board on my Pinterest! If those didn't clue you in on what's going on in the lives of Race and Emma then I'll give you some more hints with some pictures of Christmas gifts we received!

A beautiful Willow Tree statue from my sister.


A carseat {not pictured: matching stroller} from my mom and an adorable blanket from Race's mom.


An adorable outfit I got on clearance from Target. I will somehow make this work for a boy or a girl! 
{This was a Christmas gift to myself. :]}


And if those weren't good enough then here is what I have been up to for the past little while. I have been spending a lot of time in the bathroom with my head in the toilet {eew...TMI?}, I have been sleeping a TON, I have been gaining some weight, and I have been eating lots of pickles. Haha. Okay, that one isn't super true. I have had some pickles but I honestly haven't had any super weird cravings yet. I'm mostly loving salads and anything fruity.

Okay, if that didn't help then here's one final riddle for you: What is 11 weeks old, has ears, is growing tiny fnger and toenails, and is the size of a lime? 

Now, if all of that didn't clue you in {which I'm sure it did} then I will just come out and say it! I AM PREGNANT! :] And Race and I are super excited! I am eleven weeks along today and I have my first doctor's appointment in a week. We are hoping we will get to hear Little Goose's heartbeat and see that everything is going smoothly. {Little Goose is what I call our baby since we don't know if it is a boy or a girl yet and I feel bad calling it it. Anyway, I'm pretty sure everyone else thinks it's a weird name but I'm sticking with it!}

So, that's what has been going on with us and that is the main reason why I have been absent from the blogging community for so long. Over the break I was pretty sick and didn't have easy access to a computer so it helped me to relax and work on growing Little Goose. Now that I'm nearing the second trimester I am feeling a bit better and finally getting off my butt! Race and I are starting our last semester of school next Monday and we are so excited to almost be done with school. This semester will be full of growing Little Goose, finishing school, job searching, figuring out where we are going to live after we graduate, and preparing to bring an adorable little one into the world. It will be an exciting and very busy semester and we are so ready for it!

45 comments:

  1. AHHH YOU TOO ?! ME TOO!!! I'm only 5 weeks, but so excited!!!! Husband has sworn me to secrecy from family and facebook and my blog for a while though!!

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  2. AHHHHHHHH!!!! I was wondering what happened to you! CONGRATULATIONS!!! How exciting! I am so happy for you!!!!

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  3. Again I am SOOOO excited for you!! ;) I love the name you chose! So cute! I'm still gonna call our daughter Peanut when she's born hahahaha I can't wait to hear about your appointment!! It's the most amazing feeling to see the little one inside you ;) I think the heartbeat sounds like a horse running though water ;) It's so cool!!!

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  4. i really am excited for you. i hope you'll feel better soon. hurray for baby ashby to arrive this year. what joy!

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  5. I was wondering where you went! I should have known! Congrats!!

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  6. congrats again! so excited for you & race!

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  7. So happy for you two! I hope you'll be blogging lots about all things babe!

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  8. OH MY GOSH!!! A CUTE BABBY EMMA?? I AM SO THRILLED.
    This is a very good excuse for your long absence. I have missed you and I am glad you are back! Can't wait for all the exciting posts that are bound to be written about this exciting time in your life. Congrats girl!

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  9. So excited for you guys! And I'm so happy you're back to blogging! :D Welcome back and I can't wait to hear more about your baby. DO you have any names picked out yet??

    OH! and guess whaaaat! I'm moving to st. george next week!

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  10. Yay! Glad to have you back! Congratulations!

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  11. How exciting! Congratulations to you guys! Woooohoooooo! =)

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  12. Congratulations! That is so exciting!!!

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  13. Emma that is so exciting!!! Congratulations! And welcome back. I missed you :)

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  14. Congratulations, pretty girl!!

    I will be praying that Little Goose is growing big and strong!

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  15. Oh my gosh!!!! Congratulations!!! I was thinking yesterday how I was going to check in with you and see if you were okay since I hadn't seen a post in so long! Yay for good news!!

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  16. Oh my gosh!!! Congratulations!!! Now I get to read all of your pregnancy posts since my time is almost up! Sorry to hear you are sick :( Hopefully the 2nd trimester brings you some comfort and feelings of normalcy again.

    Yay for babies!

