https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIrk_ucySrU&t=13s Today I did something a little different and just had a friendly chat with my phone camera in a room by myself. Here's an update video to change things up a bit!
Our feelings are valid, but let's be positive! This morning I woke up to my What to Expect app reminding me of the exciting news that I am at the halfway mark! 20 weeks and counting. I scrolled through the email and read some of the conversations happening between all of the other expectant mothers.… Continue reading Hey ladies: Nothing Can Take This Away From Us
Self-love is sometimes very tricky and something I often struggle with. On May 12th, 2016, as I was planning my move to Italy, I was in a great headspace. I just found this little journal entry, and I'm posting it here because I want to feel this way every day. I need this reminder, and… Continue reading I’m the richest person in the world & you probably are too.
There are so many exciting ways to break the news. Here's how we did it. Given that I see Alberto's parents every day (I'm spoiled by his mom, which will be an entire post on its own), we told them the very night that we found out. I placed the pregnancy test in a box… Continue reading Telling All the Grandparents About Baby Z
5 months pregnant, married just about 4 months, stuck in quarantine going on 3 weeks, just the 2 of us, in 1 house. We all choose our significant other keeping their faults in mind.... however, you don't normally have to be smothered by those faults for a month constantly. I found it so interesting, yet… Continue reading Newlywed, Pregnant, and Stuck in a House – How we’re surviving COVID-19 Quarantine
A Fairytale Proposal At Juliet's Balcony in Verona, Italy I never thought in a million years that he would have thought about proposing like this. Alberto really outdid himself with this. In Italy, down-on-one-knee proposals are pretty rare. Normally, it's a conversation. The couple discusses being married and they start planning. Engagements aren't as big… Continue reading Mr. Z and the most Perfect Proposal!
Extra cool points if you know which show I got this title from. We're in quarantine, in Bergamo, Italy. There is death all around us right now. It's depressing. Even just taking the dog for a walk and seeing people cross the street to avoid you, or feeling the need cross the street to avoid… Continue reading “Why being really lonely is sometimes super awesome”
At 17 weeks my What to Expect app informed me that Baby Z is now the size of a... POP TART! Growing so fast and of course this made me crave pop tarts. However, living in Bergamo, Italy pop tarts don't exist. Thank God for Google: CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ORIGINAL RECIPE THAT I… Continue reading Homemade Pop Tarts
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Peach is a domestic short hair, with a little Siamese flair. Her mom was half siamese and she passed down her beauty to this little Italian Principessa. Peach enjoys coming in and out of the house, squishing our stomachs with her massages, and killing all the small animals around the area. In her free time,… Continue reading Meet Peach