Welcome Spot!

Today was supposed to be a post about my 37th week of pregnancy, however baby Turner, henceforth known as Mildred Jane, decided to show up early. My water broke about 8:45 on Thursday night, and Mildred was born on Friday morning.  And because everyone always wants to know, the official statistics were as follows: Mildred Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite Cover Art?

What book has your favorite cover art? For me, the cover art of a book is a big deal, especially if it’s a book I love.  I think it’s the artist in me. I want to have a beautiful copy of my book that I can display, and that really conveys the atmosphere of the Read More …

Fashion Friday – Mommy & Me

As an expectant mom, I have noticed a trend lately of dressing your child to match your outfit, particularly among mothers and daughters.  As a general rule, I’m not sure how I feel about this trend.  I feel like it’s the sort of thing that my child will look back on and hate.  But at Read More …

35 Weeks

Yesterday marked 35 weeks of pregnancy.  It was a pretty calm week at the office, which was much appreciated since Spot found another way to cause problems. For some unknown reason, my blood pressure was high at last Friday’s NST (Non-Stress Test). Spot looked fine, of course, but the increase in blood pressure meant that Read More …

34 Weeks

Spot has been cooking for 34 weeks now. And with plans to take her early, we are on the final countdown, looking at weeks instead of months.  It’s making me feel a bit panic-y. Thankfully we had the baby shower last weekend.  That gives me a couple more weeks to figure out what we still Read More …

Bookish Questions – What do you plan to read next?

What do you plan to read next? I’ve got a couple of books that I recently purchased which I am really looking forward to reading.  One is The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness.  I stumbled across a copy in the bargain bin at my local Dollar General store, but if you aren’t so lucky to Read More …