19 Weeks & Giveaway Winner!

belt: target, lipstick: maybelline “are you red-dy”

This week I’m 19 weeks.  I’m kind of shocked how fast the first half of my pregnancy has gone — I know you don’t even find out until about 4 weeks, but still…it seems like this one is flying by!

This tiny bebe continues to be as active as ever, yet somehow, Philip still hasn’t felt any kicks…how that’s even possible, I don’t know. I guess it only saves the cartwheels for Mama.

So far, Peanut has mostly been pretty neutral when it comes to talking about the baby. But the last week as he’s seen Philip put his hand on my belly and try to feel kicks, he’s suddenly become really interested in copying his Dad. I love seeing his little chubby hands on my belly, holding perfectly still, not really know what he’s really doing. He’s also convinced that he can hear the baby if he puts his ear up to my belly, so he’s been doing that nearly every day, and breaking into the biggest grins when he hears my stomach growl or gurgle.

I’m majorly anxious to find out the gender (next week, so long as baby cooperates!), mostly so I can start going through the bags and bags of Peanut’s old clothes, or start getting new baby girl clothes!

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And congratulations to Ciera, winner of the Lisa Leonard $50 gift certificate!
Shoot me an email to claim your prize!


  1. Yay! I can't wait to find out what you're having!

  2. Such a pretty picture! I love how you are styling your dress each time πŸ™‚


  3. I love your lipstick! It suits you πŸ™‚

  4. Can't wait to find out what you're having either! that's so fun and exciting!

    P.S. did you dye your hair? I love the color! And the lipstick looks great, too!

  5. Britty says:

    holy crud your hair is amazing! and we're excited to find out the gender, too!

  6. Krissie says:

    Have you colored your hair?? Maybe i missed that post. And what color/brand is your lipstick? You look altogether lovely!!!

  7. newpetite says:

    You look lovely and love the red lips on you.

  8. preethi says:

    YAY I can't wait to find out what you're having! And you look adorable, of course.

  9. Brit says:

    Oh you beautiful girl! Would it be cliche to say you are glowing?? Beautiful beautiful.

  10. Kim says:

    ten bucks says you can't get ANY cuter! goodness gracious woman πŸ™‚ you're precious. glad i found your blog today!

  11. Rachel says:

    You look so beautiful here.. I love that shade of lipstick!! How cute your little one is getting excited to be a big brother πŸ™‚

  12. Krissie:

    Nope, didn't color my hair. Just weird lighting πŸ™‚

    And my lipstick is Maybelline "are you red-dy."

  13. You are definitely a gorgeous pregnant woman πŸ™‚


  14. Sarah says:

    You look so amazing in that striped dress! The belt is a beautiful touch =)

  15. Annie says:

    You look absolutely gorgeous in these photos, and so happy! Eeek, I would be so excited to find out the gender as well…hope the babe cooperates for you πŸ™‚

    The Other Side of Gray

  16. stardreamer6 says:

    I love your dress! Where did you get it? I am 9 weeks pregnant and am having the hardest time finding cute clothing with a little room before I go into maternity clothes. Help!

  17. Stardreamer6:

    The dress is actually two maternity Gap shirts that I sewed together. I just cut off the top of one, unpicked the ruched sides and sewed them back together, and then matched up the stripes and sewed the two pieces together. But Gap has lots of other cute maternity stuff, as does Old Navy. Plus, I've bought a few non-maternity things from Target that are roomy and comfortable that will last me through my pregnancy. Good luck!

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