Author Archives: Emily

Wordless Wednesday

Rachel is 2 weeks old today!  These are the photos from the first week and a half when my parents were here.  I do have a few more recent ones on my camera, but it is in the dining room, … Continue reading

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Birth of Rachel Elizabeth

Let me preface this by saying that labor was a lot harder and more painful than I had somehow expected.  I used every muscle in my body and every ounce of courage and strength within me to push our daughter … Continue reading

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Meet Norbert!

No, we didn’t name the baby Norbert!  Norbert is our Christmas tree.   Norbert is a Norfolk Island Pine that we bought from Home Depot on the first Sunday of Advent.  I named it Norbert because I like to name my … Continue reading

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New Curtains Part 2: Drapes

I am thrilled with how easy these were to construct, and with how great they look!  If I do say so myself 🙂  They match the green paint in our room perfectly while still brightening the room and adding some … Continue reading

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New Curtains part 1: Valance

A few months ago, I decided that I wanted new curtains/drapes for our bedroom.  Steve and I LOVE sleeping in the absolute pitch black, so up till now we’ve just had some black out curtains up that we bought a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Garden Harvest

Well, this was a trial and error garden this year; I have different plans for next year.  I did, however, eek out a few green beans.  Local, organic, from my front yard!  Pretty cool!  Oh, and I picked them on … Continue reading

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Article in St. Petersburg Times

A few days ago, a friend posted a link on Facebook to a blog that said the health column reporter for the St. Petersburg Times was looking to interview women who had had an elective induction of labor before 39 … Continue reading

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