7 lb. 2 oz. 
19 inches
And henceforth known on the blog as Buck (short for Buckaroo, one of our favorite nicknames). 
peek-a-boo with big brother 

For the next two weeks I’ll be on blogging maternity leave. I have a few guest bloggers filling in for me, sharing some fabulous refashions, and I’ll also be featuring the Sew and Tell entries I received from all of you! Enjoy, and I’ll be back soon!
  • Congratulations, Merrick! He's beautiful.

  • Congrats to you !! He is such a beautiful baby! And you look fantastic too!!! Enjoy!!

  • Congratulations, he is perfect! What a beautiful family you have wish you all the best:)

  • congrats! i love the name! you all look so happy πŸ™‚

  • Bec

    Gorgeous, wonderful news, congratulations Merrick!!!

  • Congratulations! Big brother looks so excited too, that's fantastic πŸ™‚
    When my eldest first met her baby sister in hospital she didn't know what to make of it, but now she absolutely loves her πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations, Merrick! He's adorable and you look beautiful.

  • Jen

    He's adorable and you look great! Enjoy your new bundle of joy!

  • Congrat! I started to cry when I saw your little son. He is so tiny and cute! I can't find any word to express myself. You have a beautiful family. πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations! What a perfect little guy, and a wonderful name – anything that reminds me of bananas foster is A+ in my book πŸ˜‰

    Sam ipsa loquitur

  • Congratulations! So happy for you and your lovely family xx

  • I've decided that he looks like Crawford. Such a sweetheart. Give him some smooches for me.

  • Oh wow, your kid is so cute! Congratulations!

  • Congratulations!

  • Congratulations! He looks adorable!

  • Congratulations! So happy for you! You have a beautiful family =)

  • Congrats! What a beautiful family πŸ™‚

  • congratulations! he's adorable!
    ~niki <3

  • Congrats – what a lovely family you have been blessed with!

  • Congratulations!! He is such a beautiful baby boy! The pictures of both of your boys together melts my heart!

  • Those LIPS! So happy for you!

  • oh he is so precious! congratulations to you and your sweet family!

  • Congrats Merrick! He is perfect.

  • Congrats girl. You don't even look like you just had a baby. You look great! What a cute little family!

  • Yay! He's finally here! I'm sooo happy for you (: and glad to finally see your new babes!

  • Congratulations!

  • Congratulations to all of you! What a blessing!

  • Whoa nelly! What a sweet little one. You make beautiful babies.


  • Congrats! He really is perfect,and you look amazing for just having pushed a baby out! Have fun and good luck to adjusting to two! "see" you when you get back!

  • Ash

    So beautiful…he really is a beautiful baby and you are a beautiful family! Congratulations! And I love that name πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations Merrick! Foster is amazing! xoxo

  • Congratulations! He is one of the cutest newborns I've ever seen and you look amazing. Enjoy!!!

  • Congrats, Merrick! Of course you even look beautiful sitting in a hospital bed with a newborn!

  • Congratulations! He's absolutely beautiful, and you look great too; enjoy your time with your family πŸ™‚

  • HE IS ADORABLE! Your little family is SO CUTE

  • Such a beautiful baby boy! Congratulations!

  • Oh Congrats. He is absolutely perfect and such a sweet addition to your adorable family. Cute name, too! Love that family picture – you look way too good to have just had a baby!!!

  • Congratulations! He is so perfect. I love all that hair and his sweet, beautiful face. So happy for you and yours.

  • On the last photo, this perfect little boy is so much enjoying his mum's arms! Congratulations!

  • Congratulations! You have a beautiful family πŸ™‚

  • congratulations. He is adorable. Enjoy your time off with your family.


  • WHAT an adorable family! I die at the ones with Peanut, oh man. I love his name (and nickname, too cute). Rest up, love; enjoy your time off!

  • Congrats, congrats, congrats!!!!! What a perfect little guy and a gorgeous family!

