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!


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!


  1. Saskia says:

    Congratulations, Merrick! He's beautiful.

  2. Jenni says:

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

  3. Branka says:

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

  4. k8te says:

    congrats! i love the name! you all look so happy 🙂

  5. Bec says:

    Gorgeous, wonderful news, congratulations Merrick!!!

  6. Congratulations! Big brother looks so excited too, that's fantastic 🙂
    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 🙂

  7. Cate O says:

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

  8. Jen says:

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

  9. Hajnal says:

    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. 🙂

  10. Samantha says:

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

    Sam ipsa loquitur

  11. Congratulations! So happy for you and your lovely family xx

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

  13. Oh wow, your kid is so cute! Congratulations!

  14. Hanna says:

    Congratulations! He looks adorable!

  15. Kristin says:

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

  16. Ashlee :) says:

    Congrats! What a beautiful family 🙂

  17. niki says:

    congratulations! he's adorable!
    ~niki <3

  18. Laura Decato says:

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

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

  20. preethi says:

    Those LIPS! So happy for you!

  21. {amy k.} says:

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

  22. Congrats Merrick! He is perfect.

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

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

  25. Teresa says:


  26. sushi.latte says:

    Congratulations to all of you! What a blessing!

  27. Jenae says:

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


  28. Sarah says:

    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!

  29. Ash says:

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

  30. Congratulations Merrick! Foster is amazing! xoxo

  31. Rachel says:

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

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

  33. Aria says:

    Congratulations! He's absolutely beautiful, and you look great too; enjoy your time with your family 🙂

  34. HE IS ADORABLE! Your little family is SO CUTE

  35. Such a beautiful baby boy! Congratulations!

  36. 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!!!

  37. emandtrev says:

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

  38. Nowelja says:

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

  39. Teeter says:

    Congratulations! You have a beautiful family 🙂

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



  41. Brittany says:

    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!

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

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


  44. Zoi says:

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

  45. R and M says:

    Congratulations! He is very adorable.

  46. Rachel says:

    Ahhhh he is sooo cute!! I love him meeting B, so cute!!! Your family is so adorable! Enjoy the next few weeks 🙂 -♥- Rachel (For the Birds)

  47. He is beautiful…congratulations!

  48. Julie Rogers says:

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


  49. Laura says:

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


  50. Mercedes says:

    He is adorable! And perfect! Congratulations! 🙂

  51. Anna says:

    Congratulations, he is sooo cute!!

  52. miamihoney says:

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

  53. Kacie says:

    He is precious! Congrats! Enjoy your time with your new little guy 🙂 And Peanut and the hubby too!


  54. Bri Howard says:

    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? 🙂

  55. sarah s. says:

    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 🙂

  56. Kelly says:

    So exciting!! Congrats 🙂 You are such a beautiful family 🙂

  57. CC says:

    Congrats! He is so precious. 🙂

  58. Victoria says:

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

  59. Lindsay says:

    Congratulations! What an adorable baby — and I love his name! 🙂

  60. holy moly, he is ADORABLE!!! congrats!

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

  62. Congratulations, he is a beautiful baby boy.

  63. Mindy says:

    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).

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

  65. Jacinda says:

    What a beautiful family. Congratulations!!!

  66. Dayi says:

    Congratulations Merrick, he's perfect. Beautiful Family 🙂


  67. Essence says:

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


  68. Congratulations! He's perfect.

  69. Congrats!! How in the world do you look so amazing after just birthing a baby?! Lol 🙂

  70. Kelly Jo says:

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

  71. 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

  72. Kate Craig says:

    that's the cutest little face!

  73. Ann E. says:

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

  74. newpetite says:

    Congratulations! Buck is adorable and you look lovely!

  75. 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

  76. Sydney says:

    Gorgeous! He his adorable and you are stunning.

  77. Sara Flynn says:

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


  78. Unknown says:

    Congrats! he is adorable!!

  79. kimmie says:

    So precious!

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

  80. Sayaka says:

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

  81. Laura says:

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

  82. Janet says:

    Gorgeous little guy! And I LOVE his name 🙂

  83. runtspickins says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful family!!

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