    ♥Abbey
    Along Abbey Road
    Sprightly So

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  17. I got so EXCITED when I saw you posted, yay yay yay! and I caught on on pinterest, yooooouuuu! Congrats lady, you are goinna be a super super cute mummy! :D

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  18. YAY! So exciting! Congrats to you and Race! I look forward to more posts about your pregnancy journey!

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  19. Oh my goodness!! I am SO SO SO HAPPY FOR YOU! I've been checking your blog over & over & over....wondering where you were! So glad all is well and you have LOTS AND LOTS of fun ahead! YAY!

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  20. YAAAAAAAY!
    i was just on pinterest and i saw your board... and I was like what the? Really?! so I had to check the blog.

    you are going to be A GREAT mother. I'm so excited for you.

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  21. YOU'RE PREGGERS CONGRATULATIONS!!! Ooh how exciting is that. I'm still warming up to the idea cause it scares me a little haha but I'm slowly starting to want a little one of my own! What an exciting time for you, I hope the morning sickness doensn't last long!


    The House of Shoes

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  22. YOU'RE PREGGERS CONGRATULATIONS!!! Ooh how exciting is that. I'm still warming up to the idea cause it scares me a little haha but I'm slowly starting to want a little one of my own! What an exciting time for you, I hope the morning sickness doensn't last long!


    The House of Shoes

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  23. and i was one of the first bloggers to know about this very exciting peice of news!! hehe(:

    little goose..that's so cute! i love the way you chose to announce this on your blog. still so excited for y'all!

    southernpinky.blogspot.com

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  24. Congratulations! What an awesome and exciting time :)

    I have such bad baby fever it is killing me. and the pic of that onesy didn't help ;)

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  25. CONGRATS!!! Too exciting! To answer your questions...yes, we were all homeschooled 1st-12th grade and yes, i am taking online college classes. :) hope you are having a blessed Friday the 13th. ;)

    xo
    purposelyathome.blogspot.com

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  26. congratulations!!! That is so exciting! It gets better, I promise. Eventually you leave the bathroom. Hope that part ends quickly for you!!

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  27. SO happy you're back and excited for your little one!

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  28. oh i love those statues...so pretty!

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  29. So exciting! Congratulations! I love willowtree people :) I love how you're already calling the baby your little goose. Too cute!

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  30. Aww....congratulations! That's so exciting!

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  31. congratulations!!!!!!! :) i couldn't be happier for you.

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  32. YAY! I'm so happy for you!!! I was just gonna write on your facebook wall and tell you I'd missed your fun blogs!!! :)

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  33. EMMA! I'm so so so so so so so excited to hear you're pregnant! :)

    You're NOT gonna believe this: While you were gone for a while I seriously thought to myself "Hmmm, maybe she's pregnant"

    WHAT!!

    And guess what! My hubby and I just found out WE'RE prego, too! But I'm only about 7 weeks along... My lima bean is jealous of your lime. Ha!

    I'm looking forward to becoming closed prego bloggy friends :)

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  34. I know I already told you this like a week and a half ago...but I'm SO excited for you!!!!

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  35. Aaah! Still SOOO excited for you!

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  36. I am so happy for you! I'm sure you are such a cute little prego.

    And I love that Willow Tree figurine! I'll have to remember that for when my day comes to be a mama.

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  37. CONGRATS EMMA!! So exciting eeek!!!

    Miss talking to you.

    xo.

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  38. Oh that is so exciting! Sorry you have been sick, but it will be so worth it. What a fun time for you. Congratulations!
    Sandy

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  39. Excellent! Congrats to you and the husband. So excited for this time of your life! Can't wait to follow along here.

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  40. What WONDERFUL news! I am 30 weeks on Sunday and really think getting pregnant was the best decision we ever made. It really changed my perspective on everything and strengthened my testimony! So happy for you! I craved salads and fruit early on as well. My friend told me that meant I was having a boy and I am so maybe...;-)

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  41. Emma, you are amazing! I am soooo happy for you! This is the best news ever! I love how I don't know why I hadn't read this already, seeing as how I stalk your blog pretty darn faithfully. I must have missed it on my blog feed, but thanks for commenting on my blog! Ah. So happy for you. You are seriously my biggest role model. Best wishes, hope that you spend more time enjoying the pregnancy than being sick! Love, Lauren

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  42. Hey, I wanted to leave my congrats for you as well! This baby will be so loved:)

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