  • Have a relaxing break, Merrick! These photos of you and your family are so precious. Congratulations on another boy, he is absolutely adorable πŸ™‚


  • Zoi

    Congratulations!!!Beautiful pictures…Always lucky and healthy!

  • Congratulations! He is very adorable.

  • Ahhhh he is sooo cute!! I love him meeting B, so cute!!! Your family is so adorable! Enjoy the next few weeks πŸ™‚ -β™₯- Rachel (For the Birds)

  • He is beautiful…congratulations!

  • Congratulations—SO super cute, enjoy every moment of this precious newborn stage:)


  • CONGRATS! That is so exciting. He is absolutely precious. Enjoy this time with your family!


  • He is adorable! And perfect! Congratulations! πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations, he is sooo cute!!

  • Very big congrats to you & your family! Enjoy this time and take it easy!

  • He is precious! Congrats! Enjoy your time with your new little guy πŸ™‚ And Peanut and the hubby too!

  • OMG congratulations!! I don't know if I've ever commented on your blog before, but this requires a first comment! How in the WORLD do you end up looking so perfectly gorgeous right after you had a baby?? Seriously I've seen gorgeous moms right after delivering before, but you have makeup on and look like you got 48 hours of purely blissful rest. Haha! I am so happy for you guys, and your family is absolutely gorgeous. Can you tell I love the word gorgeous? πŸ™‚

  • Congrats to all of you! The baby looks so perfect and happy and healthy and I absolutely LOVE the picture of Peanut playing peek a boo with the baby…. adorable πŸ™‚

  • So exciting!! Congrats πŸ™‚ You are such a beautiful family πŸ™‚

  • Congrats!

  • CC

    Congrats! He is so precious. πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations, he is absolutely perfect!!! God Bless!!!

  • Congratulations! What an adorable baby — and I love his name! πŸ™‚

  • holy moly, he is ADORABLE!!! congrats!

  • Holy Crap! How is it you look so great? Impressive!

  • Congratulations, he is a beautiful baby boy.

  • Congrats Merrick! He is so darling looking. Sorry I didn't get the Sew & Tell to you in time. I'm working on a project with my sister to help her online w/maternity outfits(she's 7 months along, and about 300-some miles away from me).

  • Congrats! He is adorable and you look fabulous! Enjoy your much deserved maternity leave. Stay blessed.

  • What a beautiful family. Congratulations!!!

  • Congratulations Merrick, he's perfect. Beautiful Family πŸ™‚


  • is it too early to say both your boys look just like you? like wow!


  • Congratulations! He's perfect.

  • Congrats!! How in the world do you look so amazing after just birthing a baby?! Lol πŸ™‚

  • He's perfect!!! Congrats to you and your little family!

  • Massive congratulations to you Merrick and your hubby! You look amazing after childbirth and what a handsome little chappie Foster aka Buck is! Have a good rest and enjoy your post-pregnancy period with your new addition to the family!
    Fabulous news!

    Zoe xxx

  • that's the cutest little face!

  • Congratulations! He is absolutely adorable…And you look amazing! Well done ( on both accounts)!

  • Congratulations! Buck is adorable and you look lovely!

  • Wow, what a gorgeous family you have Merrick. Congratulations to you all on the new addition. Lots of love and hugs from Cape Town, South Africa. xx

  • Gorgeous! He his adorable and you are stunning.

  • CONGRATS! You and the baby, andyour family are just Gorgeous!


  • Congrats! he is adorable!!

  • So precious!

    Congrats to your super cute family. Photogenic, every single one of you! You look AMAZING for having just given birth. πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations!! You look amazing and your little one is adorable!! Both of them!! Enjoy every moment!!

  • Oh, he is precious! Warmest congratulations to you and your family.

  • Gorgeous little guy! And I LOVE his name πŸ™‚

  • Congratulations! What a beautiful family!!